“Scienza a ore sei” | Happy hours and chats between researchers and citizens

A series of informal meetings between researchers and the public to discuss together important current scientific topics


Corso del Lavoro e della Scienza 3, Trento

This is the spirit of “Science at 6 o’clock“, the new series of science happy hours that will feature researchers and communicators from the University of Trento, MUSE-Museum of Science, Mach Foundation and Kessler Foundation, with the coordination of the Autonomous Province of Trento.

This year the initiative was organized by the four post-doc researchers winners of the call by the Autonomous Province of Trento entitled “The STAR communicators of science“. The six scheduled events will be held between March and June at the MUSE café, starting at 6 pm.
The aim is to provide a “horizontal” discussion space between citizens and researchers, which should go beyond the typical “conference” scheme in which the speaker gives a presentation and then answers questions from the audience.
In this case, a direct dialogue with the citizens will be stimulated immediately, eliminating barriers and distance (including physical ones) with the researchers. To underline the informal and relaxed nature of the initiative, all participants will be offered refreshments to be consumed during the meeting.

The meetings will revolve around topics of great relevance and interest, particularly in the local context of Trentino, with tangible impact on the day-to-day life of citizens.

The dates of science happy hours

MARCH 21 | We start with a discussion on glyphosate, starting from the latest decisions of the European Union: Emanuela Bozzini (University of Trento) and Ilaria Pertot (Mach Foundation and University of Trento) will speak about it.

MARCH 28 | It will be the turn of “Grasshoppers for dinner?”, With Omar Rota Stabelli (Mach Foundation) and Gianfranco Anfora (University of Trento and Mach Foundation), on the arrival of insects in our tables

APRIL 11 | the focus will shift to sustainable mobility, with Annapaola Marconi from Foundazione Bruno Kessler and David Tombolato from MUSE

MAY 9 | The floor to “Would you let a robot treat you?”, in which Carlo Casonato (University of Trento) and Giuseppe Jurman (Kessler Foundation) will discuss the ethical and technological aspects of artificial intelligence applied to medicine

MAY 28 | It will be dedicated to the monitoring of mammals in the Alps with Francesca Cagnacci of the Mach Foundation, Amy Murphy of the Kessler Foundation and Simone Tenan of MUSE

JUNE 6 | We will talk about climate change, with particular reference to Trentino with Emanuele Eccel of the Mach Foundation and Valeria Lencioni of MUSE
1st meeting – Europe says yes. Do you know why? Glyphosate in agriculture from the EU to Trentino: facts and questions


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