Exhibitions

Last months, IFCA has made several exhibitions trying to promote Santander citizens science knowledge. The three most important cases, with a 2000 people attendance, were:


  1. “El instrumento científico más grande jamás construido: Una exposición del CERN”

Date and place: 4th-24th April 2015 at Biblioteca Central de Cantabria. 

Recap: ​50 minutes length guided visits managed by IFCA researchers. School schedule takes place on morning. Public entrance lasts from 18:00 to 19:00 on working days.

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IFCA researcher Celso Martínez teaches young students during a guided visit.


2. ​​​​“Universo Fascinante – El cosmos a través de los ojos del Observatorio Europeo Austral”.


​​Date and place: 23rd september-18th October 2015 at Biblioteca Central de Cantabria. 

Recap: Guided visits are managed by IFCA researchers once again. School schedule takes place on morning. Public entrance lasts from 18:00 to 19:00 on working days.
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3.- "Mujeres y ciencia: 13 nombres para cambiar el mundo"


Date and place: 2nd december 2015-8th january 2016 at Biblioteca Central de Cantabria.

Recap:
'Mujer y Ciencia: 13 nombres para cambiar el mundo' exhibition will show the day-a-day of women in science. The purpose is to learn people how both research and solidary work, that constitue a huge benefit for society, are motivated by their knowledge vocation.
This activity took place at Biblioteca Central de Cantabria last december. It included several talks, two projections and a drawing contest managed by Universidad de Cantabria.

The exhibition focused on Flora de Pablo, Adela Cortina, Jane Goodall, Susan George, Vandana Shiva, Lourdes J. Cruz, Tebello Nyokong, Hayat Zirari, Dora Barrancos, Jenny de la Torre, Concepción Campa, Ana Mª Cetto y Elinor Ostrom as thirteen representative of women in science. This exhibition was created by Cátedra Tomás Pascual Sanz-CENIEH that collaborates with Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT).

Talks started on 2nd december with 'Mujeres y ciencia', managed by Teresa Barriuso who holds  Física Atómica, Molecular y Nuclear chair on UC.

On 9th december Olivia Riveiro who is a Prehistory researcher at Instituto Internacional de Investigaciones Prehistóricas de Cantabria talked about 'En busca del pasado: el papel de las mujeres en la investigación arqueológica'

On 16th december Instituto de Biomedicina y Biotecnología de Cantabria researcher Berta Casar  talked about 'El reto de ser mujer e investigar el cáncer en España' 

The talks period ended on 18th december with the " Women in science meeting". Teresa Rodrigo (IFCA), Marta García (Departamento de Educación UC), Montserrat Cabré (Departamento de Fisiología y Farmacología UC) and Jesús Esponosa (doctorando en Historia Contemporánea UC) were the presenters.


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  • Instituto de Física de Cantabria
    Edificio Juan Jordá
    Avenida de los Castros, s/n
    E-39005 Santander
    Cantabria, España

  • El Instituto de Física de Cantabria es un Centro Mixto del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas y de la Universidad de Cantabria.