"Researcher’s Night", the biggest festival for research and science organised every year in more than 370 cities across Europe, returns this year in nine cities throughout Greece, organized by the largest research centres in the country. With the slogan ‘Science for Everyone – Science for YOU’, , this year's night in Athens will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 (17.00-24.00 free entry) simultaneously at the Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Centre (Pireos 254) and at the National Technical University of Athens (Patission historic building). Parallel events will also be held on the same day in Thessaloniki, Patras, Heraklion, Larissa, Xanthi Kalamata, Rethymnon and Corinth.
‘Researcher’s Night’, a pan-European event that has been held for 14 years, aims to highlight the role of researcher and familiarise the public with the exciting world of research. With the slogan ‘Science for Everyone - Science for YOU!’ research will open its doors to the general public in a simple, understandable and enjoyable way!
In Athens, there will be two key events in different locations. One event will be held at the Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Cenrer (Pireos 254) and the other will take place at the National Technical University of Athens, the Averof building, in the historical complex of Patission Street.
Meanwhile, the largest research centres in Attica will organise smaller and very interesting pre-events just before 'Researcher's Night'. More specifically, the National Hellenic Research Foundation (on 20/9), the National Observatory of Athens (at 23/9), NCSR "
‘Demokritos’ and the Greek Pasteur Institute (on 26/09) will present a series of scientific events while the Greek Centre for Marine research in collaboration with the research Centre ‘Athena’ will present important research initiatives in Lavrion (20/9).
For yet another year, the world of knowledge invites you to make discoveries through varied and original activities! The National Documentation Centre (EKT) supports Researcher’s Night 2019, promoting the activities and events on websites, social media and the Newsletter.