Everything is ready for the 'Science City Days: How do we connect science and citizenship?'
On 16 and 17 March, the Ernest Lluch Centre of the Menéndez Pelayo International University (CUIMP) is organising the conference How do we connect science and citizenship? The conference, which is free of charge with prior registration, will take place in the Mirador Hall of the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) and the different sessions will be attended by several representatives of Barcelona Science and Universities.
The sessions will provide an opportunity to learn about methodologies, initiatives and success stories for bringing science closer to society and involving it in the planning of needs and solutions, decision-making and even generating new knowledge. Thus, on the first day, 16th March, the inaugural session will address the reasons why it is necessary to connect science with the public, a workshop will provide an insight into the role played by universities in this connection and two other sessions will focus on the transfer of research to society and scientific advice in public policy. The second day, on 17 March, will focus on citizen science, as well as on the organisation of activities and events to promote scientific culture and education.
The programme of the conference includes different agents involved in the science system and its bridge with society, such as representatives of the administration at different levels, research centres, universities, organisations and the educational sphere. You can consult the full programme of the conference and register through this link.