The University of Navarre Museum of Science has done more than 80 activities during the last academic year. Among the most prominent “Science on wheels”, an initiative that consists of bringing science directly into the classroom.
This course has been taught 134 scientific publishing sessions In centers all over Spain, 4,053 students participated.
The Science Museum presented this Tuesday, in conjunction with the show world science culture day, which is a video that collects the main actions performed.
In a year marked by him epidemic borders We have adapted to be close to the community, organizing activities of interest to all audiences. We’ve told science stories through cinema and augmented reality, on social networks, and we’ve also traveled to schools to do experiments and explain science.” Ignacio Lopez GoniDirector of the Science Museum.
The museum has brought science to the big screen. Thus, in The second edition of #LabMeCrazy! Science Film FestivalIt is an international science film competition held last February, in which 1,114 productions from 90 countries participated.
The festival continued its activities throughout the year with shows and debates open to all citizens that took place at the university and a summer course on cinema and science was held in TudelaAnd a tour of scientific documentaries organized in cooperation with the Navarre government that visited VianaAnd EstellaAnd Lightning It is expected to be available in the coming months ManaviaAnd TaflaAnd Ripaforada And San AdrianThe University of Navarre Museum has explained in a note.
Social networks, great allies
Likewise, he highlighted that social networks have been a great ally for science communication this year. In this sense, there was Round tables, conferences and other outreach activities Through the Science Museum YouTube channel, which reaches more than 32,000 users.
The Videos From the “Women in Science” series, Conferences From the course “Science Museum Explains”, Researchers Night, Science and Technology Weeks, or Competitions Online Such as “Science from your home” are some of the initiatives that have been implemented through networks.
From the Science Museum, events have also been promoted to raise awareness about The importance of caring for the natural environment and citizen science activities such as, for example, participation in the Flora and Fauna Biomathon, the Spanish Flora Biomathon, and World Environment Day.
The “Science” camps On Chemistry and Nature During a summer morning, the university campus was filled with over 300 boys and girls.
On the other hand, the Science Museum continues to be established Cooperation with various public and private institutions To develop its media and communication activity for sciences.
last June Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) Granting a grant of €25,000 to develop some of its activities.
Some of his projects are implemented in cooperation with Navarre governmentAnd Pamplona City CouncilAnd Kutxa LaborAnd Banco Sabadell Foundation, And the alphabet.
“Social media evangelist. Student. Reader. Troublemaker. Typical introvert.”