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Florensa Rodríguez, Clara
PhD student - Directors: Carlos Tabernero, Xavier Roqué
Fellowship FI Generalitat de Catalunya CEHIC, UAB
clara.florensa@uab.cat
 

Research work

In Science
Physiscs Research Assistant on artificial olfaction (search of the olfactory code in rats by analyzing the images activity of the olfactory bulb in response to different odorants) under the direction of Dr. Agustin Gutierrez- Galvez, in the group of Dr. Santiago Marco, Department of Electronics,  Faculty of Physics at Universitat de Barcelona hired by the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation. From 2006 to 2008.

Genetics Research Assistant on natural selection traces in Drosophyla melanogaster under the direction of Dr Carme Segarra, in Pr Montserrat Aguadé’s group of Evolutionary Genetics in the Genetics Department of the Biology Faculty (Universitat de Barcelona) with a ministerial grant. Year 1999-2000.

In History of Science
PhD research on the treatment of Evolutionary theory in the Spanish public sphere during Francoism under Dr. Carlos tabernero Holgado’s direction in Pr. Jorge Molero Mesa’s group at Centre d’Estudis d’Història de la Ciència at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (CEHIC-UAB). From April 2012.

Master thesis research on the treatment of Evolutionary theory in a Spanish journal during Francoism under Dr. Carlos tabernero Holgado’s direction in Pr. Jorge Molero Mesa’s group at Centre d’Estudis d’Història de la Ciència at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (CEHIC-UAB). Year 2009-2010.

Congresses
Lectures
:
Florensa, C; Espais de debat entre ciència i religió durant el franquisme: les “Conversaciones Intelectuales de Poblet” in the XII Trobada d’Història de la Ciència i la Tècnica. València, Spain, 15-19 November, 2012.

Florensa, C; Measuring Evolution: Across Boundaries of Mathematics and Genetics. The case of Antoni Prevosti Pelegrín (1919-2011) in the Aarhus Summer University Seminar. Aarhus Universitet, Aarhus, Denmark, 17 August, 2012.

Florensa, C; Communicating Science in Francoist Spain. The case of Darwinism in La Vanguardia Española (1939-1978) in the 7th Science in Public Conference (SIP2012). University College London, London, UK, 20 July, 2012.

Florensa, C; Appropriation of Evolutionary Theory and Paleoantropology in Francoist Spain. The case of La Vanguardia Española (1939-1978) in the 8th Science and Technology in the European Perifery Meeting. Corfú, Greece, 24 June, 2012.

Florensa, C; Communication of evolutionary theory during Francoist Spain. The case of La Vanguardia Española (1939-1978) in the 12th International Public Comunication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST2012). Chairman: Vladimir de Semir. Palazzo dei Congressi, Florence, Italy, 20 April, 2012.

Florensa, C; Appropriation of evolutionary theory during Francoist Spain. The case of La Vanguardia Española (1939-1978) in the British Society for the History of Science Postgraduate Conference. Warwick University, Warwick, 4-6 January, 2012.

Florensa, C; La teoria de l’evolució a través de la paleontologia i la paleoantropologia a La Vanguardia Espanyola durant el franquisme i la transició, Workshop: La Història de la Paleontologia y de la paleoantropologia a Catalunya, Chairman: Oliver Hochadel. Centre d’Història de la Ciència (CEHIC), UAB-Bellaterra, April, 2011.

Florensa, C; La Teoría de la Evolución en La Vanguardia Española entre 1939 y 1978, Simposio: Naturaleza y Laboratorio. La investigación biológica en la España Contemporánea, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cadis, 3 September, 2011.

Florensa, C.; MARCO, S.; GUTIÉRREZ-GÁLVEZ, A., LANSER, A., Exploratory Analysis of the Rat Olfactory Bulb Activity in Response to Diverse Odorants, General Olfaction and Sensing Projects on European Level (GOSPEL): European Network of Excellence in Artificial Olfaction, Barcelona, February, 2007.

Publications
Research articles:
Florensa, C; “Breaking the Silence: Paleontology and Evolution in Francoist's Spanish Press. The case of La Vanguardia Española (1939 - 1978)”. Dynamis, ISSN: 0211-9536, FI:0,143, Q4, in revision, 2013.

Florensa, C; “Communication of evolutionary theory during Francoist Spain. The case of La Vanguardia Española (1939-1978)”. In “Quality, Honesty and Beauty in Science and Technology Communication PCST 2012 Book of Papers”. BUCCHI, M. and TRENCH, B. eds. Observa Science in Society, Vicenza, 2012. ISBN: 978-88-904514-9-2.
www.pcst2012.org

Florensa, C; “Study of the Evolution Theory treatment in La Vanguardia Española between 1939 and 1978”, RECERCAT, Juliol 2010.
http://hdl.handle.net/2072/199450

Interviews:
Florensa, C; “Dones, ciència i història amb Patricia Fara”, UABDivulga, ISSN 2014-6388, UAB-Bellaterra, March 2012.
http://www.uab.es/servlet/Satellite?cid=1096481464166&pagename=UABDivulga%2FPage%2FTemplatePageDetallArticleInvestigar¶m1=1332916110699

