Author: ViCOROB

InventEUrs, un projecte per a convertir els infants en agents del canvi de les seves comunitats

La Universitat de Girona ha donat el tret de sortida a InventEUrs – Fostering invention-based collaborative learning for social change (I4EU), un projecte amb finançament europeu liderat pel clúster de grups de recerca UdiGitalEdu. El consorci de socis està integrat per l’escola Veïnat de Salt, el Liceul Tehnologic Constantin Ianculescu (Cracea, Romania),  University of Perugia (Perugia, Itàlia), la London South Bank University (Londres, Anglaterra) i l’Instituto d’Istruzione Superiore “G.Giovagnoli” (Perugia,…

Rafael Garcia gives a talk in Vigo University on the development of technology for underwater exploration

Marine habitats play an important role in the understanding and management of ocean resources. The development of technology for underwater exploration is essential for the monitoring of these areas sensitive to environmental changes or pollution, but also for coastal development and management plans for marine protected areas. However, such exploration faces serious difficulties, mainly due to the intrinsic hostility of the underwater environment.   The advances of recent years in…

Welcome to the EMRA 2017

Welcome to the 4th EU funded Marine Robotics and Applications Workshop (EMRA ’17)   We are pleased to invite you to attend the EMRA Workshop that will take place from 15-16 May 2017 in Girona at the Science and Technology Park at the University of Girona, Catalonia, Spain.   Following the success of the EMRA´16 that took place in 2016 in UK, we hereby invite researchers and end-users of marine robotics technology…

Wishing you the best for 2017

ViCOROB wants to wish you Happy Holidays and Happy New Year…:) This year we felt like going handcrafted / recycled to make our Christmas Greetings… The result is here, we hope you enjoy it! We will be closed from December the 23th to  January  the 6th  2017.     Des de ViCOROB us volem desitjar Bones Festes  i Feliç Any Nou 2017. Aquest any ens em sentit creatius, alhora de…

Computer-aided diagnosis for prostate cancer using multi-parametric MRI

Doctoral thesis “Computer-aided diagnosis for prostate cancer using multi-parametric MRI.”   By Guillaume Lemaître   Supervised by Robert Martí Marly , Jordi Freixenet Bosch , Fabrice Meriaudeau   Abstract Prostate cancer (CaP) is the second most diagnosed cancer in men all over the world. CaP growth is characterized by two main types of evolution: (i) the slow-growing tumours progress slowly and usually remain confined to the prostate gland; (ii) the…

Premiats a la competició internacional de detecció automàtica de lesions d’esclerosi múltiple MICCAI 2016

Un equip d’investigadors de VICOROB guanya la competició internacional de detecció automàtica de lesions d’esclerosi múltiple en imatges de ressonància magnètica celebrada en el marc de la prestigiosa conferència MICCAI 2016.   Investigadors de l’institut de recerca VICOROB de la Universitat de Girona (i més concretament del NIC: NeuroImage Computing Group), participen en una competició internacional de desenvolupament d’eines automàtiques per a la detecció i segmentació de lesions d’esclerosi múltiple…

8 de novembre: V Dia Internacional de la Radiologia

La cinquena edició del “Dia internacional de la Radiologia” tindrà lloc el proper dimarts dia 8 de novembre. L’esdeveniment és promogut internacionalment per la Societat Europea de Radiologia (ESR), la Societat Radiológica de Nord América (RSNA) i el Colegi Americá de Radiologia (ACR). Aquest any l’atenció es focalitzarà en la imatge de mama.   Des de la Universitat de Girona, amb la coordinació per part de l’Institut ViCOROB, s’organitzarà una jornada divulgativa sobre el…

Clinical decision support for screening, diagnosis and assessment of respiratory diseases: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a use case.

Doctoral thesis ” Clinical decision support for screening, diagnosis and assessment of respiratory diseases: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a use case.“   By Filip Velickovski   Supervised by Dr. Robert Martí Marly / Dr. Luigi Ceccaroni       Abstract   Clinical decision support systems (CDSS), which aim to provide healthcare staff with patient specific advice, can enhance the level of care delivered to citizens by offering access to advanced…