“There is nothing unfathomable, but a way must be found to figure out how to communicate what science teaches us, and to determine which angle is impressive. And Bright-Night is going precisely in that direction.” University and Research Chancellor Alessandra Nardini borrows some of the concepts that recently deceased Piero Angela used in connection with scientific publishing to underscore the importance of an initiative such as the European Night for Scholars and Scholars scheduled for today in 10 Tuscan cities with more than 200 events. , promoted by the University of Tuscany and the research system with the support of the Tuscany region as part of the GiovaniSì project.
The series of heavy appointments for the chancellor at the Bright-Night 2022 edition began in Pisa, where in the afternoon she participated in the opening ceremony at Piazza XX Settembre, home to one of the five “research arenas”, sponsored by the University of Pisa, coordinator in the Pisa region of Bright Knight, along with Together with Scuola Normale Superiore, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, National Research Council (CNR), National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN), National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), EGO-Virgo and Scuola IMT Alti Studi Lucca.
Then in the afternoon, I video call with Siena for “Tra le Lines, Behind Bars. Commitment of the Tuscan Prison Center”, an event organized by the University of Siena, Correctional Education Center in collaboration with the University of Foreigners of Siena, which was also welcomed by the Chancellor Social Policies Serena Spinelli. Finally, in the evening will be in Piazza Santissima Annunziata in Florence, where the “quest challenges” are scheduled from 8.30 pm, an evening of meetings and guests to discover the adventure of the quest.
“We are really proud to support Bright-Night because – explains the advisor – we firmly believe in the importance of bringing everyone, girls and boys, to the world of universities, research, scientific, technological, social and cultural achievements more understandable and accessible. In recent years we have understood more How important research is in our lives, from fighting the pandemic to fighting climate change and inequality.”
“Today more than ever, two years after the pandemic – adds the council member – we may have finally realized how valuable the work of researchers is. If we go back to this event in our existence we owe it to research and science, which has allowed us to obtain effective vaccines in record time. Let us not Never forget this, let us adequately appreciate the commitment of the researchers and support the research.”
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