‘Cientista Regressa à Escola’ is an inspiring programme by Native Scientist in partnership with INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory and Braga Municipality took the first scientists to schools in Braga to the EB1 of Panoias, Garapôa and Tebosa to showcase science and encourage young children to embrace science.

It involved around 60 students from the EB of Panoias, Garapôa and Tebosa and Sandra Carvalho, MedTech Product Developer at RUBYnanomed, a spin-off from INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, João Carlos Henriques and Sofia Ferreira spoke and showcased science to all students.

‘Cientista Regressa à Escola’ is an educational program that promotes the return of scientists to their 1st cycle schools of origin to carry out science workshops with 4th-year students. This project’s main objective is to contribute to the promotion of culture and scientific literacy in Portugal and, at the same time, to deconstruct stereotypes regarding scientists.