BIST centres participate in 2019 Researchers’ Night

By September 23, 2019January 7th, 2021BIST, Europe

The centres of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) are participating in the 2019 European Researchers’ Night, a public science outreach event taking place in cities all over Europe on Friday, September 27th.

Researchers’ Night is a mega outreach event that takes place every year on the last Friday of September simultaneously in about 300 cities all over Europe. The event aims to bring science, research, and technology closer to the public through scientific talks, workshops, and games at various locations in Barcelona. In 2018, 1.5 million visitors attended Researchers’ Night events in 371 cities!

The BIST centres are participating in and around Barcelona with the following highlighted activities. A full programme of all activitites can be found here (Barcelona) and here (Tarragona).

Thursday, September 26, 2019:

El magnetisme de les tomaques (ICIQ)
Scientific talk for secondary students, Thursday morning, Tarragona

Imaginació i levitación magnètica (ICIQ)
Scientific talk for secondary students, Thursday morning, Tarragona

Fotocatalitzadors orgànics: com he acabat enmig d’aquest guirigall? (ICIQ)
Scientific talk for secondary students, Thursday morning, Tarragona

Quiralitat: molècules davant del mirall. Per què tenen tanta importància? (ICIQ)
Scientific talk for secondary students, Thursday morning, Tarragona

El més petit i el més gran (ICIQ)
Scientific talk for secondary students, Thursday morning, Tarragona

Friday, 27 September 2019:

On van els elements de la taula periòdica? (ICIQ)
Game/Workshop, 16:30h-21:30h, Plaça Corsini, Tarragona

Els colors dels elements (ICIQ)
Game/Workshop, 16:30-21;30h, Plaça Corsini, Tarragona

Els elements de la fotosíntesi artificial (ICIQ)
Game/Workshop, 16:30-21;30h, Plaça Corsini, Tarragona

Gate2Brain, a door to cure the brain (Meritxell Teixidó, IRB Barcelona)
Short talk, 17:00-18:00, Centre Cívic Urgell, Barcelona

New antitumor drugs based on Alpaca antibodies (Salvador Guardiola, IRB Barcelona)
Short talk, 17:30-18:00, Vil·la Urània, Barcelona

How do cells communicate? (Lorena Gonzalez, IRB Barcelona)
Short talk, 18:00-19:00, Centre Cívic Urgell, Barcelona

Cellular reprogramming: how we obtain stem cells in the lab (Elena Melendez, IRB Barcelona)
Short Talk for Teenagers, 19:30-20:00, CosmoCaixa, Barcelona

Stick out your Tongue: the game of the oral microbiome (CRG)
Family activity for 10 year olds and up, session 1 at 19.30h, session 2 at 21.30h, CosmoCaixa, Barcelona

Presentation on the visualization and sonification of the particle physics project developed for the CCCB Quantica Exhibition (IFAE)
21:30h, CosmoCaixa, Barcelona

Who is Who in European Science (CRG, ICFO, ICIQ, ICN-CSIC, MCAA)
Nights of activities, 18h – 23h, FabCafe Barcelona

•  18:00h-19:00h: Podium Discussion and exhibition “Bridging STEM to STEAM: Why art can be more than a communication tool in science and technology

•   19:30h – 21:00h: Research Project Exhibition: PhD students of seven European Training Networks will showcase their projects and explain how their research impacts people’s daily life.

•  20:00h – 21:00h: Speed dating with scientists

•  21:15 – 22:30h: BCN Science Slam

Nou canvi de paradigma en la detecció de malalties: la nanomedicina (Dr. Laura Lechuga, ICN2)
Short talk, from 21h on, CosmoCaixa, Barcelona

Los materiales bidimensionales y el futuro de la tecnología de la información (Dr. Adriana Figueroa, Marianna Sledzinska, ICN2)
Short talk, from 21h on, CosmoCaixa, Barcelona

Saturday, 28 September 2019

Choose your own adventure… in science! A game to explore the world of science. (IRB Barcelona)
Game, 12:00-13:30, Vil·la Urània

Lego workshop: Build the universe piece by piece (IFAE)
12:30h at Biblioteca Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

We look forward to seeing you there! More information can be found here (Barcelona) and here (Tarragona).