For the second year in a row, Intersection happily invites all high school students, aged 16 to 19, who are interested in science and learning about parliamentary procedures and debates, to join us on 7th of November 2016 from 14h to 16h at the Mathematical Institute of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade, Knez Mihailova 36, in the conference room at the 1st floor, where we will present the structure of the European Student Parliament project to be held during 2017&2018.
Aleksandra Drecun, the President of Intersection, and Elaine Papoulias, the Director of the Center for European Studies at Harvard University and Intersection Advisory Board member, discussing future join projects.
Intersection’s president Aleksandra Drecun participated at “Shift GEAR – Mainstreaming gender equality into academic and research organisations” Conference in Brussels. This high level event brought together around 170 stakeholders and decision makers in socio-economic and research policies to reflect on the situation of women and men in academic and research organisations.
We look forward to participating at the H2020 NUCLEUS project annual consortium conference taking place in Lyon, France, 12th-14th of October 2016. The conference will put in motion the development of RRI Roadmap strategies to be implemented in 30 NUCLEI sites in 2017, thus approaching the project objective of overcoming institutional barriers to Responsible Research and Innovation.
Intersection participated in the combined Governing board and Gender Experts Board meeting of Genera H2020 project in Bucharest, Romania on 10th and 11th of October 2016. GENERA aims to continue, monitor and improve Gender Equality Plans of research institutions and organizations, specifically in the physics research field, and Intersection is the contact point for this project in the SEE region.
Team of six finalists of European Student Parliament (EUSP), selected during the simulation of the parliamentary science debate on Future of the Human Being held in Belgrade, are traveling to Manchester where they will together with other finalists from around twenty countries from Europe, deepen their knowledge on the selected topics and create the Final resolution that will be the result of this project.
Katarina Vuković, the Member of Intersection, in a lively discussion during the Ecsite Annual Conference 2016 with Domingo Escutia, the Member of Intersection Advisory Board, developing plans for the new joint project.
Robert Firmhofer, the Director of Science Center Copernicus in Poland and Member of the Intersection Advisory Board, and Aleksandra Drecun, the President of Intersection, during the Ecsite Annual Conference 2016 in Graz, Austria.
Aleksandra Drecun, the President of Intersection and Jan Riise, from Mistra Urban Futures at Swedish Chalmers University of Technology, the director of European Science Events Association (till mid 2016) and Member of the Intersection Advisory Board, at the EUSEA Annual Conference 2016 in Tartu, Estonia.
Again this summer, Centre for Science and Innovation Intersection is organizing the Science Camp Viminacium for children aged 7 to 12 years. The Camp is organized in cooperation with a number of renowned scientific and educational institutions, including the Archaeological and Mathematical Institutes of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Center for New Technology and University Martin Luther from Halle (Germany). During the summer many scientists will participate in camp activities, aiming to bring science closer to young people in a nice and interesting way.