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Shaping the Future now! Falling Walls Engage Pitches

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Opening Remarks by Isabella Kessel – Project Manager, Science and Research / Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Followed by 5-min pitches and 1-min Q&A from the audience.

Falling Walls Engage is an international platform for all forms of science engagement, hosted by Falling Walls in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung. Its goal is to showcase successful science engagement projects from a wide range of fields. From public science to pub science, from kindergarten education to VR experiences, and from citizen science to journalism, Falling Walls Engage connects those who tear down the walls between science and the public. The program seeks to highlight the scientific community’s responsibility for the common good and spread scientific literacy, with a special focus on hard-to-reach target groups. 

Presenters: 

Columba–Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace by Francesca Fragkoudi Postdoctoral Fellow, Astrophysicist and Science Communicator / Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics.
 
Active Science Program by Tamar Levy – Head Active Science Program, The Davidson institute of Science Education / Weizmann Institute of Science.
 
Dolittle by Dr. Duncan Williams – Researcher in the Digital Creativity Labs / University of York.

Hypatia–Expect Everything by Meie van Laar – Head of Learning and Research & Manager Science Learning Center / NEMO Science Museum.

Science Ceilidh by Lewis Hou – Interdisciplinary Science and Arts Education Specialist / Science Ceilidh.