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NIGHT SPANISH TEAM

Objetivo

The scientific and technological development has a great influence in how our societies make progress, together with other social factors such as politics or economics. However, in recent years a lack of interest in research careers related with science and technology has been reported in several countries around the world, including Spain. The reasons behind this are still not fully elucidated, but current findings point out to a lack of understanding between the scientific and the non-scientific communities.

Within this framework, the “NIGHT Spanish Team (S-TEAM)” emerges as an initiative to bring the public at large (children, teenagers, adults, as both parents and professionals and the elderly) in close contact with researchers in an informal context which includes pleasant, enjoyable, attractive and innovative activities. The S-TEAM is planned as a promotional effort in line with the objectives of the work programme of the call H2020-MSCA-NIGHT-2020. S-TEAM comprises a wide range of activities to disseminate local research which will be held at 12 different locations, covering a large part of the Spanish territory. S-TEAM is coordinated by the University of Oviedo and includes seven more Spanish universities as partners.

The main aim of S-TEAM is to promote public awareness and understanding of research in science and technology. In order to achieve this, we will encourage researchers to share their work with the public at large, especially those who have benefited from EU support. A critical framework will be established as a forum for discussion with experts from partner’s institutions, about solutions that are being proposed in relation to specific problems of general interest. We do hope to demystify and humanise research, reveal what researchers do, and stimulate young people to embark on research careers.

Convocatoria de propuestas

H2020-MSCA-NIGHT-2020
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Régimen de financiación

CSA - Coordination and support action
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Coordinador

UNIVERSIDAD DE OVIEDO
Dirección
Calle San Francisco 3
33003 Oviedo
España
Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Aportación de la UE
€ 28 750

Participantes (7)

UNIVERSIDAD DE CANTABRIA
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 14 750
Dirección
Avenida De Los Castros S/n
39005 Santander
Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSIDAD DE CASTILLA - LA MANCHA
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 14 750
Dirección
Calle Altagracia 50
13071 Ciudad Real
Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSIDAD DE EXTREMADURA
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 16 750
Dirección
Avenida De Elvas Sn
06006 Badajoz
Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITAT DE LES ILLES BALEARS
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 14 750
Dirección
Carretera De Valldemossa Km 7.5
07122 Palma De Mallorca
Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSIDAD DE ZARAGOZA
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 14 750
Dirección
Calle Pedro Cerbuna 12
50009 Zaragoza
Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSIDAD PUBLICA DE NAVARRA
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 14 750
Dirección
Campus De Arrosadia
31006 Pamplona
Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSIDAD DEL PAIS VASCO/ EUSKAL HERRIKO UNIBERTSITATEA
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 14 750
Dirección
Barrio Sarriena S N
48940 Leioa
Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments