Results about: public engagament

IRB Barcelona among the 12 research centres chosen to participate in the 2019 “Recerca en Directe” Fair

The Institute will be giving a workshop entitled “Deciphering the code of cancer”

Launch of the 6th edition of IRB Barcelona’s "Crazy About Biomedicine" Programme

The programme seeks to stir young people’s interest in science by allowing them to get involved in real projects.

"Crazy About Biomedicine" is part of an initiative run by the Fundación Catalunya - La Pedrera.

“Girls take to the Lab” (“Noies al Lab”) teaches girls about great female scientists

A call to action: “Learn science and technology in a fun and participative way!” An objective: to foster the interest of girls aged 7 to 12 in science and technology through fun workshops. Activities allow girls to discover the world of research and innovation by learning about great female scientists who have made significant contributions to scientific knowledge. And three scientists: Lada Murcia and Celia Santos, PhD students with the Development and Growth Control Lab, and Teresa Juan, PhD student with the Structural Bioinformatics and Network Biology Lab. These are the three key ingredients of the outreach initiative “Noies al Lab” (“Girls take to the Lab”).

Getting ready to celebrate European science

The first ENABLE Scientific Symposium “Breaking Down Complexity: Innovative Models and Techniques in Biomedicine”, is gearing up to welcome more than 250 young researchers to Barcelona from 15 to 17 November. The Symposium is mainly organised by and for PhD students and Postdocs from four international institutes, including IRB Barcelona. Covering a wide range of topics, from synthetic biology to translational medicine, the event will involve eight high-profile invited speakers, 16 short talks and 100 posters presented by attendees, and will offer opportunities for career development and outreach initiatives.

IRB Barcelona awards its first PhD fellowship funded by donations

The “IRB Barcelona Futur” fellowship is funded by donations given to the permanent fundraising campaign “Futur”, which supports the training of young scientists.

The first awardee is a 24-year-old student who graduated in Biomedicine and holds a Master’s from the University of Utrecht and the Gurdon Institute in Cambridge Cambridge.

IRB Barcelona’s outreach endeavours receive financial backing

During 2017, five activities programmed by the Institute to promote scientific culture will be supported by the FECYT.