Tallinn
Sunday 24.09
10.00 - 16.00
EU Young Scientist competition day
A unique chance to peek at the best student research papers from Europe and around the world! On 24 and 25 September....
A unique chance to peek at the best student research papers from Europe and around the world! On 24 and 25 September. Browse the projects here: https://eucys2017.eu/  

Visitors are welcome on the Rakett69 science trail and meet the production of team of the show. Workshops for families, students and teachers. Fun activities by science communication organisations.

Registration to 24 September workshops takes place before the event, on the spot. Groups who wish to visit workshops on 25 September
have to pre-register here: https://eucys2017.eu/visitors/  
10.00 - 16.00
SpaceX, Keevise 6
Monday 25.09
10.00 - 16.00
EU Young Scientist competition day
A unique chance to peek at the best student research papers from Europe and around the world! On 24 and 25 Septembe...
A unique chance to peek at the best student research papers from Europe and around the world! On 24 and 25 September. Browse the projects here: https://eucys2017.eu/  

Visitors are welcome on the Rakett69 science trail and meet the production of team of the show. Workshops for families, students and teachers. Fun activities by science communication organisations.

Registration to 24 September workshops takes place before the event, on the spot. Groups who wish to visit workshops on 25 September
have to pre-register here: https://eucys2017.eu/visitors/  
10.00 - 16.00
SpaceX, Keevise 6
17.00
Workshop "Cola and Mentos"
What happens if you put the Mentos candies into a Coke bottle...?
What happens if you put the Mentos candies into a Coke bottle...?
17.00
Põhja-Tallinn Youth Centre, Kopli 98
19.00
Workshop "Transparent Cola"
Explore the world of food chemistry!
Explore the world of food chemistry!
19.00
Põhja-Tallinn Youth Centre, Kopli 98
Researchers' Night Festival at Merivälja School
Workshop on ethical dilemmasNB! The following events are for staff and studentsDoctor's lectureHow are new medicine...
  • Workshop on ethical dilemmas
NB! The following events are for staff and students
  • Doctor's lecture
  • How are new medicines created?
  • Herbal medicine workshop
  • Zoologist's lecture on animels
  • Health-themed workshops
  • Science experiments (conducted by teachers) 
Merivälja School, Heki tee 16
Tuesday 26.09
19.00
Workshop by the Estonian Academy of Arts: the future of textile
Featuring the following guests: fashion designer EAA senior research fellow, dr Reet Aus, PhD student Miina...
Featuring the following guests: fashion designer EAA senior research fellow, dr Reet Aus, PhD student Miina Leesment (textile designer) and Ave Matsin (textile artist and Uni. Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy head of the department of national textile) talk about the possibilities of textile studies and its importance in art and society, tradition, innovation and future of textiles. Moderated by Liina Unt, theatre designer and head of PhD programme of art and design at the EAA 
 
Also featured are three presentations by the EAA PhD students

This event is part of the Tallinn Design Festival Satellite programme: www.tallinndesignfestival.com
19.00
Von Krahl Theatre, Rataskaevu 10 (ground floor)
Researchers' Night Festival at Merivälja School
Workshop on ethical dilemmasNB! The following events are for staff and studentsDoctor's lectureHow are new medici...
  • Workshop on ethical dilemmas
NB! The following events are for staff and students
  • Doctor's lecture
  • How are new medicines created?
  • Herbal medicine workshop
  • Zoologist's lecture on animels
  • Health-themed workshops
  • Science experiments (conducted by teachers)

Merivälja School, Heki tee 16
Wednesday 27.09
15.00
DNA - valuable helper for future humans
Extract DNA from food and find out how humans can benefit from DNA-related knowledge. We also discuss how this inform...
Extract DNA from food and find out how humans can benefit from DNA-related knowledge. We also discuss how this information is useful in sports, police work, medicine etc - but in the same time, it also has some limitations and caveats.
15.00
Tallinn Kuristiku Gymnasium, Kärberi 9
17.00 - 21.00
Wear-resistant materials and wearing experiments at Tallinn University of Technology
1. Introduction to the laboratory  of powder metallurgy, tribology and materials testing. 3D metal printer.2. ...
1. Introduction to the laboratory  of powder metallurgy, tribology and materials testing. 3D metal printer.

