New edition of the ‘UB’s science cafés’

By Thursday November 19th, 2020 Grupos de investigación

During the week of 23 November, will take place the activity ‘Cafès científics de la UB‘. This is a series of meetings in which experts from various fields at the University of Barcelona will be holding a virtual café to share their knowledge with the public, thus offering a multidisciplinary view of the current pandemic.   

Through these online meetings, the UB Faculty of Economics and Business joins the European Researchers’ Night to debate the current situation from different points of view.   

On Tuesday 24 November, at 18:00 CET, will start the science café ‘Post-Pandemic Europe. Co-creation of science with social impact‘. Organized by the UB Department of Sociology and moderated by Marta Soler, president of the European Sociological Association (ESA) and member of the department, it will be attended by other UB experts such as Ramon FlechaLídia PuigvertElisabeth Torras, and Emilia Aiello, Marie Sklodowska Curie Post-doctoral fellow of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and member of the initiative “Ciencia en el Parlamento“ (Science in Parliament)”.  

During the meeting, it will be presented the ALLINTERACT project, selected in one of the last calls of Horizon Europe (the European Commission’s strategic research plan). It is a project that prioritizes the co-creation of science with the participation of citizens to ensure its social impact and overcome the gap between scientific evidence and policy. Two platforms will also be presented, made public on 1 November, aimed at facilitating the interaction between the world of research and the public, to clarify and question concepts linked to gender and education. It will be possible to follow it online through the Zoom application. 

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