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Special Sessions and Workshop

After a day focused on research results, widen your knowledge and experience with a choice of three interesting sessions in a variety of formats: on science outreach, publication ethics, and teaching and learning in the biosciences.

Science in the Street Event: Nutrition and exercise as important factors for the proper function of the biochemical metabolism

Sunday, 9th July 2023
Time: 8:00 pm (till 10:00 pm)
Location: The Oceania Hotel
Address: 5 Bd Heurteloup, 37000 Tours

Translation: From English to French (your ID will be required to receive a headset for translation).
Dress Code: Casual
Menu: One welcome drink
Price: Included in the registration fee. Also open to non-congress participants (free)

Publication Ethics Workshop: reading, reviewing, publishing and citing trustworthy papers

Monday, 10th July 2023
Time: 6:00 pm (till 7:30 pm)
Location: Auditorium Descartes, Congress Center, Tours

About the Event: Scientists spend a lot of time writing, reading, and reviewing research articles. This session will discuss both established and emerging features of trustworthy versus problematic research articles, to increase researcher awareness of current issues in publication ethics. The workshop session will also explore how journals identify and respond to image integrity issues in publications, and provide guidance on best practices during figure preparation.

Chair: Jennifer Byrne
Programme: Jana Christopher, Paraminder Dhillon, Mary Purton

Dress Code: Casual
Price: Included in the registration fee

FEBS Stands Up for Education: Hot Topics, Music and More

Monday, 10th July 2023
Time: 8:00 pm (till 10:30 pm)
Location: La Guinguette Tours de Loire – Restaurant ‘Chez ta mère’
Address: Quai de la Loire, 37000 Tours

About the event: 

Join us for an evening of education, music, food, and drinks!

FEBS Education Committee is proud to present this special event featuring dynamic speakers who will share their insights and perspectives on key issues facing education today. Our audience is invited to share experiences,  contribute to this lively discussion and enjoy entertaining performances.

From the challenges of training transferable skills to the impact of social media on student well-being, our speakers will tackle some of the most pressing issues in the field.

But that's not all – we'll also provide delicious food and drinks to fuel your brain and your body. 
Network with fellow educators and education enthusiasts in a relaxed, social setting that encourages open discussion and collaboration.

Whether you're a teacher, student, administrator, or simply interested in the future of education, this event is for you. Come join us as we stand up for education and explore the latest ideas, research, and innovations in the field.

Dress Code: Casual
Menu: Drinks and snacks
Price: Included in the registration fee. Limited to 80 people on a first come, first serve basis. Sign up at the FEBS booth before Monday 10th at 10:00 am.