Free online event will be held on the days May 25, 26 and 27; sign up here
On the 25th, 26th and 27th of May, the 1st IFSP Scientific Dissemination Seminar "Knowing to engage: Languages and Practices of Scientific Dissemination in times of crisis". The online event is being organized collaboratively by a group of servants and students from various campus of the Federal Institute of São PauloWith the insight de to promote a formative moment for those interested in the field of Public Communication of Science and Technology.
The event is completely free and will feature thematic sections and round tables with experts. Access the full schedule here.
Scientific Dissemination, Scientific Communication, Democratization of S&T and many other variants of the field of study, have as aggregating principle the dissemination of systematic knowledge produced by specialists to the general public, promoting the popularization of Science and Technology (S&T) and engagement in the construction of new knowledge and technical solutions. For this, audiovisual resources, specific textual techniques and a wide range of training processes are used, in order to transmit knowledge in a comprehensive and edifying way to the individual who receives it. In this dialogical process, researchers and citizens unfamiliar with the various themes approached by schools, universities and research and innovation institutions present in the Brazilian territory are approaching.
Thus, the event aims to build solid bridges between the IFSP and the external community, both in the vicinity of the 36 campuses spread across the state of São Paulo, and with the entire Brazilian population, which can be achieved by the intelligent use of new information technologies. and communication.
Contemporary society requires a clear dialogue between the general public and people who are dedicated to science and the development of technologies. Such interaction can alleviate problems or enhance concrete conditions that interfere in the social or environmental dynamics of the regions. The approach of these different social actors feeds back into the dynamics of teaching and research institutions, which start to act in an integrated manner in society and produce knowledge and engaged solutions.
Scientific dissemination is important so that everyone has the opportunity to acquire basic knowledge about science and its functioning, making it possible to participate in processes to define the research agenda (regional or national) and, also, to take sides on public policies that finance or structure the country's National Science, Technology and Innovation System.