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Marketing and the environment: how can we influence people and raise awareness?

More and more products and services include information on aspects such as energy efficiency or environmental footprint. It is common, for example, for electrical appliances to detail their electricity consumption and level of energy efficiency. Likewise, more and more products also offer details on their environmental footprint, referring to the production process and supply chain.

"Art, once again, like in the 1960s, is a platform for experimentation, not just observation"

Canadian artist Chris Salter is renowned for his risky proposals that let those attending the performances play a part and leave their own mark on the work. An example of this is his latest work, Ilinx, presented in the Netherlands.
The female sexual liberation presented in Fifty Shades of Grey is a falsehood

«The female sexual liberation presented in Fifty Shades of Grey is a falsehood»

Anastasia and Christian Grey are two very familiar names. Fifty Shades of Grey, the best-seller that has now sold 20 million copies worldwide, "combines the usual traditional discourse about romantic love with a full and free experience of female sexuality, but it makes it a commodity," said researchers Meritxell Esquirol, from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), and Cristina Pujol, from the Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona (UAB).

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Promoting mobile health in Latin America with MWCB and Telefnica

Fostering the use of mobile devices to promote health and improve the patient's wellbeing and care processes is the aim of RITMOS, the Latin American mHealth Technologies Network, which will be leading the eHealth research group of the UOC Health Sciences Department (the eHealthLab) over the next four years.
 

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UOC, the leading online university

UOC, the leading online university

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is one of the, if not the most advanced online universities, yearning for lifelong learning by applying continuously the newest technologies on its global campus. Teachers as well as graduated students comment on their career and experiences at the university.

Experts guide

Experts guide

The Experts Guide is published on paper and online to let members of the media get to know the UOC’s faculty and researchers, and departments and knowledge areas. It helps them when they need to find an authoritative voice on a specific subject when producing journalistic products and information.

The directory presents a graphical summary of the most important information on the profiles of well over a hundred UOC faculty and researchers.