NEWS

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January

STEMpoweringYouth embraces exponential technologies!

STEMpoweringYouth, the extracurricular program of STEM education for students 13-16 years old living in remote areas of Greece is currently in its third year of implementation! In the first three cycles, the STEM education program inspired students in 21 areas of Thrace, the Dodecanese, NE Aegean islands and Crete to bring innovation to their local community. The journey of STEMpoweringYouth continues with two new cycles in the 2018-2019 academic year, reaching the Ionian islands. The program has engaged students in 26 different areas from all over Greece- and it hasn’t

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07

January

Academy of Ambassadors: Applications until 25th of January

ACADEMY OF AMBASSADORS: APPLICATIONS UNTIL THE 18th of JANUARY

SciCo is organizing for the 4th year the Academy of Ambassadors.

 

The main purpose of the program is to strengthen the skills of the participants in science communication, to develop their professional skills and to introduce themselves as spokespeople of SciCo’s values ​​and goals.

 

To meet the above objectives, participants during the program are invited to consider the following questions, which form the core of the program and are explored through learning by doing processes.

 

What is the need for science to communicate with society?
What are the

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24

December

Theo Anagnostopoulos Mind the Lab, Falling Walls Engage 2018

Το Falling Walls Engage είναι μια διεθνής πλατφόρμα που ασχολείται με τη διάχυση πρωτοβουλιών και ενεργειών οι οποίες αποσκοπούν στη διάδοση της επιστήμης στο κοινό και φιλοξενούνται από το Falling Walls σε συνεργασία με το Robert Bosch Stiftung. Στις 8 Νοεμβρίου 2018, 20 διεθνή έργα επιστημονικής εμπλοκής από ένα ευρύ φάσμα πεδίων παρουσίασαν τις αντιλήψεις τους σε ένα διακεκριμένο κοινό.

Ένα απο τα διεθνή έργα επιστημονικής εμπλοκής που παρουσιάστηκαν και έκλεψε τις εντυπώσεις, ήταν το Mind the Lab, το οποίο και πραγματοποιήθηκε για πρώτη φορά στο Βερολίνο!

Πατήστε εδώ για να δείτε

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28

November

Jane Goodall in Greece

SciCo proudly participates in the organization of Dr. Jane Goodall’s visit in Greece

#JaneGreece2018

It is with great pleasure that Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots Greece announces the visit of the internationally renowned primatologist, ethologist, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Messenger of Peace, Jane Goodall. Between 9th and 11th December 2018, Dr. Jane Goodall will hold speeches in three cities in Greece: Thessaloniki, Athens and Heraklion (Crete).

Jane Goodall is recognized as one of the most important scientists of our time. In 1960, her work in Tanzania on the behavior of chimpanzees rocked the world of the global

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17

October

The innovative and interactive exhibition “The Champion” comes for the first time in Greece

The brand-new, scientifically designed exhibition about sports will surprise the Greek audience regardless of their age!

The Cultural Center “Hellenic Cosmos” in collaboration with the non-profit organization “SciCo”, welcomes for the first time in Greece, the high-end sports’ exhibition “The Champion”. The innovative exhibition, which was first held with great success in Budapest, comes in less than a month in Athens, aiming to offer an unrivaled high-tech experience, which will provide the audience with the opportunity to learn as well as to test their limits…

A unique & innovative exhibition tailored to

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17

October

Η επιστημονικά σχεδιασμένη έκθεση για τον αθλητισμό ήρθε στην Ελλάδα για να ξετρελάνει μικρούς και μεγάλους!

Η ΠΡΩΤΑΘΛΗΤΡΙΑ ΕΚΘΕΣΗ ΤΟΥ ΚΟΣΜΟΥ
ΠΟΥ ΗΡΘΕ ΓΙΑ ΠΡΩΤΗ ΦΟΡΑ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ
ΠΑΡΑΤΕΙΝΕΙ ΤΗ ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΑ ΤΗΣ!

 Μέχρι και τον Μάρτιο στο Κέντρο Πολιτισμού «Ελληνικός Κόσμος» σε συνεργασία με τη SciCo

Λόγω μεγάλης επισκεψιμότητας, η έκθεση «The Champion» παρατείνει τη λειτουργία της μέχρι και τον Μάρτιο! Η μοναδική έκθεση που προσφέρει μία διαδραστική εμπειρία και βάζει τον επισκέπτη να αναμετρηθεί με τον εαυτό του και τους άλλους επισκέπτες, ήρθε για πρώτη φορά στην Ελλάδα από το Ίδρυμα Μείζονος Ελληνισμού σε συνεργασία με τη Sci Co.

Ελάτε να δοκιμάσετε, να παίξετε και να μάθετε

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12

October

Keep Calm and Mind the Lab!

Bringing science for the second consecutive year on passengers’ way at the Metro

Mind the Lab educated and entertained the Athenian metro passengers for the second consecutive year on Friday 21 September 2018. The unique initiative accomplished to bring knowledge literally to everyone using the metro, with main goal: to inspire and to inform people of all ages, regardless of their social, educational level, in order to be engaged with science and technology and their importance for everyday life.

Mind the Lab informed and entertained hundreds of Athenians through the communication of

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12

October

Fireathon 2018: An innovative marathon brings hope to the fight with flames!

July 23rd, 2018 was a day that we will all remember as the day where clouds of smoke spread across the Attic sky, causing within a few seconds a radical change in the lives of many people. The devastating fire that started in Mati, was spread within a few seconds depriving the life of more than 90 people. The thick smoke that overwhelmed Attica, overwhelmed also the thoughts of hundreds of people, motivating them to act.

When it all started…

Just a few hours after the expansion of the catastrophic fire at

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10

October

Get ready … 1st Thessaly Science Festival is starting!

University of Thessaly brings for the first time in central Greece a unique Science and Innovation Festival.

11-12-13 October 2018, Mill of Pappas

Thessaly Science Festival opens its gates for the first time in Larissa and welcomes the audience with an unforgettable three-day journey to the sphere of science and innovation. University of Thessaly due to the completion of 30 years since it was first established, achieved to bring this cultural event in Central Greece in order to celebrate its 30-year anniversary. Thessaly Science Festival aspires to show to both young as

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03

September

Getting to know STEMpowering Youth!

 

For the third straight academic year, SciCo, with the support of the Vodafone Foundation and the academic contribution of Ellinogermaniki Agogi, is bringing the extracurricular STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) educational program to 12-16-year-old students in remote areas of Greece. The goal of the STEMpoweringYouth program is to connect schools with their local communities, cultivating the students’ creative thinking and inspiring them to research problems affecting their community and come up with innovative solutions using science and technology.

Each cycle of the program begins with the training of educators. Our

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