The European Researchers’ Night is a Europe-wide public event, which displays the diversity of science and its impact on citizens’ daily lives in fun, inspiring ways.
This year, the event will take place in 29 countries on Friday 24 September 2021.
The European Researchers’ Night aims to
- bring research and researchers closer to the public
- promote excellent research projects across Europe and beyond
- increase the interest of young people in science and research careers
- showcase the impact of researchers’ work on people’s daily lives
In 2020, the European Researchers’ Night attracted over 2 million visitors in Europe and beyond.
Visit the events
Visit the events to meet researchers and discover the fascinating world of science in a fun and interactive environment – with family or on your own. Children, young people and families will have the chance to meet researchers and discover research, science and innovation through a wide range of science shows, hands-on experiments, games, quizzes, competitions, exhibitions and digital activities.
Find out which events take place in your country and consult their websites for more information.
Researchers: Get involved!
Are you a researcher passionate about outreach and communication on science and research? The European Researchers’ Night is a unique opportunity to engage with citizens of all ages to raise awareness about your research and its impact on society and to put your outreach skills to practice. Reach out to the organisers of European Researchers’ Night events taking place near you to see how you can get involved.
Consult the full Italian list of projects and their websites for more information
|University of Salento
|MEET (Associated event)
|Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
|Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
|SHARPER – Sharing Researchers’ Passion for Engaging Responsiveness
|Università della Calabria
|Sea in SHELL (Associated event)
|Università degli Studi di Messina