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« Myriads of nights in the Norwegian Researchers' Night »

Further information is available at:

Bergen (site 1)
Bergen (site 2)


Kultkafeen Stavanger

Oslo (Frokostkjelleren)

Oslo (university)





Bergen, Kristiansand, Stavanger, Oslo, Skien, Tromsø, Trondheim (Norway)
Organised by:

Bergen : Bergen Aquarium (contact: Audun Hjertager; Kristiansand: Agder University College (contact: Jan Arve Olsen, Sǿrlandets sykehus HF, Sǿrlandets kunstmuseum; Stavanger: University of Stavnanger; Oslo: (Frokostkjelleren, downtown): Oslo Science Fair, Oslo University College (contacts:, Elisabeth Kirkeng Andersen; Oslo: University of Life Sciences (contact: Gro Elden, ), UKA I Aas; Skien: Telemark College (contacts: Ingvild G; Sildnes, , Franck Rosell, ); Tromsø: University of Tromsø (contact: Karen Marie Christensen, ); Trondheim: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (contact: Jorid Øverdahl, )

Bergen( Bergen Aquarium): discover the night secrets of animals leaving their hiding place at darkness: marine biologists and specialists will guide you through the mysterious and unknown nocturnal life in the aquarium…

Kristiansand(Agder art Museum): what 12-16 year olds think that research means to their lives - photo exhibit? Explore the works of Johan Martin Nielssen (Norwegian painter 1835-1912). Listen to the former rector of the University of Oslo, Arild Underdal about ethics and freedom of research.

Stavanger (Kultkafeen) : stand up with the researchers' show and enjoy their sense of humour

Oslo(Frokostkjelleren, downtown): Explore the future and build a fairytale with Jon Bing, famous scientist and public voice, discuss how to deal with new technologies with three researchers, investigate within conscience, travel into Ibsen's plays, and share the joy of being a researcher with language expert, Helene Uri, conducted by the Norwegian science journalist, Gry-Beate Molvaer.(Science Café)

Oslo( University of Oslo): come and see Ibsen as never before: students at Norwegian university of Life Sciences give him their personal twist, mixing his plays with contemporary forms of cultural expression

Skien(Lunde river): join the beaver safari! Beavers were rare, but have become more common in Norwegian lakes and rivers, and Telemark college has a long tradition in researching on these shy animals…join them and get in touch with these cute beavers for a new type of safari!

Tromsø( Tromsø City Centre): participate in the northernmost quiz in Europe! Get involved in scientific questions with all senses and give fascinating answers.

Trondheim( Norwegian University of Science and Technology) : be scientist for a few hours by enjoying the numerous hands-on experiments organised. Unveil the mystery of labs usually not accessible to the public, listen to interesting presentations on several subjects…




Enjoy the 1.001 faces of the Norwegian Researchers' night…from the North to the South, from the West to the East, Norwegian researchers wait for you to share their passion, and open their labs and their hearts to you!

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