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- Institutional

The CEEISCAT participates in the Annual Meeting of the Spanish Society of Epidemiology around the "Challenges of the 21st century"

One more year, the Spanish Society of Epidemiology (SEE) has organized its annual congress, this year in Donostia (Euskadi), where more than 800 people have participated at the University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibersitatea (UPV/EHU). The Center for Epidemiological Studies on Sexually Transmitted Infections and AIDS of Catalonia (CEEISCAT), as a research group of the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP), presented a total of 19 oral communications in their respective fields of work and moderated two oral communication sessions and presented a poster. In addition, Dr. Jordi Casabona, as the director of the center, was invited to make a presentation on the Monkeypox virus.

- Institutional, Research

For the second year running an IGTP PhD Student is awarded the prize for the best research paper by the ICS

The Catalan Institute of Health (ICS) has celebrated its annual research workshop, where the ICS Research Prizes have also been announced. This year, for the second year running, the best research paper by a PhD student has been awarded to a student at the IGTP. The prize for the best research paper by a predoctoral student 2021 was presented to Juan Carrillo-Reixach and Dr Mireia Ramos- Rodríguez received the prize awarded in 2020.

The IGTP celebrates its Scientific Retreat in a mixed format focused on research and innovation

The Second IGTP Retreat took place on 14 and 15 June in a mixed format broadcast from the Badalona International Business Centre (BCIN). Around 50 researchers attended the sessions within the current social distancing rules while close to 200 joined the event online and participated in the lively question sessions. The call to use the research power of academia to improve public health in the keynote speech was continued through the event and the presentations showcased a wide range of examples of success stories.

- Institutional

Can Ruti focuses on the effect of COVID-19 in the gender perspective in biomedical research to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The 3rd Celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science at Can Ruti took place on Wednesday 10 February, organized by the multi-institutional working group "Women in Science (WiS)", and hosted by the IGTP. The symposium looked at data on the gender perspective of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic presenting data from studies both on and off the campus and providing a platform for personal testimonies from men and women involved in research and healthcare.