Projects

Creative Methods for successful inclusion in multicultural Schools

The last meeting of the Erasmus+ project SEDIN took place the 29th November in Lesbos, Greece. The project is coordinated by the Action Synergy, from Greece with a multi-disciplinar team of researchers from UdigitalEdu research group and 7 other partners from Italy, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Belgium and Ireland. The main objective of the project is to facilitate the social inclusion of children with refugee / migrant or minority background in…

NEW PROJECT: ICEBERG

On June 20th, the kick off meeting of the project ICEBERG- Image Computing for Enhancing Breast Cancer Radiomics  took place at the University of Girona. The project is coordinated by Dr. Robert Martí from the VICOROB institute, with a multi-disciplinar team of researchers from the University of Girona, Parc Tauli (Sabadell), Clinica Girona, Hospital Trueta (Girona) and Universidad Complutense (Madrid).   That project is funded by the Spanish Ministerio de…

UdG participation to the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

The IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s flagship conference. Held annually, the conference joins experts in the robotic community for technical communications through presentations and discussions.   This year, the ICRA was held from 20-24 May 2019 at The Palais des congrès de Montréal in Canada. Narcís Palomeras, postdoctoral researcher, and Eduard Vidal, PhD student (both members of the ViCOROB team)…

A successful 6th edition of EMRA workshop

EMRA (European Marine Robotics and Applications workshop) aims to bring together a diverse range of speakers from ongoing EU funded research projects, industry stakeholders, policy makers and end users. The workshop provides an excellent opportunity for networking, dissemination of research projects and cross-fertilization of ideas in marine robotics, enabling innovative technologies and applications.   EMRA Toulon gathered 98 attendees from 61 different institutions of 15 different countries, increasing the participants…

EU marine robots General Assembly takes place at IFREMER

IFREMER (Institut français de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer) is one of the 15 partners that compose the consortium of EU marine robots (EUMR) H2020 infrastructure project. The Unit for Underwater Systems provides technical systems and related services for the scientific exploration of the deep ocean. The unit englobes 40 technicians, engineers and researchers in a wide scope of skills in underwater technology.   The project team gathered at…

First Meeting of the Eurofleets+ project in Galway

First Meeting of the Eurofleets+ project in Galway, Ireland EUROFLEETS+ is an H2020 project funded under the Infrastructures initiative, coordinated by the Marine Institute that brings together a significant group of key marine research actors in Europe, North America and Oceania.   The EurofleetsPlus project will facilitate open access to an integrated and advanced research vessel fleet, designed to meet the evolving and challenging needs of the user community. European…

InventEUrs finalitza amb la creació d’una plataforma col·laborativa entre escoles d’arreu del món

GlobalChangemakers és una plataforma que permet crear connexions entre mestres de diferents escoles llançada en el marc del projecte de recerca. Més de mil nens i nenes ja l’utilitzen per realitzar intercanvis culturals i crear conjuntament històries digitals sobre la sostenibilitat. El projecte també ha generat un MOOC per a mestres.   Els dies 21 i 22 de febrer ha tingut lloc a la Universitat de Girona (UdG) l’última reunió…

SERAM 2018: ViCOROB team represented at Biotechnology and Computing Session

Last month, three members of VICOROB attended to the 34th National Congress of the Spanish Society of Medical Radiology SERAM and presented 3 oral and 3 poster presentations. This event represented a great opportunity to show part of the most recent research works in breast and brain imaging developed at the institute: breast parenchyma enhancement automated classification methods, image analysis tools to improve breast cancer diagnosis or deep learning approaches…