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Campus - Social Sciences - 28.07.2022
University institutional communication improves the impact and visibility of scientific work and encourages innovation
University institutional communication improves the impact and visibility of scientific work and encourages innovation
The main benefits perceived by researchers after participating in an institutional communication campaign of their scientific work are that they increase both the visibility and the impact of the research, improve their prestige and foster innovation. These are some of the conclusions of a doctoral thesis presented at the University of Valencia (UV) by the communicator and scientific journalist Francisco Javier Alonso Flores, who analyses the social impact of institutional communication of R&D&i in Spanish universities.

Campus - Career - 19.07.2022
Delaying retirement age increases the risk of mortality for certain groups
An academic study shows how this measure affects the 60-69 age group and mostly harms employees with low-skilled, physically and psychosocially demanding jobs. Researchers, including Sergi Jiménez-Martín, a UPF full professor of Economics, say allowing flexible retirement plans, such as partial retirement, mitigates the negative effect of delaying retirement.