Public engagement media mentions

18 Feb 2013

In an interview on Radio Nacional de España, IRB Barcelona director, Joan J. Guinovart, says that "our future depends on the education that we offer young students and it is our responsibility to show them that science is interesting and great fun". IRB Barcelona took part as a Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence in the educational fair "Aula 2013", which was held in Madrid last week. In the interview, Guinovart also explains the...

4 Feb 2013

IRB Barcelona director, Joan J. Guinovart, gets a green light from “El Periódico de Catalunya” for the "Crazy About Biomedicine" course, an initiative targeted at youngsters and supported by the “Fundació Catalunya- La Pedrera”. The journalist Antonio Madridejos devotes Monday’s article to training programmes run by the Centre for Genomic Regulation and IRB Barcelona that seek to promote scientific vocation among young students.

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12 Jan 2013

The Diari de Terrassa narrates the story of Marc Botifoll, a first-year baccalaureate student at the IES Montserrat Roig. Botifoll is one of the 24 outstanding students who, on Saturday, started the course "Crazy About Biomedicine", an initiative undertaken by the IRB Barcelona and the “Fundació Catalunya - La Pedrera”.

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19 Dec 2012

The newspaper Diari de Terrasa highlights the selection of a local student for the workshop Crazy about biomedicine organized by the IRB Barcelona and the Fundació CatalunyaCaixa. This workshop is aimed at first year baccalaureate students who are interested in and show talent in the biomedical sciences. It will be a year-long course, from January to December 2013.

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