Other activities


Building resilience among journalists: the coverage of sensitive topics


25 March at the Bizkaia Aretoa from 09.15 am. 

The event is free and open to the public. Information and registration: https://labur.eus/kazetaritzajardunaldia

Journalism and education against disinformation: the experience of Verificat


Speaker: Alba Tobella, founder and journalist of Verificat catalan fact-checking agency

Place:  University of the Basque Country, Leioa Campus, Faculty of Social Sciences and Communication (Auditorium)

Hour: from 09.15 to 10.45 am

Medicines and health communication research

Date: 5 October 2023.

Place: Puerta de Toledo Campus (Carlos III University), Madrid.

Coordination: Daniel Catalán / Carmen Peñafiel / Fèlix Bosch

One-day conference, scheduled with 11 20-minute presentations and 10 minutes of debate each. 

The organisation of this conference aims to bring together different health communication professionals in Spain to share and discuss experiences and advances in research on scientific communication, in general, and in the field of medicines and health, in particular.



The power of communication for an organisation


Speaker: Inge Tanghe-Baars, Lecturer in Communication Management. Fontys School of Business & Communication, Eindhoven.

Monday, 17th of April, 2023, 9:00 - Classroom 17   Faculty of Social Sciences and Communication, University of the Basque Country  
The conference will be in English

Main topics of the conference:

- How does communication work

- Trends in communication and examples

- Fake communication

- Reputation management issues and crisis communication

Trends in Communication

Trends in Communication Conference

10 innovative proposals in digital communication
Speaker: Ines Lafuente Aliaga, former employee of the digital marketing consultancy firm Rypples, and expert in neuromarketing

March 21, 2023, 9:15 - Auditorium
The conference will be in English

Professional Association. Commitment and guarantee of Quality in the Creation of communicative contents"

Amaia Fano | Photo: Gureiker Research Group

Thanks to the support of the Cultural Activities Program of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Communication and the Department of Journalism of the UPV/EHU, the conference "Professional College. Commitment and Quality Assurance in the Creation of Communicative Contents" took place in the Auditorium of the aforementioned Faculty on October 17, 2022. The talk was given by the Vice-Dean of the Basque Association of Journalists, Ms. Amaia Fano Zarragoitia, journalist and communicator with extensive experience in various journalistic media of the Basque Autonomous Community. The activity began at 02.00 p.m. with the attendance of a hundred students of the Degrees of Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations, and Audiovisual Communication. After a brief presentation by Senior Lecturer Ainara Larrondo, coordinator of the event, together with Koldo Meso Ayerdi and Jesús Ángel Pérez Dasilva, the conference began, after which there was an extensive and interesting debate and questions from the students, who intervened to question the ethics of some media and the role of journalists in the fight against disinformation, among other main topics. The activity concluded after a brief summary and reflection by the organizing faculty on the importance of creating digital content in the current information context marked by the information overload of audiences, disinformation and the loss of legitimacy and projection of certain media companies and brands.