Scientific Calendar 2022
This year, we return with a tribute
For the first time in these four consecutive years we finish the design of the Scientific Calendar before the new year. Of course we intended for a week earlier (yes normally the calendars come out the beginning of September, before everyone puffs up with the phrase "Support our club / union / class by buying blah blah blah") BUT life happens !!
Next year we promise to be really on time & also be in printed form ! So we decided this special year to contribute in our own way by highlighting the - otherwise - chronic problem of femicide, having as an honored person every month a female scientist. We hope you enjoy it! It cn surely help you as a valuable tool, or even as a knowledge game with your loved ones!
Thank you for your valuable support, your wonderful words & we wish 2022 taking back our life as we knew it, but with a touch of more self-knowledge & love for science!
How this calendar works
The design started timidly exactly four years ago. The concept by Valia Bouba & her physicist friend Antonis Anatonidis. In the beginning, due to lack of time, royalty free photos or portraits of honored scientists were used. As the diary evolved & because we loved it & you really loved it, we also wanted a self made contemporary design.
So Valia decided for 2021 to start illustrating.
An illustration that will be liked by all ages, in a simple linear modern style. In the 2021 calendar portraits were used again , but for this year, 2022, it evolved even more & includes full-length sketches, always with a humorous touch! We even designed a logo because we wanted to have what we call consistency in our calendar "branding" !
Its use is quite simple. As you can see on the last page where the index is located, each scientist who refers to the respective date of birth, has & an icon above his/her name. This icon refers to her/his field of action & the explanation of each icon can be found in the memo on the back cover.
So this is not a celebration of the Orthodox faith, nor is it an index of any "mobile" holidays.
It is purely something very specialized that concerns the whole range of sciences & can easily become a tool for pupils & students, parents but also professionals, as it is an excellent help through the "game" with dates & legend.
So our goal was to express ourselves through our love for science & graphic design & to inspire as many as we can, people of all ages, by satisfying that thirst for learning!
Support our effort
Below you can see two buttons. One concerns the downloadable file. It is completely free, PDF formatted & printable in A5 size with print marks (to facilitate our printer-friends in case you assign it to a professional). You can make it as a "pyramid" as you can see in the picture, or on a spiral & hang it on the office / kitchen / bedroom wall!
By pressing the second button (donation) you are helping us to keep this effort alive for the upcoming years as well as manage to publish/print the Scientific Calendar of 2023!
We could not forget but thank those who spread this quite ambitious effort on social media, but also those who & donated any amount in order to see together this Scientific Calendar taking shape in exactly one year from now!
May you all be well. We wish you a happy new year with health, rationality & exploding creativity!