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European Researchers' Night 2017

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University of Huddersfield

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Friday 29 September 2017

Come along and join us for this fabulous free event and find out what our researchers do! With the huge success of last year's event there will again be a wide variety of activities, workshops and lectures for people of all ages. The night aims to open up the world of research and demonstrate how it influences our daily lives. Here are some highlights, with full programme details to follow:

Highlights of the event:

  • European Corner showcasing the latest research and our collaborations across the European Union (EU)

  • Exciting activities and competitions for 5-18 year olds with prizes to be won

  • Experience a supersonic speed sound installation, with live music inspired by vortex rings

  • A spectacular laser and fireworks finale!

Activities on the night include:

  • Meet researchers, visit science labs, find out how to extract DNA from fruit and dig for bones in the archaeogenetics sandpits

  • A range of activities, including the scent of death, synth building for girls, the magic of science and creative sessions with Eureka Children’s Museum

  • Explore new worlds in our virtual reality hub and see the latest 3D printing technology in action

  • Discover engineering on a grand scale with our 150 tonne multi-million pound railway test rig, the only one of its kind in Europe. You can also customise and race a vehicle on our purpose built track

To register for your free place at this fantastic event, please hit the green register button above.

*please note that photography and filming will take place at this event. If you attend this event you may be filmed and have your picture taken. By attending this event, you are giving consent to the organisers and the European Commision to film, photograph, and to make sound recordings of you, and to usesuch recordings and images at their discretion. You hereby releace the organisers and the European Commission from any liability in connection with the above.


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