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Days of Pneumonology 2018

The Pneumonology Clinic of the University of Thessaly, in cooperation with the Respiratory and Ventricular Diseases Society, has been organizing its annual conference since 1999. We welcome you to the traditional three-day event, which will take place from 12 to 15 April 2018 in the Xenod "Larisa Imperial" in the city of Larissa.
Like last year, we have prepared three seminars at the premises of the Pulmonary Clinic in Larissa on the subjects of chest ultrasound, pulmonary fibrosis, and vascular diseases of the lung. On Thursday evening, in Larissa, a round table is organized on the effects of health pollution. Successful incident discussions will be continued by the Pulmonary Clinic of the University of Thessaly and by at least 6 clinics from all over the country. Special sessions are devoted to the education and professional prospects of new pneumonologists. We will discuss the expectations of the trainees for their education as well as the clinical evaluation, a topic of great interest. It will also be very informative to listen to the experience of our new colleagues, who are in a prolongation period, are ancillary, work in the private sector or in the pharmaceutical industry. Of particular interest are the lectures given by the professors of Lausanne and Boston Universities, respectively, on Friday evening at 8pm, on the subject of the relationship between medicine and tourism, and, at noon, on the subject of ethics that should govern the operation of the pharmaceutical industry.
With your participation and the sponsorship of companies, you contribute to the improvement of the clinical and research activities of the Pulmonology Clinic of the University of Thessaly in Central Greece. With the proceeds of the previous conference, we improved the endoscopic lab capability and strengthened the mobility of our partners for further education in European countries.

 

Man and the Environment in Byzantium: The Course of Research


Man and the Environment in Byzantium: The Course of Research Lecture by Kelly Mavromatis
(visiting researcher at the Institute of Historical Research, NHRF, and lecturer at the
Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology) on the subject of:
"Man and environment in Byzantium: the course of research"
Humans and nature in the Byzantine world: the ongoing research Wednesday, 18/04/2018 at
18:30 Multimedia Room - Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology,
Papastratos building.

Summary
We will attempt to give prominence to the various aspects of the relationship that the man
of the Byzantine era developed with his natural environment. In this context, we will talk
about the catalytic role of History in exploring contemporary queries concerning the
evolution of the natural environment, with main objective the man, his present and his
future.

 

Integration And Education Of Roma Children In The Region Of Thessaly

CONCERT / CD PRESENTATION of the choir "DIMITRIAS"
of the 10th Elementary School of Nea Ionia, Volos
FRIDAY 20 APRIL 2018, 7 pm
AMPHITHEATER “KORDATOS”
Within the framework of the program "Integration and Education of Roma Children in the Region of Thessaly", which is implemented by the Department of Primary Education of the University of Thessaly and co-funded by the European Community Fund, a CD presentation of the children's choir "Demetrias” will take place on Friday 20 April, at 19.00, at the Kordatos Amphitheater of the University of Thessaly. Students of the Program participate in the choir.

 

Organization of Teacher Training Seminar on Issues of Refugee Child Education

The Department of Early Childhood Education of the University of Thessaly and UNICEF co-organize a workshop with voluntary and free participation for teachers involved in the education of refugee children.
The seminar, which will be in the form of a workshop, will be held at the Coastal Complex of the University of Thessaly (Delmuzos Building, Hall I) on Friday 20.4.18 and on Friday 27.4.18. and will last for a total of 25 hours, divided as follows:
- 10 hours of lifelong learning (20 & 27 April, 16.00-21.00) in two experiential orientation meetings (group work, case management, dialogue, simulations, editing real examples and dilemmas)
- 15 hours of asynchronous distance learning and mentoring using an online learning platform (20 April - 4 May).

-Thematic axes of the workshop:
- The field of education of migrant populations and basic principles of intercultural education
- The languages of refugees and languages at school
- Teaching Greek as a second language
- Educational material: design, exploitation, evaluation
- Classroom management and diversified teaching in multilingual, multicultural and different-speed educational environments

-After completing the program, participants are expected to:
- have experience in the field of refugee flows in Greece and the education targeting migrant populations
- be able to evaluate the characteristics as well as the educational needs and expectations of students to design more effective teaching strategies
- be familiar with the methodology and educational techniques for teaching Greek as a second language be able to design interesting and participatory modules that contribute to the development of all language skills
- have developed multilingual, multicultural, and different classroom management skills
- have an overview of the teaching material for teaching Greek as a second / foreign language and can design activities and educational material adapted to the needs of their pupils
- have developed their intercultural competence for issues of identity and inclusion of vulnerable groups -Participants will be given a Certificate of Attendance.

