The Decidim project received the second award in the category of 'the most innovative open source software' in the Sharing & Reuse Awards (# SRawards2019). Organized by the European Commission, these awards promote the sharing and reuse of computer solutions between public administrations.
Pilar Ficapal-Cusí and Joan Torrent-Sellens, professors at the Faculty of Economics and Business and members of the i2TIC research group at UOC, together with Milagros Sáinz, director of the Gender and ICT research group of the IN3 and Angel Díaz-Chao (Department of Applied Economics at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos) have received the Emerald Literati Award for Excellence 2019, in the Outstanding Paper category, for the article “Gender inequalities in job quality during the recession”.
Israel Rodríguez-Giralt, coordinator of the Care and Preparedness in the Network Society (CARENET) research group, was awarded the prestigious David Edge Prize for the article Healing, Knowing, Enduring: Care and Politics in Damaged Worlds published in The Sociological Review in 2017.
Javier Luis Cánovas and Jordi Cabot, both researchers of the SOM Research Lab, win the Software Engineering in Society Paper Award of the international ICSE 2018 Conference for the paper "The Role of Foundations in Open Source Projects".
The researcher Maria Rodó de Zárate, from the Gender and ICT research group (GENTIC), has been awarded with the UOC-RMF Prize for the best project with social impact. The Relief Maps project highlights social inequalities.
Àngel A. Juan, director of the ICSO research group wins the 2017 Luis Azcarraga Award of the Fundación ENAIRE for the the article “A multi-start randomized heuristic for real-life crew rostering problems in airlines with work-balancing goals”, co-written with Jésica de Armas Adrián, from Pompeu Fabra University and an external member of the ICSO group, Luis Cadarso Morga, from Rey Juan Carlos University, and Francisco Javier Faulín Fajardo from the Public University of Navarre.
Carlos Cámara Menoyo, researcher of the Urban Transformation and Global Change Laboratory (TURBA Lab) IN3 research group and Doctoral student at the UOC, has been awarded with the IND+I Science Prize in the metropolitan innovation policies category, given by Pla Estratègic Metropolità de Barcelona (PEMB).