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European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

The Night 2014 attracted a high local and regional media interest

10 November 2014

The European Researchers’ Night 2014 was covered in over 300 publications across Europe, according to preliminary estimates gathered by the organisers.

 

The event was featured mainly in local and regional editions of some of the top national media outlets such as La Repubblica, Il Fatto Quotidianno, El Mundo, Naftemporiki, Real news, Wp.pl, and Aktuality.sk. Mainstream radio stations and TV channels like BBC Radio Scotland (UK), RNE (Spain), Radio România Actualităţi (Romania) and RAI (Italy) also featured the event.

 

At least 70 million people may have been aware of the experiments, science shows, games, guided tours and performances organised on the night of 26 September in over 300 cities in Europe and beyond.

European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

Fly me to the moon: 300 cities set for European Researchers' Night

25 September 2014

Destination moon - commencing countdown, engines on! If you have ever wondered what it's like to be a space astronaut or a forensic scientist helping to crack a murder mystery, then don't miss the annual European Researchers' Night tomorrow (26 September). Visitors can experience a myriad of activities from a simulated rocket flight in Rome, to learning how to build a skateboard on a computer (Poznan) or helping solve a murder (Bucharest). See the EC Press Release.

European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

Over 350 publications Europe-wide reported on the Researchers' Night 2013

31 October 2013

According to the preliminary media report, the Researchers' Night 2013 was covered in over 350 publications across Europe, representing a record in the history of the initiative. The event was featured in some of the top national media outlets, such as TF1, TVN 24, ABC, RNE, The Irish Times, RTE, Time Out London, Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, La Stampa, ORF, Radio România Actualităţi, and many others. It also caught attention of leading press agencies such as ANSA (Italy), PAP (Poland) and APA (Austria). According to media coverage registered in the mainstream media, at least 85.5 million Europeans may have been aware of the science shows and performances organized on the night of 27 September.

European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

Science is a scream: 300 cities in 33 countries celebrate Researchers' Night

25 September 2013

European Commission press release on the 2013 Researchers' Night.

European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

Researchers' Night 2012 covered in over 220 publications worldwide

23 October 2012

The Researchers' Night 2012 attracted attention of both European and non-European media outlets and beat the record. According to media coverage registered so far, 125 million Europeans may have been made aware of the organized shows and performances during the night of 28 September. The events, hold simultaneously in various European cities, have been covered in over 220 news items in national and regional press, TV and radio. Examples include Czech Republic (Ceska Televize), France (France3), Hungary (MTV Hirado), Lithuania (Kauno Diena), Poland (RMF 24), Portugal (RTP), Slovakia (TA3), Spain (Abc), the UK (BBC) and the US (Netnews ledger).

European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

First reports on Researchers' Night available on the Internet

1 October 2012

If you missed the Researchers' Night or if you participated and want to share some images of the events, take a glance at the first reports from various European cities. Organisers of Science Uncovered at the natural History Museum in London, UK, Bereni2012 in Bucharest, Romania, and Energy at the University of Daugavpils, Latvia have posted some pictures with a short description of the activities. Meanwhile Radio24 followed the Researchers' Night in Trieste, Italy, throughout the event, whereas The Times of Malta has made available a video report on the events in Valetta.

European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

Researchers' Night: events in 350 cities for cosmic girls and boys

28 September 2012

European Commission press release on the 2012 Researchers' Night.

European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

Focus Award for the best scientific initiative of the 2011

1 March 2012

A Researchers' Night 2011 event in Olsztyn (Poland) was voted the best scientific initiative of the year by readers of Focus, a popular science magazine

European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

Eventia awards for the Natural History Museum

9 January 2012

The Natural History Museum (UK) won two prizes at the international Eventia awards for their "crime scene investigation" event organised as part of the 2011 Researchers 'Night:

  • Gold for the Best Event in a Public Space (beating the televised Royal Wedding in Hyde Park).
  • Silver for the Best Experiential Event.
European Researchers' Night: exploring science through fun learning

EU Researchers' Night: Discover how scientists solve a murder mystery - and climb like Spiderman

22 September 2011

European Commission press release on the 2011 Researchers' Night.