All posts by: José Alberto Benítez Andrades

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Participation in international project CCA-EUnurse

Our colleagues Elena Fernández-Martínez, Elena Andina-Díaz, Pilar Marqués-Sanchez and Rubén García-Fernández participate in the CCA-EUNurse project coordinated by the San Rafael Center of the Nebrija University, which aims to evaluate the cultural competences of the Nursing Degree in the European Higher Education Area. It has the participation of 25 international universities from 17 different countries […]

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Gabriela Kołodyńska finishes her pre-doctoral stay at the Ponferrada Campus with the SALBIS group.

On May 6, a postdoctoral student from the Polish Wroclaw University (University of Wroclaw) completed a pre-doctoral stay granted by the ERASMUS+ program. The student, who belongs to the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences of the mentioned institution, has been tutored by our colleague, Raquel Leirós. During her stay, Gabriela has been trained in […]

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Junior nursing leadership “raises” its voice

Pilar Marqués (Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy of the University of León and Director of the SALBIS Group) has been present at the I Junior Leadership Congress #cursosfnn. Her inaugural conference highlighted the networking strategies that would be necessary to build professional leadership. In her conclusions, she highlighted the junior enthusiasm she had perceived at […]

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Dr. Cyril Chukwudi Dim, from the University of Nigeria, is on a teaching stay in the SALBIS group

The SALBIS group hosted Dr. Cyril Chukwudi Dim from the University of Nigeria as part of the Erasmus KA107 mobility programme promoted by the Vice-Rectorate for Internationalisation of the University of León. During his stay at the Ponferrada campus he has had the opportunity to carry out various activities. In this line, she has given […]

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SALBIS presents two workshops at EXPOCIENCIA 2022: “Tell me who you network with, and I’ll tell you who you are” and “Measure your strengths”

On 30 and 31 March, the “Expociencia 2022” was held in Ponferrada, with the participation of multiple research groups from the University of León, aimed at schools and the general public. On this occasion, more than 600 schoolchildren from the Bierzo region took part. Our SALBIS research group was part of this event through the […]

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Raquel Leirós completes her postdoctoral training at the University of Porto

On 31 December, our colleague Dr. Raquel Leirós Rodríguez has finished an 8-month doctoral stay at the Faculty of Sport of the University of Porto in Portugal. During these months, she has been trained in basic and applied research techniques related to exercise physiology and ageing. Professor Jorge Augusto Pinto Silva Mota, director of the […]

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Lara Martínez Gimeno winner of the Nursing in Development award in the University – doctoral thesis category

On 25 November, the Nursing in Development Awards 2021 edition were held, bringing together more than 1800 nursing professionals, healthcare managers and associations, public figures and authorities from all over the country. In this edition, the Nursing in Development Award in the Doctoral Thesis category went to Lara Martínez, professor and coordinator of Final Degree Projects at […]

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“Confinement increased stress, but also cannabis use?”, an article in The Conversation.

Our colleagues María Cristina Martínez-Fernández, Cristina Liébana-Presa, Elena Fernández-Martínez and Jose Albérto Benítez-Andrades have published an article entitled “Confinement increased stress, but also cannabis use?” in the platform The Conversation highlighting the consequences of home confinement due to COVID-19 on the stress of adolescents, and how, during this stage, the risk of cannabis use, and […]

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EURECA-PRO Review Week

Our colleague Pilar Marqués-Sánchez has participated in the Eureca-Pro week together with other members of the University of León. This project, led by the Vice-Rectorate for Internationalisation, has been considered an exciting challenge. In the context of health, we are also thinking about responsible consumption in order to make our health system more sustainable. In […]

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“Halloween doesn’t scare us but death does”. Disclosure article in The Conversation

Our colleagues Elena Fernández-Martínez, Ana López-Alonso and Cristina Liébana-Presa have published an article entitled “Halloween does not scare us but death does” on the platform The Conversation to draw attention to the taboo that exists today to talk about death and the emotions it arouses, especially fear. There is an unwritten social norm that pushes […]

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