Results about: outreach

Hundreds of visitors experience cutting-edge biomedicine at IRB Barcelona

Last Saturday IRB Barcelona held its Open Day and received around 400 visitors.

Public of all ages visited the labs, participated in workshops and attended talks at the centre, which is located at the Barcelona Science Park.

 Open Day 2017 in pictures on Flickr 

On Saturday IRB Barcelona is to open its doors to citizens interested in cutting-edge biomedicine

On May 13, IRB Barcelona will be holding its Open Day, from 10:00 to 15:00, and almost all the places have been reserved.

Audiences of all ages will visit the laboratories, participate in workshops, and attend informative talks at the Institute, which is located in the Barcelona Science Park.

A summer camp full of scientific challenges for young students

100 secondary school students aged between 16 and 18 years old will have the chance to experience the Barcelona International Youth Science Challenge (BIYSC) 2017.

It is a two-week (10-21 July) scientific summer camp organised by the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation in collaboration with first-class research centres all over Catalonia.

The registration period is now open for BIYSC, in which IRB Barcelona coordinates a project in biomedicine.

“My objective? To generate new knowledge, reach the limits, and fight against uncertainty and frustration”

After eight years, Francisco Barriga is ready for a new stage in his scientific career. He says that IRB Barcelona “shaped” him as a scientist and that he “learnt to ask the right scientific questions.” But he also got involved in many outreach activities. “Over the years, I have never met anyone who did not find what we do interesting. We just need to find the right way to talk about it,” he says.