Contact: rosa.franquet@uab.cat

Office: I0-418


Full Professor in Audiovisual Communication and Advertising at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Has five recognized research sections, has directed numerous doctoral thesis and head researcher of several competitive projects.

In 2011 receives the grant for Senior Reseachers Salvador de Madariaga for conducting a research at the University of Melbourne (Australia).

Project Manager of GRISS (Image, Sound and Synthesis Research Group), consolidated research group and recognized by the Generalitat de Catalunya (2005SGR00846).

Academic coordinator of the doctoral studies in Audiovisual Communication and Advertising. Director of the section “Comunicación y Cultura Digital” in the Asociación Española de Investigadores de la Comunicación (AE-IC) and member of the Scientific Committee of the AE-IC.

She is part of various editorial and scientific commitees of journals in the field of social sciences:elos. Cuadernos de Comunicación e Innovación de la Fundación Telefónica; Sphera Pública, Revista Multidisciplinar de Ciencias Sociales y de la Comunicación; adComunica, Revista Científica de Estrategias, Tendencias e Innovación en Comunicación; Periodística, Comunicació, Revista Académica de la SCC.

Has served on the evaluating team of the VI i VIII Research Framework Programme of the European Union and in various evaluation committees of local, regional and international research (CNEAI, ANECA, ANEP, AGAUR, AQU, EU, etc.).

has been a researcher and visiting professor at various national and international universities such as the University of California at Berkeley, University of London (Goldsmiths), University of Melbourne (Australia), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), University of the South Pacific (Fiji), Universidade de São Paulo (Brasil), Iberioamericana  (México) or Adolfo Ibáñez (Chile).

In 2004, he received the research award of the Consell de l’Audiovisual de Catalunya.

She is an expert in cultural industries, cross-media content and participation and has published several papers and books.


Rosa Franquet i Calvet