CEDENNA organizes numerous outreach activities, including conferences, talks, competitions, schools, seminars and exhibitions, to present its work to the general community, generating greater interest in science among the youth of our country.

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  • Visitor warns about the urgency to confront climate change

    Invited by Dr. Gustavo Zúñiga, Dr. Sharon Robinson, a member of the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel of the United Nations’ Environmental Program and professor of the School of Biological Sciences of Wollongong University (Australia), spoke on “Biodiversity redistribution under climate …

  • Dr. Juan Escrig is nominated for the APEC scientific award

    Dr. Juan Escrig received the Scientist Medal 2017 from the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) for “his notable and distinguished contribution in the field of technology and materials”. The award was presented in the context of the annual meeting …

  • Cedenna announces IV Workshop for High School Teachers Pronano 2017

    The IV Workshop for High School Teachers, Pronano 2017, organized by the nanotechnology center, Cedenna, is an initiative carried out within the framework of extension and scientific outreach activities. Teachers of the scientific areas (biology, physics and chemistry) can apply. …

  • Research on the thermodynamics of sub-nano systems

    Dr. Eugenio Vogel and Dr. Patricio Vargas from CEDENNA’s Magnetic Nanostructures Research Line, together with two collaborators from the National University of San Luis, Argentina, are interested in studying the laws of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics in sub-nanoscopic or extremely small systems …

  • A new version of the ProNano workshop is being prepared for teachers

    Cedenna is organizing a new version of the celebrated Nanoscience and NanotechnologyWorkshop for High School Teachers, ProNano 2017, to take place in May. There will no charge for participating high school science teachers. The organizing committee is working now to bring together …

  • Investigating the effect of potassium against vascular illness

    Dr. Juan Pablo García Huidobro (Nanobiomedicine Research Line)  led research into the positive effect of potassium against vascular disease, favoring the function of the cells that surround the blood vessels through the secretion of vasodilator factors. The study involved rats with hypertension …

  • Dr. Vogel gave the keynote address on the anniversary of the University de La Frontera

    Because of his distinguished academic and scientific career, Eugenio Vogel was invited to give the keynote speech for the 36th anniversary of the University of La Frontera. Only once before has this honor fallen to academic of this university. With …

  • The nanoscience calendar is distributed to Chilean schools

    With the cooperation of the national Explora network through representatives of its regional associative project, our Center distributed throughout Chile one of its most celebrated outreach products, the 2017 Nanoscience Calendar. More than 1,700 calendars have been sent to the …

  • Collaboration with Germany in nanoscience is being promoted

    A workshop on nanoscience was held recently to build links between Chilean and German researchers.  The workshop was organized by the German agencies for academic exchange (DAAD) and scientific research (DFD). The participants in the event included Alejandro Valdivia, Dora …

  • Recognizing International Women’s Day

    A special edition of Women in Physics was published online by Elsevier in its Mendeley website to commemorate International Women’s Day. This year the edition includes an article by the researcher and director of CEDENNA, Dr. Dora Altbir. The compilation …

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