Learning Science through Theater

“Learning Science through Theater” was successfully completed in a brilliant weekend on 2-3 May 2015 where students presented their performances. For this project, high school pupils (aged 11-17) were invited to dramatize science concepts and knowledge stemming from the school curriculum. At the moment the project was aimed at schools of Attica. Pupils dramatized what…

Learning Science Through Theater

In May 2-3 2015 students from 13 secondary schools from Attica, Greece will be presenting their parts from the theatrical play of the project “Learning Science through Theater”, organized by Science View. The event will be held in Ellinogermaniki School. Science View’s innovative project “Learning Science through Theater” is organised in collaboration with the School…

ENABLE – The Launch

The ENABLE public launch will take place in Athens on 11-12 March 2015 and will bring together 50-60 policy makers, experts, academics and health professionals from around the globe, the aim being to introduce the project, provide a forum of discussion for the Think Tank members and create solidarity as the project continues. ENABLE is…

A unique Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology lab

The Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology lab focuses on neurological conditions and how they relate to sub-cellular measurements of bioenergy while the main goal is to collect new diagnostic protocols for different types of dementia through tracing, mapping, analyzing, modeling and simulating all factors linked to mitochondrial malfunctions. The project is co-funded by the European Regional…

Punk Goes Science!

How does Punk music and subculture relate to medicine or psychology? How did it influence and was influenced by economy and entrepreneurship? How does it relate to the human sciences, sociology and the arts? The answers to these questions require investing many hours for thorough research of Punk music  and subculture. Vasileios Yfantis spent many…

EUSJA Study Trip to Estonia

The European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations – EUSJA organises a study trip to Estonia on 20 to 22 May on the topic of the science of biodiversity. One day before and after the trip are reserved for arrival and departure. Please send the names, e-mail addresses and media affiliations of the applicants from your association…

Bullying: What it’s about and how to deal with it

Open event-discussion “Bullying: Teenagers and violence. What it’s about and how to deal with it. ”   Science View is now active in the Social Sciences and announces a series of relevant events and initiatives. We start with a Science Cafe at Ianos (Stadiou 24, Athens), concerning “Bullying: Teenagers and violence. What it’s about and…

Democracy – A third road towards economic growth

Only Democracy can -on the one hand- ensure the liberation of productive forces, while -on the other hand- reduce social disparities, says Professor Panagiotis E. Petrakis, commenting on the Greek economy crisis. Democracy and Growth is the answer to the two extremes: external assistance under strict conditionality and exit from the eurozone.Panagiotis E. Petrakis is a…

Mapping a giant (‘s) genome: Picea abies

Conifers make up one of the most successful groups of plants on Earth. Pines, spruces, and other coniferous species have dominated many forest ecosystems for millions of years. For instance, Earth’s oldest living individual plants belong to this group: the bristlecone pines in California; conifers are similarly Earth’s largest individual trees: the “giant Sequoias”. With…

Turn on the light!

2015 will be filled with light festivals, light and art, physics courses, lectures, astronomy, astrophysics, street lighting as part of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015. This year was proclaimed by the United Nations to raise global awareness about light-based technologies, to promote sustainable development and to provide solutions to global challenges…