Thursday, 01 March 2018

Brain implants and educational nanotechnologies at the MWC and YoMo

The ICN2 returned this year to the Graphene Pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, this time showcasing graphene-based brain implants designed to restore speech and communication abilities. It also explored super hydrophobic materials in the classroom context at the parallel Youth Mobile Festival.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

BIST Mothers of Science supporting grants call now open

As the first action within a larger "Women in Science" programme, the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology has launched a new grants scheme offering support to BIST scientists and mothers. The call is open until 12 March.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Doing science like a woman

Last week we celebrated the International Day of Women and Girls in Science at the ICN2 with a series of events intended to inform and provoke reflection on the subject of gender. Read on for a summary of the main ideas raised.