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Cadevall i , Joan
Castellgalí 1846 - Terrassa 1921
Educator, botanist. Characterized by his modesty, Joan Cadevall who "did not aspire that his name could one day appear next to those of Costa, Trèmols, Vayreda..., all worthy scientists; would have been satisfied that it appeared after them, at a respectful distance...", as explained by Pius Font i Quer on the long obituary he dedicated to him, became one of the leading scientists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Catalonia.
Ferrer i Sensat, Angeleta
Barcelona 1904 - Barcelona 1992
Educator, teacher, professor. She devoted over 50 years of her life to teaching. Daughter and granddaughter of teachers, she continued the type of open and innovative school promoted by her mother, the pedagogue Rosa Sensat i Villa. In her own words, "education is a more a work of love than of science."
Graells i Agüera, Marià de la Pau
Barcelona 1809 - Madrid 1899
Educator. He was teacher of zoology in the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales in 1837; he became Professor of anatomy and physiology in the University of Madrid in 1843 and was one of the founders of the Société Entomologique of France.
Pedro i Pons, Agustí
Barcelona 1898 - Barcelona 1971
Doctor, educator. Doctor. He studied with Francesc Esquerdo i Ferrer i Soldevicens, and in 1927 he became Professor of pathology and clinical medicine at the faculty of medicine in Barcelona, where he was also a teacher. He attended several congresses and was the president of different institutions: the Instituto Médico-farmacéutico, the Academia de Ciencias Médicas (1939-58) and the Academia de Medicina de Barcelona (1957-71).
Ras i Oliva, Enric
Tarragona 1915 - Benicarló 2007
Professor, educator. Engineer and professor of electrical engineering at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). A beloved professor, a renowned engineer and a respected academic figure, Enric Ras i Oliva led engineering beyond where it seemed possible to when he began to practice it, amidst the Spanish Civil War. Involved not only in his work, but in the development and the future of engineering in Catalonia, he also managed to emphasize the importance of the social and ecological responsibility it entailed.
Salvà i Campillo, Francesc
Barcelona 1751 - Barcelona 1828
Educator, doctor, researcher. He participated in the Catalan Enlightenment movement promoting the progress of the science and society. In the field of medicine he fought against superstition thoughts.