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212 students from high school diplomastudents at the fifth edition of the University's Science Club.

In addition to attend to lectures, students will be able to participate in a one-week training program with internships at CIMA and School of Science.

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Professor Javier Novo with the students who attended the seventh and last talk of the 2017-18 Science Club.
PHOTO: Manuel Castells
27/02/18 10:19 Laura Juampérez

More than two hundred students in the 2nd year of high school diploma This year they are participating in the Science Club, an initiative promoted by the School of Sciences of the University of Navarra for the last five years to encourage scientific vocations among young people.

Through the attendance to 7 lectures on topics they study at high school diplomabut approached from an informative and entertaining point of view - with titles such as "Four hysterias about microbes: science, rigor and humor", "Science against crime" or "Bicycles, pollution and health: experience in Pamplona" - students have the opportunity to approach the University and meet professors and researchers from campus. They are also offered the possibility of attend to watch the talks online through the YouTube channel of the School.

If students attend, or watch on YouTube, 80% of the sessions, and if they enroll in any of the Degrees of the School -Chemistry, Biochemistry , Biology, Environmental Sciences or the double Degrees of Chemistry and Biochemistry ,and Biology and Environmental Sciences-, they will also have the opportunity to participate in an exclusive one-week training program.

This program - taught for the eight winners of the National Biology Olympiad - takes place during the last week of June at campus. In it students can work on a laboratory of the research center Applied Medical (CIMA) and the School of Sciences of the academic center.

Likewise, all participants will receive a diploma accrediting the activity, which from this year is carried out at partnership with the Science Museum of the University of Navarra.

You can see all the videos in the following report.