9 March – 15 May, 2020

Ciência em Cena na Universidade

The “Ciência em Cena na Universidade” competition has extend the deadline until 15th May!

We reinforce that despite the isolation in our homes due to COVID-19, participating in the “Ciência em Cena na Universidade” competition can be a great opportunity to occupy your spare time, think about science and health and get closer (through digital tools) to colleagues, teachers and researchers.

Do not miss this opportunity!

Film your words, gestures, ideas and share a good story about Rare Diseases.

The “Ciência em Cena na Universidade” is a competition of creative ideas promoted by Maratona da Saúde and by the Chronic Diseases Research Center (CEDOC), from NOVA Medical School I Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (NMS|FCM), from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (UNL) under the scope of the LYSOCIL European Twinning project.

This competition aims to promote the interest of the students in Nutrition Sciences degree, of the Integrated Master in Medicine and of the Master's and Doctoral Programs at NMS I FCM and their awareness for Rare Diseases, the theme of the 7th edition of Maratona da Saúde and of the LYSOCIL project.

For this, participants can use several forms of communication:
• Artistic performance (to act, dance, sing, declaim, stand-up comedy, etc.);
• Movie;
• Scientific demonstration;
• Real testimony.

Participants should record their performance on video (maximum of 3 minutes).

Please apply from 9 March to 15 May sending the “Formulário de Candidatura” duly filled to: Applications should be made exclusively by e-mail.

The application for this competition must be done by filling the “Formulário de Candidatura”, available below for download.

All the documentation necessary to apply, namely, the contest regulation, support dossier and copyright statement (Please note that all these documents are in Portuguese) is available for download.

Applications can be individual or in a group and can also include the participation of teachers and/or researchers (maximum of 3 people per group). From the applications received, 6 finalists will be selected, who will be invited to participate in the final show that will be held at the “Professor Doutor Manuel Machado Macedo” auditorium, at CEDOC-NMS I FCM-UNL facilities in a date to be announced. The jury will be present at the final and will select the winner.

The award for the winner and/or winning group consists of a week of integration in a CEDOC-NMS I FCM-UNL laboratory and 3 days of exchange at the prestigious Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), in Italy.

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We invite you all to participate!

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Download Formulário de Candidatura
Download Regulamento
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Download Declaração de Autorização