Friday, 04 February 2022

#100tífiques: Women researchers come together to promote scientific vocation in young students

As February 11, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, approaches, a few related initiatives and events are taking place. The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) and the Catalan Foundation for Research & Innovation (FCRI) are organizing the 4rth edition of the #100tífiques programme. This year’s edition opened up with a Networking Meet-up, held at the Paranimf of the University of Barcelona on February 4.

Thursday, 04 November 2021

NanoEduca: teacher training to bring nanoscience and nanotechnology into the classroom

The second NanoEduca training took place yesterday at the ICN2. This course, aimed at secondary and high school teachers, is part of the NanoEduca programme, aimed at facilitating the inclusion of nanoscience and nanotechnology topics in school educational programme. Around 20 assistants got the opportunity to discover the NanoKit experimental tools and a new virtual educational experience, NanoEduca 2.0.

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

Celebrating 40 years of STM and 35 of AFM at the UAB

This meeting commemorates the beginning of the Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM), the Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), and its pioneers in Catalonia. Within the framework of Science Week, this event celebrated 40 years since the inventions of the STM and the 35 years of the AFM. The event took place on Tuesday, 16 November, at the UAB Science Faculty and was co-organized by the Barcelona Nanocluster (ICN2, ICMAB, and IMB-CNM) and the UAB Science Faculty. 

Wednesday, 29 September 2021

Celebrating nanoscience at the European Researchers’ Night

Every year the European Researchers’ Night brings researcher’s closer to society, through talks, workshops, and activities. The aim is to share their scientific and technological knowledge with general public. This year, the ICN2 participated in some of the outreach events, organized across Europe, all week, celebrating the last Friday of September 2021.