Expert guide

UAB Experts Guide for journalists

This guide contains a list of researchers from different areas of knowledge who put their expertise at the disposal of the media. If you need help in finding an expert for a specific subject or contacting with one of the members of our lecturing staff, please contact our Communication Unit by phone at (+34) 935868228 or by e-mail.

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Sara Guila Fidel Kinori

She is an expert in traumatic stress, assessment and treatment of individuals and groups, who expres diverse symptomatology, as well as the hospital reference intervention with multiple affected people behind a mass incident. She is also an expert in health psychology: patients with burns, disfigurement, pain disorder, cardiac rehabilitation, among others patients with medical conditions.

 

Keywords: traumatic stress, resiliency, multiples affected people after a desaster, health psychology

Department of Psychiatry and Legal Medicine

Psychiatry

 

Contact details Sara Guila Fidel Kinori

ORCID Sara Guila Fidel Kinori

 

Alexander Fidora

Alexander Fidora

He is an expert on inter-religious dialogue and philosophy of religion. Medieval thought, the editing and study of philosophical and theological texts from the Iberian Peninsula: From the Toledan School of Translators to Ramon Llull. In particular, cultural contacts between Judaism, Islam and Christianity: the translation of Arabic texts into Latin, especially those relating to the theory of science, metaphysics, theology and religion; the reception, interpretation and transformation of philosophical and theological translations from Latin into by Jewish authors; the Christian discovery of the Talmud; religious polemics in the Middle Ages.

 

Keywords: medieval philosopy; history of interreligious dialogue, Ramon Llull

Department of Antiquity and Middle Age Studies

Middle Ages

 

Contact details Alexander Fidora

ORCID Alexander Fidora

 

Lluís Font

Lluís Font Guiteras

Expert in interactions between ionising radiation and matter and its applications, in particular in very high energy gamma-ray astronomy using Cherenkov telescopes and in radon dosimetry. He forms part of the international projects MAGIC and CTA, and is co-director of the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC). From 2004-2014 he was Vice President of the International Nuclear Track Society (INTS).

 

Keywords: Cherenkov telescopes, MAGIC, CTA, astrophysics, environmental radioactivity, radon dosimetry

Department of Physics

Applied Physics

 

Contact details Lluís Font Guiteras

ORCID Lluís Font Guiteras

 

Marc Furió

Marc Furió Bruno

Paleontologist, he is an expert in fossils of insectivores (hedgehogs, shrews and moles) and their evolution in relation to the climatic changes of the last 20 million years. His research group studies the relationship between the environmental factors and the causes of extinction and speciation in vertebrates. He is specially interested in the processes that led to mass extinctions in the past to compare them with the current environmental crisis, and how do they affect the welfare of the present human societies. He teaches classes in the degree of Geology and he is academic coordinator of the Master in Paleobiology and Fossil Record, a degree shared between the UAB and the UB.

 

Keywords: fossils, small mammals, insectivores, extinction, environmental crisis, climatic change, biodiversity loss, social welfare

Department of Geology

Paleontology

 

Contact details Marc Furió Bruno

ORCID Marc Furió Bruno

 

Xavier Gabarrell

Xavier Gabarrell Durany

His research work on the Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Department, and the Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB) at the UAB has been focusing on the field industrial ecology, environmental audits, waste management, and life cicle analysis applied to products, processes and systems. He is the coordinator of the research group Sustainability and Environmental Prevention (Sostenipra) and guarantor of the Exellence Unit Maria de Maeztu Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals.

 

Keywords: LCA, urban agriculture, fertilecity

Department of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering

Chemical Engineering

 

Contact details Xavier Gabarrell Durany

ORCID Xavier Gabarrell Durany

 

Joaquín Gairín Sallán

Joaquín Gairín Sallán

Professor of EGB, Social Graduate, Psychologist and Pedagogue. International Consultant, directs the consolidated research group EDO, is the president of the RedAGE International Network and coordinates projects on educational change and social development and community. Its main lines of research are: organizational development, knowledge management, evaluation of programs and institutions (including detection of needs, impact assessment and self-evaluation processes); educational, social and community development; university organization and management; and integral security in the educational centers.

 

Keywords: organizational development, knowledge management, program evaluation, institution evaluation, community development, safe and healthy vocational training centers

Department of Applied Pedagogy

Didactics and Educational Organization

 

Contact details Joaquín Gairín Sallán

ORCID Joaquín Gairín Sallán

 

Carolina Gala

Carolina Gala Durán

She an expert on Labour Law, Social Security Law, no discrimination between men and women and workplace harrassment.

 

Keywords: 

Social Security, pensions, equality, labourl law, harassment

Department of Public Law and Legal History Studies

Labour and Social Security Law

 

Contact details Carolina Gala Durán

ORCID Carolina Gala Durán

 

Aritz Galarraga

Aritz Galarraga Lopetegui

 

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Daniel Gamper

Daniel Gamper Sachse

He is a specialist in contemporary political philosophy. His preferred areas of research are the theory of democracy, liberalism, tolerance, secularism and freedom of conscience. Lately he has focused his research on freedom of expression in the contemporary world. His research focuses on the challenges of diversity. He has translated philosophy books from English, German and Italian. He is editor of the book La fe en la ciudad secular (Trotta) and author of Laicidad europea (Edicions Bellaterrra), and has published numerous articles on political philosophy.

 

Keywords: social diversity, secularism, freedom of conscience, toleration, free speech, religion

Department of Philosophy

Moral Philosophy

 

Contact details Daniel Gamper Sachse

ORCID Daniel Gamper Sachse

 

Juan Miguel García Nogueroles

Juan Miguel García Nogueroles

He is an expert in sociology of work. He is concerned about the relationship between job market and social structure.

 

Keywords: work, employment, social class, social structure, precariousness, new proletariat

Department of Sociology

Sociology

 

Contact details Juan Miguel García Nogueroles

 

Elena Garrido

Elena Garrido Gaitán

Her expertise field is dedicated to Applied Psychology in the Forensic and Criminal context, assessing in forensic evaluations and in legal processes. She is a Criminal Psychology teacher of the Criminology Degree (UAB), the Master in Legal Psychology (UAB) and other Postgraduate and Master studies related to her specialty. She also leads the Astraia Research Group in Criminal and Forensic Psychology, promoting new lines of research in our university in this field.

 

Keywords: psychology, criminology, criminal psychology, forensic psychology

Department of Basic, Developmental and Educational Psychology

Basic Psychology

 

Contact details Elena Garrido Gaitán

ORCID Elena Garrido Gaitán

 

Mario Giampietro

Mario Giampietro

Expert in transdisciplinary research related to energy and food system analysis. His research focuses on multi-scale integrated analysis of social-ecological systems (MuSIASEM) in relation to sustainable development goals at the urban, regional, national, and European level. His group is on the forefront of research on the nexus between land use, labour, food, energy and water in relation to EU policies.

 

Keywords: societal metabolism, social-ecological systems, water-energy-food nexus, externalization, sustainable development, energy efficiency, urban metabolism, quantitative story-telling, science for policy

Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technologies (ICTA)

 

Contact details Mario Giampietro

ORCID Mario Giampietro