Madrid is one of some 340 European cities that since 2005 have been setting aside one evening a year to host a series of open-house events to mark European Researchers Night. Aimed at raising awareness and interest in science among the public at large, the initiative is being organized by the Madrid regional authority, through its department of Research and Innovation, and coordinated by the Madri+d Foundation.
This year we are waiting to you next September 27th (5:00-11:00 p.m.) to carry out our activity Meet the scientists, be a scientist! Here at the CNIO we are organizing an all-night session to show you our Centre, learn about the day-to-day procedures, show how to extract DNA and even get to chat with some of our scientists who will be happy to field your questions over a “speed dating” way. There’s just one question that nobody knows how to answer: Who has the most fun, the visitors or the scientists?
This event is funded by the European Union (Horizon 2020 Program) through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie action MadridERN 2018-2019 (GA 818528).