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Presentation

The Nebrija Research Chairs are a paradigm of cooperation between the University and other organizations, which promote access to and the generation of knowledge, and its transfer to the productive sector and to society in general.

The academic programs, research groups, research projects, scientific production, and doctoral theses of each research area make up an ecosystem in which the chair encourages intense activity of knowledge generation and transfer.

Specifically, the Nebrija-Santander Chairs represent an alliance between Nebrija University and Banco Santander, which allows for further research and the University's social involvement. The chairs are dedicated to strategic areas aimed at solving the current challenges of our society, in which Nebrija has a proven research and teaching tradition.


What is a Nebrija Research Chair?

A stable structure over time that promotes, supports and drives transfer, training and dissemination actions in a specific research area.

  • It is based on one of the strategic research areas of the university, promoting University-Business-Society relations in the field of research and innovation.
  • It has the sponsorship and commitment of a reference company or institution.
  • It is directed by a reference expert and aligned with the university's research groups and academic programs.

1st edition of the Telefónica Nebrija Chair in Tourism Intelligence Awards for the best Final Research Projects of Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in the Chair's lines of research

The Nebrija University and Telefónica Móviles España convene the 1st edition of the Awards for the best Final Research Projects of Bachelor's and Master's Degrees presented in any academic discipline oriented to the thematic lines of the Telefónica-Nebrija Chair in "Tourism Intelligence.”
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Awards Resolution for the 2021-2022 Call

The main objective of the Telefónica-Nebrija Research Chair is promoting the implementation of projects and activities that allow the incorporation of technologies and innovations aimed at the digitalization of processes, and creating products and services in the tourism sector, thereby contributing to the development of a more innovative, intelligent and sustainable management of tourism.

On September 26, 2022, a specialized jury decided on the Telefónica-Nebrija Awards for the best Final Research Projects of Bachelor's and Master's Degrees on Tourism Intelligence, which represent recognizing students who stood out for their good work in this specialized line of research.

After the evaluation of the projects presented, which came from various national universities (Complutense University of Madrid, University of Girona and University of Oviedo) and international universities (Modul University Vienna, Austria), the following awards were granted:

  • ONE First Prize, with a gross amount of €1,250, to Aitziber Pousa Unanue for her FRP titled "From marketing to management: conceptualizing a strategic destination management scorecard (SDMSC)" and defended at the Modul University of Vienna (Austria).
  • ONE Second Prize, with a gross amount of €750, to Sara García Portela for her FRP titled "The Metaverse and its influence on the future of the Tourism Sector" and defended at the Complutense University of Madrid.

3rd edition of the Awards for the best Bachelor's and Master's Degree Final Projects

The Nebrija University and Banco Santander announce the 3rd edition of the Awards for the best Final Bachelor's and Master's Degree Final Projects presented in any academic discipline oriented to the thematic lines of the Nebrija-Santander research chairs.

Awards Resolution for the 2021-2022 Call

On July 28, 2022, Antonio de Nebrija University's Department of Research Chairs conferred the Nebrija-Santander Awards for Final Research Projects in Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in the chairs' lines of study, which were committed to promoting the knowledge of students who stood out for their good work in the specialized research carried out by Antonio de Nebrija University's research chairs.

The expert juries evaluated the projects presented, which were a total of 31. The origin of the research works was wide, since there were proposals from 12 Spanish universities (University of Almería, University of Alicante, Antonio de Nebrija University, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Camilo José Cela University, Villanueva University Center, University of Malaga, Cartagena Polytechnic University, University of Oviedo, University of Salamanca, University of Valencia and University of Zaragoza), and 8 foreign universities (Universidade do Vale do Rio Dos Sinos de Sao Leopoldo in Brazil, Politécnico Gran Colombiano, University of Holguín in Cuba, Bratislava University of Economics in Slovakia, Francisco Morazán National Pedagogical University in Honduras, Autonomous University of Chiapas, Autonomous University of Mexico, University of Lima in Peru and University of the Republic of Uruguay).

