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June 4th 2022, 9h00

Ismaili Centre, London

PARSUK FOR ALL: UNITED BY KNOWLEDGE

The biggest event of the Portuguese academic and scientific community in the UK. 

We want LUSO 2022 to be the celebration of the Portuguese scientific diaspora in the UK by exploring the diversity of our community and by showcasing the social value of science.

Joins us in June!

 
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Community

Culture

Communication

LUSO 2022 Topics

Explore the strenghts of our scientific community and science carried out alongside the wider community; Raise awareness to alternative paths outside of Academia.

Explore how science and culture impact each other; Address the connection between art and science through exhibitions and debates.

Explore the way communication is part of the researchers' job and how it impacts the society surrounding them; debate how science communication can give citizens tools to have science literacy.

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

Speakers
 
 
Agenda
9:00-10:00
Opening ceremony

- Mahmood Ahmed (Aga Khan Foundation UK National Committee)

- Cristina Pucarinho (Portuguese Consul General in London)

- Karim Sacoor (The Anglo-Portuguese Society)

- Elvira Fortunato (Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education)*

10:00-11:00
Community A: Impactful Jobs 
- Moderator: Inês Campos Matos (Office for Health Improvement and Disparities)
- Lígia Teixeira (Homelessness Impact)

- Miguel Herdade (Ambition Institute)

- Rita Casimiro (MAZE Impact)*

Communication A: Science education

- Moderator: Regina Duarte (Camões Institute in the UK and the Channel Islands)

- Ana João Correia (Ugni Lab)

- Ana Faro (Native Scientist)

- Anjum Halai (The Aga Khan University)

11:00-11:30
Coffee Break
11:30-12:30
Communication B: Science misinformation

- Joana Ramiro (Freelance Journalist)

- Joana Lobo Antunes (Instituto Superior Técnico)

Culture A: Art and Science

- Moderator: Lara Martins (Freelancer)

- Hugo Lami (Royal College Art)

- Thomas Moors (Sound Voice)

- Rebecca Marriott (Opera Makers)

12:30-13:45
Lunch
13:45-14:30
Research Pitch (£500 Prize)

Panel:

- Sandra Carito (The Anglo-Portuguese Society)

- Joana Lobo Antunes (Instituto Superior Técnico)

14:30-15:30
Community B: Citizen Science