Two projects in Humanities and Architecture receive the 5th Puig Foundation Grant in Teaching Innovation at the UIC

On 14 June, the award ceremony for the 5th edition of the Puig Foundation Grant for Teaching Innovation was held in the UIC’s Graduation Hall. A total of 11 projects were presented with the participation of 56 teachers.

The first prize was awarded to Marta Crispí, lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities, for her project entitled, “Active Teaching Methodologies for Developing Digital Skills for Humanities”. The proposal stood out due to its innovative approach to the acquisition of skills and the use of new technologies by both lecturers and students.

The second prize went to Víctor Echarri and Pedro Casariego from the School of Architecture, for their project entitled, “Interdisciplinary Workshop on New Sustainable Construction Solutions through the Recycling of CDW from Wind Farms”. In particular, the jury valued the project’s interdisciplinary nature and sustainability, in line with the 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

The event was chaired by Josep Clotet, Vice-rector for Planning and Quality, and Isabel Villanueva, Director of the Innovation and Teaching Quality Classroom , and was attended by María Vallés, Director of the Puig Foundation. Vallés underlined the significant role played by the UIC Barcelona lecturers in the development of society.

During the event, the winners of the 4th edition of the Puig Foundation Grant, Marta Benaiges and Diego Navarro, from the School of Architecture, and Montserrat Nebrera from the Faculty of Law, presented the conclusions of their projects, which won awards in 2022.

Organized by the UIC Barcelona Innovation and Teaching Quality Classroom, this event reflects the ongoing commitment to educational excellence and the support for innovative initiatives in the classroom.