Professor Elvira Fortunato, from the research center CENIMAT at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and Vice-Rector of NOVA, participated on November 14 in the program "Scientists at Palácio de Belém".
The Professor made a presentation about the eletronic component of paper to high school students in a session that also had the presence of the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
The program "Scientists at Palácio de Belém" is an initiative of the Presidence of the Republic that gathers scientists with high school students every week with the objective of highlighting science in the development of the country and the work of the portuguese scientists and has as the main topic "the role of science in the sustainability of the planet". These meetings follow a similar initiative, "Writers at the Palace", in which authors of books from the National Reading Plan get together with students from several levels of school.
Image: Presidência da República Portuguesa