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Slimene Sedrette

Science popularizer - Head of Science Programming Department

Member since Jun 2023

In addition to teaching and research, I have carried out several functions in the field of science and society, and I have actively participated in several internal, external and international working groups and committees.
I have been a science mediator at the Cité des sciences in Tunis since 2002, where I designed and developed informal science teaching resources. In addition, I was the project manager for the design and production of the “Saharan dinosaurs” exhibition, the first Tunisian interactive scientific exhibition. I was also appointed project manager - founder of Tataouine Science Village.
Actually, I hold the position of Head of the Department of Scientific Programs, and lead the group of scientific explainers within the Palace of Sciences of Monastir since July 2015.

WORK EXPERIENCE 1:

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To 

Job title

01/12/2015

07/06/2023

Head of Programming and Development Department

 

Name of employer

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research / Monastir Science Palace

Location (City and Country)

Monastir / Tunisia

Main responsibilities:

 

- Raising awareness and educating the public about the methods, the scientific discoveries and the importance of science, technology and innovation for sustainable development

- Implementation and evaluation of science popularization programs is

- Coordination and administration of all aspects of the annual program including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, controlling program activities; and developing an annual budget to support the program.

- Developing relationships with national and international partners in view to improve and promote scientific literacy to prepare and integrate our society into the modern world, based as much on scientific thought and technological progress as on universal human values.

-Member of the Board of Directors and the Scientific Council of Monastir Science Palace.

 

Main achievements:

- Establishment of well-organized annual program with more activities, to improve the provision of high quality science learning for children, young people and particularly for disadvantaged pupils in Tunisia

- Increasing the number of visitors to the science center activities.

- Creating interfaces between academic institutions and the components of the commercial and economic surrounding.

- Enhancing and developing productive relationships with national and international partners.

- Providing effective communication and guidance to departmental staff.

- Good communication skills.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE 2:

From 

To 

Job title

15/09/2017

07/06/2023

Researcher

 

Name of employer

El Manar University

Location (City and Country)

Tunis / Tunisia

Main responsibilities:

 

-Member of the research laboratory “The Geotechnics Engineering and Georisk Laboratory”.

     - Research in the field of natural resources, georisk using remote sensing and geomatics.

 

Main achievements:

Publications:

- Sedrette S. and Rebai N., (2022). GIS approach using morphometric data analysis for the identification of subsurface recent tectonic activity. Case study in Quaternary outcrops - North West of Tunisia. Journal of Geographic Information System.

- Karim, M., Rebai, N., Gannouni, S., Sedrette, S. and Farah, I.R. (2021) Validation Approach of the Tectonic Lineament Extraction Enhancement Using Sentinel 2A Images and Modified 3 × 3 Bidirectional Prewitt Filters. Case Study: Grombalia, Tunisia. Journal of Geographic Information System, 13, 671-695.

- Sedrette S., and Rebai N., (2020). Assessment Approach for the Automatic Lineaments Extraction Results Using Multisource Data and GIS Environment: Case Study in Nefza Region in North-West of Tunisia. Chapter In book : Mapping and Spatial Analysis of Socio-economic and Environmental Indicators for Sustainable Development.

- N. Rebai, A. Cheib, A. Moussi, and S. Sedrette, (2020). Evaluation of Morphometric Indices SL, LP, AD for the Spatial Analysis of Neotectonics and Recent Crustal Deformations Case study: Atlas Central, Tunisia. Chapter In book : Mapping and Spatial Analysis of Socio-economic and Environmental Indicators for Sustainable Development.

 

Meeting Organization:

- I SEE GEOMATICS 2019  https://isee-geomatics.com/

- International Conference of Geotechnical Engineering (ICGE’24)  ICGE https://icge24.com/

     Proceeding Editor “I SEE GEOMATICS 2019”  

  http://isee-geomatics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Proceding-vf24-03-2019_vf.pdf

WORK EXPERIENCE 3 :

From 

To 

Job title

15/03/2014

14/07/2015

Project manager (founder) of Tataouine Science Village

 

Name of employer

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research / Tunis Science City

Location (City and Country)

Tataouine / Tunisia

Main responsibilities:

- Coordination and supervision of the scientific exhibits installation;

- Scientific and administrative staff leading and supervision;

- Scientific mediation and visitor management;

- Developing partnership with public and private institutions.

Main achievements:

- Implementation of a new science center and developing a science-learning program in the field of science popularization in the south of Tunisia.

- Acquisition of the necessary project management skills.

WORK EXPERIENCE 4:

From 

To 

Job title

02/11/2002

13/03/2014

Science popularizer

 

Name of employer

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research / Tunis Science City

Location (City and Country)

Tunis / Tunisia

Main responsibilities:

-Transfer of scientific knowledge and disseminating science through conferences, workshops, educational games, interactive exhibits, posters and educational files to a variety of audiences;

-Perform scientific demonstrations and engage visitors in the process;

-Monitor museum exhibits. Troubleshoot and report malfunctioning exhibits;

-Research scientific exhibits for purchase or rental from international science centers and museums.

 

Main achievements:

- Popularize and communicate science amongst the people all age, particularly amongst school children in rural areas.

- Promote creativity and inspire young students to make science interesting and motivate and create innovative mind set.

- Scientific conception and production of the scientific interactive exhibit project “Saharan Dinosaurs”.

- Well-developed oral and written communication skills, and science communication tools.

- Acquisition of the skills necessary to animate debates and conferences as well as the organization of events and congresses.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE 5:

From 

To 

Job title

(01/10/2013)

(15/02/2014)

Part-time Teaching assistant

 

Name of employer

El-Manar University / Tunisia

Location (City and Country)

Tunis / Tunisia

Main responsibilities:

Teaching assistant in the field of Numerical cartography and Geographic Information System.

 

Main achievements:

- Course design in the field of Numerical cartography and Geographic Information System.

 

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