In less than two weeks, a free science festival, Science in the City, will conquer the Carlsberg City District in Copenhagen. Around 30000 visitors are expected to attend the festival, which runs from 21 to 26 June.
ICES is participating in the festival for all six days. At our display in Carlsberg City, visitors will be able to interactively engage in marine exploration. Each day, scientists will also give short presentations on subjects related to the sustainable use of marine resources – from the state of fish stocks in European waters to the secrets of the deep sea and the problem of marine litter.
As part of the festival, a fleet of both newer and more established research vessels from Denmark, Germany, and Sweden will be docking in the heart of the Danish capital.
Amongst the vessels are R/V Dana from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and R/V Solea from the Thünen Institute for Baltic Sea Fisheries in Germany – both familiar data collectors and providers to ICES.
The ships will host a variety of events where the public will get the opportunity to hear about research taking place at sea.
Science in the City is a parallel event to Europe's largest general science forum, Euro Science Open Forum (ESOF) 2014, which takes place the same week in Copenhagen. ESOF gathers thousands of scientists in Copenhagen to give inspiring lectures and engage in discussions and events.
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What: Science in the City, free science festival
Where: Carlsberg City District, Copenhagen, Denmark
When: June 21-26, 2014
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More info: www.scienceinthecity.dk