“I noticed that many people were interested in themes at the intersection of science, society, economy and politics,” he explains.
“Many young colleagues are not as well informed as they could be on these issues, so the idea was to start thinking about a series of activities that could foster discussion.” In recent months the Forum has designed conferences to educate and mobilise scientists, including topics such as .
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Like any typical speed-dating night, participants rotated around the room and chatted with one another for five minutes.
After this meet-and-greet, they filled out forms indicating whom they'd like to see again.
The next step is to be able to give workshops in scientific institutions, such as IRB Barcelona.
“At our events in bars, we are preaching to the converted in a sense,” says Yoran.
Public policy efforts, including funding, would best be served by redirecting them toward other prevention programs for youth violence.