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Popularization of science, technology and medicine in industrial Barcelona (1815-1929)

Leading researcher: Agustí Nieto-Galan
Funding entity: Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia
Duration: 2006 - 2009

Public visibility of science in Barcelona during its process of industrialization is the object of study of this project developed not only by cehic researchers, but also by a growing number of PhD candidates interested in developing their own research in subjects very close to the project. This fact has widened the studied period towards the second half of the 20th century. The lines of research include popular astronomy, science and technology in 1888 and 1929 Exhibitions in Barcelona and the scientific popularization work of varied catalan experts during the 19th and the 20th centuries.