The six centres of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (CRG, ICFO, ICIQ, ICN2, IFAE, IRB Barcelona) are participating in the 11th edition of the Festa de la Ciència, which is taking place this weekend (May 27-28) in the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona. This year’s edition will focus on the challenges of the future, with activities like workshops, micro-talks, demonstrations, debates, and more.
Below you will find a list of activities each of the BIST centres is holding:
WE ARE NOT ALONE!
Talk, general public
Toni Gabaldón, CRG, Saturday: 11.15h – 11.45h
SCIENCE OF THE FUTURE: REALITY OR FICTION?
Workshop, +6 years old
Scientists of the CRG, Saturday: 15.30h – 17.30h
SACA LA LENGUA
Demonstration, + 7 years old
Nùria Andreu, Luca Cozzuto and Elisabetta Broglio, CRG, Saturday: 13.10h
Demonstration, general public
Mara Diersen i Efrain Foglia, CRG, Starlab and Brac Barcelona (Research Art and Creation-UB), Saturday: 20.55h
KIDS LOOKING IN 3D WITH LEGOLISH
Demonstration, using a 3D flourescence microscope developed by ICFO, CRG, and IRB Barcelona.
Sat. 11:35 a.m., 12.30 p.m. and 1:50 a.m.
ARE WE UNPREDICTABLE?
Game to see how much you’re using an unpredictable game with a phone or a computer.
Sat. 11:40 a.m., 12 a.m. and 1:20 p.m.
CHEMISTRY FOR LITTLE ONES
A family-oriented workshop for children from 6 to 12 years
Dr. Laia Pellejà, ICIQ, Sunday 28th: 12:30 pm and 1.20pm
CHEMISTRY THAT IL*LUMINATES
Short talk about the difference between fluorescence and phosphorescence.
Dr. Fernando Bozoglian, ICIQ, Sunday 28th, 2.10pm
DISCOVER THE NANOWORLD
Set of events on Saturday, May 27th that include:
MANUFACTURING THE MOLECULE OF LOVE
Workshop, for ages 10-16, by Julia Garcia and Jesús Herraiz of IRB Barcelona
Saturday: 19.05h, 19.40h and 20.20h
SYSTEM BIOLOGY AND NETWORK MEDICINE
Microtalks for ages 16 and up, by Patrick Aloy of IRB Barcelona
BUILD A CELL
Workshop, for ages 8 to 12, by Lorena González and Konstantin Slobodnyuk of IRB Barcelona
Sunday: 12.25h and 13.50h
For more information and to download the full program, visit the event website.