Antonio Miguel Nogués-Pedregal / Expressions of interest of Spanish institutions / Horizonte2020

Expression of Interest

Contact Person/Scientist in Charge

  • Name and surname: Antonio Miguel Nogués-Pedregal
  • Email: amnoguesSPAMFILTER@umh.es

Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche

Department / Institute / Centre

  • Name: Universidad Miguel Hernández
  • Address: Avda. de la Universidad, s/n (Edif. Torreblanca) E-03130 Elche
  • Province: Alicante

Research Area

  • Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC)

Brief description of the institution:

Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH)
Organization profile
UMH was established in 1996 and began its academic activities in the 1997/98 academic year, being one of the newest public universities in Spain. UMH has 4 campuses (Elche, where the central administration is placed, Sant Joan d'Alacant, Orihuela, and Altea) and 75 buildings whose total surface area covers 947,635 m2. Its constructed surface area is 209,876 m2. There are 16,000 full‐time students and 24,500 alumni since the university's creation. The UMH budget for 2015 is 90,820,442 €. The UMH has 9 faculties (Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Experimental Sciences, School of Engineering of Elche, School of Engineering of Orihuela, Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences of Elche, Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences of Orihuela, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, and Faculty of Medicine). Regarding academics, UMH offers 25 bachelor's, 44 master's, and 16 PhD programs. The UMH has also several Research Centres, including the Instituto de Neurociencias (recognized as “Severo Ochoa” Center of Excellence), Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular, Instituto de Bioingeniería and Centro de Investigación Operativa. The total number of employees at the UMH is about 1,600. UMH personnel are distributed into 2 areas: faculty (1,018), of which 536 are full‐time, 482 part‐time, and 650 of these are Ph.D.s; and staff (577), with 372 administration and services personnel, along with 205 technicians and people contracted through research projects.

Brief description of the Centre/Research Group (including URL if applicable):

Culture, tourism and (cooperation for) development –Culturdes—is an established research group focusing on the role of culture in tourism development processes and contexts. Our main fieldwork research line deeps into the comprehension of culture and society in tourism contexts using dialogical perspectives and advanced computer assisted software for qualitative data analysis. The themes we currently research are cultural heritage and local memories, territorial development and sustainable tourism strategies, and social capital as a resource for territorial development.

Project description:

The project focuses on transnational mobilities with special attention to those related with tourism and the production of social capital in multicultural contexts in the Mediterranean area as a resource for territorial development.

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