Outreach News

Friday, 26 July 2019

The ICN2 hosts students from the Youth and Science programme

Sponsored by Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera, the programme aims to foster scientific vocations in young students. The students have enjoyed the experience of being a researcher by interacting with the Nanobioelectronics and Biosensors Group and the Novel Energy-Oriented Materials Group. Two students winning the Biology Olympiad also joined us during the summer for an immersive research experience.

Friday, 21 June 2019

ICN2 at the European Week of Sustainable Energy

Vil·la Urània, a public space with a special flavour for science dissemination at the heart of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi in Barcelona, hosted several events related with the European Week of Sustainable Energy. Prof. Pedro Gómez and Daniel Rueda, from the ICN2 Novel Energy-Oriented Materials Group, were among the participants.

Thursday, 09 May 2019

NanoEduca celebrated its fourth poster and video contest at CCCB

The program, meant to introduce nanoscience in the secondary classrooms, holds a yearly contest that awards the best poster and videos on nanoscience made by students. The event included an informal talk between two top-level researchers and a science performance.

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Quantum research with the ALBA synchrotron on stage at the CCCB

A public lecture on quantum research carried out at the ALBA synchrotron was held on June 12 at the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), in the framework of the Quantum exhibition. Dr. Jordi Fraxedas, from the ICN2, together with Dr. Salvador Ferrer, from ALBA, and Dr. Gervasi Herranz, from the ICMAB, explained how this advanced facility is used to investigate materials.

Monday, 06 May 2019

The Quantum Fellows gather at the CCCB

The Fundació Catalunya/La Pedrera, together with the ICN2 and IFAE, organised on 4 May a gathering event to celebrate the impact of their educational programmes related with physics. Four generations from the Crazy from Physics Programme participated in the event, together with students from other programmes and interacted in the context of the CCCB Quantum exhibit.