European Researchers' Night in Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018-2019

"European Researchers' Night in Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018-2019 (RiNG-18-19) will jointly represent research and innovation landscape from Republika Srpska and Federation of BiH, promote scientific careers and enhance public recognition of researchers' work with the message ""Researchers are amongst us"" by engaging interactive communication with the public at large in whole BiH.

RiNG-18-19 slogan is “Let's STEAM! We are all creators.” where STEAM refers to Arts in STEM, and is modified to highlight people in Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Makers. RiNG is a Researchers’ Night of national character, involving coordinated actions in at least eight cities in BiH, and incorporates cross-border aspect by involving researchers and research-driven business from the Balkan region as participants in RiNG activities.
Promotion campaign will largely rely on European dimension and will be coordinated with other Researchers' Nights in EU and Western Balkan region. Specific activities will be organized in several cities in BiH, thus becoming ""national"" research promotion event in this country:
- Edutainment parks with hands-on experiments, directly engaging general public into communication with researchers;
- High school competitions for the best science projects;
- Various competitions, games and quizzes, especially directed to younger audience;
- Thematic activities at supporting universities, research centres and museums;
- ""Stand Up Science"" lectures and presentations in TED format;
- ""Science for Cultural Heritage"" hackathon;
- 3 min research idea pitch competition for students;
- Large EU area: EU corners with policy and gender issues advisory, as well exhibition of EU-funded projects in BiH;
- Science Movie Night and Science Party.
RiNG-18-19 total quantitative targets are:
- Number of people to be reached through awareness raising campaign in BiH: 1.000.000;
- Expected number of direct attendees to organized events in whole BiH: 42.000."

Project type
  • H2020
Country of the coordinating institution
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Geographical focus
  • H2020
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Humanities
June 2018 - November 2019

Entry created by Admin on April 4, 2020
Modified on April 10, 2020