Research area: the role of the scientist – researcher

Guillaume Müller, Hubert Curien laboratory, team Data Intelligence team

The European Researcher’s Night was held simultaneously in nearly 400 European cities on 27 November 2020, for the 16th consecutive year,

The second edition in Saint-Etienne brought together researchers from the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region: people from Saint-Etienne, Lyon and Clermont-Ferrand around a friendly virtual event, with the aim of introducing the general public to the world of research and encouraging young people to take up research.

The “La Rotonde” cultural centre, in partnership with the Jean Monnet University and Saint-Étienne Métropole, presented an innovative device: a digital village. The village includes various places such as a campsite, a bistro, a flea market, etc., all of which are full of scientists’ secrets in digital form: videos, podcasts, photo exhibitions, games and challenges.

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Guillaume Müller, a teacher in Web development and Data Science at Télécom Saint-Etienne and also a researcher for the Hubert Curien laboratory within the Data Intelligence division, was able to produce a podcast in which he tells an anecdote that led him to embark on a career in research.

For Guillaume, ” one of the roles of the researcher is to establish a dialogue with society in order to give it the keys to understanding the scientific research environment. Indeed, there are more and more current scientific themes to be addressed in order to inform the public in a simple and transparent way

Visit the digital village here to discover all the secrets of researchers

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