Born and raised in the Catalan village of La Pobla de Segur , Borrell, aeronautical engineer and economist by training as well as professor of mathematics. In the opposition after the election, Borrell unexpectedly won the PSOE primary in and became Leader of the Opposition and the designated prime ministerial candidate of the party until resigning in He then relocated to European politics, becoming an MEP during the — legislative period and serving as President of the European Parliament for the first half of the term. He took office in December After completing primary education, the remote location of his village led Josep Borrell to be home-schooled with aid from his mother and a retired teacher, taking the official Baccalaureate exams at the Lleida high school. In the summer of Borrell worked as volunteer at the Gal On kibbutz in Israel, where he met his future French wife Caroline Mayeur,   from whom he is now divorced.
Guest co-editor of the forthcoming special issue on Entrepreneurship in translator and interpreter training to be published in Hermes-Journal of Language and Communication in Business. Expected publication date: Spring Olga Jeczmyk Nowak ongoing.
Development of chemical sensors optical and electrochemical and biosensors , farmacologic studies, new materials for controlled release, analytical methodologies and microelectronics equipments. Monitoring the progress of all research activities taken by the students and evaluate abstracts Business or sector Professional: Scientific and technical activities. Pharmacokinetic modelling of the natural aminoacid taurine administered IV and orally in a preclinical animal model of well and undernutrition using software Nonmem 7. Also valoration of two commercial enteral diets containing taurine to assess its potential benefit in clinic.