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Aristos Campus Mundus delivers its cooperation awards at the University of Deusto

11/25/2014

 On 21 November, the University of Deusto was the venue for the delivery of the 2014 Aristos Campus Mundus cooperation awards, which include the Ignacio Ellacuría Studies of Social Interest Award with two prize categories: Bachelors’ degree students’ and Postgraduate students’ projects and the Good Practices in University Cooperation for Development Award, with the following categories: actions, Bachelor’s and postgraduate students’ projects.

The first prize of the Ignacio Ellacuría Award for Bachelor’s degree students’ projects went to “Social Work from a human rights perspective: Education for development of women in post-conflict Ayacucho”, by Eva Gracia Córdoba, a student from Comillas. The second prize went to the project entitled “Economic and social aspects of the armed conflict in Colombia. Recommendations for the current peace process” by Ana Seco Díaz, a student from Comillas.

Two special mentions were also awarded. The first went to the Comparative study of the individual and centralised models of isolated photovoltaic facilities by Pablo López Garayalde, a student from Comillas. The second mention went to the project: The hidden face of the crisis: Impact of the current economic-financial crisis on developing nations, by Isabel Leguina Peral, also from Comillas.

In the Postgraduate students’ category, the first prize was for “Neoliberal discourse: a path toward liquid society” by Iñigo Arregui Pérez, from Ramon Llull. The second prize went to, “Creation and validation of the Observational Study Template: Quality of responsiveness”, by Amaia Halty Barrutieta, from Comillas.

ACM Good Practices in University Cooperation for Development Award First prize in the actions category went to the “Revaluation of cultural heritage and strengthening the population’s capacities” by Mireia Guix Navarrete, lecturer at the Sant Ignasi Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management (Ramon Llull University) and Jordi Ficapal, Director of the Responsible Tourism Observatory at the Sant Ignasi Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management,  Ramon Llull University, and the second prize went to the CEIPES Spain project by students Iván Domïnguez Gil and Eva Moratalla Delgado. Awards for Bachelor’s and Postgraduate students’ categories were not delivered.

These awards are set withint the 2015 ACM Campus of International Excellence. The member universities in the project are Deusto, Comillas and Ramon Llull. The aim is to share experiences and disseminate the projects that they conduct, thus materialising their commitment to advance towards quality and excellence in education and research.

The Rector of the University of Deusto, José María Guibert, and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Deusto, Cristina de la Cruz, took part in the awards ceremony. De la Cruz gave a talk on “Addressing the structures that embody situations of injustice.  University Social Responsibility as a solidary justice proposal”.

A round table discussion followed on the subject “Challenges pending at universities from different perspectives inspired by Ignacio Ellacuría’s legacy” with speakers from the three participating universities. Deusto, Comillas and Ramon Llull.

The conference concluded with the awards-giving ceremony led by the Vice Rector of International Relations of Deusto, Álvaro de la Rica, the Vice Rector of Comillas University Community and Student Affairs, Ana García Mina and the Vice Rector of International Relations and Student Affairs of Ramon Llull, Carlos Gallucci.

 

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