BRINGING TOGETHER PERSPECTIVES ON SCIENCE ENGAGEMENT FROM MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA AND BEYOND
The Falling Walls Engage Hub Mexico brings together Science Engagement practitioners and organisations from Mexico, Central America and the Carribbean. The Hub is hosted by Programa Adopte un Talento (PAUTA), an organisation part of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and Engage winner 2021, whose mission is to promote young people’s interest and skills in science across Mexico.
25 JANUARY 2023, TETE-A-TETE MEXICO
Gabriela De La Torre joined the Falling Walls Engage Hub Canada’s virtual series on Science Engagement around the world to discuss the work of PAUTA.
You can watch the replay here.
HUB LAUNCH IN MEXICO CITY AND SANTIAGO DE QUERÉTARO
Together with PAUTA, we organised a successful Hub launch on 29 June – 2 July 2022 in Mexico City and Santiago de Quéretaro with our cooperation partners: the Directorate for Communicating Knowledge in the President’s Office of the Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM); the Science Communication platform Tlaloque; and the Council of Science and Technology of the State of Quéretaro (CONCYTEQ).
The event was also made possible by our great event partners: C3 – Center for Complexity Sciences (UNAM); Universum – the Science Museum of UNAM; the National Pavilion of Biodiversity (UNAM); and the kind support of the Municipality of the State of Querétaro, the Secretariat of Culture and the Secretariat of Tourism of the State of Querétaro.
To re-experience the Hub launch and learn more about our discussion on Science Engagement and Planetary Health, read our full article here.
Day 1 – 29 June | Mexico City | C3 – Sciences of Complexity Center (UNAM)
- Meeting and getting to know the group of Science Engagement practitioners from around the world
- Perspectives on Science Engagement from Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean
- Visit of the Biodiversity Pavilion (UNAM)
Day 2 – 30 June | Mexico City | Directorate for Communicating Knowledge, Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM)
- Local and regional experts exchange on Planetary Health research and strategies for engagement
- Tour in Xochimilco, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Day 3 – 1 July | Santiago de Querétaro | CONCYTEQ
- Keynotes and workshops: Science Engagement for scientists and students from Querétaro
- Science activities for children
- Closing cultural event
Day 4 – 2 July | Santiago de Querétaro | CONCYTEQ
Wrap up and next steps with Hub participants and partners (half day)
Find out the full Hub Mexico program here in PDF.
HUB SESSIONS IN REPLAY
- Panel Discussion 1: Science Engagement in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean, with Dr. Patricia Magaña Rueda (UNAM) and Dr. Clementina Equihua Zamora (UNAM).
- Panel Discussion 2: Best Practices in Science Engagement, with Dolores Arenas Venegas (Universum Science Museum); Ximena Aguilar Vega (University of Stirling); Oscar Contreras-Villarroel (Giant Magellan Telescope); and Dr. Benigno Gómez y Gómez (El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR)).
Re-watch the full session here.
- Keynotes on Planetary Health, with Dr. Carlos Faerron (Planetary Health Alliance); Dr. Sandeep Maharaj (Caribbean Planetary Health Hub); and Dr. Sandra Gallo (Government of Jalisco).
Re-watch the full session here.
We thank our Hub co-hosts and event partners:
Programa Adopte un Talento (PAUTA)