Olga Del Río

Researcher
Short biography: 

Professor at the University of Girona (UdG). Doctor in Information Sciences (UAB) and Bachelor of Science in Information (UAB). Researcher specialized in Methodology, Communication and ICT for Development, Communication policies and Strategic planning of communication. Visiting researcher at Ohio University (USA), Diego Portales University (Chile) and Universidad Javeriana (Colombia). Member of the International Scientific Committee of the ART-UNDP Initiative. She is an associate professor in the Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences (UAB), Vice-President of the Mediterranean Observatory of Communication (OMEC)

Academic status and research lines

- Associate Professor of the Department of Journalism and Communication Sciences (UAB), Vice-President of the Mediterranean Observatory of Communication (OMEC). Consultant for the EC and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), among other national and international organizations. Has professional experience in development and international cooperation, culture, press and development of methodological tools

- As a researcher she is part of three research groups: the Laboratory for Prospective and Research in Communication, Culture and Cooperation (LAPREC-UAB), the Research Group on Social and Institutional Communication (CSiI-UdG) and INCOM-UAB. He has conducted 4 research stays abroad at universities in Colombia, Chile, the United States and Cuba

- He joins teaching in masters and doctorate, in various degrees and universities in Spain and in other countries, mainly in the emerging field of "Communication and ICT for development and social change"

- As for scientific production, has published several articles in indexed journals and I have participated and organized international conferences. Notably, he has published books and book chapters resulting from research, teaching manuals and methodological manuals published by international organizations (EC, UNDP) as a university-society transfer. These manuals are being applied by programs and institutions in Spain, Latin America and the southern Mediterranean

Recent Posts

- "Communication and Development in Mediterranean zone". Del Río O. Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Vallés (Barcelona): Observatori Mediterrani de la Comunicació (OMEC); 2013

- "Communication and Development in the Mediterranean". Del Río O. Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Vallés (Barcelona): Observatori Mediterrani de la Comunicació (OMEC); 2013

- "Communication and Development in the Mediterranean". Del Río O. Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Vallés (Barcelona): Observatori Mediterràni de la Comunicació (OMEC); 2013

- Approach to information and communication from the Approach to Rights / Approach to Information and Communication from Rights Approach. Journal of Legal Studies nº 12/2012 (Second Period). University of Jaén (Spain). (Electronic version: rej.ujaen.es)

- The value of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for human development: opportunity or threat? // The Value of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Human Development: Opportunity or Threat ?. Folios 24, 2010, Faculty of Communications, University of Antioquia

Others

- Consultant for the EC and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), among other national and international organizations

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