Evolving Language aims to bridge the gap between research and the lay public. This is why we encourage our community to participate in several outreach projects. Below you can find the activities we’re involved in.
Representing the NCCR Evolving Language at Scientifica, Zürich
On the 2nd and 3rd of September 2023, researchers from the NCCR Evolving Language got to showcase the research conducted in the center to the visitors of Scientifica23, a science fair that amassed 20’000 visitors this year! Through four activities on the NCCR booth and a round table, interesting discussions sparked.
Return on the Pint of Science 2023 events
Congratulations and many thanks to the researchers who presented and to the people that attended! See you next year, and in the mean time, you can scroll through this year’s pictures!
My work pictured by AI
The NCCR Evolving Language asked the MidJourney bot – an AI capable of generating images based on a text – to illustrate the work of about 30 of its researchers. Enjoy the results! For more information about the project, check out the press release. The results will be exhibited at Uni Dufour (Rue Général-Dufour 24, […]
Showcasing women in scientific research
Female researchers associated with the NCCR Evolving Language have invited themselves in a few classrooms in Geneva through the “A researcher in my class” project!
Meet our #NCCRWomen: reboot campaign!
Embark on a fascinating journey through the evolution of language! Five of our #NCCRWomen introduces you to their research and personal experience in science.
Night of Science, Geneva, July 9-10th
Have you ever wondered what makes us human? Then come and visit our booth at the Night of Science in Geneva!
Art-science project with Julie Semoroz
Born from the collaboration with the Flux Laboratory and Prof Didier Grandjean from CISA, UNIGE – NCCR Evolving Language, DOUZE MILLE VINGT refers to the internal perception of sound and acts on the capacity to feel the internal physiological activity as indicators of emotions, of the body state.
Scientifica 2021 – When researchers meet the public
The NCCR Evolving Language community took actively part in Scientifica, the science festival held by the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich on September 4-5.
SciFilmIt: create a movie in 72 hours!
Are you eager to learn about science communication and storytelling? Do you want to create a short film about your research under the mentorship of experts and present it in a cinema? Here’s the opportunity! We’re very happy to tell you that we’ve partnered up with the association SciFilmIt, which aims at bridging the gap between science and emotion through film.
Movie hackathon: a film on Language in 72 hours
We’re very happy that Carmen Saldana and Chiara Barbieri agreed to participate in the SciFilmIt Hackathons and created a movie on language.