Gaming as a common theme
Personatges en Joc

With gaming as a common theme, this initiative creates a work environment with materials about various characters, their life’s work and their historical context, all the while presenting the content in an attractive and user-friendly way for the student, who can work both at school and at home.

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Find out about viruses and our body’s defence systems from Dolors Aleu, a Catalan doctor who was Spain’s first female graduate.

The Personatges en Joc collection

Click and play with the games: Narcís Monturiol and his submarine, Joan de Peratallada and science in the Middle Ages, Miquel Crusafont and paleontology, Ferran Alsina and the Industrial Revolution and Francesc de Castellví and the events of 1714.

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Dolors Aleu Riera

Find out about viruses and our body’s defence systems from Dolors Aleu, a Catalan doctor who was Spain’s first female graduate.

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Francesc de Castellví i Obando

(Montblanc, 1682 - Viena, 1757)

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Narcís Monturiol

This computer game combines entertainment with information about Monturiol’s life and work, and is designed to introduce the Catalan inventor to 11- and 12-year-olds.

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Joan de Peratallada

A computer game about one of the great Catalan masters of medieval alchemy



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Miquel Crusafont

Find out about pre-historic Catalonia from Miquel Crusafont, the internationally renowned Catalan paleontologist!

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Ferran Alsina

Get to know the Industrial Revolution with Ferran Alsina

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Personatges en Joc
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This collection is the result of collaboration between the Generalitat de Catalunya’s University and Research Secretariat and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC).

Play with the various games: Narcís Monturiol and his submarine, Joan de Peratallada and science in the Middle Ages, Miquel Crusafont and paleontology, Ferran Alsina and the Industrial Revolution and Francesc de Castellví and the events of 1714.

The collection was launched in 2009 from the former Universities and Research Commission, part of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Business, in order to present relevant characters from the world of science and technology from the history of Catalonia.