Outreach News

Friday, 01 September 2017

Sharing the secrets of the nanoworld at the Gas Museum

The ICN2 has collaborated in the organisation of a nano exhibition at the Gas Natural Fenosa Foundation Gas Museum in Sabadell, Barcelona, together with the Institute of Nanoscience of Aragon and FECYT, the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology. ICN2 Director Pablo Ordejon and head of the Marketing and Communications Department, Àlex Argemi, attended the official inauguration yesterday afternoon.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Plasticine, pipe cleaners and the future of nano

The final Nano2All citizen dialogue was held in Barcelona this month at the CCCB. As the project moves into its next stage, the stakeholder dialogues, we leave you with a review of this playful event which had participants building future objects that exploit the possibilities of brain-computer interfaces.

Monday, 29 May 2017

The nanoworld starred at the Barcelona Science Fair 2017

The ICN2 was at Barcelona Science Fair 2017 together with collaborating institutions such as the University of Barcelona (UB), Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB) and CRESIB. With a central booth devoted to discovering the nanoworld, ICN2 researchers and communicators interacted with a large audience made up of families and science lovers.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Talking air quality sensors and graphene at the Maker Faire Barcelona

Daniel Grajales of the ICN2 NanoBiosensors and Bioanalytical Applications Group was at this year’s Maker Faire Barcelona, held this past weekend from 17 to 18 June. The Maker Faire originated in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006 as a meeting point for the tech-influenced DIY community, and has gone on to bring together the creative and the curious around the world ever since.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

2nd Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: 10alamenos9

The 10alamenos9 Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is back with over 100 activities to choose from at five locations in Spain. Among them, the UAB Campus in Bellaterra, where it kicked off today with a tour of the research facilities and a talk from ICN2 ICREA Research Prof. Stephan Roche.