Science & Society | outreach activities | 2012

Science and Technology Week, November 21-22th, 2012

The School of Health Sciences and ICVS opened their laboratories during the Science and Technology Week, on the 21st and 24th of November 2012, to more than 350 students of all ages.                                                                                          ...

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ICVS Open Labs to secondary school students, January 25th, 2012

One hundred and thirty secondary school students from Minho-North of Portugal, engaged in biomedical experimental lab activities at the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute(ICVS). Original, challenging and highly pedagogic research activities centered on Microbiology, Oncobiology and Neurobiology, took place during an entire day (25-01-2012), by the hand of ICVS researchers.                                ...

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ABCs in Surgical Sciences, September 24-28th, 2012

ICVS - ECS, UMinho, Braga  The week of 24th-28th September was dedicated to promote an active interaction between the researchers of the ICVS Surgical Sciences Domain – ICVS/3B’s Associate Laboratory and more than 800 primary and secondary school students. Multiple activities carried out, both in- and out-doors, 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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Science Outbreak Week, March 19-23th, 2012

ICVS - ECS, UMinho, Braga  This initiative was organized by the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), and was dedicated to promote awareness on infectious diseases and microbiology research. The initiative took place in the week 19-24th  March, and included open lab activities, directed to primary and secondary school students, as well as scientific lectures, presented by our researchers, in schools of the northern Portugal. The World Tuberculosis Day (http://www.time ...

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Brain Awareness Week, March 12-16th, 2012

ICVS - ECS, UMinho, Braga  The National opening of International brain awareness week took place at the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) of the University of Minho. The session included lectures on Aging, depression and anxiety, cultural activities and experimental sessions, aimed at students from 1st to 12th year as well as the general population. Once more Portugal join the initiative of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, with the theme "brain and health" ...

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