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European Researchers` Night events took place in Daugavpils University

The European Researchers` Night is an event initiated by the European Commission, which takes place every year on the last Friday of September, explaining the achievements of science in an engaging way and allowing anyone who is interested to look into the secrets of the work of scientific laboratories.

This event is organized in all countries of the European Union to popularize research and innovation activities, to promote understanding about the work of scientists and researchers and its impact on our daily lives, as well as to encourage young people to choose a career as a scientist.

The theme of this year's Researchers’ Night was "Culture of innovation and creative leadership". In this context, Daugavpils University offered a very wide range of activities. The visitors had the opportunity to participate in interactive classes, creative workshops, demonstrations, intellectual games, listen to concerts, perform real experiments, getting to know all branches of science represented at Daugavpils University. There were many curious participants - children, youngsters, students, families with children, teachers. Everyone had a variety of opportunities to learn, to see, to explore, to participate, to feel and to understand science in an exciting and engaging way.

The event was one of the public engagement activities of the project "Development of Innovation Centre in Daugavpils" (No. NFI/IC/VIAA/2020/4, Agreement No. 9.-, which is implemented under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2014-2021 program “Research and Education” activity “Innovation Centres”.

The event gallery is here.

You can find out more about the project and its activities here: