"Co-creating Communication on Planetary Health Related to Food and Food Systems": MSCL is looking for people who bring good ideas and the necessary know-how to try out new formats and develop communication experiments together with scientists and practitioners of science communication.
Bavaria's diverse landscapes are a real feast for the eyes. Under the motto "Take a look! - With the camera on a voyage of discovery in Bavaria's nature", the photo competition " Natur im Fokus" (Nature in Focus) has been encouraging children and young people since 2007 to take a closer look at their natural surroundings and to engage with their local nature. The focus is not so much on technical perfection and the best equipment, but on interesting motifs, exciting image compositions and, above all, creativity.
In January we offer an evening workshop for adults through the Munich Adult Education Center. Get to know the BIOTOPIA Lab and create your own art object from the kombucha mushroom in the workshop. It's amazing what can be made from microbial biofilms. Your own art object just needs to be dried afterwards. The available places are limited.
BIOTOPIA helps to further increase the vaccination rate. With its Vaccination Friday (starting Dec. 17/and then initially Jan. 14), BIOTOPIA is offering a vaccination event as part of the Hi!A Festival of Arts and Research. You can get vaccinated at the BIOTOPIA Lab in the Botanical Garden. A specialist in anesthesiology will vaccinate all citizens with registration and prior appointment at this exciting place where science and society meet (1st vaccination, 2nd vaccination and 3rd vaccination/booster vaccination). Details on registration and appointments as well as further information will follow soon.
BIOTOP!CS - the BIOTOPIA Podcast is dedicated to life in all its facets. Following the motto: Explore Life! What secrets are hidden in the world of dreams or in microscopic organisms in our bodies? What potential is actually hidden in poop? And how do we shape coexistence with artificial intelligence?
Now available as video: The BIOTOPIA event held on October 30, 2021 in Schloss Nymphenburg Munich on the topic of "The consequences of climate change for our health" can now be viewed online. Science communicator Harald Lesch welcomed Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann, leading international environmental physician, and Katja Trippel, science journalist and author.
How is the definition of museum-based research changing in the 21st century? How can museums facilitate the creation of knowledge with and by the public? How can exhibitions become experiments? How can museum-based research help address "complicated problems," from climate change to biodiversity crashes? This interdisciplinary panel will explore the future of knowledge creation in museums.
On October 26, 2021, a meeting of natural history and environmental education institutions from all administrative districts of Bavaria took place in the BIOTOPIA Lab. Natural history museums, botanical gardens, national park centers, animal parks, environmental stations as well as environmental education centers of different types, sizes and sponsors were represented.
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