dilluns 28 de gener de 2019

Open Call for Young Scientists: Science Short Stories on Feb 12

Barcelona Biennal Ciutat i Ciència

In the framework of the initiative “Biennal Ciutat i Ciència” of the Barcelona Cultural Institute, the PRBB and its centres have proposed an event on February 12, 2019, at 18:30h at the PRBB Auditorium.

With the title: “Homo Sapiens Urbanus: 8 mirades científiques a l'organisme més complex que coneixem” we would like to present 8 Science Short Stories explained by young researchers of the PRBB (Postdocs and PhD students). The informative talks will last 8 minutes each and will cover the biology of Homo Sapiens [Urbanus] from a wide spectrum of points of view, from bytes and molecules to the entire organism and populations. It is a joint activity of the 6 PRBB research centres (IMIM, DECXS-UPF, CRG, ISGlobal, IBE and EMBL).

To participate in this open call, please send the following information as soon as possible by mail to comunicacio@prbb.org with Homo Sapiens Urbanus in the subject line. Deadline is on Friday, January 25, 2019.



Research group and centre

Postdoc or PhD

Title of the proposed talk of 8 minutes

Language: Catalan, Spanish or English

500 characters abstract of your topic (1 paragraph)

Confirmation of your availability on February 12, at 18:30h

Your reason for participating and previous experience talking to the general public


The jury formed by the editorial committee of El·lipse (communications managers of the centres) will select 8 candidates from the entries. We encourage applications form all scientific disciplines and previous experience is not a must.

The 8 selected speakers have the opportunity to participate in the 2-day Science Slam Training organized by the CRG, on February 6 and 7.

For further information on this open call, please write to comunicacio@prbb.org 

Programme of the Biennal Ciutat i Ciència