Contributor: Rosa Garcia-Verdugo

Rosa García-Verdugo

Rosa Garcia-Verdugo studied biochemistry and after some years at the bench, got a PhD in Neurobiology at the Max Planck Institute. She is the founder of the website starvingneuron.com and collaborates with various science outreach networks in Spanish and English.
She is currently working as a science journalist for the German Cancer Research Centre and as a freelance writer and communication consultant for biotech companies and European funded research projects.

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Science for children: shaping the future by expanding young minds

Children are the future. A future that will depend on their ability to make informed decisions on complex topics. Gaining scientific literacy and critical thinking skills will help secure that future.

Education, artificial, intelligence and business idea concept. Laura Henderson interview.

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Laura Henderson on science communication and children

Laura Henderson: "We need to give children access to today's discoveries so they can lead the world of tomorrow" Interview with Laura Henderson, Head of the Program for Public Outreach of Frontiers for Young Minds (FYM), a journal that offers science to children, edited by children. What is Frontiers for Young Minds? Laura Henderson: FYM ...

Education, artificial, intelligence and business idea concept. Rita Campos interview.

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Rita Campos on science communication and children

Interview with Rita Campos, researcher at the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra (CES-UC), member of the Observatory for Education Policies and Professional Development, and co-coordinator of the Working Group "Citizen Science and Education" What drove you to get involved in science communication for children? Rita Campos: My personal answer is that ...

We see an increase in polarisation of complete trust or no trust at all in scientists

Interview with Dr. Paul Stoneman: ‘We see an increase in polarisation of complete trust or no trust at all in scientists’

Paul Stoneman is a political scientist who specialises in quantitative methods and social and political attitudes. He is currently one of the principal investigators of the World Values Survey, an international research program devoted to the study of social, political, economic, religious and cultural values of people in the world. He also works as the ...

ESMH science media days 2022:Patricia Fernández Lis interview

Science Media Days in Madrid: Interview with Patricia Fernández de Lis

Interview with Patricia Fernández de Lis, multi award winning science and technology journalist and Chief-Editor of Materia, El País’ science section. Based on your long experience, what makes a good science journalist? Patricia Fernández de Lis: Although I cannot say that there is a fixed recipe, there are some general characteristics of good journalists. First, ...

ESMH science media days 2022: Pampa Molina interview

Science Media Days in Madrid: Interview with Pampa García Molina

Interview with Pampa García Molina, journalist, writer and editor on science, technology, health, and environment. From 2011 to 2022 she was editor-in-chief of Agencia SINC, a Spanish news agency specialised in science. Now she is editor-in-chief of ScienceMediaCentre.es, an independent office that provides resources and reliable content to cover science-related news. How did ScienceMediaCentre.es come ...

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Promoting trust in science and countering misinformation: a task for all

Misinformation is a new pandemic, one for which the only cure is knowledge. Informed audiences, media-savvy scientists, and high-quality journalism are key to counter misinformation. These are the main takeaways from the debate on 'Promoting trust in science to counter misinformation', the third event of a series called Science-Media Days, which took place on 20 ...

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Prof. Karim Lekadir: Applications, risks, ethical and societal impacts of AI in healthcare

Interview with Prof. Karim Lekadir, Director of the 'Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Lab' at the Universitat de Barcelona (BCN-AIM). He co-authored a study for the European Parliament's Panel on the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) entitled 'Artificial Intelligence in healthcare: Applications, risks, ethical and societal impacts' which he will present on 11 February 2022 ...