23/04/2015 , escrit per rosario
Sant Jordi in Catalonia is a big day in which people use to give a book and a rose. As every year, we have asked our colleagues to recommend a book they enjoyed and these are their suggestions. We hope you like them and, if you want, you can add your own recommendations. (more…)
04/07/2014 , escrit per Núria Vendrell
As you may know, the 24th International Fireworks Competition “Ciutat de Tarragona” is taking place this week in Tarragona (until Saturday). You can find information here
Have you ever wondered about the chemistry behind fireworks? What combination of components make these amazing shows of light, colour and noise possible? If you want to find out, this article is very informative.
Enjoy the exhibitions today and tomorrow!
27/05/2014 , escrit per Núria Vendrell
Brainstorming: some tips and ideas
Whether you’re preparing your next group seminar talk, an oral presentation or you need to write a report for your supervisor or a grant proposal (OMG!), a brainstorming session can be useful.
You can do it on your own or in a group, which is usually very productive.
The Wikipedia defines “brainstorming” as ”a group or individual creativity technique by which efforts are made to find a conclusion for a specific problem by gathering a list of ideas spontaneously contributed by its member(s).”
Here are some tips: