Outreach activities

ARGENT early stage researchers engage in different types of outreach activities, promoting awareness in different countries.
Activities of the group for the “Fête de la Science”

Marta Bolsa (ESR 1) contributed to prepare the activities of the group for the “Fête de la Science” (October 2015), a French fair dedicated to the promotion of Sciences that is addressed to primary and high school students, and general public. She prepared in particular an educational comic about the combination of radiation therapy and nanoparticles, an easy way to explain to children the main objective of our research.

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Comparative analysis of the secondary electron yield from carbon nanoparticles and pure water medium

The article “Comparative analysis of the secondary electron yield from carbon nanoparticles and pure water medium", published in the European Physical Journal D, was highlighted and got coverage on the EPJ News page, http://www.epj.org/epjd-news/948-epjd-highlight-organic-nanoparticles-mo... (13 May 2015). The synopsis of the article was also published in Europhysics News (http://www.europhysicsnews.org), volume 46, issue 4, pp.15-16.

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Poster and presentation at the Centre for Cancer Research & Cell Biology

Soraia Rosa (ESR 7) has presented a poster and made a presentation on radiosensitization by nanoparticles as an assessment for the mandatory PhD courses which were attended by scientists and PhD students working in the Centre for Cancer Research & Cell Biology.

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Poster at The Open University Poster Competition

Poster presented by Kaspar Haume (ESR 3/14) to general audience at The Open University Poster Competition - 9th of June 2015. Won peer review award.

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Talk at The Open University

Department of Life, Health, and Chemical Sciences (LHCS) Open Day — 29th of January 2015. In this talk, Kaspar Haume (ESR 3/14), Sophie Grellet (ESR 12) and Pablo de Vera Gomis (ESR 8/15) presented the ARGENT project. The audience was mainly biologists and chemists working in the Life Science department at The Open University.

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Workshop at the University Paris Saclay

Fellows organised a Workshop on "Nanoparticles in Medicine at the University Paris Saclay", December 2014, at ORSAY, France. Approximately 80 researchers from outside the consortium participated to this event.

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Workshop in Boppard

October 2014, the ESRs participated in a EU workshop hosted in Boppard, Germany, organized within the COST framework of the Action MP1002 (Nano-scale Insights into Ion Beam Cancer Therapy). The 13 fellows attended the meeting as well as most of the ARGENT Full Partners. Fellows presented an ARGENT's Poster.

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