December 2, 2022

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Students talk about the science of art all over Italy

Students talk about science in art, all over Italy – scholarships for 24 students taken –

Second, third and fourth year students of secondary schools are invited to register for the 2022-2024 edition of the Trans-Italy Art and Science Project, which since the first edition of 2016 brings scientific research to schools and has so far involved more than 10,000 young people from all over Italy.

The Art & Science Across Italy project, organized by the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) in collaboration with CERN, aims to engage girls and boys in the world of scientific research, bringing together the languages ​​of science and the languages ​​of art and meeting different individual attitudes and interests.

The project is implemented over two academic years and includes three phases: The first phase is a training phase in which seminars, workshops and visits to museums and laboratories are organized. The second stage involves students making artworks inspired by the scientific themes covered in the lessons; Finally, created and awarded works are displayed in regional exhibitions and the most important ones are collected in the National Gallery, the final event for each edition.

At the National Gallery, a jury of experts sets a ranking and the eight winning groups (24 students) receive a grant, created thanks to the contribution of Radio Kiss Kiss, who is also a media partner of the project, to participate in the Masters. On the relationship between art and science at CERN in Geneva and/or INFN laboratories in Italy. Training phase meetings and exhibitions are organized locally at the regional level by INFN departments and reference universities. In particular, subsidiaries of Bari, Biella, Bologna, Cagliari, Ferrara, Florence, Frascati, Genoa, L’Aquila, Lecce, Matera, Milan, Naples, Padua, Perugia, Pisa, Potenza and Rome are committed to the 2022-2024 edition. , Turin, Trieste, and Venice.

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All Italian schools can register by the end of October through the portal https://artandscience.infn.it/area-referenti/ By choosing one of the reference cities.

It will start at the end of November 2022 with a series of four webinars at the national level that will start many local activities in schools, INFN laboratories and universities concerned. Seminars, visits to museums and science laboratories, meetings with scientists and artists, documentary film screenings and other activities will take place between December 2022 and May 2023, opening the creative phase of the project during which the students are divided. In groups, they will work on their work to tell the science.

It will start at the end of November 2022 with a series of four webinars at the national level that will start many local activities in schools, INFN laboratories and universities concerned. Seminars, visits to museums and science laboratories, meetings with scientists and artists, documentary film screenings and other activities will take place between December 2022 and May 2023, opening the creative phase of the project during which the students are divided. In groups, they will work on their work to tell the science.

As of this year, Radio Kiss Kiss is the official radio for the Art & Science Across Italy project. Always interested in the world of young people, the radio will follow and support the full path of students at all stages of selection through interviews and allotted spaces and will contribute to the creation of 24 scholarships for the winners to participate in the master’s program at CERN Geneva and / or INFN laboratories in Italy. (RL)