Posted on 6 November 2018
Explore the wonders of space inside an inflatable planetarium or drive a remote controlled car with your brain. Listen to the graffiti scratched into York Gaol walls by prisoners 200 years ago or have a go at a new smartphone memory game.
With hands-on activities, games, competitions, talks and more, York Researchers’ Night (YorNight) on Saturday 17 November promises a journey of discovery into the fascinating world of research. Suitable for all the family, events are completely free.
YorNight showcases the work of more than 50 University of York researchers, offering an amazing opportunity to find out about the diverse research being carried out right here in our city. Come along and see for yourself how York research is influencing and transforming our daily lives.
All activities and talks take place in the heart of the city at the historic King’s Manor and the Yorkshire Museum from 3pm to 8pm. Accessible to all, talks range from the science behind singing, to tackling cancer, to the amazing worlds around distant stars. In addition, an array of interactive activities promises fun for all the family.
Drop in for half an hour or stay for five hours and learn something new at YorNight 2018.
YorNight 2018 is presented by the University of York with support from the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF).