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The Chemistry of Things returns to television screens today on the Sic Kids channel. Continue reading »
The Chemistry of Things, produced by the Science Office for the University of Aveiro, has been shortlisted for the 2013 European Science TV and New Media Festival and Awards (EuroPAWS) in two categories: New Media Productions and Women in Science. Continue reading »
Our project The Chemistry of Things is now part of the educational resources of the Casa das Ciências (House of Sciences), Gulbenkian’s teachers portal. Continue reading »
We are now producing a new video about the Periodoc Table at full steam. Continue reading »
The Chemistry of Things iPad application is already available on the App Store. Continue reading »
The Chemistry of Things was selected to be published in the monthly newsletter of COMPETE and is featured on their website.
The new big project from The Science Office, The Chemistry of Things, is out. Continue reading »
The Suggia Room, at Casa da Música in Porto, was full for Moonrise, last 17th of March. Continue reading »
The Chemistry of Things premieres tomorrow in RTP2, at 13H55.
The Science Office and the Portuguese Astronomical Society bring the astronomer and science visualizer José Francisco Salgado to Portugal for a concert with the Symphony Orchestra of Porto Casa da Música, on the 17th March, at 18:00.
The Chemistry of Things unveils the chemistry hidden in our day-to-day lives and shows how its recent developments contribute to our welfare.
It’s the Science Office’s new project, in a partnership with the Chemistry Department of the University of Aveiro, produced in the framework of the International Year of Chemistry 2011.
The Chemistry of Things will be available on television, radio, newspapers, internet, social networks, and iPad and will see the light of day very soon.
The Science Office is supporting the Press Office at the EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2011. Our science writer Lee Pullen is working on site at the conference, which is the first cooperation between the European Planetology Network and the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society. Continue reading »
The TV series “1 Minute of Astronomy “, produced by the Science Office and winner of the National Multimedia Award 2010, will be the first of eight Portuguese documentaries to be shown at the Researchers’ Night 2011, on the 23rd September, in Porto.
The European Researchers’ Night allows scientists and the general public to socialize in a relaxed atmosphere. The exchange of ideas and experiences this initiative provides is intended to contribute to building a better image of researchers to the public and demonstrate that science is not as complicated as you think after all.
Promoted and funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Development, the European Researchers’ Night runs on the same day in several European countries and Israel. In Portugal, 15 cities will host events.
In Porto, this year’s edition features a cycle of Portuguese science documentaries, entitled “Scientific Shorts – Scientific Cinema Cycle,” a marathon of eight films shown throughout the day (23rd, between 17h30 and 24h), at the Reitoria of the University of Porto, in a partnership between with the Associação Viver a Ciência (VAC), the Asociación de Amigos da Casa das Ciencias (AACC) and the Mostra de Ciência e Cinema da Corunha.
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The EIBTnet is a technology entrepreneurship programmme that aims to support the development, implementation, creation and consolidation of new and innovative technology-based companies, and is supported by NET – Business and New Technologies, SA Continue reading »
To celebrate the International Planet Earth Day 2011, the Science Office offers you an educational poster about our planet. Continue reading »
… and get to know what the Science Office does a bit better, through some samples of the work we’ve been developing lately. Continue reading »
The Science Office teams up with KV265, a new a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire an appreciation and understanding of science through art to the general public, students, and educational institutions in the United States and around the world. Continue reading »
Discovering our planet Earth and the amazing cosmos beyond just got a whole lot more fun thanks to a new interactive iPad educational app: Alice & Andy in the Universe of Wonders. This delightful and original story is written with scientifically accurate language and beautifully illustrated throughout. New technology means you can read and play the book, learning about our Earth and the incredible people and animals who live here. And you get all this in five different languages that you can choose from. Continue reading »
The Science Office releases science book for children as an e-book, hardcover and iPad application Continue reading »
The adventures if the twins Alice & Andy and their mischievous cat Jo are already available as an e-book on Amazon and iBookstore, in English, Portuguese, Spanish, French and German. Continue reading »
The TV series 1 Minute of Astronomy, produced by the Science Office and Duvideo, was selected for competition at the “International Science Film Festival”, that took place between the 18th and 24th October in Athens, Greece.
