Researchers Night 2017

Finland 29 September 2017
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The European Researchers Night once again invites people of all ages to discover science and research on the last Friday of September.

The program offers research-based information from the evolution of Pokémon to Northern lights and stars. The event, which takes place in fourteen cities all over Finland, includes lectures, performances, guided tours, racing tracks, workshops and visits to the researchers’ workplaces. In particular, there are plenty of interesting activities directed for schoolchildren.

Since 2005 the European Researchers’ Night has been organized in hundreds of cities in different parts of Europe on the last Friday of September. This year the themes are change and centenary of Finland’s independence.

Reseachers' night is aimed at the general public and they intend to make researchers, research and science’s impact on our daily lives known in a compelling way. Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions of the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme supports the events.

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