Tag: talk

20ª Semana de la Ciencia en la Universidad de Barcelona


Del 13 al 22 de noviembre la Universidad de Barcelona organiza diversas actividades alrededor de la Semana de la Ciencia que este año llega a su vigésima edición bajo la coordinación de la Fundación Catalana para la Investigación y la Innovación (FCRi). Algunas de las actividades programadas son: 4º Torneo Interuniversitario del juego...

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The Tapir: a living fossil threatened with extinction


Although the Tapir is one of the world’s largest land mammals, the lives of these solitary, nocturnal creatures have remained a mystery. Known as “the living fossil,” the very same Tapir that roams the forests and grasslands of South America today arrived on the evolutionary scene more than 5 million...

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Expanding Opportunity in a World of Innovation


How can cities, schools, tech leaders, and policy makers drive innovation that is robust, open, and inclusive? In the fourth and final webinar of the October series, Doing Innovation: Empowering Young People for Tomorrow’s World, host S. Craig Watkins talks with experts from academia, business, education, and entrepreneurship about the new...

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EscoLab 2016


EscoLab is a set of free scientific activities, aimed at students of secondary school (ESO), Spanish baccalaureate and vocational training. These activities open the door to different laboratories and research centers and offer the opportunity to dialogue with researchers working in the advancement of society. It is an initiative of...

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UB Science Festival


The University of Barcelona opens its door to citizens to celebrate the UB Science Festival. The main objective of the activity is to bring people closer to the research activity developed at the University in an amusing and innovative way. Throughout the day, UB campuses organise different science dissemination activities...

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Jorge Wagensberg “Algunos años después”


Jorge Wagensberg es un profesor, investigador y escritor español nacido en Barcelona. Creador y ex director del Museo de la Ciencia CosmoCaixa de la Fundación “La Caixa”.  En su más reciente libro Algunos Años Después, basado en recuerdos de infancia, el autor explica cómo terminó en el mundo de la ciencia. La librería No LLegiu invita a...

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Talk “Culture and Science in the Digital Era”


Undoubtedly, technological advances have expanded the possibilities of access to culture and science, but also changed the social perception of the rigor of knowledge. How are we related to culture and science in the digital era?  This will be the focus of the talk Culture and Science in the Digital Era....

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“La Festa” in the NOVUM Festival


On 25 and 26 April Plaza de las Glòries will be transformed into a laboratory for young and old, to experience science, technology and innovation in person. Participants will work with researchers, see science closely, participate in workshops, unique spaces, talks, discover La Gimcana as the party continues in museums and...

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