The conference for teachers and science popularizers "Excellent science - how model organisms support scientific research" organized by the Centre for Innovative Bioscience Education, BioEducation Foundation and the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw was held on October 9-10, 2019. The event was attended by 50 participants.
The program included lectures presenting the use of model organisms (nematode, mouse, zebrafish, yeast and daphna) in research, medicine, ecology or education and workshops on communication and science education. Wiktor Niedzicki has shared the secrets of presentation and gave valuable tips during the workshop entitled “Present science well”. David Price from Science Made Simple has shown how to use performance techniques and have fun in science communication during classes entitled “Getting Your Science Noticed”.
The event was co-financed by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education for funding of projects covering the activities to promote and popularize the science.