Demonstrating the impact on research and development of the social appropriation of knowledge, Magdalena University culminated in the 10th edition of Science Week.
There were more than 50 events and participation of academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, students, alumni, and research groups, who drove the agenda of spaces where the alma mater had days where scientific knowledge was the protagonist all over campus.
Jorge Elias Caro, Vice-Chancellor for Research, stressed that the goal is to “acquaint people with what is going on in the field of research, encourage artistic creativity, and present books and documentaries,” stressing that “this is part of the goal of the mission of Open Science in reaching knowledge for all audiences.” “.
During the closing of the event, the university community was able to enjoy activities such as the Colombian Academy of Economics Conference: “Limitations of Technology Transfer in the Legal System of Industrial Property”, by Carlos Martinez.
Exhibition of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Home (Culture, Environment, Society and Art) held in the classroom building in Mar Karib, talk “Networks and Communications: Formative Transformation of Science in the Post-Pandemic Phase”, among other activities.
Student participation was essential to spreading knowledge and developing the respective academic spaces. Luis Zapata Valdeblanquez, a sixth-semester student in the Anthropology program, specified that: “Thanks to this event, it is possible to work on scientific publication and go beyond the research, it is necessary to know how to make it public.”
For her part, María Angelica Oliveros, a student in the Occupational Health and Safety Management Program at Creo de Aguachica, presented her project based on an organic and natural drink similar to coffee. “This is a great opportunity to showcase our product and let people know what it’s all about,” he said.