Deborah Power elected member of the Royal Academy of Science and Arts of Barcelona
Deborah Power, CCMAR researcher, was elected as a foreign correspondent member of the Royal Academy of Science and Arts of Barcelona.
The nomination for this restricted institution is a recognition from the Academy's scientific community for the research career and curriculum of the University of the Algarve professor. It implied a nomination by one of the members and consequent acceptance by the others.
Deborah Power revealed that she felt "very honoured by the invitation" and will now participate in the Academy's activities and debates, join panels or advisory committees of international research centres.
The Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona (RACAB) is an association of academics in science and its applications, restricted in the number and selection of its members, aiming at promoting and becoming a reference for the Catalan culture and society regarding pure and applied sciences and arts.
Founded on 1764 as a private literary society, the Academy one of the most important libraries in Spain due to the abundance of scientific works from more than three centuries, a historical archive and was responsible creation of the Fabra Observatory, located on the upper slopes of the Collserola mountains.