Research awards

Trifermed Awards
2019 - Trifermed Awards

Marta Aymerich, UOC Vice President for Strategic Planning and Research, was one of the winners at the Trifermed Awards 2019 for her contribution throughout her career to improving people's quality of life.

European Commission's Human Resources for Research (HRS4R)
2018 - European Commission's Human Resources for Research (HRS4R)

The European Commission has awarded the UOC the distinguished HR Excellence in Research Award (HRS4R), a quality seal recognizing the University’s ability to attract talent, create a favourable work environment, encourage research and promote the careers of researchers in Europe.

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.

Serra d'Or
2018 - Crítica Serra d'Or prize for research

Professor Marc Gil received the Crítica Serra d’Or prize in the category of Humanities Research for his thesis Barcelona al servei del Nuevo Estado. Depuració a l'Ajuntament durant el primer franquisme

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).

ENAIRE Foundation
2017 - Luis Azcárraga Award

Àngel A. Juan, member of the IN3's ICSO research group, received the Luis Azcárraga Award from the ENAIRE Foundation. This award is for studies, papers and projects that make a unique contribution to air transport. 

Dona TIC Award
2016 - Dona TIC Award

Montserrat Batet, researcher of the research group in K-riptography and Information Security for Open Networks (KISON), has been awarded the Dona TIC 2016 Award in the category of Academic/ Research. The prize is awarded by the Government of Catalonia’s Secretariat for Telecommunications, Cybersecurity and the Information Society, Tertúlia Digital and the Observatori Dona Empresa i Economia.

Golden Orange Awards
2016 - Golden Orange Awards

In the category of academic promotion, the Golden Orange Awards, organized by the World Gastronomy Institute, acknowledged the work of the UNESCO Chair in Food, Culture and Development. The award recognizes the outreach work that the chair carries out in the field of food and gastronomic culture. 

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. 

Catalan Association of Sociology (ACS)
2015 - Catalonia Sociology Prize

Jordi Borja, professor and expert in urban planning, was awarded the 5th Catalonia Sociology Prize by the Catalan Association of Sociology (ACS) of the Institute of Catalan Studies (IEC) and the Catalan Association of Political Scientists and Sociologists (COLPIS).