To register, fill in the link form until 31/03/2018
https://goo.gl/forms/wR3yxgGDs4RHc3033

 

Endoscopic Capsule Technologies, Medical Diagnosis and Prospects for Computational Assistance in Taking Medical Decisions

On Tuesday April 24, 2018 at 12.00, an honorary lecture will be held by Mr. Anastasios Koulaousidis, MD, of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, UK, at the Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics. The lecture will be titled "Endoscopic Capsule Technologies, Medical Diagnosis and Perspectives of Computational Assistance in Medical Decision Making" and will take place at Amphitheater I of the School of Sciences, Papasopoulou 2-4, in Lamia.

 

The research work of the Archeology Division for the year 2017

The research work of the Archeology Division for the year 2017, 25/04/2018 at 18:00, at the Saratsis Amphitheater On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 18:00, at the Saratsis Amphitheater, the Archeology Division of the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology will present the archaeological excavations and other research activities of its members conducted in 2017.

Schedule:
18.15-18.30.
I. TOURNAVITOU, G. TOFEXIS, Excavation in the Mycenaean settlement of Makrychori, Larissa:
summer 2017 18.30-18.45.
A. BATZIOU, I. TOURNAVITOU, Mycenaean settlement in Pefkakia, Volos 18.45-19.00.
A. MAZARAKIS AENIAN, Newer than the Early Historical Times cemetery in Kefala, Skiathos
19.00-19.15.
A. MAZARAKIS AENIAN, Excavation ιν Asklepieion and Aphrodisio of ancient Kythnos
19.15-19.30.
C. LOLOS, Excavation in Sikyon 2017
19.30-19.45.
D. PALEOTHODOROS, Attic-style pottery from the village of Filia in Karditsa 19.45-20.00.
G. VARALIS, Small findings from the excavation in the church at the Castle of Velika

 

Lecture by Chiara Perruchon

On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 12:00 at the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology a lecture will be given by Chiara Perruchon. The lecture titled "Genomic, proteomic and transcription analysis reveal the genetic network driving the metabolism of diphenylamine by Pseudomonas putida strain DPA1"  will take place at the Konstantinos Sekeris"   Lecture Room

 

Design of Wind Turbine Steel Towers. Invitations and Open Topics to Investigate

The Department of Civil Engineering organizes the following lecture: "Design of Steel Wind Turbine Towers. Invitations and Open Issues to Investigate".

(at 13:30, Hall A, Department of Civil Engineering, Pedion Areos, Volos)
Professor Charalampos BANIOTOPOULOS, PhD, Prof hc Chair of Sustainable Energy Systems School of Engineering - University of Birmingham - UK

As the technological advances in wind power are now rising, wind has become the first source of sustainable energy production in the European Union, the US and Canada, and the second one in China.
Despite this optimistic fact, the percentage of wind energy of the world's total energy this year was less than 5%, which is obviously far from eliminating the greenhouse effect. Despite the fact that more than 350,000 wind power systems are operating around the world today, wind energy, which is a typical example of an interdisciplinary research field, requires further investment and innovative technology solutions to the open design and production problems of wind energy systems. In this context, during the lecture some important aspects of the design of steel wind turbine towers will be presented from a Civil Engineer’s point of view as well as the industrial production process, and open research topics that are challenging for researchers will be discussed, focusing on the research efforts on wind energy systems.   The results of the H2020: HISTWIN I, II and _Plus, SHOWTIME, WINERCOST and HYPERTOWER projects, which have recently been completed and have as their subject-matter innovations in the design of wind turbine towers, will also be presented.

 

Art and Science: Two Universes Meet

The round table "Art & Science: Two Universes Meet" will take place on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 20:00 at the Amphitheater, which is located at Air Force 1 in Technopolis in the Municipality of Athens and is organized by the Department of Early Childhood Education of the University of Thessaly and the Onassis Scholars’ Association.
In recent years, the Arts and Sciences Conjunction has been promoted in education aiming to involve children in these subjects through creativity, brainstorming and bridging the gap between objects. This coupling is expressed through the term STEAM, which emerged from the addition of Arts in the fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). This round table will present research, workshops and works of art and technology and will discuss the benefits of the new possibilities offered by STEAM practices.

Participants:
Manthos Santorinaios: Professor at the School of Fine Arts, Dimitris Charitos: Professor at the Faculty of Communication & Media Studies at the University of Athens, Vasilia Christidou: Professor at the Department of Early Childhood Education at the University of Thessaly, Angelos Alexopoulos: Head of Educational Programs at CERN, Chrysa Papasarantou: PhD candidate of the Department of Architecture Engineering at the University Thessaly, Dimitris Mandzaris: Instructional Lab. Personnel in the Department of Early Childhood Education at the University of Thessaly. Coordinators: Anastasia Zoi Souliotou: Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Thessaly and Member of the Onassis Scholars’ Association, Anna Chronaki: Professor at the Department of Early Childhood Education at the University of Thessaly University of Thessaly, Onassis Scholars’ Association

 


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