After the success of the first edition, Bracco foundation is relaunching as part of “Bracco for schools” the “Science hour!” Teaching project, an initiative aimed at teachers and students of middle and upper schools in Lombardy, Lazio and Piedmont to bring more science into society, starting from schools.
he Coronavirus epidemic has forced everyone to accept the importance of science. Schools of all kinds and levels are looking at science and research more closely than ever. Bracco Foundation offers them the “Science Hour!” project with teaching suggestions and observations from the #100esperte to offer schools stimuli and references that are reliable and certified.
The Cosmos Award was instituted to promote scientific culture in Italy and in particular in the South of Italy by instituting an international prize each year for the best work of scientific divulgation published in Italian in the sectors of physics, mathematics and astronomy.
As part of progettoDiventerò, Bracco Foundation began, in 2017, collaboration with the University of Konstanz in the Federal German Republic to spread knowledge of the Italian language and culture among university and secondary school students in the area bounded by the cities of Konstanz, Singen and Rudolfszell where the largest overseas production site of Bracco is housed.
Artainment@school is an educational project carried out by Artainment Worldwide Shows and Bracco Foundation, in accordance with the Lazio Regional Scholastic Office to publicise in schools a new method of publicising the artistic heritage.
In Italy women researchers are only 35% of the total, according to the OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, a very small percentage even if the trend is growing.