Florensa, C; “La sociologia del coneixement científic, amb Simon Schaffer”, UABDivulga, ISSN 2014-6388, UAB-Bellaterra, December 2011.
http://www.uab.es/servlet/Satellite?cid=1096481464166&pagename=UABDivulga%2FPage%2FTemplatePageDetallArticleInvestigar¶m1=1321342540533

Florensa, C; “La importància de l'anàlisi històrica de les imatges de la ciència, amb Nick Hopwood”, UABDivulga, ISSN 2014-6388, UAB-Bellaterra, June 2011.
http://www.uab.es/servlet/Satellite?cid=1096481464166&pagename=UABDivulga%2FPage%2FTemplatePageDetallArticleInvestigar¶m1=1306910363278

Florensa, C; “Interview to Peter Bowler”, ICTINEU: Butlletí de la Societat Catalana d’Història de la Ciència i la Tècnica – Institut d’Estudis Catalans. Barcelona. September 2011.
http://blocs.iec.cat/ictineu/2011/09/07/interview-to-peter-bowler-by-clara-Florensa/

Florensa, C; “L'hidrogen, el vector energètic del futur, amb Andreas Züttel”, UABDivulga, ISSN 2014-6388, UAB-Bellaterra, September 2011.
http://www.uab.es/servlet/Satellite?cid=1096481464166&pagename=UABDivulga%2FPage%2FTemplatePageDetallArticleInvestigar¶m1=1307082570738

Popularising articles:
Florensa, C; “Quan rendir-se no és de covards”, El•lipse, DL: B. 23.796-2009, in press.

Florensa, C; “La prevenció de l’agregació de les proteïnes: una vida al límit”, El•lipse, núm. 56, pàg. 2, DL: B. 23.796-2009, Barcelona, July and August 2012. http://public-files.prbb.org/el_lipses/El_lipse_num_56.pdf

Florensa, C; “Fent menys estranyes les malalties rares”, El·lipse, núm. 55, pàg. 2, DL: B. 23.796-2009, Barcelona, Juny 2012.
http://public-files.prbb.org/el_lipses/El_lipse_num_55.pdf

Florensa, C; “La UAB porta a l'escenari "Converses sobre química" de Jane Marcet”, UABDivulga, ISSN 2014-6388, UAB-Bellaterra, December 2011.
http://www.uab.es/servlet/Satellite?cid=1096481464166&pagename=UABDivulga%2FPage%2FTemplatePageDetallArticleInvestigar¶m1=1324624977171

Florensa, C; “Taller d’història de la paleontologia i de la paleoantropologia a Catalunya”, UABDivulga, ISSN 2014-6388, UAB-Bellaterra, May 2011.
http://www.uab.es/servlet/Satellite?cid=1096481464166&pagename=UABDivulga%2FPage%2FTemplatePageDetallArticleInvestigar¶m1=1304578695645

Florensa, C; “La química del món "nano"”, UABDivulga, ISSN 2014-6388, UAB-Bellaterra, May 2011.
http://www.uab.es/servlet/Satellite?cid=1096481464166&pagename=UABDivulga%2FPage%2FTemplatePageDetallArticleInvestigar¶m1=1304664650469

Florensa, C; “I si un dia et preguntessin, t’imagines milers de ciutadans opinant sobre ciència i innovació?: el Repte 2030”, bloc del CEHIC: Science is not fun, May 2010.
http://blogs.uab.cat/cehic/2010/05/21/i-si-un-dia-et-preguntessintimagines-milers-de-ciutadans-opinant-sobre-ciencia-i-innovacio-el-repte-2030/


Other skills:
Member of the Scientific Comitee and Conference Coorganiser (alongside Oliver Hochadel – CSIC and Carlos Tabernero – CEHIC) of the 7th European Spring School on History of Science and Communication: Science on Television. Minorcan Studies Institute (IME), Catalan Society for the History of Science and Technology (SCHCT), European Society for the History of Science (ESHS), Centre for the History of Science (CEHIC) - Autonomous University of Barcelona, Institució Milà i Fontanals (Spanish National Research Council/CSIC), Societat Catalana d’Història de la Ciència i la Tècnica - Institut d'Estudis Catalans (SCHCT - IEC), Mahon - Spain, March 2013.

Seminars Series Coorganiser (alongside Oliver Hochadel – CSIC and Miquel Carandell – CEHIC):  “La vida social de pedres i ossos: noves visions en la història de l’arqueologia, la paleontologia i la paleoantropologia”. October 2012 – March 2013.

Roundtable Coorganiser (alongside Agustín López - PRBB-CEHIC):  “El fenomen Silent Spring a casa nostra”. Desember, 4th 2012.

Member of the Seminars Comission at the Catalan Society for History of science and Technology (SCHCT) 2011-2012.

-Conference Coordinator: 4th International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science. Societat Catalana d’Història de la Ciència i la Tècnica - Institut d'Estudis Catalans (SCHCT - IEC), Barcelona - Spain, November 2010.

Students Seminars Organizer: “XEHC: Xerrades d’estudiants d’història de la ciència. Everything You Always Wanted To Know About History of Science (But Were Afraid To Ask)”  http://xerradesestudiants.blogspot.com. From November 2010.

Member of the British Society for History of Science (BSHS) since January 2012.

Member of the Catalan Society for History of Science and Technology (SCHCT) since September 2012.

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