Below are the winning projects for each category, endowed with a prize of €1,250 gross:

  • The Nebrija-Santander Global Chair for Spanish as a Language of Migrants and Refugees, awards its Prize to Teresa Hernández López for her FRP entitled "Spanish teachers' beliefs about the teaching of grammar for immigrants in the Community of Madrid", defended at the Antonio de Nebrija University.
  • The Nebrija-Santander Chair in Risk and Conflict Management awards its FRP Award to María Isabel Renedo Cobás for her FRP entitled “Sex exploitation of women and girls in West Africa: a problem for the region's security” and defended at the Antonio de Nebrija University.
  • The Nebrija-Santander Global Chair in Energy Recovery in Surface Transport awards its Prize to Jose Manuel Díaz Montalvo, for his FRP entitled "Design and modeling of a thermoacoustic engine for a test bench" and defended at the Antonio de Nebrija University.
  • The committee of the Nebrija-Santander Global Chair on Business Internationalization declared the award void.

Conditions of the 2021/2022 call

Modalities and Prizes

  • One Prize for the best Bachelor's Degree Final Project or Master's Degree Final Project in Business Internationalization: 1,234.56 euros gross.
  • One Prize for the best Bachelor's Degree Final Project or Master's Degree Final Project in Conflict Management and Resolution: 1,234.56 euros gross.
  • One Prize for the best Bachelor's Degree Final Project or Master's Degree Final Project in Teaching Spanish as a Language of Migrants and Refugees: 1,234.56 2 euros gross.
  • One Prize for the Bachelor's Degree Final Project or Master's Degree Final Project in Energy Recovery in Transport: 1,234.56 euros gross.

Requirements

The requirements that the submitted works will have to meet are the following:

  • They must have been prepared and defended by students from any university, public or private, national or foreign.
  • They must have been presented and defended from January 2021 to December 2021, both included.
  • They may be presented in Spanish and English.
  • The score obtained must have been the following:
    • Bachelor's Degree Final Project: excellent.
    • Master’s Degree Final Project: excellent.

Topics

  • Prize for the best Bachelor's Degree Final Project or Master's Degree Final Project in Business Internationalization: the works awarded will be those that, from any scientific discipline, delve into the knowledge of the foreign action and performance of companies, identifying the most relevant guidelines and aspects of their internationalization process.
  • Prize for the best Bachelor's Degree Final Project or Master's Degree Final Project in Conflict Management and Resolution: the works awarded will be those that delve into the knowledge, management, prevention and resolution of risks and conflicts of various kinds, especially those related to the field of Law, Psychology, International Relations and Security.
  • Prize for the best Bachelor's Degree Final Project or Master's Degree Final Project in Teaching Spanish as a Language of Migrants and Refugees: the research works awarded will be those that study the acquisition, learning, teaching and evaluation of Spanish as a language of migration. Likewise, research works that aim to contribute to the improvement of linguistic and social care of migrants and refugees from the host society will be valued.
  • Prize for the Bachelor's Degree Final Project or Master's Degree Final Project in Energy Recovery in Transport: the research works awarded will be those on following: the efficient and responsible use of energy in surface transportation, especially those dedicated to developing energy recovery technologies in vehicles - automobiles; promote more efficient use of surface transportation energy; measure the impact of these technologies on the development of sustainable mobility and/or raise awareness about the efficient and responsible use of energy.

Deadline and submission of applications

The works will be submitted through the Banco Santander Scholarship portal at the following link: https://app.becas-santander.com/es/program/becas-santander-investigacion-premios-nebrija-santander-a-tfg-y-tfm

The documentation to be provided will be the following:

  • A PDF copy of the Bachelor's/Master's Final Project submitted to the call with the personal information (name and surname) of the author of the work and of the tutor.
  • A PDF copy of the anonymous Bachelor's/Master's Final Project, that is, in which the name of the person who prepared it or who tutored it does not appear.
  • Copy of the Curriculum Vitae.
  • Copy of accreditation of the evaluation/grade obtained.
  • Annex I completed.
  • An abstract of 1,000 words with the objectives, results and conclusions of the work.

With regard to the processing of applications, those in which any of the documents mentioned in this section are missing will not be taken into account.

The deadline for submitting applications extends from the publication of these bases until 01/07/2022, both included.

Bases of the Call

2nd edition of the Awards for the best Final Research Projects for Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

The Antonio de Nebrija University and Banco Santander announce the 2nd edition of the Awards for the best Final Research Project for Bachelor's and Master's Degrees, presented in any academic discipline oriented to the thematic lines of the Nebrija-Santander research chairs.

Resolution Awards Call 2020/2021

The Department of Chairs of the Antonio de Nebrija University has failed on July 26, 2020 the 4 Nebrija-Santander Awards for End-of-Degree Projects and End-of-Master Projects in the lines of the chairs, dedicated to promoting knowledge of those students who have stood out for their good work in the specialized lines of research carried out from the chairs of the Antonio de Nebrija University.

