The School of Life Sciences trains professionals that are highly demanded in their sector due to their knowledge, values and willingness for sacrifice. The curricula include the most up-to-date subjects and are connected to the reality of current scientific progress, and offer extensive training to the student in order to develop a qualified, recognized and demanded professional profile.
A learning model in which the student's critical thinking is also encouraged, with the premise of promoting scientific thinking and promoting the research career of its members.
The School's main objective is the transfer of knowledge by following a student-centered pedagogical model. Scientific knowledge, based on evidence, characterizes the disciplines of Psychology, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Sports. A rigorous transfer of this knowledge, but with the closeness characterized by Nebrija University, are the hallmark of the School.
In order to achieve this goal, the University makes available to students the most advanced tools in the teaching of health, psychological and sports degrees. They will learn from the hand of a teaching staff with extensive experience in their respective areas of knowledge, and that is supported by a Medical Education Unit, whose objective is to improve teaching to provide the highest quality training to future health professionals in all stages of their continuous educational process.
The School of Life Sciences trains citizens who are committed to society, and who contribute through their profession to improving people's quality of life. Generalist professionals with sufficient scientific, technical and human preparation, capable of adequately addressing the tasks of their sector. In addition to their skills, they add the ability to adapt to the scientific and technological advances of today's world, with inquisitiveness for staying up to date within the framework of continuous lifelong education.
Sara Uceda Dean of the School of Life and Nature Sciences
Decana de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Vida y de la Naturaleza
Dean of the Faculty of Life and Nature Sciences
The Bachelor's Degree in Psychology organized the first Psychology Conference at Nebrija University, which brought together many professionals to discuss various interesting topics for students. The director of the bachelor's degree, Juan Carlos Fernández Rodríguez, opened the session with the hope of institutionalizing this type of event so that students are in contact with "front-line professionals."Information about the Activity
In Spain, one in five minors suffer cases of child sexual abuse, a reality that only shows up in the media when a case draws special attention, but that many others suffer in silence every day.Information about the Activity
During this time of isolation we are faced with, not only can our physical health suffer, but we also have to pay special attention to our mental and emotional health in order to stay strong and in good spirits in this situation.Information about the Activity
The Bachelor's Degree in Psychology is very close to the reality of the examination rooms and wants to train students in the latest advances in therapies. To do this, it organized a presentation with Ana Isabel Saz, a psychologist with more than twenty years of experience in different areas of the sector.Information about the Activity
Companies have been experiencing a change in the orientation of their businesses for some years now, putting the customer at the center of their activity. Many organizations have put aside the old profitability model, understanding that by providing positive customer experiences from the moment they contact the brand until they make the purchase, they will achieve higher profitability points.Information about the Activity
Human Resources departments and, by extension, all companies and organizations rely on analytical methods that discover talent, the suitability of a position and the effectiveness of a selection process. According to data from Deloitte, 71% of companies consider that the so-called People Analytics is a high priority element for their business and more than 70% have invested in improving this area.Information about the Activity
Iván Eguzquiza Solis, head of psychology at the Sleep Research Institute, shared with the students of the Bachelor's Degree in Psychology some clinical cases of chronic insomnia to show them how to diagnose it and how to treat it.Information about the Activity
There are 70.8 million forcibly displaced people in the world, 25.9 million of them are refugees. These are the numbers that UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has collected in its annual report Global Trends on forced displacement in 2018. These data are published a day before the celebration of World Refugee Day, reminding us that it is still necessary to rethink in what terms the right to life is given to many people.Information about the Activity
The School of Languages and Education organizes a week of activities with the aim of bringing its students closer to lectures, conferences and professionals who broaden their education from different perspectives.Information about the Activity
Nebrija University organizes the 1st Women's Sports Day, an event that is part of the activities of the Bachelor's Degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences.Information about the Activity
The preparation of an athlete, from a person who goes for a run every week to a high-level one, must address both physical and mental issues. Being prepared to increase your sports performance is not only a work of the muscles, but also of the brain.Information about the Activity
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The teaching staff of the School of Life Sciences is made up of full-time professors and part-time associate professors.
The profile of full-time professors corresponds essentially to Accredited Doctors, with dedication to research and university teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in their area of specialization. On the other hand, associate professors, closely linked to the exercise of their professional activity, offer students the most direct contact with the professional reality that they will find once they complete their studies.
Lastly, specialist professors in the field of communication and management skills, who teach seminars and professional competences subjects. The University makes a determined commitment to offering its students all the professional and personal development tools that will be required of the professionals of the future.
The School dedicates part of its effort to research tasks, as a fundamental complement to teaching. The main lines that are developed are based on the study of human behavior, with the intention of explaining behavior with the scientific rigor of the various disciplines that make up our School. Specifically, sports behavior and performance are analyzed based on mathematical and statistical analysis, and our specialization is very powerful in the psychometric analysis of human behavior, in addition to evaluating the effectiveness of a psychologist's clinical practice.
Likewise, the neurobiological bases of behavior are studied and for this, different behavior analysis techniques are applied in different animal models, which exemplify current disorders and alterations in the human clinic.
The School devotes part of its effort to research tasks, as a fundamental complement to teaching. These tasks are structured around the existing Research Groups, which are part of the official register of the University, and which materialize in research projects with companies and public institutions of the sector.Consult here the lines of activity and research groups
The School’s professors usually publish publications related to their research as an essential part of their activity at the University.Consult here the most recent publications
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