Outreach News

Monday, 09 April 2018

The ICN2 reopens its doors for this year's ESCOLAB

Lab tours give young students the opportunity to interact with real scientists and get a sense of what happens at a research centre. Last week almost 100 students came through our doors to learn about the research carried out at the ICN2. This event was made possible thanks to the participation of the researchers and admin personnel who gave up some their time to organise some unique experiences.

Friday, 09 February 2018

Promoting women in STEM at local secondary school

Last month Dr Belen Ballesteros, leader of the ICN2 Electron Microscopy Unit, gave a talk at the La Vall secondary school in Bellaterra. In a forerunner to the events planned at the ICN2 as part of the Spanish “11F” promotion of women and girls in science, her talk aimed to show another face of science, while also introducing the students to exciting field of nanotechnology.

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, 26 January 2018

Celebrating Women in Science at the ICN2

In the second week of February, the ICN2 will be joining other research centres around the world to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Find out more here.

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.