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European Researchers Night 2021: Science meets European citizens this weekend

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Tomorrow, European Researchers’ Night, the largest research networking and promotion event in Europe, will take place in 30 countries. Researchers will meet the audience and present their work through hands-on experiments, scientific presentations and competitions, games, quizzes, exhibitions, etc.

Children, youth and families will experience research, science and innovation in a fun and entertaining way, and meet the people who support research. Maria GabrielThe Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth said: “With European Researchers Night, we want to show everyone the diversity of science and its impact on the daily lives of citizens in a fun and inspiring way. I encourage everyone to be curious and explore events close to home with our talented researchers.”

Funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, European Researchers’ Night was launched in 2005 with four goals: bringing researchers and researchers closer to the public; Promote outstanding research projects in Europe and beyond; increased interest of young people in scientific professions; And highlight the impact of the researchers’ work on the daily lives of citizens.

Cette célébration annuelle n’a cessé de croître et a touché 2.3 millions de visiteurs dans 29 pays, et 21 550 chercheurs on contribué à son succès, grâce à des événements en ligne organisés en 2020. Personally. The full program for the 2021 edition in each country is available here.

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More information about European Scholars Night is available here

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