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Czech European Researchers´Night 2020

Project description

Human-technology relations in focus at SCIENCzEch 2020

SCIENCzEch is a project of the European Researchers' Night in the Czech Republic in 2020. 'The human being and robot' is its main topic. The topic refers to the relationship between the human being and technology, and is a reminder of the national cultural heritage and the legacy of the prominent Czech writer Karel Čapek, predecessor of science-fiction literature. The event will take place on Friday 27 November 2020 in 34 cities in the Czech Republic. Science and technologies will be presented in a friendly way so the general public can experience them personally. Visitors can look forward to interesting lectures, experiments, games, quizzes, exhibitions of prototypes, inventions and accompanying cultural performances.

Objective

CzechNight covers Researchers´Nights 2020 in the Czech Republic.
The main objective of the Researchers' Night is to give citizens and local communities the opportunity to meet with researchers, learn about their passion for science, the motivation that inspires them, the methods they use, and the results they achieve. It opens doors to the places where scientists work and brings also research to unusual places. At this event young people and adults can get insights into what it is to be a researcher and what kind of cutting-edge technology is used in modern research
The key objective of the event is to show research careers as interesting, enriching and useful job that might entail a career path for everyone and to motivate and inspire the youth to enjoy, understand and pursue science and technology.
General people, families, teenagers and children will meet and talk with outstanding scientists, see new technologies and innovations and get answers to their questions about science, research and scientific career. It presents impact of science in everyday life, it shows new inventions, technologies and methods which we use in our everyday life, at homes, in the cities, at schools, in medicine, transport etc. The aim is to point out the importance and benefits of research for everyone. Moreover, the researchers will get new point of view and inspiration and generally, it will lead to new questions and answers at both sides.

Coordinator

VSB - TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF OSTRAVA
Net EU contribution
€ 150 000,00
Address
17 LISTOPADU 2172/15
708 00 Ostrava Poruba
Czechia

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Region
Česko Moravskoslezsko Moravskoslezský kraj
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Total cost
€ 167 250,00