07 Oct 2019 CLAIM joined the European Researchers’ Night in Greece
The CLAIM project participated in two events part of the European Researchers’ Night (NIGHT): a pre-event in Lavrio that took place on 20 September 2019 and one in Athens at the Cultural Centre “Hellenic Cosmos” on 27 September 2019.
Thousands of people visited these open science events, held in around 300 cities simultaneously across Europe and bringing science and the work of scientists closer to the public. During the day and throughout the night, people of all ages and from different backgrounds were able to learn more about science through workshops, meetings with researchers, lectures and laboratory visits.
CLAIM was introduced to hundreds of visitors and especially children that came to visit the NIGHT. Hosted at the entrance of the Dinosaurs & Monsters of the Sea Exhibition, the small ones understood the issue of marine plastic pollution and what CLAIM does to fight this problem.