Universitat Ramon Llull - Càtedra Ethos


-“Ethical Code for the Barça Foundation” (2018-2019), through a participatory methodology and guided by experts from the Ethos Chair.

–“Women athletes: discriminations, barriers, elections”, for the Barça Foundation (2017-2018), a qualitative study on gender discrimination in team sports. The report was presented at a mass ceremony held on the occasion of “Women’s Day” in the Auditorium 1.899 of the Camp Nou, with the presence and participation of academics, journalists, women athletes and representatives of institutions.

This is a study based on 40 semi-guided interviews of approximately one hour to female athletes of different ages, practitioners of different team sports and with different levels of dedication (from completely amateur to almost professional) aimed at detecting barriers and discriminations that they suffer in their daily sports practice and propose measures to combat them. It also delves into the elements of the environment that impact on the girls when choosing a sport, practice it and endure or abandon their practice, as well as the positive elements of empowerment, which it brings about.

-“Sport for the prevention of violence among children and youngsters”, for the Foundation of the Futbol Club Barcelona (2016-2017). This work present sport as an instrument of conflict resolution, cohesion and social coexistence among children and youngsters. Turning to national and international bibliography on the interrelation between sport and violence, it identifies different types of violence, points out its causes, and sketches the consequences it has for children and youngsters, and presents the practice of sport as an instrument of integration which prevents violence. It also includes the structured summary of a focus group, which took place during the study, on the following question: In which ways might sport mitigate and prevent violent behaviors in life beyond the practice of sport?

-“Professional home caregivers in Barcelona: profile, tasks, needs and virtues”, for Mémora Group (2016-2017).

Los cuidadores profesionales domiciliarios de gente mayor en la ciudad de Barcelona”, para el Grupo Mémora (2016-2017). 

-“Analysis of the ethical and social advantages of hiring employees with intellectual disabilities” (Abertis, 2016-2017).

-Code of Ethics for “Parcs i Jardins de Barcelona” (2016-2017).

-“Values for an ethics of mobility”, for RACC (2015-2016). This study aimed at designing a Map of Values of Ethics of Mobility which took into consideration the most significant research on ethics of mobility and that takes into account some of the successes and failures of experiences of implementing codes of ethics of mobility in other places.

- “The social capital generated by the practice of sport within publish sport centers among people with disability“. (2014-2015). It consisted of a qualitative research on the moral and social dimension of the sport practice of people with disability of the Public Centers of Sport in Barcelona, as well as an examination of the extent to which it contributes to their social inclusion.

 -“Analysis of a model of leisure night time for teenagers and examination of its viability in Barcelona” (2014-2015).

-“The values of the fire brigade of Barcelona”. The goal of this work was to identify, classify, and make explicit the values of the fire brigade of Barcelona. We conducted a number of personal interviews with members of the service belonging to different departments and levels of responsibility in order to design a realistic axiologic frame than incorporates those values which are really lives, practiced and promoted by all of them.

-“Barcelona: from the city of sport to the city of values. The moral and social capital of the sport practice of Barcelonians”.  It consisted of a qualitative research on the moral and social dimension of the sport practice of the users of the Public Centers of Sport in Barcelona.

 -“The values of La Masia”: the project aimed at assessing the intensity and the pedagogical and axiological commitment of the sport education of the future professionals of the Football Club Barcelona. The axiological reality of the FC Barcelona was studied from clearly distinct perspectives: trainers, residents, instructors, coaches, cooks, etc. The second phase of the project consists of updating the good practices code of the Centre de Formació Oriol Tort and also of making sure it is well implemented.

-“The commitment of Damm Foundation with sports”: beginning October 2014, the study had as its goal examining the different dimensions of the sport project of DAMM -educational, pedagogical and professionalizing- and studies with outmost care the special idiosyncrasy of its football teams, which do not aim at professionalizing any athlete. On the other hand, the project also pursued the creation of a feminine section, and therefore has to focus on the challenges that such a project poses to a world which is markedly masculine.

-“Listening to their voice. Fifty Barcelonians Adolescences”. The Council of Barcelona perceived the need to support the teenagers of our city on their growing-up processes, particularly on its social dimension. Hence the need to re-think the educational and leisure resources it offers them and to design strategies to promote healthier lifestyles and values. We were responsible for examining the values, lifestyles, and concerns of a wide range of teenagers who live in Barcelona and re-think the institutional link between them and our city.

-“The ethical criteria of the sponsorship by Fundació Abertis”. The project wanted to determine and define eleven values that should guide the selection process of the projects that apply for one of the grants offered by Fundació Abertis. That is, we carried out an analysis of the values that characterize Fundació Abertis in order to clearly establish the criterion that should allow for a rational deliberation on which of the projects derive being sponsored.


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