The 22nd National Forum of University Students of Exact, Natural, Social and Humanistic Sciences boosts research development for new scientific, economic, social and environmental knowledge in the country
Space for Discussion of University Science Photo: Calixto N. LlanesZoom
Themes related to public and corporate governance issues, community work, the quality of life of the population, local development, strengthening values and heritage conservation are some which will be debated from Tuesday at the 22nd National Forum of University Students of Exact, Natural, Social Sciences and the Humanities.
Claudia Proenza de Miranda, member of the National Secretariat of the University Students Federation (FEU), an organization which with the Ministry of Higher Education announced the event, said that it is based at the University of Oriente in Santiago de Cuba, and more than 150 students from 23 universities are participating, analysing about a hundred papers.
Papers related to careers in natural, exact, economic and social sciences, humanities and their applications in biotechnology, biomedicine, arts, communication and information sciences are scheduled. Also included are those corresponding to foreign languages, community social work, sociological, psychological, philosophical and historical studies, legal sciences, accounting and tourism.
The student leader said that the Forum will promote the development of research to obtain new scientific, economic, social and environmental knowledge of aspects of the country, and as part of the same program workshops, panels and contests of skills will be held, as well as tours of places of historical and cultural interest of the Heroic City.
Proenza Miranda stressed the need to further strengthen these spaces, and do it in a creative way for students to be inserted more into research and innovation. "This is an ideal environment for papers whose results are concrete and visible and to socialize and organize important applications," she said.
Translated by ESTI