2. Measuring the hardness of steel, aluminium, plastic and hard metal by using the Mohs scale.

3. A device designed by the designs of Leonardo da Vinci and how it can be used to measure friction

4. Measuring the hardness and strength of an object (candy)  
17.00 - 21.00
Tallinn University of Technology laboratory of tribology and materials testing, Ehitajate tee 5, building U06, rooms 206-209
17.00
Workshop "Edible Paper"
Make it and eat it!
Make it and eat it!
17.00
Põhja-Tallinn Youth Centre, Kopli 98
18.00
Workshop "Aerodynamic of Paper Planes"
Build a paper plane and find out what keeps plane floating on air
Build a paper plane and find out what keeps plane floating on air
18.00
Science workshops
NB! These events are for stundents and staffRobotics, smart devices and QR-codes. What was "science fiction" 100 ye...
NB! These events are for stundents and staff

Robotics, smart devices and QR-codes. What was "science fiction" 100 years ago - and what does it mean now? And where do we go from here?   
Tallinn Kuristiku Gymnasium, Kärberi 9
Researchers' Night Festival at Merivälja School
Workshop on ethical dilemmasNB! The following events are for staff and studentsDoctor's lectureHow are new medici...
  • Workshop on ethical dilemmas
NB! The following events are for staff and students
  • Doctor's lecture
  • How are new medicines created?
  • Herbal medicine workshop
  • Zoologist's lecture on animels
  • Health-themed workshops
  • Science experiments (conducted by teachers)
Merivälja School, Heki tee 16
Thursday 28.09
19.00 - 21.00
Cosmological Science Cafe
Science ethics meets space travel! Science philosopher and astrophysicist Enn Kasak discusses the relationship b...
Science ethics meets space travel! Science philosopher and astrophysicist Enn Kasak discusses the relationship between ethics and reality in resarch. Planetarist Rauno Pilvik then invites everyone on a journey through autumn night sky and discusses the latest space news. The bravest visitors can also sit inside a Sojuz spaceship and go through a launch simulation.

Pre-registration is recommended: info@energiakeskus.ee or 620 9023.
19.00 - 21.00
Energy Discovery Centre, Põhja pst 29
Researchers' Night Festival at Merivälja School
Workshop on ethical dilemmasNB! The following events are for staff and studentsDoctor's lectureHow are new medici...
  • Workshop on ethical dilemmas
NB! The following events are for staff and students
  • Doctor's lecture
  • How are new medicines created?
  • Herbal medicine workshop
  • Zoologist's lecture on animels
  • Health-themed workshops
  • Science experiments (conducted by teachers)

Merivälja School, Heki tee 16
Friday 29.09
12.00 - 17.00
Researchers' Night at Tallinn University
Interesting workshops and lectures on future of research. How far can we go? How far are we allowed to go?Ethical use...
Interesting workshops and lectures on future of research. How far can we go? How far are we allowed to go?
  • Ethical use of research information
  • How do we recognise other people?
  • NeuroTheatre
  • Wonderful world of colours
  • Animal rights through the ages
  • Research and truth
  • Science day of the department of education
12.00 - 17.00
Tallinn University, Narva mnt 25
15.00 - 16.00
How does a major hospital work?
NB! ALL TOURS ARE FULLY BOOKEDSee the state-of-the-art technology and medical specialists at work, listen to their st...
NB! ALL TOURS ARE FULLY BOOKED

