Awards and accolades

 
2018-David Edge Prize

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.

 
MODELS 2018 Conference
2018 - Best Paper Award in the MODELS 2018 Conference

Loli Burgueño, researcher of the research group SOM Research Lab of the IN3, wins the best Paper Award of the international Conference MODELS 2018  for the paper "Expressing Confidence in Models and in Model Transformation Elements".

 
ICSE 2018 Conference
2018 - Software Engineering in Society Paper Award a ICSE 2018

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".

 
Ramon Molinas Foundation
2018 - UOC-Ramon Molinas Foundation Prize for the best project with social impact

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.

 
2018 - David Edge Prize

Israel Rodríguez-Giralt, coordinator of the UOC-IN3 CareNet research group, was awarded the prestigious David Edge Prize by the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) for the article Healing, Knowing, Enduring: Care and Politics in Damaged Worlds.

 
2017- Luis Azcárraga Award

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.

 
2017- IND+I Science Prize

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).

 
Inforsid
2017 - Best Phd thesis prize by Inforsid

Gwendal Daniel has been awarded as the best Phd thesis prize for 2017 given by Inforsid, the French national association on Information Systems. Daniel, postdoctoral fellow of the IN3 research group SOM Research Lab, presented his thesis about software modeling supervised by Jordi Cabot, director of the research group.

 
2016- Dona TIC Award 2016

Montserrat Batet, researcher of the IN3 research group in K-riptography and Information Security for Open Networks (KISON), has received the Dona TIC 2016 Award in the category of  Academic/ Research given at the 12x12 Congress, organized by Tertúlia Digital and SmartCAT of the Generalitat de Catalunya, in collaboration with the Observatori Dona Empresa i Economia. 

 
Network of Scientific Culture and Innovation Units (UCC+i)
2015 - Network of Scientific Culture and Innovation Units (UCC+i)

The Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) approved the UOC’s adhesion to the Network of Scientific Culture and Innovation Units. The UOC thus becomes part of an initiative made up of universities, foundations and other organizations that share the common goal of improving and increasing training, culture and knowledge related to science in society.