Dokuz Eylul University (DEU) Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is preparing to make the people of the region love science with the project “Land of Efeler Sheds Light on Science”, which was applied by the Ödemiş District National Education Directorate within the scope of TÜBİTAK 4007 Science Festivals Support Program.
İZMİR (İGFA) – The project “Efeler Land Sheds Light on Science”, of which DEU Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is a stakeholder and applied by Ödemiş District National Education Directorate, was entitled to be supported within the scope of TÜBİTAK 4007 Science Festivals Support Program 2022/1 Application.
DEU Faculty of Veterinary Medicine took part as a stakeholder in 4 different fields, 3 of which are basic sciences and 1 is clinical sciences, in the project, which is one of the 49 studies supported throughout Turkey. With the project, whose field studies will be carried out in Ödemiş on September 15-17, 2022, it is aimed to make secondary school students love science.
DEU Rector Prof. Dr. Nükhet Hotar pointed out that the TÜBİTAK 4007 – Science Festivals Support Program aims to reach individuals of different ages and educational levels from all segments of the society, and said, “With the said support program, it is aimed to encourage children/young people to participate in Science Festivals with their families. Our DEU Veterinary Faculty, which we brought to Kiraz, will contribute to the social contribution vision and mission of our university with the project of which it is a stakeholder. In fact, this was one of the reasons why we positioned our faculty in Kiraz. With our DEU Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, scientific studies are carried out in the area including Kiraz and Küçük Menderes Basin; We contribute to the development of the region with our internal and external stakeholders. We will bring the people of the region together with science with the project on the subject of theology,” he said.
With the TÜBİTAK 4007 – Science Festival Support Program, it is aimed to disseminate the science culture and communication to wider parts of the society, to convey scientific information to the participants, and to make them understand the interaction between science and technology through activities.