PRIDE represented at the ESOF 2018 conference in Toulouse through Alberto Martínez Gándara
The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is a European meeting led by EuroScience dedicated to research and innovation. These biennial meetings are designed as a meeting point between leading scientists, researchers, young researchers, business people, entrepreneurs and innovators, policy makers, science and technology communicators and the general public.
Photo 1. Some of the ESOF stands.
Photo 2. Poster area which some of the participants getting ready for the questions.
In accordance with the PRIDE outreach policy, the Marie Curie ESR Alberto Martínez Gándara presented a poster at the ESOF 2018. In this occasion, Alberto presented an introductory poster about the main objectives of the PRIDE program, stressing the importance of the Pontocaspian species using as an example the Lymnicardiinae bivalves, his species object of study. He then had the chance to reach out about the unique biota present in the area, the ways of studying it and the faced challenges. People from diverse areas such as physics, social sciences and the press could learn about this somehow unknown biodiversity and its status, raising awareness and interesting questions to be solved.
Photo 3. Alberto and his poster, representing PRIDE.
Photo 4. Some other posters were definitely worth to check.
Photo 5. The ESOF party took place at the incredible City of Space.