Four expert juries have evaluated the works presented, which have amounted to a total of 22. The origin of the research works has been wide, as proposals from 7 Spanish universities have concurred (Antonio de Nebrija University; Camilo José Cela University; Autonomous University University of Barcelona; University of Granada; University of Castilla La Mancha; University of Cantabria; University of Valencia) and 6 foreign universities (Redemptoris Mater Catholic University, in Nicaragua; Federal University dos Vales do Jequitinhonha e Mucuri, in Brazil; University of Bío -Bío, in Chile; Online Latin American Technological University, in Mexico; Federal University of Goiás, in Brazil and University of Guanajuato, in Mexico).

Next, the awarded works in each category are detailed, endowed with a prize of 1000 euros.

La Cátedra Global Nebrija-Santander del Español como Lengua de Migrantes y Refugiados, otorga su Premio a Andrea González García, por su TFM titulado The Emotional Brain. Theory of Mind in Late Bilinguals, defendido en la Universidad Antonio de Nebrija.

La Cátedra Global Nebrija-Santander en Gestión de Riesgos y Conflictos, otorga su Premio de TFG a Eva Araújo Villanueva, por su TFG titulado A Transnational Security Threat: the Ethnic-Religious Component Inside Al-Shabaab, defendido en la Universidad Antonio de Nebrija.

La Cátedra Global Nebrija-Santander en Internacionalización de Empresas, otorga su Premio a Andrea Pallás Rocafull, por su TFM Small and Medium Enterprises participation in Global Value Chains: The role of institutions and cooperation networks in Environmental Upgrading promotion, defendido en la Universidad de Valencia.

La Cátedra Global Nebrija-Santander en Recuperación de Energía en el Transporte de Superficie, otorga su Premio a Nicolás Pérez Baena, por su TFG Análisis crítico y propuesta de mejora de test de homologación de emisiones para vehículos eléctricos, defendido en la Universidad Antonio de Nebrija.

Rules of the 2020/2021 call

Modalities and Awards

  • ONE Award for the best Final Research Project for Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Internationalization of Companies: 1,000 euros.
  • ONE Award for the best Final Research Project for Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Conflict Management and Resolution: 1,000 euros.
  • ONE Award for the best Final Research Project for Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Language of Migrants and Refugees: 1,000 euros.
  • ONE Award for the best Final Research Project for Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Energy Recovery in Transport: 1,000 euros.

Requirements

The requirements that must be met by the submitted research projects will be the following:

  • They must have been prepared and defended by students of any university, public or private, national or foreign.
  • They must have been presented and defended from January 2020 to December 2020, both months included.
  • They can be presented in Spanish and English.
  • The grade obtained must have been the following:
    • Final Research Project for Bachelor’s Degree: excellent.
    • Final Research Project for Master’s Degree: excellent.

Topics:

  • Award for the Final Research Project for Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Internationalization of Companies: the research projects awarded will be those that, from any scientific discipline, delve into the knowledge of the external action and performance of companies, identifying the most important guidelines and aspects relevant to their internationalization process.
  • Award for the Final Research Project for Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Conflict Management and Resolution: the research projects awarded will be those that delve into the knowledge, management, prevention and resolution of risks and conflicts of various kinds, especially those related to the fields of Law, Psychology, International Relations and Security.
  • Award for the Final Research Project for Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Teaching Spanish as a Language of Migrants and Refugees: the research projects awarded will be those that study the acquisition, learning, teaching and assessment of Spanish as a language of migration. Likewise, research projects that aim to contribute to the improvement of linguistic and social care for migrants and refugees in the host society will be valued.
  • Award for the Final Research Project for Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Energy Recovery in Transport: the research projects awarded will be those regarding the efficient and responsible use of energy from surface transportation, especially those dedicated to developing energy recovery technologies in motor vehicles; promoting more efficient use of surface transport energy; measuring the impact of these technologies on the development of sustainable mobility and/or raising awareness about the efficient and responsible use of energy.

Deadline and submission of applications:

The deadline for submitting applications is from and including these dates: 01/06/2021 to 30/06/2021. The research projects will be submitted through the following link.

1st edition of the Awards for the best Final Bachelor’s Degree Research Projects

Nebrija University and Banco Santander convene the 1st edition of the Awards for the best Final Bachelor's Research Projects presented in any academic discipline oriented to the thematic lines of Nebrija-Santander research chairs.

