Interdisciplinary Research Group on ICTs

OUR RESEARCH

The Interdisciplinary Research Group on ICTs (i2TIC) is made up by faculty and researchers from different fields of knowledge and has as its main research goal the interdisciplinary analysis of the determinants and results of the interaction between ICT use and that of information, communication and knowledge flow on individuals and organizations.

Considering ICT as a general purpose technology and the relationship between this technology and information, communication and knowledge flow, i2TIC addresses the interdisciplinary research of:

  • The complementary relationships that outlines ICT use, and information, communication and knowledge flow by individuals and organizations.
  • A set of technological and non-technological determinants that explain the results of ICT personal use and that relating to information, communication and knowledge flow on individuals, organizations and society.
To reach its main goal, i2TIC is developing several research projects under five areas of research:

Knowledge Economy and Network Firm

ICTs, Knolwedge, Productivity and Economic Growth

ICTs, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer

Knowledge, Education, E-learning, Labour and Employability

E-health, Welfare, wellbeing and Happiness

Research, Innovation and Knowledge transfer


Interdisciplinary Research Group on ICTs
  • Analyses the determining factors and results of interaction between ICT, people and organisations.

  • The basic objective of this line is to analyse new co-innovative sources of productivity and competitiveness in the economic field (aggregate, region, sector and business level).

  • Determining factors of wellbeing in the knowledge society

OUR TEAM

UOC Researchers

Joan Torrent-Sellens

Team Leader
Lecturer
Economics and Business Studies Departament
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Alicia Aguilar-Martínez

UOC researcher
Lecturer
Faculty of Health Sciences
Director of Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Health
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Ana Isabel Jiménez-Zarco

UOC Researcher
Marketing Associate professor
Economics and Business Department
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Francesc Saigi-Rubió

UOC Researcher
Lecturer
Faculty of Health Sciences
Telemedicine Program Director
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Pilar Ficapal-Cusí

UOC Researcher
Associate professor
Economics and Business Studies Departament
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Sílvia Sivera-Bello

UOC Researcher
Lecturer
Information and Communication Science Department
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Sandra Vilajoana-Alejandre

UOC Researcher
Lecturer
Information and Communication Science Department
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Associate Researchers

Alicia Izquierdo-Yusta

Associate Researcher
Marketing Associate Professor Universidad de Burgos (UBU)

Ángel Díaz-Chao

Associate Researcher
Associate professor
Applied Economics I Departament
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

Darío Quiroga-Parra

Associate Researcher
Lecturer
Economics and Business Studies Departament
Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, Cali Colòmbia

Elena González-Rodrigo

Associate Researcher
Lecturer
Applied Economics I Departament
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

Inés González González

Associate Researcher
Associate Professor
Economics and Business Department
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Isabel Llodrà-Riera

Associate Researcher
PhD in Strategy and Marketing
Bit Foundation

Jackeline Velazco

Associate Researcher

Joan Boada-Grau

Associate Researcher
Professor
Psychology Department
Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Joaquim Clara Rahola

Associate Researcher

John Dawson

Associate Researcher
Emeritus Professor
University of Edinburgh Emeritus Professor
University of Stirling

Jorge Sainz-González

Associate Researcher
Associate professor
Applied Economics I Departament
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

Jose Luis Montes

Associate Researcher
Associate professor
Applied Economics I Departament
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

M Pilar Curós-Vilà

Associate Researcher

Maria Pilar Martínez-Ruiz

Associate Researcher
Lecturer
Marketing Department
Universidad de Castilla La Mancha

Mónica Cerdán-Chiscano

Associate Researcher
Associate Professor
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, UIC

Mònica Guillén-Royo

Associate Researcher
Senior Researcher
Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) –
University of Oslo

PhD Students & Research Assistants

Aleksandra Skorupinska

PhD Student
Statistics Trainee
European Central Bank

Aleksandra Wilczynska

PhD Student

Clara Viñas-Bardolet

PhD Student
PhD Grant holder
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Ivan Soler-Ramos

Researcher
Senior Researcher
Grupo Analisis e Investigacion

Jesús Matos-Vila

PhD student
Finance Manager
Construcciones Cots y Claret, S.L.

Juan Francisco Martínez-Cerdá

PhD Student
PhD Grant holder
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

María Ángeles García – Haro

PhD Student
PhD Student
Universidad de Castilla la Mancha

Maria Jose Granero Paris

PhD Student
Head of Procurement Propulsion & Equipment at EADS
Astrium Space Transportation

Maule Méndez Aparicio

PhD Student
Head of software development Autoclub Mutua
Mutua Madrileña

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