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In November 2017, the 2nd edition of “Ambassadors for Science” was launched with ten groups of scientists and diplomats. These participants shared a number of days to get exposed to each other professional worlds. In February 2018, they shared their experiences during the last session. 

Last Friday, April 6, the Association of Spanish Researchers in the Italian Republic (ASIERI) brought together Spanish and Italian researchers at the Tor Vergata University in Rome. The session, co-organized by ASIERI and the Dipartimento di studi letterari, filosofici e di storia dell'arte (ALEF) of the Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata", counted with the collaboration and support of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) and the Ministry of Education of the Embassy of Spain in Italy.

The 2nd edition of “Ambassadors for Science” came to an end last 22nd February in the Spanish Embassy in London. All participant pairs–composed by one scientist and one diplomat or sectorial counselor–shared their own experiences and talked about what they had learnt with this exchange programme. 

El pasado 22 de noviembre tuvo lugar el debate “Ciencia, comunicación y sociedad. Coloquio con Goyo Jiménez y Luis Quevedo” en la Embajada de España en Londres, el cual fue inaugurado por el consejero cultural Miguel Oliveros y estuvo moderado por el coordinador científico FECYT en Londres Lorenzo Melchor. 

Last 28th June, the Instituto Cervantes Manchester hosted a debate about “Arts, Sciences and Society” organised by the Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs of the Spanish Embassy in London, the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT), and the Instituto Cervantes Manchester. 

On November 17th, FECYT traveled to Düsseldorf (Germany) to present at the Nature Career Expo, the new professional opportunities for researchers in Spain.

Last 15th March, a new session of “Science in the Classroom” was held in the Spanish School Vicente Cañada Blanch in London. Javier Castellano, engineer in Ford and diesel-engines specialist, talked about the future of automotive industry to 15-18-year-old students. 

Every November, Germany celebrates the fall of the Berlin Wall and also one of the most prestigious international events in the world: Falling Walls. Within this, the international final of Falling Walls Lab (FWLab) takes place in Berlin, a contest for young scientific talents, innovators and visionary minds. 

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