To foster cooperation within the network, Interbio regularly organizes scientific, technical, business and educational events. Registered Interbio partners are invited to participate in these events and can get financial support to cover their mobility costs.
For more information, please contact your local WP3 coordinator.
19-23 march 2012
Interbio Science Communication Workshop
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The international Interbio workshop ‘Two faces of Science Communication” took place at the Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB) on March 19-23 2012. In the unique setting of the town of Oeiras, located at the Tagus river mouth and the Estoril beach coast, just outside Lisbon, this practical workshop aimed at helping researchers to develop their communication skills and get them acquainted with examples of science outreach activities they can engage with.
This 5-days workshop proposed to address both faces of scientific communication, to peers and to lay audiences, focusing on the role of researchers in the process.
Training scientific writing
Learning about science communication activities within Interbio
Practicing talking to the public
Andrea Gwosdow, Gwosdow Associates Science Consultants
Magdalena Bak-Maier, Imperial College London
Vladimir de Semir, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Vicent Martinez, Observatori Astronòmic de la Universitat de València
Nathalie Caplet, Cap Sciences, Bordeux
Toulouse representative (to be confirmed)
Carlos Catalão, Ciência Viva, Lisboa
This workshop was targeted to researchers willing to develop their communication skills both when dealing with their peers and when talking to the public. The event was free for INTERBIO participants but limited to 6 candidates per node (LISBON, TOULOUSE, VALENCIA, BARCELONA, BORDEAUX) due to its practical nature. Travel and living expenses were covered by each respective node.
For more information, please visit the website http://www.itqb.unl.pt/interbio_scicom2012
Contact : Cristina Oliveira, email@example.com
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