UNIR Research designs, contributes and leads a number of Research projects, at Regional, National and European levels. We are focused on Educational Technology, since our university makes use of the Internet, as communication media amongst students, professors, staff, and general public. In addition, we work on Educational Innovation (e.g. Methodology, Personalised Learning, Open Educational Resources, MOOCs), and in other topics on Education (e.g. Didactics, Assessment), Communication, Entrepreneurship, Game-based Learning, Business, Big Data, and others. Following, we show a selection of news related to these active projects, funded by the European Commission, mainly. You can find the full description in other subsections of this menu.

UNE, with the collaboration of UNIR iTED, launches the game Norma and the mystery of the lost train

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On 26 April 2021, the Spanish Association for Standardisation (UNE) launches the game Norma y el misterio del tren perdido Read more

Project Encore+: European Network for Catalysing Open Resources in Education

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Project Encore+ responds to the European priorities of opening up and modernising education and training through the creation of a Read more

Project From Cure To Care: Digital Education and Spiritual Assistance in Hospital Healthcare

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The project ‘From cure to care – digital education and spiritual assistance in hospital healthcare’ is financed by the extraordinary Read more

Project StrategyHack: Hacking Institutional Strategies for Rapidly Deployed Digital Education

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The European Project ‘StrategyHack: Hacking Institutional Strategies for Rapidly Deployed Digital Education’, where UNIR iTed participates, starts on 1st March Read more

Project FABLE: Training Faculty on Blended Learning

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The Research Institute for Innovation & Technology in Education (UNIR iTED) participates in the European Project ‘Training Faculty on Blended Read more

Project SQUAD: Sleep Quality in Alzheimer’s disease

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Alzheimer’s disease causes well-known symptoms such as dementia, memory loss, disorientation and even aggressiveness among the people suffering from it. Read more

Project EduHack

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Hacking Education through E-learning and Open Education Within Higher Education, the emergence of Massively Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and other Read more

Project WeReLaTe

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Advancing effective institutional models towars cohesive teaching, learning research and writing development WeReLaTe is funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme Read more

Project PLeNTaS

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Natural Language Processing for the Semiautomatic Grading of Tasks The current state of the art of text-oriented analysis technologies allows Read more

Project OPENGAME

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Promotion of Open Education through Gamification   The OPENGAME project aims to contribute to the uptake of Open Resources and Read more

Project MEDICI

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Mapping the Evolving Digital Inclusion landscape to support Cohesion and Integration   MEDICI is a two-year European project, which aims Read more

Project Stop-The-Clock Data extraction from unstructured information sources

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Extraction and analysis of unstructured data and natural language   Stop the clock is a project whose objective is the extraction Read more

Project EXALT. Data processing of biological products

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Remote extraction, analysis and processing of information The EXALT project deals with the collection, processing and analysis of data by Read more

Project RATTLE. Structured and understandable information based on statistics

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Risk assessment timelines The RATTLE project was born to meet the need of EuropaBio, one of the most important companies Read more

Project MINECO DDOL

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Digital inequality and job opportunities: study of the use of online platforms for job searches in Spain (DDOL) The main Read more

Project EASI-Genomics (funded activity)

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Characterisation of genetic determinants of severity in SARS-CoV-2 infection (COVID-19) EASI-Genomics is a consortium, bringing together several of the most Read more

Project SOM. Students’ activity patterns in online courses

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Identification of activity patterns in subjects taken through eLearning One of the main objectives of the project is the search for Read more

Patent: u-Professor, monitoring activities carried out by user groups

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Method of monitoring activities carried out by user groups in digital online environments This system is a tool designed primarily Read more

Patent: u-Student, sending recommendation notifications to groups of user

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Method of sending recommendation notifications to groups of users of a web content manager and one or more secondary web Read more

Patent: u-JITT, notifications to users with different roles in a network

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System and procedure for sending content and notifications to users with different roles in a network Just in time or Read more

Patent: Certification with a Blockchain system

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System based on the issuance and validation of certificates Blockchain is in charge of issuing and validating academic certificates, ensuring Read more

Project Resonate

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The european project RESONATE – Development of Professional Courses in Sustainable Water Management is funded by the European call Erasmus+ KA2 Read more

Project COMPETE!

