Presentation of the UB’s Virtual Museum at the University of Uppsala Blog Post

Tomorrow, June 18, the University of Barcelona (UB) will present its Museu Virtual at the University of Uppsala (Sweden) within the framework of the XI Universeum Network Meeting, which is titled “University Heritage: Present and Future” this year. The UB’s Virtual Museum is the first university virtual museum in Spain, and has been created with the aim of disseminating the cultural heritage of the UB. The project encompasses over 250 pieces that demonstrate the vast disciplinary and patrimonial wealth of the UB, and has been initially organized in nine collections, including the Documentation Centre of the and the herbarium of BCN of the Documentation Centre of Plant Biodiversity , both based at the Barcelona Science Park. A second phase will introduce new elements in already existing ones and the number of collections will be increased.

The Sagrera neighboourhood of Barcelona pays tribute to Jordi Sabater Pi Blog Post

Last Sunday, February 15, a homage ceremony was held in the Ivanow Building in honor of Jordi Jordi Sabater Pi, director of the , located at the Barcelona Science Park (PCB). This tribute was paid by the Sagrera, the neighborhood where he has resided since his return from Guinea 40 years ago. The ceremony –which coincided with the 4th anniversary of the constitution of the Sagrera Foundation and the inauguration of new spaces in the Ivanow Building, a cultural and creation factory- was organized by the Neighbors Association, the Entities Council, the Celebrations and Events Committee, the Ivanow Building and the Sagrera Foundation, with the collaboration of the Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (IPHES).