Events in 2018

2018, April 27. Wien (AT) ,Higher Education Institutions and Responsible Research and Innovation (HEIRRI) Project Second Conference. Eusea takes part into the HEIRRI second conference on implementing new methods for training in Higher Education incorporating RRI Values. Eusea presents the most updated results of the PERFORM project and the main topics of the PERFORM Conference that will take place in June 14-15 in Paris.

2018, April 4-6. Dunedin (New Zealand), Public Communication of Science and Technology Annual Conference 2018. UNESCO, UOC and TBVT takes part into the PCST Conference being involved into two sessions: one hosting a general presentation of the PERFORM project and the second one in the form of a workshop with science communicators to reflect on participatory methods used in the PERFORM project.

2018, January, 4-5. Liverpool (UK), Association for Science Education (ASE) Conference. UoB takes part into the national event where educators from all over disciplines share their experience on innovation processes in education and future challenges. The PERFORM experience is shared in a workshop.

Events in 2017

2017, December 13. Bruxelles (BE) European Researchers’ Night info day 2017. Eusea takes part into the ERN Info day during which networking activities aimed at inviting science communicators and other stakeholders to the PERFORM Conference are implemented and the possible link between the PERFORM project and the Marie Curie Actions are investigated to be further developed.

2017, December 7. Dublin (IE) SCI:COM 2017. Eusea participates in the conference SCI:COM about science communication in Ireland taking part into a panel discussion were examples of EU funded projects on innovation in science communication are presented among which the PERFORM project.

2017, December 6-7. Bristol (UK), Engage Conference. UoB takes part in a panel discussion on innovation in STEM sharing the PERFORM approaches.

2017, December 5. Bruxelles (BE), 12th Scientix Projects’ Networking Event (SPNE12). UNESCO and UOC join the meeting among projects members involved in innovation in education processes and EU funded projects. The workshops is focused on Gender and Innovation in STE(A)M Education.

2017, November 23-24. Cordoba (Spain), VI Congress of Social Communication of Science (Congreso de comunicación social de la ciencia). UOC and UAB take part into the conference delivering a presentation focused on the key aspects of the PERFORM project.

2017, November 18-19. Oxford (UK), Educere and educare meeting. UOC and UAB take part into the international conference and the PERFORM approach is presented to a community of educators through an interactive workshop.

2017, November 15-17. Rome (Italy), Beyond the Obvious Conference. Eusea and SMS take part into the international event dedicated to cultural strategies in Europe and organized every year by the Culture Action Europe Association. Science Made Simple presents example of innovation in science education among which the PERFORM project features and outcomes. European cultural stakeholders are the majority of the participants involved in the conference that is an opportunity to share PERFORM contents with artists and cultural actors coming from different fields.

2017, November 7-11. Dead Sea (Jordan), World Science Forum. UNESCO, SMS and UOC take part into the World Science Forum participating in a session on the innovation in education where the presented the performing art use impact in STEM education as experienced in the PERFORM project. The context allows to present the PERFORM results to policy makers and scientists from all over the world.

2017, November, 2-3. Belgrade (Serbia). The AJA team delivers a training for science communicators in Belgrade. The train is also based on the participatory methods developed and studied in the PERFORM project. The event has a national dimension. The main stakeholders involved are young researchers and communicators.

2017, September 26-27. Science is Wonder-ful, Bruxelles (BE) and 29 September, Paris (FR), Valladolid and Madrid (ES) European Researchers’ Night. Science Made Simple, The Big Van Theory and the Traces team were all involved in the development of shows and activities in different locations where the European Researchers’ Night was held.

2017, September 22. Barcelona (ES), Peptide Therapeutics Symposium 2017. International symposium where The Big Van Theory team presented the PERFORM Project to the audience, with a high proportion of ECRs, the possibility of joining PERFORM actions.

