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Hope Beyond Hype available in FIVE more European languages


By Jan Barfoot - Posted on 27 February 2013

To date OptiStem’s successful graphic story ‘Hope Beyond Hype - a story about stem cells from bench to bedside’ has had over 117,000 online readers!  We are delighted to now release Hope Beyond Hype in five more European languages (French, Italian, Spanish, German and Polish).  It was an interesting process working on the translations, especially as the word “Hype” has quite different meanings in different languages.  Each of the translations has been checked by a native speaking scientist to ensure the language is scientifically and grammatically correct.  Through OptiStem’s collaboration with EuroStemCell we are pleased to also be able to offer the resource in Polish.  Having the comic in English, French, Italian, Spanish, German and Polish means that it is now accessible by ~80% of European Citiziens!

In addition, we have developed an educational interactive version of Hope Beyond Hype to allow people to dig deeper into the issues introduced in the graphic story.  This resource will be made available FREE through the EuroStemCell website.  Hope Beyond Hypei has videos, activities, additional information and opportunities for readers to leave their own ideas and opinions. 

Have a play with the interactive Hope Beyond Hypei or read the comic in other european languages here:

We would be grateful if you would disseminate this announcement through your networks.  Please feel free to use these resources in your own public engagement, outreach and dissemination activities. OptiStem members can request copies of Hope Beyond Hype (any language) free by emailing optistem-comms [at] ed [dot] ac [dot] uk