Pre-EUCYS outreach show
Confirmed invited participants:
Eduardo Saéz de Cabezón, Alfredo Corell, Ricardo Moure Ortega, Natalia Ruiz Zelmanovitch, Ignacio Crespo (S de Stendhal), Javier Santaolalla and Conchi Lillo
Cloister of Arzobispo de Fonseca College, University of Salamanca
Outreach talks by the participants will be available at eucys2021.com and at the virtual contest platform
(Note that this show will not be streamed online)
Event open to all public, but pre-registration is required for on-site attendance
Eduardo Saéz de Cabezón
Degree in theology and PhD in mathematics, full professor in the department of mathematics and computation at the University of La Rioja. He works in the dissemination of mathematics at different educational levels and in many countries. He teaches courses and workshops on popularisation and scientific communication for teachers, researchers and scientific journalists in Argentina, Spain, Mexico and Uruguay. Founder of the scientific monologue group The Big Van Theory, scriptwriter and presenter of the Youtube channel “Derivando” and the RTVE programme “Orbita Laika”.
PhD in Biology, Professor and Vice-Rector for Teaching Innovation and Digital Transformation at the University of Valladolid. Voted Best University Teacher in Spain in 2018 in the II Educa Abanca Awards. Member of the Spanish Society of Immunology and coordinator of the teaching innovation project Immunomedia. Collaborator in the television programmes La Sexta Noche, La Hora and Está Pasando. He has participated in Horizonte: Informe Covid, Cuatro al Día, Las Cosas Claras, Las mañanas de la 1, Espejo Público, Todo es Mentira, among others. He often takes part in news programmes and newspapers, actively participating in platforms for debunking health hoaxes in Maldita.es, Salud sin Bulos and Newtral. He recently won the 1st edition of the CSIC-BBVA Foundation Award for Scientific Communication and was included in the Forbes list of the 100 most creative people in Spain.
Ricardo Moure Ortega
Biologist, doctor in biotechnology, stand-up comedian and larva actor. He has worked in programmes such as “El Club de la Comedia” (la Sexta), “Dame Veneno” (Cero) and “Late motiv” with Buenafuente. He received the first Famelab Spain award from Her Majesty Queen Letizia. For two years he has been a contributor to the popular science programme “Órbita Laika” and co-author of the books “Si venimos del mono, ¿por qué somos tan cerdos?” and “El murciélago que la lio parda: apocalipsis Covid-19 y otros virus”.
Natalia Ruiz Zelmanovitch
Graduate in translation and interpretation, expert in cultural planning and management, public communication and science dissemination. In love with astronomy thanks to the Gran Telescopio Canarias. In charge of the dissemination and communication of projects such as: Consolider-GTC or NANOCOSMOS… She doesn’t mind wearing a wig or singing a song, as long as it brings you a little bit closer to science. He is the artistic partner of Manuel González, Doctor in Astrophysics and creator of the Astrocopla, with whom he has several popular science shows focused on astronomy.
Ignacio Crespo (S de Stendhal)
Graduate in Medicine. Coordinator of the science section of La Razón both on the web and in the print edition, he directs and presents the science podcast of the same newspaper, called Noosfera, and collaborates with the radio programme Transmite la SER. He is the author of the book “Una Selva de Sinapsis”, with Ediciones Paidós and participates regularly in podcasts such as A Ciencia Cierta and Coffee Break. Meanwhile, he continues to study a Master’s Degree in Behaviour and Cognition Research at the University of Barcelona and a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy at the UNED.
Telecommunications engineer and PhD in particle physics. He has work experience in satellites at the French Space Agency. He did 4 years of research, thanks to a CIEMAT grant, at CERN, participating in the discovery of a new particle: the Higgs boson. Science communicator for 10 years, founding member of Big Van scientists on wheels, host of galas and conferences, author of 7 books, researcher in education and Youtuber.
Biologist and PhD in Neurosciences from the University of Salamanca (USAL). She has worked in several research centres, among others at The Scripps Research Institute until she returned to the USAL with a Ramón y Cajal contract to research in the area of the neurobiology of vision at the Instituto de Neurociencias de Castilla y León and the Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Salamanca. Since 2011 she has been a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Biology and directs the Electron Microscopy Service of the USAL. She enjoys teaching more and more and also dissemination, which she practices in talks, workshops, radio programmes or different types of conferences to give visibility to science.