2017, August 25-28. Shanghai (China), Shanghai International Popular Science Products Expo 2017. Eusea and the Science Made Simple team presented the PERFORM project preliminary results and outcomes.

2017, July 8. London (UK), V International meeting SRUK (Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom). The Big Van Theory team took part into a roundtable on science engagement and presented a monologue titled “Brain and epigenetics”.

2017, July 19-21. Centre for Life in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (UK). The BIG (British Interactive Group) Event, Science Made Simple presented excerpts of the performance developed during the PERFORM project to the BIG event audience composed by professionals in science communication. The goal was to enhance the participatory approach of new science busking activities under development in the PERFORM project.

2017, July 1, La Coruña (ES). International University Menendez Pelayo. “THE CHALLENGE OF SCIENCE: A LOOK AT INTERNATIONAL ASSESSMENTS”. The Big Van Theory team presented the PERFORM Project outcomes after the first year.

2017, June 16. Porto (PT), Ecsite Annual Conference. A session with the title “RRI: new collaborations for science communicators and researchers” was developed and held by Eusea the Science Made Simple team and Univeristat Oberta de Catalunya.

2017, May 31. Barcelona (ES), UOC open day. A presentation in a TED talk style of the PERFORM contents and structure to the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Research Showcase was delivered. The presentation was awarded the first prize.

2017, May 29-30. Leuven, Eusea Annual Conference Leuven. Eusea and the Science Made Simple team developed a workshop to present the PERFORM project and experience the meaning of participation in the development of STEM based performances. The workshop included stakeholders from the science communication field from all over Europe.

2017, May 16. Barcelona (ES). The Big Van Theory team took part in the  2nd Homo scientificus europaeus Meeting organized at the Ateneu Barcelones. Its aim is to foster the creation of a large pan-European community of citizen-scientists supporting the new social contract between science and society. During the session on RRI and participative Science the Perform project achievements where presented.

2017, May 6. Bruxelles (BE), European Commission Open Day. Science Made Simple and the Univeristat Oberta de Catalunya presented the busking activities and the format for innovation in STEM education developed by the PERFORM project.

2017, May 3. Bruxelles (BE), European Researchers’ Night Coordinators’ Day. The training opportunities for early career researchers under development in the PERFORM project were presented by EUSEA during the session at Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture.

2017, April 23, Girona (ES). II Neuroeducation International Seminar. The Big Van Theory team presented PERFORM preliminary results and gave a short talk about the relationship of education and emotions in the context of PERFORM project.

2017, January 16. Reading (UK), Association for Science Communication (ASE) conference. Science Made Simple and Univeristat Oberta de Catalunya presented the PERFORM project through an oral communication on Participatory engagement with scientific and technological research through performance.

Events in 2016

2016, December 14. Barcelona (Spain), Responsible research and innovation: how to maximize the local impact of my research?

2016, November 21-22. Brussels (Belgium),  RRI Tools Final Conference “Responsible Research and Innovation In Action”

2016, November 15. Brussels (Belgium), Opening Science to Society

2016, November 9-10. Paris (France), World Science Day 2016: PERFORM presented at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris

2016, June 9-11. Graz (Austria), ECSITE Annual Conference 2016

2016, May 18-19.Tartu (Estonia), EUSEA Annual Conference 2016

2016, April 26-28. Istanbul (Turkey), PSCT 2016 Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference: The Global Conference on Science Communication. TBVT Presenting “Participatory science education approaches based on performing arts” and LAC presenting “Spectacular science: a reflection about limits and opportunities”

2016, April 15-16. Leiden (Netherlands), TEMI Final Congress 2016: “Teaching the TEMI way” congress

2016, March 18. Barcelona (Spain), 1st HEIRRI Conference “Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation”. UAB and UOC presenting “Performing RRI in science education: How to measure the impact?”

2016, February 16. Madrid (Spain), SWAFS Info Day. Invited speech by Project Coordinator (UOC)