On 17 January the UAB Migrations, Education and Childhood Research Group (Emigra) organises a seminar on early school leaving in Catalonia within the European context, in which researchers will be presenting the results of the project Reducing Early School Leaving in Europe RESL.eu. Read more
The ICTA-UAB, IBB and INc announce the Elevator Pitch competition
The IBB, INc and ICTA-UAB institutes announce a competition for doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers at their centres. The challenge consists in participants explaining the research they are conducting in under two minutes.
The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona's IBB, INc and ICTA-UAB institutes announce a competition for the doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers at their centres. The challenge consists in participants explaining the research they are conducting in under two minutes in an interesting and entertaining way, and with comprehensive language.
To do this, the call includes a free course offered by the Big Van Science group in which they will learn to talk about science in public.
In four training sessions, participants will acquire formulas and techniques used for on-stage oral communication so that they can enjoy the experience of raising the public's interest in their scientific project.
The training course will be held every Tuesday of February 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and the Elevator Pitch competition will be held on 14 March 2019 at the Faculty of Medicine. There will be prizes for the three best speeches.
Places are limited and those interested in participating must register by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org before 15 January 2019.
The organising centres IBB, INc and ICTA-UAB, grouped within the framework of the Observatory for the Science Dissemination (ODC) of the UAB, organise this activity which is funded by the FECyT.
The NanoEduca programme, with the involvement of the UAB, was awarded the 2018 National Prize for Scientific Communication, granted by the Government of Catalonia and the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation for "introducing nanoscience and nanotechnology to upper secondary education students and teachers". Read more