Researchers’ Night

The open event offers plenty to see and experience for visitors of all ages. Take part in workshops, shows and presentations and meet our researchers!

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Linnanmaa campus (Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu, main door 2T) and the Botanical Garden of the University of Oulu (Kaitoväylä 5)

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Researchers' Night is a multidisciplinary event for the whole family to highlight scientists and their work, as well as the importance of science in our everyday life and society.

At the Researchers' Night you get to know science and our researchers by participating in workshops and exhibitions and following general presentations about science. There is a wide range of program numbers of interest for all ages. You can participate in the event at the Linnanmaa campus and the Botanical Garden of the University of Oulu. Minitrain Potnapekka transports the public free of charge between campus and Botanical Garden non-stop from 5pm to 9pm. At the end of the evening at 8 pm Northern Sámi Rapper Ailu Valle performs in Agora!

Researchers' Night is a Europe-wide and Finland's largest science event, traditionally celebrated on the last Friday of September. At the University of Oulu, Researchers Night is now held for the fifth time. In Sodankylä, Researchers' Night programme is organized by Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory.

The event is free of charge and open for all, welcome!  

See the Researchers' Night program below.

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Last updated: 26.9.2022