See the state-of-the-art technology and medical specialists at work, listen to their stories and experiences and see one of Estonia's oldest and largest hospitals from the perspective you've never seen before!
15.00 - 16.00
East Tallinn Central Hospital, Ravi 28
17.00
Workshop "Miniature Projector"
Build a nifty projector for your smartphone!
Build a nifty projector for your smartphone!
17.00
Põhja-Tallinn Youth Centre, Kopli 98
17.30
On Mind Reading
In this science cafe, we discuss how far have the mind-reading technologies gone. When a computer can guess what kind...
In this science cafe, we discuss how far have the mind-reading technologies gone. When a computer can guess what kind of person are you thinking of (and paint a picture), is it good or bad? Where are the ethical limitations? When should we start worrying about the Orwellian Thought Police?
17.30
A. H. Tammsaare Museum, Koidula 12a
18.00 - 21.00
Researchers' Night at Tallinn City Museum
18-19 "Researching human bones – tomb raiding or science?". Lecture by archaelogist Martin Malve.19-20 "Are we e...
18-19 "Researching human bones – tomb raiding or science?". Lecture by archaelogist Martin Malve.
19-20 "Are we even allowed to show this?". A tour in the museum with educator Made Isak.
18-19 (if there are enough enthusiasts at the museum, then the workshop will also take place at 19-20 and 20-21) Workshop for kids"The Last Relic". Come and see a real relic! But whose bones are these? And what else is hiding in the museum? All stutdents are welcome
18.00 - 21.00
Tallinn City Museum, Vene 17
18.00 - 22.00
Zoos Today: Ethical or Not?
18.00 An evening tour in the zoo (with a guide). How are the inhabitants of the zoo preparing for autumn and winter?2...
18.00 An evening tour in the zoo (with a guide). How are the inhabitants of the zoo preparing for autumn and winter?

20.00 Discussion panel: "Zoos - ethical or not". Zoos all over the world are important centres for the research and conservation of animals. What are the limitations of research ethics? What about the well-being of the animals themselves? Come and discuss.

Pre-registration required:  www.tallinnzoo.ee
18.00 - 22.00
Tallinn Zoo, Ehitajate tee 150
18.00 - 21.00
Researchers' Night at Estonian Health Care Museum
18.00 - 19.00 Science Show: "Public Dissection". Come and see how doctors used to work in the Middle Ages19.00 - 21.0...
18.00 - 19.00 Science Show: "Public Dissection". Come and see how doctors used to work in the Middle Ages
19.00 - 21.00 Researchers at the Museum. How do we measure brain waves? Can portative ECG yield reliable results? Why have heart rate monitors became an unseparable part of sports? Features guests from Tallinn University of Technology Institute of Health Care Technologies (Institute of Biomedial Engigeering)
18.00 - 21.00
Estonian Health Care Museum, Lai 30
18.00
Workshop "Exploding Cup"
Use carbon dioxide to make a paper cup "explode"
Use carbon dioxide to make a paper cup "explode"
18.00
Põhja-Tallinn Youth Centre, Kopli 98
18.00 - 22.00
Researchers' Night at Tallinn University of Technology Mektory
This night, all the doors of Mektory are open and fascinating new technologies and knowledge are waiting!. Check ou...

This night, all the doors of Mektory are open and fascinating new technologies and knowledge are waiting!.

Check out numerous robots that can move on dry land, but also in water, unleash your inner engineer at workshops, where you can build match towers, spectrometers and pneumatic systems. If the weather is nice, we'll also take a peek into the night sky!

18.00 - 22.00
Tallinn University of Technology Innovation Centre Mektory, Raja 15
18.00 - 21.00
Science is awesome!
Test your skills in chemistry, physics, biology and geography, study DNA, take a closer look at robotics and test you...
Test your skills in chemistry, physics, biology and geography, study DNA, take a closer look at robotics and test your physical strength and stamina. Also, be sure to check out the great inventions by the students from grades 1 to 4.
18.00 - 21.00
Tallinn Secondary School of Science, Estonia pst 6
19.00
Electromagnetic fields: how can they improve our working and learning capacity? A workshop
This workshop presents and explains the current trends and findings in research:Human sensitivity to electromagnetic ...

This workshop presents and explains the current trends and findings in research:

  • Human sensitivity to electromagnetic fields.
  • Useful and harmful electromagnetic fields.
  • Adjusting the electromagnetic field of a room to improve our productivity.
  • Experiments


19.00
Tallinn University of Technology, Department of Economics, Laboratory of Ergonomics, Akadeemia tee 3 - SOC-312
Researchers' Night Festival at Merivälja School
Workshop on ethical dilemmasNB! The following events are for staff and studentsDoctor's lectureHow are new medici...
  • Workshop on ethical dilemmas
NB! The following events are for staff and students
  • Doctor's lecture
  • How are new medicines created?
  • Herbal medicine workshop
  • Zoologist's lecture on animels
  • Health-themed workshops
  • Science experiments (conducted by teachers)
Merivälja School, Heki tee 16
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