Press release 29 May 2015.
European Researchers’ Night
Press release 9 February 2015.
Is it possible to read the future in tea leaves? This is what scientists at Umeå University are hoping to find out and they are now looking for school classes across Sweden to participate in a mass experiment that will help to inform climate change research. The so-called ‘Tea Bag Experiment’ is part of the European science festival, Researchers’ Night.
How does weightlessness affect the human body in space? Can sewage be used to generate electric energy? How do you clean paintings using bacteria? What does a singing whale sound like?
Members of the public across Europe could learn about the fascinating and diverse work of scientists and discover the answers to these questions and many more at the 2014 Researchers’ Night on 26 September. Läs mer
For the 3rd year, researchers across Sweden will be competing to see who can present their research in the most inspiring and educational way – in just four minutes. Eleven regional heats of the Swedish science communication competition – Researchers’ Grand Prix – will be taking place on 26 September as part of the European science festival Researchers’ Night. Läs mer
Press Release 13 May 2014
How much fruit and vegetables do children and teenagers consume in Sweden? The Swedish National Food Agency is looking for investigative pupils who want to be research assistants for a day. This mass experiment is part of the science festival, Researchers’ Night.
Press release 11 April 2014.
Spring is now here and it arrives earlier each year. A warmer climate means an earlier spring and a later autumn. But how is the delayed onset of autumn affecting the Swedish ecosystem? A mass experiment involving over 10,000 pupils across Sweden is helping scientists to study the effect of climate change on deciduous trees in autumn. Läs mer
Robotic shows, live link-ups with NASA scientists, energy-generating dancing, murder mysteries to solve and real-time outdoor projections of the sun. These were just a few of the thousands of free activities that took place on 27 September at the 2013 Researchers’ Night – Europe’s largest science festival.
Press release 20 May 2013
Is climate change leading to a delay in when leaves turn colour in the autumn? Pupils from across Sweden will be helping researchers determine how the climate is affecting the growing season of plants and the onset of autumn. This mass experiment is part of the science festival Researchers’ Night.
Press release 18 March 2013
The places that children perceive to be the most risky are roads, buildings, the outdoors, their homes and playgrounds. These are the findings of an analysis of photographs taken by children from across the whole of Sweden.
Press Release 16th Jan 2012