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Call for aid for Programs of R&D activities among research groups in the Community of Madrid in technologies co-financed with FSE.

Education Managing Director Order 679/2009, February 19th, which establishes the guidelines behind aid directed towards Programs of R&D activity among research groups in the Community of Madrid co-financed with the European Social Fund.

Published in BOCOM n.53, March 4th 2009.

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On March 4th the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) published a Call for Aid for the 2009 Scientific Culture and Innovation Program.

The purpose of this call is to regulate the procedure for the giving of aid directed towards financing the promotion of scientific culture and innovation, to be developed through the following lines of action:

1. Communication projects and diffusion of science and innovation.

2. Network Operations.

3. Preparation Activities for the 2010 European Presidency.

The application deadline begins March 4th and ends April 3rd, 2009.  

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Complementary Actions:

Title: 5to. Workshop de Finanzas: Los Fondos de Inversión Libre: En búsqueda de Alpha

Main Researcher: Juan Pedro Gómez

Title: Los Determinantes de la Actividad Emprendedora Femenina: Un enfoque holístico

 Main Researcher: Salvador Carmona

Call for applications for 20 grants to attend the seventh edition of the International Association of Cervantistas Congress at Münster University (Germany), between September 30th and October 4th, 2009. 

The grants are directed at PhD students and researchers who do not have tenure, and who are expected to finance their trip and accommodation.

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Professor Pedro Olea, along with Inés S. Sánchez-Barbudo, Javier Viñuela, Isabel Barja, Patricia Mateo-Tomás, Ana Piñeiro, Rafael Mateo and Francisco J. Purroy, has just published the article Lack of Scientific Evidence and Precautionary Principle in Massive Release of Rodenticides Threatens Biodiversity: Old Lessons Need New Reflections” in Environmental Conservation. This article has been published online by Cambridge University Press 25 Feb 2009.

Professors, Alber Sabanoglu (Quantitative Methods) and Carl Kock (Strategy), have received the first prize (in the Euro-Mediterranean Managerial Practices and Issues category) in the case study competition EFMD 2008.

The winning case study is titled: “POZITIF “- Bringing Music to Turkey”.

The prize will be awarded at the EFMD Annual Conference in Brussels on June 8th, 2009.

The article “Transformational Leadership among Spanish Upper Echelons: The Role of Managerial Values and Goal Orientation”, authored by professors Margarita Mayo and Juan Carlos Pastor, published in Leadership&Organization Development Journal, has received the Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009 from the Emerald Group.

The article What Underlies the False Consensus Effect? How Personal Opinion and Disagreement Affect Perception of Public Opinion authored by Professor Magdalena Wojcieszak and Vicent Price, from the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, has been published in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research.

The article “The Audit and Management of a Museum’s Media Image”authored by Professor Laura Illia and Date, M., has been published in Museum Management and Curatorship.

Professor Santiago López Navía has just published the poetry book “Canción de ausencia rota de mi señor silente”, Ediciones de la Discreta.

Professor Miguel Jaime has just published “Metafísica de la globalización”, a critical review of German philosopher and artist Boris Groys’ latest book, in the February issue of  Revista de Occidente.

“Bajo sospecha. Una fenomenología de los medios” is the Spanish title for Groys’ book, published by Pre-textos.

Associate Professor Alberto Maydeu’s latest publications are the following:

Millsap, R. & Maydeu-Olivares, A. (Eds.) (2009). Handbook of Quantitative Methods in Psychology. London: Sage.

Maydeu-Olivares, A. & Joe, H. (2009). An overview of limited information goodness-of-fit testing in multidimensional contingency tables. In  K. Shigemasu, A. Okada, T. Imaizumi, & T. Hoshino (Eds.) New trends in Psychometrics. Tokyo: Universal Academy Press. MoreMore

Professor Concepción Díaz Pastor participated in the Licht-Konzepte in der vormo dernen Architecktur Congress, organized in Berlin by the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI-Zentrale), from February 26th to March 1st, where she delivered the paper “Light as a Symbolic Definer of Spaces in Romanesque Architecture”, in representation of the research group she is part of, along with professors Margarita Arroba, Patricio Alañón, Julián García y Joaquín Grau.

PhD student María Kakarica, sucessfully defended her Thesis Proposal “Differences as a Mater of Feelings: Surface-and Deep-Level Dissimilarity, Affect and their Impact on Behavior” on February 18th.

María Kakarica is tutored by professor Margarita Mayo.

The Hispanic Studies Department at IE University, headed by  Dr. Santiago López Navía, is participating in the First Cervantista Research Award “José María Casasayas”, along with the Association of Cervantistas and the University of Castilla-La Mancha. MoreMore

Professor Fernando Villaseñor will participate as a member of the research project Arte y Órdenes Militares: Patrimonio de las Órdenes de Jerusalén en España. Plan Nacional de I+D+I (2008-2011). Ministry of Education and Science, as part of the main not oriented research program. From 2009 to 2011.

The Introduction to Research Session will be organized by Iconography professor Inés Monteira (IE University – CSIC), and Professor Fernando Villaseñor (IE University– Salamanca University).

The Session will take place on April 20th, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Main Hall. Free access.

From the ICEX portal the Virtual Centre for Internationalization disseminates, the successful experiences of Spanish companies using the “case study” format. Its methodology is of great informational value, presenting real cases-along with their achievements and difficulties-and allowing for discussion on the adopted strategies and decisions taken in each company. At present, there are 19 available case studies: Agrosevilla, Arteche, Camper, Corporación Patricio Echeverría, Cosentino, Dracco Spain, Ebro Puleva, Envases del Vallés, Fadesa, Ficosa, Idom, Irestal, Lizarrán, Mango, Mapfre, Nexium, NH, Salto Systems, and Soria Natural. In addition, 14 new case studies are forthcoming . MoreMore

Giuseppe Soda, Associate Professor of Management at Bocconi University, delivered the research seminar:  

“The Evolution of Network Structure: Where Do Structural Holes Come From?”

On march 11th,  Richard Kihlstrom, Professor of Finance and Chairman of the Department of Finance at the Wharton School,  University of Pennsylvania, delivered the research seminar entitled:

“Risk Aversion and the Elasticity of Substitution in General Dynamic Portfolio Theory: Consistent Planning by Forward Looking, Expected Utility Maximizing Investors”

On March 13th, Karen Gedenk, Marketing Professor at the University of Cologne, delivered the research seminar:

“Optimal Nonlinear Pricing in Two Sided Trade Show Markets”

The following professors have been officially notified that they have received the ANECA certification:

Margarita Mayo (Human Resources and Organizational Behavior)

Laura Nuñez (Finance)

Juan Carlos Pastor (Human Resources and Organizational Behavior)

Fernando Villaseñor (School Arts and Humanities)

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