This Friday night, at the same time as the last supermoon of the year will rise, hundreds of Portuguese scientists “took to the streets” to announce what they are investigating, sharing experiences and challenges with the aim of bringing citizen science and captivating young people.
lisbon, Braga, Coimbra that it Evora Join 45 other cities from 25 countries To celebrate the European Researchers’ Night, with countless activities in all scientific fields, including visits to laboratories, demonstrations, workshops and hands-on science stations, aimed at audiences of all ages..
At the Champalimaud Foundation, in Lisbon, researchers from different fields will be available for short one-on-one conversations with anyone who wants to know more about the science and the projects they are developing, in a register “Speed datingWhich aims to “enhance dialogue with citizens in an interactive and close manner.”
Hey programmade in partnership with the Institute of Molecular Medicine João Lobo Antunes and the NGO Native Scientific, runs from 3pm to midnight, covering hands-on virtual reality experiences and much more, chemistry workshops, concerts, and even a “comedy lab”, which Participating researchers will take the stage in session Situation comedy To demystify the image of scientists through humor and talking about what they do.
With the aim of attracting new audiences, which usually have less contact with research, hundreds of students from schools in Greater Lisbon located in more deprived environments will also participate in the event to be held at the Champalimaud Foundation, and will have the opportunity to “put audiences” through different experiences.
In the knowledge pavilion, Schedule This European Night of Researchers will specifically target young people, promising to take them on a tour Travel through time, from the origin of the universe to the promising innovations of the future, through various activities and experiences, which will take place from 6 pm until midnight.
The Natural History Museum, the Botanical Garden and the Principe Real are other places in Lisbon where this European Night of Researchers will take place. FHaving sensory experiences with food, seeing lungs and small intestines created in the lab, realizing how microbes can be friends or learning more about bees are just a few of the more than a hundred activities that appear in the book. program.
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