Resolution 2019/20 Call Awards

Next, the awarded works in each category are detailed, endowed with a prize of 1,000 euros.

The Nebrija-Santander Global Chair on Spanish as a Language for Migrants and Refugees, awards its FRP Award to Mario del Campo del Prado, for his project: " Proyecto Didáctico de Artes Escénicas: el trabajo con Teatro Aplicado para la justicia social, la interculturalidad y la creación teatral colectiva", defended at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija. El jurado ha destacado de este trabajo su relación directa con el objetivo principal de la cátedra (contribuir a la mejora en la atención lingüística y social de migrantes y refugiados desde la sociedad de acogida) y los proyectos que se desarrollan en el marco de los enfoques performativos en la enseñanza de Lenguas.

The Nebrija-Santander Global Chair on Risk and Conflict Management awards its FRP Award to Lara Mínguez Zafrilla, for her project: " El Conflicto entre China y Tíbet: Orígenes, Evolución y Consecuencias", defended at Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio. El jurado ha destacado de este trabajo su adecuación a las líneas de trabajo de la cátedra (el estudio interdisciplinar de riesgos y conflictos de diversa índole), así como su rigurosidad metodológica y la actualidad y vigencia del tema que aborda.

The Nebrija-Santander Global Chair on Business Internationalization awards its FRP Award to Carolina Calatayud Galiana, for her project: " New Destination of the Global Value Chains: the East of Africa", defended at Universidad de Valencia. El jurado ha destacado la solidez de este trabajo, la actualidad del tema (África y las cadenas globales) y su rigurosidad metodológica. Se trata además de un trabajo escrito enteramente en inglés.

The Nebrija-Santander Global Chair on Energy Recovery in Surface Transport awards its FRP Award to Marco Casale Nieto, for his project: " Desarrollo de metodología de ensayos dinámicos y adquisición “low-cost” para vehículos automóviles", defended at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija. El jurado ha destacado de este trabajo su alineamiento con las líneas de la cátedra, pues plantea el desarrollo de una metodología de adquisición de datos y ensayos para automóviles; la estructura y organización, así como su originalidad, con una apreciable labor propia de codificación.

Bases of the 2019/2020 Call

Modalities and awards

  • Award for the best Final Research Project in Business Internationalization: 1.000 euros.
  • Award for the best Final Research Project in Conflict Management and Resolution: 1.000 euros.
  • Award for the best Final Research Project in Teaching Spanish as a Language for Migrants and Refugees: 1.000 euros.
  • Award for the best Final Research Project in Energy Recovery in Transportation: 1.000 euros.

Requirements

FRPs may be presented if prepared and defended by students of any university, public or private, national or foreign, from January 2018 to December 2019, in Spanish and English, and if they have obtained a minimum grade of SOBRESALIENTE (DISTINCTION).

Documentation

  • A PDF copy of the FRP that is submitted to the call with the personal information (name and surname) of the author of the work and the tutor.
  • A PDF copy of the anonymous FRP, that is, in which the name of the person who prepared it or of the person who has tutored it does not appear.
  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae.
  • Copy of accreditation of the grade obtained.
  • Annex I filled out

For processing the applications, those in which any of the documents mentioned in this section are missing will not be taken into account.

Deadline and submission of applications

The deadline for submitting applications ranges from the publication of these rules until 04/20/2020, included. The projects will be presented through the Banco Santander Scholarship portal

Complete bases

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What are the objectives of the Nebrija Research Chairs?

Promote activities in the university and R+D+i fields

  • Organization and participation in specialized national and international conferences.
  • Design of training activities on the chair's subject for bachelor's and postgraduate students of the university.
  • Interaction with researchers and research groups of related interests.

Guide priority research lines towards the challenges of the H2020 program and the lines of the National R+D+i Plan

  • Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies
  • Ecological and efficient transportation
  • Industrial leadership
  • Secure companies

Lead projects with value and social commitment

  • Learning Spanish for immigrant workers
  • Family business and entrepreneurs
  • Efficient and non-polluting transportation
  • Security and conflict management

Promote dissemination activities aimed at the general public on the results and studies carried out by the chair team and research groups

  • Publication of books and book chapters in first-rate publishers.
  • Presentation of publications in reference environments linked to the chair's thematic line
  • Organization and participation in conferences and forums.
  • Publications in professional and widely disseminated media.