Lunch Pitch with Atin Sharma and Gabrielle Beans
June 8 @ 12:00 - 13:00
Lunch Pitches with Atin Sharma and Gabrielle Beans
Pitch 1: Atin Sharma: Science has a communication problem. Let’s do something about it!Postdoctoral researcher, MIMS, Department of Molecular Ecology
Pitch 2: Gabrielle Beans: ForskarFredag – an outreach opportunity for anyone.Research Content & Event Coordinator at Curiosum and Integrated Science Lab (IceLab)
Following Atin Sharma’s pitch about science communication, I offer you another way to battle the growing disinformation and mistrust in science crisis – joining Umeå’s biggest science outreach event – ForskarFredag!
ForskarFredag is a part of the international event European Researchers Night that happens throughout the EU on the same day. ForskarFredag is coordinated nationally by Vetenskap och Allmänhet and is usually held in about thirty places across Sweden. This year it is happening between September 25th-30th.
The main purpose of the event is to show members of the public that researchers are ordinary people with unusually exciting jobs. The visitors also get to see that you can do research on pretty much anything, and a career in research can be a very exciting option. In Umeå hundreds of people (primarily children, young people and their families) come to meet the researchers on the Friday night. You could also get loaned out to school classes – or join the science stand-up comedy night on the 30th (new date)! There is something for everyone.
More information here: https://www.umu.se/en/news/-inbjudan-till-forskare-att-delta-i-forskarfredag_11751217/
Interested in: connecting researchers to the general public at Curiosum.