Everything is ready for the Science Week 2018 at ICMAB!

In the framework of the Science Week (Setmana de la Ciència) celebrated between 9-18 November, there will we a whole bunch of scientific outreach activities throughout the territory. 86 CSIC research centers and institutes have programmed more than 360 activities, and other research centers, universities and institutions have organized plenty of things, including a great variety of activites: workshops, open days, live experiments, scientific tours, talks and seminars, theater, guided visits, exhibitions... At ICMAB we have prepared a bunch of activities. Do you want to join us?

The central themes of this year's edition in Catalunya are, on the one hand, the cultural heritage, on the occasion of the celebration of the European Year of Cultural Heritage promoted by the European Union; the figure and the work of Pompeu Fabra, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Catalan linguist and grammarian, a celebration promoted by the Generalitat of Catalonia; and the figure of the prestigious American physicist Richard Feynman, on the occasion of the celebration of the centenary of his birth, promoted by the Nanotechnology Communication and Outreach Group, EspaiNano (ACCC).

In Catalonia, the Science Week is an initiative coordinated by the Fundació Catalana per a la Recerca i la Innovació. The CSIC organizes and coordinates the Science Week in all the CSIC centers and institutions. 

At the ICMAB we have the following activities:

All the activities are free, but some require previous registration.

  • In the website of the Science Week of the CSIC, you can select the activities for place, date and research center. 
  • In the website of the FCRI, you can also see all the activities and contact the organizers for booking one. 

Matheroes: Supermaterials, els herois del futur

Exhibiton about the research at the ICMAB on the materials of the future in energy, superconductors, magnetic materials, molecular electronics and biomaterials. 
From 22 October to 8 November at ICMAB; from 9 to 11 November at EXPOMINER; and from 12 to 30 November at ICMAB.
More information here

"Converteix-te en un detectiu de materials"

Workshop for primary school students on the tools we use at the ICMAB to characterize and discover the structure of the materials.
12 and 13 November, from 10 am to 1 pm. Other days by registering to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
More information here.

"A researcher in your classroom"

Researchers from our Institute visit a primary or secondary school to explain their research and show how is the life of a scientist. 
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book a visit. 
More information here

Workshop and talks about minerals at Expominer

During EXPOMINER, from 9-11 November, our stand will have some workshops on crystal identification, diffraction, minerlas and superconducting materials. Come to EXPOMINER to know more about them!
EXPOMINER will be at Fira de Barcelona, Palau 1, Recinte de Montjuïc. 
More information here

Madame Châtelet and her followers in Instagram

The dramatised reading about the women scientists in history will be at "Science & Tech Vallès"
Saturday, 17 November, at 10 am. Biblioteca Vapor Badia (C. Tres Creus, 127-129, 08202 Sabadell)
More information here

Construcció de ponts 3D

Workshop for the younger ones, to enhance their creativity and build the most resistant bridge with 3D printing pens.
Saturday, 17 November, from 12:30 to 2 pm. Biblioteca Vapor Badia (C. Tres Creus, 127-129, 08202 Sabadell)
More information here


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