Héctor Ruiz Martín
International Science Teaching Foundation
Héctor Ruiz Martín is a biologist and Director of the International Science Teaching Foundation, where he researches in the field of cognitive psychology of memory and learning to develop educational resources based on scientific evidence. Since 2002, he has founded and developed several projects to contribute to improvement K-12 education, by providing teachers and learners with resources and methodologies grounded in research on how people learn. He has been an educational advisor for several schools, educational organizations and governments in Europe, Asia and America, and is the author of the books «How do we learn? A scientific approach to learning and teaching» (Editorial Graó, 2020), «Know your brain to learn to learn» (ISTF, 2020) and «Learning to learn» (Vergara, 2020). His work focuses on helping bridges between scientific research on how people learn and educational practice.
Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Ramon Sangüesa is a professor at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). He has been affiliate researcher at and Visiting Professor at Department of Sociology at Columbia University (New York) and Senior Fellow of the Strategic Innovation Lab at the Ontario College of Art and Design at the University of Toronto (Canada). He is currently Academic Coordinator of the new Degree in Artificial Intelligence at UPC university.
He holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Polytechnic University of Catalonia (1997) and a postgraduate degree in Science and Technology Communication (Pompeu Fabra University, also in 1997). He was one of the founders of Citilab, a center of civic innovation centered on empowering people to learn and appropriate technology for themselves in collaboration with designers, artists, and technologists. He also teaches at masters level at Elisava Design school and IAAC Master in Design for Emergent Futures.
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Professor of the Spanish Language area in the Department of Romance Philologies at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV, Tarragona). Her lines of research are the relationship between grammar and dictionary, linguistic historiography, phraseology and pedagogical lexicography of Spanish as a foreign language.
In addition, she has been a principal investigator and she has participated as a member of the research team in various projects related to her research fields. She is currently the researcher in charge of the LEXELE research group (Lexicography and teaching of Spanish as a foreign language), consolidated by the Generalitat of Catalunya since 2014.
She teaches undergraduate and master’s degrees. Since 2015 she has been the coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Humanistic Studies at the URV in which she directs various doctoral theses.
Regarding university management, she has served as Vice Dean of the Faculty of Arts (1998-2001), Director of the Undergraduate School (2004-2006) and Vice Chancellor of Students and University Community (2006-2014). He currently chairs the Arts and Humanities Commission of the ANECA Verifica Program.
Pere Soler Masó
Universitat de Girona
Pere Soler Masó is doctorate in education in 1994 from the doctoral thesis entitled “Education in the free time in Girona (1900-1980). Civil initiatives, church and civil society.” Since 1996 he is Associate Professor in the Department of Education at the University of Girona (UdG). His teaching and research focus on youth policies, associations and child and youth participation, leisure education and Community Development.
He is co-coordinator of LIBERI. Children, youth and community research group” of the Institute of Educational Research at the University of Girona, Catalonia (Spain). He is the Joint Master in Youth and Society (MIJS) coordinator since 2008. His teaching and research focus on social pedagogy through community development, assessment, participatory evaluation, and youth policies and programs.
Núria Camps Mirabet
University of Lleida
Graduate in Law from the University of Barcelona and Doctor in Law from the University of Lleida. She carries out her academic activity at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Tourism in the area of Public International Law and International Relations.
Her research activity has focused on the protection of cultural heritage at European and international level and, mainly, on the international protection of human rights, especially children’s rights, as well as women’s rights and the rights of refugees.
She currently holds the position of coordinator of Social Commitment, Equality and Cooperation at the University of Lleida.
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Davinia Hernández-Leo is full professor, Serra Húnter i ICREA Acadèmia (2019) of Engineering and Information and Communication Technologies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, where she teaches and conducts research on human-centered computing, network and computer applications, and learning sciences. Specifically, her research is focused on the area of Learning and Collaboration Technologies. She is the head of the Interactive and Distributed Technologies for Education research group (TIDE) and Commissioner for Research in Educational Innovation.
She has published extensively (several awards) and is very active in participation and lead of European and national research projects, and in knowledge transfer actions. She has been also awarded with several teaching recognitions (e.g., Vicens Vives by the Catalan Government).
She has been Vice-President of the European Association for Technology-Enhanced Learning, and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions of Learning Technologies. She is currently member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), an elected member of the CSCL Committee within the International Society of the Learning Sciences, and member of the Steering Committee of the European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning.
Eduardo Doval Diéguez
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Eduardo Doval Diéguez holds a PhD in psychology and is an associated professor in the Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) where he teaches psychometric content subjects for undergraduate and master’s degrees in Psychology and Logopedics.
His research activity has focused on the reliability and validity of objective tests of knowledge assessment. He has been principal investigator of the research project “Atypical response patterns: effects on the validity of assessment test scores in primary and secondary education” and of two teaching innovation projects at the UAB. He has also been a member of the UB teaching innovation group of excellence “integration of methodological subjects in a teaching standard”. He is currently a member of the research team of the ERASMUS+ project “Social inclusion and academic success of Chinese students in EU higher education”.
He has served as secretary of the Faculty of Psychology, director of the Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences and coordinator of the Area of Methodology of Behavioral Sciences. He is currently a member of the Superior Council of Evaluation of the Educational System of the Generalitat of Catalonia.