2 Minutes of Science

To mark the National Day of Scientific Culture, which is celebrated on the 24th of November, the University of Algarve launches the “2 Minutes of Science” initiative, a project that aims to promote the teaching of science and scientific culture, also making known the faces of it's scientists.

The University of Algarve is thus associated with the “Science and Technology 2021 Week”, promoted by Ciência Viva, disclosing the science that is done at UAlg over a period of 34 weeks.

In line with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which constitute the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations, and having science communication as a social imperative, UAlg will make available on its website and social media a set of 34 episodes, thus giving voice to dozens of scientists.

With a weekly periodicity, the videos will always be available on Wednesday, focusing on themes as different as health, education, climate action, marine life, sustainability or innovation, among others, always with the objective to celebrate science and pique its interest.

Establishing an analogy between the research concepts and the reader's experiences and experiences, the project seeks, through a generalist and easy-to-understand approach, to reach new audiences and expand the potential for transferring the knowledge produced at UAlg.

Terra

The project “Dragon fruit: validating red dragon fruit production capacity” is coordinated by Amílcar Duarte, a researcher at the Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development – MED. Funded through the support provided for Operating Groups under the Rural Development Programme PDR2020, this project aims to develop dragon fruit production in Portugal.

To mark the National Day of Scientific Culture, which is celebrated on the 24th of November, the University of Algarve launches the “2 Minutes of Science” initiative, a project that aims to promote the teaching of science and scientific culture, also making known the faces of it's scientists.

Sustainable Development Goal 1

No Poverty

End Poverty in all its forms everywhere.

 

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 2

Zero hunger

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

 

Sustainable Development Goal 3

Good Health and Well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 4

Quality Education

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 5

Gender equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 6

Clean Water and Sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 7

Affordable and clean Energy

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 8

Decent Work and Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 9

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 10

Reduced inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 11

Sustainable Cities and Communities

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 12

Responsible consumption and production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 13

Climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 14

Life below water

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 15

Life on Land

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 16

Peace, Justice and strong institutions

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

 

 

Sustainable Development Goal 17

Partnerships for the Goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.