David Bueno es doctor en Biología, investigador de genética de la Universidad de Barcelona, y profesor de la asignatura de este máster ‘Lenguaje de la Vida’. Además, es uno de los mejores divulgadores de Catalunya, siendo autor de 12 libros de ensayo y más de 500 artículos en distintos medios de comunicación. Continue reading
Joseph Hilferty, linguist and professor at the University of Barcelona, is not only an expert in language, cognition and communication, bus also in culture, being an American in Catalonia and therefore, obviously, an expert in American-Spanish-Catalan multiculturalism. Who else, but him, could answer this questions about culture and communication? Right.
So, enough talking. Enjoy the following interview!
Si algún día tenéis que hacer un trabajo de comunicación corporativa en el que tengáis que realizar un plan de comunicación de una entidad cualquiera, nuestro consejo es, sin lugar a dudas, que la elijáis bien. Así, es como conocimos los Cines Zumzeig. Continue reading
Have you ever heard of the profession “social media manager”? We all know what social media are, since it’s been getting part of our life to use platforms like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. And we all have a notion of what a “manager” is. But the combination sounds strange. Well, here it is: a new profession, thanks to the development of the Internet. Good news, because graduates of communication science have an ideal profile, to fill in vacancies of social media management. Continue reading
Dark, complex, distant, elevated, inaccessible, elitist, sober and even useless. These are some of the terms with which philosophy is usually related. However, for some years now, we can find free dialogue spaces, in which the philosophical exercise of rational and critical thinking is carried out by individuals from the most diverse sources. Continue reading
«We all love to be told stories. […] They affirm us who we are. We all want affirmations that our lives have meaning. And nothing does a greater affirmation than when we connect through stories. It can cross the barriers of time and allow us to experience the similarities between ourselves and the others, real and imagined». Continue reading
Tricks on technical writing for non specialized audience
“If you cannot explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough” Albert Einstein
Have you ever felt overwhelmed trying to understand specialized documents? For sure, we all have sometime! And we remember a number of these paperworks or we even have written some. Obscure writing? No way! When our target is non specialized audience we need to avoid dreadful technical writing and make it simple.
Our group has made a quiz: What kind of music do we like? What genre of literature?…
Here you can see what it’s the most interesting for our classmates.
Anna Zaera, director of the blog Surtdecasa.cat, makes a reflection of what is, for her, the interview as a genre. The origin of the interview would be placed in the beginning of the times next to the interpersonal relations. Continue reading