Miquel Oliver director of the Chair Telefónica-UPF

6 May 2013

Telefónica and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra signed a collaboration agreement which created the chair Telefónica-UPF: Social Innovation in Education. Miquel Oliver, director of the NeTS research group, is the director of the chair.

Under these three topics: social innovation, massive open online courses (MOOC) and Open Data, the Chair Telefónica-UPF proposes the organisation of activities that stimulate and generate discussion, seeking at the same time synergies with other Telefónica Chairs which work with close issues.

In this first year, activities focus particularly on the social phenomenon MOOCs to analyse their educational impact in different areas, both within and outside the University.

The proposed activities involve three UPF research groups:

Web of the Chair Telefónica-UPF: Social Innovation in Education