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The project COMPETE!: COMPETences for Effective labour markeT Entry!, started in October 2019, is funded by the Erasmus+ call, KA2 Read more

Project EdDiCo

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EdDiCo: supporting the development and certification of the digitla competences of educators is a project funded by the European Erasmus+ call, Read more

Project Keystone

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Keystone Project (Knowledge, Enterprise and Young People – supporting youth transitions in the new economy), started in February 2018, is Read more

Project Comanity

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COMANITY  is a 2-year (2017-2019) Erasmus+ KA3 “Support for Policy Reform” – social inclusion action coordinated by Arcola Research (UK),  involving  9 Read more

Project V-Tours

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V- Tours project, Erasmus +, KA2 – Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices Strategic Partnerships for higher Read more

Project uR-Director

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Educative and Technological Innovation Project uR-Director will be a brand new service for collectives which are grouped together around an Read more

Report OpenEdu

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Study: “Member States case studies: policies for opening up education” The study, which runs in the period October-December 2016, aims Read more

UNIR and Beijing Normal University join forces to work with learning analytics

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Through the project PERFORM, both institutions analyze the learning process and the interaction patterns to develop an automatized recommendation system Read more

Project AppMOOC

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The project AppMOOC (Support for semi-automatic correction of online activities in massive courses (MOOCs)) is designing and implementing a software Read more

Project Open Educators Factory (OEF)

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The Open Educators Factory project stems from the assumption that true progress in open education requires changes in practice and Read more

Project Social Seducement

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The Social Seducement project aims to develop the key competences and skills of adults with disadvantages, and in particular those being Read more

Project QAREER: Quality Assurance of Career Services in Higher Education

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UNIR takes part in QAREER: Quality Assurance of Career Services in Higher Education, (Erasmus+ Programme, Grant Agreement: 2015-1-RO01-KA203-014972), a European project that Read more

Project Espaq: (Enhancing Students Participation in Quality Assurance in Armenia HE)

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The overall objective of ESPAQ project is to strengthen the quality assurance (QA) processes and practices in the Armenian higher Read more

Project e-Story Media and History

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UNIR participes in E-STORY: From Cinema to the web. Studying, representing and teaching European History in the digital era, (Erasmus+ Programme, Grant Read more

Project: TESLA (Teacher Support Learning Analytics)

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A university degree is composed of a large number of subjects, each one with the participation of a different teacher Read more

Project: JITT (Just In Time Teaching)

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The project is about creating a platform that allows teachers to send different types of notifications / questions to the Read more

Project OpenMed: Opening up education in South-Mediterranean Countries

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Openness in Higher Education seems to be common sense for the equal and democratic access to knowledge. Stimulating supply and Read more

Project Social4ALL

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Accessibility adaptation platform for social networks Social4all is a platform aimed at improving the accessibility of websites. Accessibility standards are Read more

Project Digital Educa 2014

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The Project Digital Educa 2014 analyses how universities face the impact of ICT. The main purpose of the project is Read more

Project iLIME

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The main purpose of the project iLIME is to elaborate and implement an automatized itinerary-recommendation system aiming at helping teachers Read more

Project ISE: Inspiring Science Education

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Inspiring Science Education, Large Scale Experimentation Scenarios to Mainstream eLearning in Science, Mathematics and Technology in Primary and Secondary Schools Read more

Presentation of A4Learning

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  UNIR Research would like to invite you to join the presentation of A4Learning, a learning analytics project being developed Read more

Project eMundus

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eMundus: Fostering international Higher Education collaboration through ICT and open education (Erasmus Mundus – Promotion Projects-EACEA/38/12, Grant Agreement: 2013-2508/001-001) The Read more

Project VM-Pass: Virtual Mobility Passport

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Virtual Mobility Passport – Implementing Recognition of Virtual Mobility and OER Learning through a Learning Passport (Lifelong Learning Programme–Erasmus-EAC/S07/12) The Read more

Project EU-USR: University Social Responsibility

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EU-USR: Comparative Research on University Social Responsibility in Europe and Development of a Community Reference Framework (Lifelong Learning Programme–Erasmus-EAC/27/11, Grant Read more

Project Edumotion

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EDUMOTION: Education on the Move – Mobile Access to educational content (FP7 Programme-SMEs-2012-1, Grant Agreement: 315568) This project researches on Read more

Project Intuitel

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INTUITEL: Intelligent Tutoring Interface for Technology Enhanced Learning (FP7 Programme-ICT-Call 8, Grant Agreement: 318496) The objective of INTUITEL is to Read more

Project Hotel

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HOTEL: Holistic Approach to Technology Enhanced Learning (FP7 Programme-ICT-Call 8, Grant Agreement: 318530) The HOTEL proposal focuses on the design, Read more