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The latest acquisition of the Science Office team, the astronomer and science visualizer José Francisco Salgado, was recently in Porto, Portugal to shoot the Moon using various locations around town as a backdrop and inspiration for his new science-art project. Continue reading »
Pedro Russo, one of the members of the Science Office, proposes the creation of centers of excellence outside the urban centers in the book “Dangerous Ideas to Portugal – proposals which are likely to save the country “. Continue reading »
It’s with great pleasure that we welcome José Francisco Salgado, who is now a member of the Science Office team. Welcome, JF! Continue reading »
Postcards from the Edge of the Universe, a book edited by two members of The Science Office, has been launched during the Joint European and National Astronomy Meeting 2010 in Lisbon. Lee Pullen and Mariana Barrosa were joined by other book contributors for an unveiling and signing session on Tuesday 7 September. The book is a legacy of The Cosmic Diary, an International Year of Astronomy 2009 Cornerstone project which was managed by Lee and Mariana. Continue reading »
The Science Office takes up the Press Office of the Joint European and National Astronomy Meeting 2010
European Astronomy comes to Lisbon in September for the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science. Continue reading »
1 Minute of Astronomy winner of the 5th edition of the National Multimedia Prize, in the category of Education and Training
The National Multimedia Award, presented by the Association for the Promotion of Multimedia (APMP), distinguish talent and creativity to projects in multimedia and contributes to the development of this area in Portugal. The award was given to the producers of the program, in the category of Education & Training, during a ceremony held yesterday at the Electricity Museum, in Lisbon. Continue reading »
The TV Series “1 Minute of Astronomy” is one of the three finalists for the 5th Edition of the National Multimedia Prize, in the category of Education and Training.
The awards ceremony will take place on the 23rd of June, in the Electricity Museum, in Lisbon. For more information: http://www.apmp.pt/gca/?id=94
The Science Office has received the Honorable Mention in the National Prize for Creative Industries 2010, a Serralves / Unicer initiative. Continue reading »
The Science Office has produced the presentation videos for the Seeds of Science Awards 2010. Continue reading »
The Cloudviews Conference 2010 takes place today and tomorrow, in Porto. Continue reading »
To ensure the scientific and technical quality of their products and projects, the Science Office constituted an Advisory Board which will validate the company’s work in various areas of science and technology. Continue reading »
The Science Office is participating in the European Forum Media For Science in Madrid, Spain on the 12th and 13th of May. Continue reading »
The Portuguese online newspaper Ciência Hoje (Science Today) published an interview with Mariana Barrosa, Executive Director of the Science Office, in which she speaks of the company, their projects and the state of science communication in Portugal.
The 2nd edition of the Cloud Computing Conference, organised by EuroCloud Portugal, starts on 20 May .It will be held at the Instituto Superior de Engenharia of Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal. Continue reading »
The Science Office was selected as one of the 10 finalists of the National Prize for Creative Industries – Serralves/Unicer. This prize is an initiative of Unicer Bebidas, SA and Serralves Foundation, in partnership with the Innovation Agency, ANJE, BPI, ESAD, Youth Foundation, IAPMEI, LMS Design, University Nova in Lisbon and Porto University. Continue reading »
The TV series 1 Minute of Astronomy, produced by the Science Office and Duvideo, was selected for competition at the “Vedere la Scienza Film Festival”, that will take place between the 22nd and 28th March in Milan, Italy. The episode “Why is Astronomy Important?” will be shown on the 25th and the episode“Extrasolar Planets” will be shown on the 27th, both at 10:00h, local time.
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The 13 episodes of the 1 Minute of Astronomy TV series produced by the Science Office and Duvideo, are now available for free download on iTunes, with subtitles in Portuguese, English and French. Subscribe the podcast!