Posts Categorized: Research

Welcome to a new blogger: Michael Hardey

My Google Analytics has detected a new incoming link to my blog. When I have checked the site I have read a first post entitled Doctor in store? a very interesting reflection about doctors as consumer products and its implications for web 2.0 sites related with health. After reading the post I have looked… Read more »

Social Networking Sites for researchers

Cameron Neylon has posted Facebooks for scientists – they’re breeding like rabbits!. I really recommend reading that post. I just reproduce here some of the sites collected by him: Sites Blog collections: Nature Network, ScienceBlogs, Scientific Blogging, WordPress, Blogspot, (OpenWetWare), Social Networks: Laboratree, Ologeez, Research Gate, Epernicus, LabMeeting, Graduate Junction, (Nature Network), oh and Facebook,… Read more »

Science Commons open workshop in Barcelona: the challenge of access to research data in Europe

This July (16th and 17th) Science Commons has organized a workshop in Barcelona. The goal is to conclude the workshop with a set of shared principles that can effectively guide the development of a collaborative infrastructure for knowledge sharing — one that increases the value of each independent contribution to the global knowledge commons. To… Read more »

Drojnet International Seminar presentation

As I mentioned before, I have been invited to participate in the International Seminar “Aplicación de las nuevas tecnologías a la prevención y asistencia en adicciones (”New technologies applications to prevention and assistance of addictions” (26th and 27th, June). Here goes my presentation: | View | Upload your own

International Seminar: New technology applications to prevention and assistance of addictions

I have been invited by Government of La Rioja, through the Regional Ministry of Health, to participate in the International Seminar “Aplicación de las nuevas tecnologías a la prevención y asistencia en adicciones (“New technologies applications to prevention and assistance of addictions” (26th and 27th, June) located at CIBIR, the Biomedical Research Centre of La… Read more »

Health Commons from Science Commons

Ismael Peña, a colleague at Open University of Catalonia and a friend of mine, has been working on issues relative with Open Access, Open Science, Open Educational Resources, Open Source Software, etc. His post titled Introduction to the open paradigm sum up the main features of Open movement. Talking about “paradigm” is a tricky question… Read more »

Health and Web 2.0 in the Information Age Conference: from empirical data to Web 2.0 trends

First of all I would like to thank Gustavo Cardoso, Miquel Angel Mayer and indeed Rita Espanha and Michael Hardey for the marvellous working days we had in Barcelona. It was a honour to have the opportunity to share during three days thoughts, reflections, past researches and ideas about health and the Internet. I’m sure… Read more »

Internet, Health and Society. Implications for health promotion in Catalonia

Yesterday, I was invited by Cristina Iniesta, Hospital del Mar Manager Director and Health Promoting Hospital Network Coordinator, to present the results from Internet, Health and Society in Catalonia in one of the network meetings at Hospital Sant Joan de Deu. The aims of the presentation were: (1) to analyse in what way and to… Read more »

Health in the Information Age – A Saúde na Era da Informaçao

On 23th and 24th of April I was at Lisbon invited by Gustavo Cardoso and Rita Espanha to the presentation of the research project Health in the Information Age supported by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Brief description: The first objective of the study is to analyse in what way and in what measure the ICT’s, especially… Read more »

Prof. Dr. Reinhold Haux papers: A decade of ICT development in health care

Lately I’ve been reading some papers from Prof. Dr. Reinhold Haux. I’m really impressed with his career. In 1996 he published with other colleagues A systematic view on medical informatics: Medical informatics is defined as the scientific discipline concerned with the systematic processing of data, information and knowledge in medicine and health care. The domain… Read more »