Culture & Societal Change
New technologies will drive the way we live and work in the future. Developing societies which boast secure, clean and efficient energy; boost health and wellbeing; protect the environment and planet; and make efficient use of resources and raw materials. Securing our future for generations to come.
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Stories in Culture & Society
Artists and scientists collaboration: learning from experience
“It's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing " said Steve Jobs. This philosophy inspired the FET-funded project FEAT, which is crossing the finish line
The NIGHT is coming
The 2017 European Researchers’ Night will take place on September 29th over the whole continent. On which side will you be: with the researchers explaining science or with the visitors getting inspired?
Can robots convince girls they’re good at science and maths?
Girls start believing they aren’t good at maths, science, and even computers at a young age. But when six-year-old girls were given a chance to take part in a computer-programming activity that involved robots, they showed more positive attitudes about their own skills and abilities
Research projects in this field
The FEAT project aims at investigating how science and art can inspire each other. Six leading artists are hosted within FET research projects and develop artworks based on the scientists’ activity. They also engage the public on the relationship between art and science at social events such as workshops and exhibitions. FEAT’s ultimate goal is to use an artistic reinterpretation of modern research areas to bring citizens closer to the current frontiers of science.