Science & Society | outreach activities | 2011

Physicians and Scientists for a day: Science and Technology Week, November 23th and 25th, 2011

ICVS - ECS, UMinho, Braga The 2011 edition of Science and Technology Week at the School of Health Sciences-UMinho received 400 young students from 1st to 12th grade to be Physicians and Scientists for a day.                                                                           ...

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The ABCs of Surgery: present and future, September 26-30th, 2011

The week of 26th-30th September was dedicated to promote an active interaction between the researchers of the ICVS Surgical Sciences Domain and the general population.Multiple activities were carried out, both in- and out-doors, reaching over 780 students, with the purpose of divulging our scientific achievements, motivating the youth for the study and practice of Science and also to elucidate any doubts they may have.               ...

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Open labs to secondary school students, January 26th and April 6th, 2011

Two hundred secondary school students from Minho-North of Portugal, had the opportunity to engage in multiple biomedical experimental laboratorial activities, by the hand of 50 researchers from the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS).                                                                 ...

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Science Epidemic Week, March 21-25th, 2011

A Science Epidemic will hit the North of Portugal next March. The epicenter will be at ECS/ICVS but it will be highly contagious and rapidly expand, mainly among the student population. The last forecast is that hundreds of people will be affected with a renewed enthusiasm towards scientific research.                                 & ...

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Brain Awareness Week, March 14-18th, 2011

The ECS/ICVS teamed up once again with the global celebrations of the International Brain Awareness Week, which this year took place from March 14th to the 18th. The focus of this initiative is to elucidate the general public on brain function and bring awareness to current research in the neurosciences field [VIDEO]. Dia do Cérebro SIC2011 from ICVS ECS on Vimeo.                         & ...

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