Festival of science 2013

From October 9th to 13th, it’s the Festival of Science all over France and on IMT school campuses

The theme for this 22nd edition of the Festival of Science will be “From the infinitely big to the infinitely small”. For fans of scientific knowledge and young researchers!

Mines Alès is expecting more than 500 academics to attend three conferences and three professional debates hosted by former students. There will also be an exhibition open to the public entitled “Scientific landscapes”, featuring 24 scientific images ranging from the infinitely large to the infinitely small.    
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Subatech, the Mines Nantes laboratory of subatomic physics and associated technologies is holding a workshop entitled “The salad bowl accelerator”. A favorite of the Fête de la Science scientific council, the workshop will address the key principles of particle accelerators such as the LHC (Large Hadron Collider). Find out more

– The staff and researchers of Mines ParisTech based at the Paris, Fontainebleau, Antony and Sophia-Antipolis sites, are coming together to make science accessible to as many people as possible with the opening of the Mineralogy Museum, an exhibition, workshops, conferences and demonstrations.

– The researchers, engineers and technicians at Mines Saint-Étienne are opening their laboratories and offering a number of tours for high school students.

– On 10th & 11th october,  the Fablab workshop will be held at Télécom Bretagne. Discover computer science through hands-on experience, harness unknown technologies through experimentation; this is the motto of Fablabs (or “fabrication laboratories”). Télécom Bretagne opened its “fablab”, Téléfab, one year ago, both to serve its students and to spread awareness as widely as possible about what can be done with a little imagination and electronic equipment. Find out more

– October 10th, Télécom ParisTech will open its laboratories to students undertaking preparatory classes, with a chance to talk with faculty members, researchers, PHD students and other students about the demonstrations and trials resulting from their recent work. It will also provide an opportunity for the preparatory students to ask questions about the school, its research and educational links.
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