About UbiK media

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We Are

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An agency specialised in research and development communications. A group of curious people who believe that science and knowledge are a part of our cultural heritage.

We Want

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To communicate your research. To make your projects more visible. To make science and technology more accessible and entertaining. Unite art and science. Communicate your science professionally.

We Do Not Want

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To work without your cooperation. Sacrifice the thoroughness of your content. Ignore your research. To be a conventional communications agency.

Services

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If you are a company, centre, department or research group, how can we help you?

  • Advising you on strategies and defining communication plans
  • Handling the online communication
  • Producing your research in audiovisual format
  • Organising your events
  • Preparing publications and contents off/online
  • Managing the communication of research projects
  • Designing and giving courses to improve communicative skills
  • Developing business models from your innovation

Projects

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Videos about the watermarking technology developed by the UOC

Written by UbiK media. Posted in Proyectos

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Recently patented in the US, a watermarking technology has been developed by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), which allows to embed extra information imperceptible for the user in audio and video signals. This information can be recovered from a mobile device for several purposes, such as marketing or intellectual property.

Developed by researchers within the KISON group, this new technology offers several advantages, such as higher capacity for embedding data in audio and video signals, and higher fidelity and robustness even under adverse conditions.

Made in collaboration with MinifilmsTV, the videos explain how the watermarking technology works, what innovation it offers regarding existing solutions and the versatility of uses it offers.

Team

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evaEva Loste

PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of London. Eva Loste has worked in the field of scientific communication since 2003, gaining wide experience in the communication of projects and research centres, and in preparing scientific-cultural activities. She was with the Spanish television programme Redes (TVE) for four years. In 2006 she was the executive director of The Social Brain Chair, a centre from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) involved in bringing Social Neuroscience closer to the general public. In 2008, she became responsible for communication in the Office of Learning Technology at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). Eva has occasionally collaborated on popular science magazines and training courses. She is currently the manager of Ubik media.


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Rafael Loste

Rafael Loste holds a chemical engineering degree obtained at the Instituto Químico de Sarrià and a master in business administration by the UNED. He has been working for more than a decade in the base chemicals buying and selling sector both in the United Kingdom and France. During his 13 years in CESPA, an environment specialised company within the Ferrovial group, he held several senior management positions. Currently, he is partner at the UbiK media agency.



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Beatriz Barco

Beatriz Barco holds a biology degree from the University of Barcelona and Masters in Science Communication from Pompeu Fabra University. Beatriz Barco has worked as a journalist and science scriptwriter since the year 2000, mainly for the Spanish television programme Redes (TVE) and children’s programmes. She has also edited and written informative content for various publications. Beatriz is currently a collaborator with COMRàdio and lectures on postgraduate and master’s courses in the Elisava School of Design.


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Bru Papell

Biologist and writer. Bru Papell has been involved in areas of communication for more than a decade. He has worked mainly for online media and magazines. He has also collaborated with different associations for communication and informative projects, such as newsletters, managing conferences and organising workshops for young people.



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Laura Fontrodona

PhD in Genetics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication from the University Pompeu Fabra. During more than 10 years Laura Fontrodona has been dedicated to biomedical research in national (IDIBELL and VHIR in Barcelona) and international (Yale Medical School in the United States) centres, activity that she has combined with teaching and the development of educational science workshops for teenagers. In the last years she has worked in several communication agencies in the health sector and she has published articles and reports in blogs and specialized journals.



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Carolina Pozo

Carolina Pozo holds a Biomedical Sciences degree by the University of Barcelona and Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication by the UPF Barcelona School of Management (UPF-BSM). She has been part of the communication office of the Pompeu Fabra University for three years, and she has also contributed to the Ellipse publication, the communication channel of the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB). Her desire to continue growing has encouraged her to join the UbiK team as a freelance and to teach master students at UPF-BSM.



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Laura Torres

A Publicist by the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogota, Colombia, she arrived in Barcelona to take the Master on Design and Art Direction at Elisava. She is passionate for design, technology and science development, so the opportunity to take an internship in UbiK media was perfect for her, where she works developing the graphic image and also collaborating in several projects. Laura has worked in design studios where she has had the opportunity to acquire experience in graphic design and photography applied to the editorial sector.




Ubik drops you back in the thick of things fast. Taken as directed, Ubik speeds relief to head and stomach. Remember: Ubik is only seconds away "

Ubik (1969), Philip K. Dick.

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