Posts Tagged ‘Àlex Argemí’

Monday December 02nd, 2013

A multimedia activity will help students to understand AIDS

IDIBAPS, in addition to working in disease prevention from a research perspective, is actively involved in activities oriented to society. Recently it published a multimedia activity to understand AIDS better, in collaboration with Ambientech and thanks to the Government of Catalonia’s ACDC 2012 funding for science dissemination. Through this interactive activity (in Spanish and Catalan) high school students, and anyone who wishes it, will learn why it is so difficult to combat the HIV virus, how can we prevent it and discuss about how we do approach its carriers.

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Thursday January 26th, 2012

A multimedia application for schools to learn about biomedicine and how does a laboratory work

Laboratori Virtual

Multimedia applications are an ideal tool to stimulate learning and explaining complex concepts. That is the reason Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), the biomedical research center linked to the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, the University of Barcelona and the CSIC, joined efforts with Ambientech, an institution specialized in educational portals. The result is a virtual laboratory designed to become an educational support in the classrooms, which explains scientific concepts and explains everyday activity in clinical and basic laboratories. This activity, which was started with a grant from the Generalitat de Catalunya (ACDC 2010) and had the support of the Obra Social “la Caixa”, is now available in Spanish, Catalan e English and at www.ambientech.org.

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