Scientific training, participation and interaction at the VI Scientific Gathering of Young Researchers RTICC.

The VI Scientific Gathering of Young researchers RTICC 2016 was held in the Cancer Research Centre of Salamanca. Organised and funded by the Subject-based Network of Cooperative Research in Cancer (RTICC), the Health Institute III (Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness) and the Cancer Research Foundation at the University of Salamanca (FICUS), which work to strengthen the development of joint projects and the exchange between young researchers affiliated with the network.

More than one hundred young researchers from 24 centres through the country presented their research work during this initiative which aims to provide a networking opportunity for young scientists to exchange experiences, knowledge and technology with other researchers currently working in groups affiliated with RTICC. These young scientists surprise us every day with new models, and an extraordinary level, committed to Cancer Research Centre as an international reference, despite its funding problems. The reality of research in general and the Cancer Research Centre in particular is, however, very different.  The truth is that we would like for the Regional Community of Castile and Leon to provide us with more support and to follow through with its promise to approve the programme contract. This does not appear to be a priority for the regional government and forces us to compete at a disadvantage against other Regional Communities.

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Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Juan Manuel Corchado (15 de Mayo de 1971, Salamanca, España) Catedrático en la Universidad de Salamanca. Ha sido Vicerrector de Investigación desde el 2013 hasta el 2017 y Director del Parque Científico de la Universidad de Salamanca. Elegido dos veces como Decano de la Facultad de Ciencias, es Doctor en Ciencias de la Computación por la Universidad de Salamanca y, además, es Doctor en Inteligencia Artificial por la University of the West of Scotland. Dirige el Grupo de Investigación Reconocido BISITE (Bioinformática, Sistemas Inteligentes y Tecnología Educativa), creado en el año 2000. Director del IOT Digital Innovation Hub y presidente del AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado también es Profesor Visitante en el Instituto Tecnológico de Osaka desde enero de 2015, Profesor visitante en la Universiti Malaysia Kelantan y Miembro del Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado ha sido presidente de la asociación IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics, y coordinador académico del Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Arte y Tecnología de la Animación de la Unviersidad de Salamanca e investigador en las Universidades de Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) y en el Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). En la actualidad compagina toda su actividad con la dirección de los programas de Máster en Seguridad, Animación Digital, Telefonía Movil, Dirección de Sistemas de Información, Internet de las Cosas, Social Media, Diseño e Impresión 3D, Blockchain, Z System, Industria 4.0, Gestión de Proyectos Ágiles y Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings​, en la Universidad de Salamanca y su trabajo como editor jefe de las revistas ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) o Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado desarrolla principalmente trabajos en proyectos relacionados con Inteligencia Artificial, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids y Análisis de sentimiento.

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