SANT’ANNA SCHOOL CELEBRATES THE EUROPEAN “BRIGHT” RESEARCHERS’ NIGHT 2018 IN PISA, PONTEDERA AND LIVORNO

The BRIGHT night on 28 September 2018 is a Europe-wide celebration of academic research. This year, the Tuscany BRIGHT initiative offers a wide range of activities in Pisa, Pontedera and Livorno. The event will bring the researchers in the squares and streets of 300 historical centres of the cities involved in the EU Horizon 2020 project.

The European Researchers' Night is the European Commission's flagship initiative aiming to bring researchers and the public closer and to encourage young people to embark careers in research. In Tuscany, under the supervision of the University of Siena, the Regione Toscana Authority, Universities of Firenze and Pisa, the Università per Stranieri - Siena, Sant’Anna School, Scuola Normale Superiore, Scuola IMT Alti Studi Lucca, CNR Pisa, and the researchers of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare and the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia Pisa, will address the significant role played by higher education institutions in addressing topics such as health and wellbeing, emerging digital technologies and sustainable development.

To facilitate a wider and interactive debate, on-line initiatives will be available to the public through: http://www.bright-toscana.it/ Twitter (@brightoscana) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/brightoscana/).

The following initiatives will be held in Pisa:

  • Dimostratore di realtà virtuale immersiva per la fruizione del patrimonio culturale” (at Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33 – room 10), 18.30 - 24.00, organized by the TeCIP Institute (Immersive Virtual Reality)
  • Dimostratore su real-time multimedia con Arduino” ” (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33 – room 2), 16.30 - 24.00, (Low Latency Media Applications)
  • Be a manager of healthcare system for a day” (largo Ciro Menotti), 16.30 -22.00, organized by Laboratorio MeS (Management and Health Systems)
  • Spin-on”, (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33 – room 7), 17.00 - 23.00 , spin off companies presentations
  • Human Brain Project” (piazza martiri della libertà), 16.30 - 24.00, organized by the Biorobotics Institute
  • ExtraBeat: tell me what a hearth you have and I'll tell you who you are” (Fondazione Monasterio, via Moruzzi 1), 16.30 - 19.30, organized by the Life Sciences Institute
  • Edicola Bright” (Piazza XX Settembre), 16.30 - 24.00, by Marco Martinelli, phd student in Agrobiosciences
  • RESEARCH MEETINGs “APPETIZER”
  • SCHED_DEADLINE nel kernel di Linux” (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33 – room magna storica), 18.00 - 19.00, organized by the TeCIP Institute
  • The art of photonics” (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33 – room magna storica), 19.30 - 20.30, organized by the TeCIP Institute
  • I cardioalimenti che non ti ho detto: dal laboratorio alla tavola” (Bazeel – Lungarno Pacinotti 1), 19.00 - 19.45, organized by the Life Sciences Institute
  •  “Health as Access and Access to Health” (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33 – room 6), 19.00 - 20.00, organized by the Dirpolis (Law, Politics and Dvelopment) Institute
  • Populismo di governo: l'oppio dei popoli?” (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33 – room 8), 19.15 - 20.00, organized by the Dirpolis (Law, Politics and Dvelopment) Institute

OPEN LABS: Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33, time 17.00 -23.00, organized by the Life Sciences Institute

  • Sotto ai tuoi piedi c'è un mondo da esplorare. Esperienze per grandi e piccini alla scoperta del suolo e dell’acqua.
  • Futuro verde.
  • Con un pugno di terra. L'intensificazione sostenibile in agricoltura.

ENTERTAINMENT events:

  • We can do eat! Quiz!” (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33), 19.00 - 23.00, organized by the Dirpolis (Law, Politics and Dvelopment) Institute
  • 5G Challenge”  (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33), 17.00 - 23.00, organized by the TECIP Institute
  • Pregnancy (and after) at a hand the hAPPyMamma app” (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33), 18.15 - 19.15, organized by Laboratorio MeS (Management and Health Systems)
  • RistoHealth: instruction for healty cooking” (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33), 19.45-21.00, organized by the Life Sciences Institute ALTRE INIZIATIVE A PISA
  • Master of Science: showroom on how to shape knowledge through Research (Sant’Anna School headquarters - piazza martiri della libertà, 33), 17.00 - 23.00.

BRIGHT IN PONTEDERA

  • Biorobotica pop: un talk divulgativo” (Polo Sant’Anna Valdera, Via Rinaldo Piaggio 34), 16.30 a- 24.00, organized by the Biorobotics Institute

BRIGHT IN LIVORNO

  • Ricerca allo Scoglio della Regina: la robotica soft e tanto altro” (Laboratorio Scoglio della Regina, Viale Italia 6), 17.00 - 23.00, organized by the Biorobotics Institute