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Science, Education and Cultural Dialogue: Bridging Divides, Building Connections

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Teresa Sordé Martí

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Teresa Sordé Martí, Professor in the Department of Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and a researcher attached to GEDIME-CER-Migracions. She holds PhDs from the University of Barcelona (2004) and Harvard University (2007). Her work has focused on ethnic minorities, migration and the study of the social impact of research. Sordé Martí has participated in five FP/H2020 funded research projects, and is currently the Principal Investigator of the H2020 REFUGE-ED (2021-23). She has been an appointed member of the Expert Panel on European Education and Training (2019) and is a board member of the EC DG European Toolkit for Schools which is part of the School Education Gateway. She has been a visiting scholar at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Oxford University. Her work has been published in journals such as Qualitative Inquiry, Ethnicities, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Journal of Interpersonal Violence or PLOSONE. She is currently Vice-President of the European Sociological Association and President of the Catalan Sociological Association, an affiliate of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans.



Panel on Excellence in Teaching and Research University

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Ramón Flecha

University of Barcelona

Ramón Flecha is the first scientist of the world in those categories: Social Impact and Gender Violence (Google Scholar). He is Emeritus Professor at the University of Barcelona. DADD Gassprofessor at Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Doctor Honoris Causa from Vest University of Timişoara. Flecha’s investigations stand out for their joint impact in the scientific, political, and social domains. He has been the IP of four RTD projectsof the EU’s Framework Programs of research. The conclusion of the first one, WORKALO (FP5), was passed by unanimous approved by the European Parliament leading to different European and member states’ policies. The second, INCLUD-ED (FP6) was the only one from the Social Sciences and Humanities included in the list that the EC published with 10 successful scientific investigations. The third IMPACT-EV (FP7) and the fourth ALLINTERACT (Horizon 2020) have been focused on Impact. Dr. Flecha was the Chair of the Expert Group on Evaluation Methodologies for the Interim and Ex-post evaluations of Horizon 2020, DG Research and Innovation (EC). At this guide it is presented part of the scientific, political and social impact of the H2020 ALLINTERACT and provide scientifically demonstrated successful orientations for researchers to enhance co-creation and social impact in their research. ALLINTERACT has created the first scientific citizens platform to co-create the clarification of hoax and evidence about gender and about education; both are already successfully being used by scientists an citizens.

Esther Roca

Esther Roca Campos

University of Valencia

Esther Roca Campos is a permanent lecturer at the University of Valencia, in the Department of Comparative Education and History of Education. Previously, she was an education advisor at the Generalitat Valenciana for 7 years. She has been applying Teaching Successful Teaching Actions in non-university teacher training since 2011 and since 2017 specifically in university training. Her research in teacher training has been published in international scientific impact journals such as Qualitative Inquiry and Frontiers in Pshychology.

Dr. Roca is editor of REMIE, Revista Multidisciplinar de Investigación Educativa, internationally indexed in Scopus Q1. She is co-founder of AUCFEM, Asociación Universitaria Ciencia, Feminismo y Masculinidades with which she has coordinated five international conferences oriented to the Sustainable Development Goals 2030. She has recently been appointed president of AMIE, Multidisciplinary Association for Educational Research. She is co-director of Periódico Educación, the only education newspaper in the world that publishes every day of the year providing rigorous and scientifically contrasted information.

Her lines of research include Successful Actions in a diversity of social groups and learning stages and the study of their educational, political and social impact.

Mar Joanpere Foraster

University of Rovira i Virgili

Mar Joanpere Foraster, Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Barcelona and professor at the Rovira i Virgili University. She is a co-author of the research “Dialogic teaching beyond words” published in Q1. Her scientific contributions focus on the study of the social impact of social sciences, as well as her efforts to overcome social inequalities. She developed her doctoral thesis within the framework of the IMPACT-EV project (Seventh Framework Program of the European Commission), centered on the Social Creations of social sciences and humanities. Thanks to this, she participated in the First Social Impact Science Conference (Barcelona 2016). In 2016, she conducted a research stay at Stanford University in California, USA. She has served as Vice President of the Catalan Sociological Association, a subsidiary of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans. Thanks to this role, she was involved in the organization of the European Sociological Association Conference (Barcelona 2021). Mar Joanpere is a member of CREA, the Community of Research on Excellence for All. She has researched and continues to investigate gender-based violence and the social impact of social sciences. Additionally, she is a co-founder of the #MeToo University movement.