The Permanent Extension Headquarters of the University of Murcia in Totana organizes the conference-colloquium of Professor José Manuel López Nicolás at the "Mateo García" Municipal Library on Tuesday, February 25, starting at 8:00 p.m.
López Nicolás is the author of several books, the most recent "A scientist in the supermarket. A journey through the science of small things", whose title will also name this activity organized by the Permanent Headquarters of the University of Murcia In this town.
In his last book, the author deals with the presence of science in everyday life, such as the physics present in a memorable tennis match or the chemistry that is hidden behind the labels of a supermarket.
We hope that you accompany us, with your casual style, for the science of small things, providing clues to clarify the half-truths we encounter every day.
José Manuel López Nicolás is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Murcia, recently he has been appointed Vice Chancellor of Transfer and Scientific Culture of this university.
In addition, it stands out for its research and teaching work, for having extensive experience as a popular science disseminator.
His scientific dissemination blog 'Scientia' has won numerous awards and recognitions: the Bitácoras in 2013, 20blogs in 2014, ASEBIO Award for the scientific dissemination of Biotechnology in 2014, Honorable Mention of the Prisma Awards in 2014, Prize for the best website La Verdad 2015.
In 2016 he received the ASEBIO special jury Prize for his career in the world of scientific dissemination, in 2018 the Díaz Bautista Culture Award and in 2019 the first Prize in the International Science in Action in the Modality Contest 'Works of Scientific Dissemination.
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He has published more than 100 scientific articles in the main scientific journals in the field of nutrition, biochemistry and food technology.
He also participates in numerous national and international research projects.
He was a founding member and former president of the Association of Scientific Dissemination of the Region of Murcia.
López Nicolás participates weekly in a section of the evening program "Only Once" of National Radio of Spain.
He is also the author of other books 'New foods for the 21st century' and 'Let's buy lies'.
With this activity, the University Extension Headquarters of the University of Murcia in Totana resumed its activity in the year 2020.