During the Weekend of Science, the Hubrecht Institute, Regenerative Medicine Center Utrecht (RMCU) and the Westerdijk Institute join hands: together they organize ‘Into the deep!’ on Sunday October 2nd. On this day, the doors open at Uppsalalaan 8 in Utrecht for everyone who is interested in science. Do experiments yourself, listen to stories about research and learn about DNA, miniature organs, fungi and 3D printing of cells in the laboratory. You will also get to know the scientists of the three organizations. What is it like to be a scientist? And what does a day-in-the-life of a scientist look like? Find out on October 2nd!
Below, you will find a short overview of all the experiments, games, lectures and other activities you can participate in on that day. All activities can be visited throughout the day, you don’t have to register in advance.
On October 2nd, you are welcome at Uppsalalaan 8 (3584 CT, Utrecht) from 11:00 until 16:00. The building is located at the Utrecht Science Park, which can easily be reached by public transport. You can travel by bus to P+R Science Park. If you come by car, you can park at P+R Science Park. From the P+R, you can walk to the entrance of the building in five minutes.
Other organizations at the Utrecht Science Park will also organize Weekend of Science activities on October 2nd. At the Princess Máxima Center, you can learn more about the research into childhood cancer (registration is required). Furthermore, Utrecht University organizes activities about various topics such as dinosaurs and law cases. For an overview of all activities, please visit the website of the Weekend of Science (in Dutch).