About‌

European Researchers' Night is a mega event which takes place every year simultaneously in several hundred cities all over Europe and beyond. It aims to show that research is fun and influences daily life for all of us.

YorNight is York’s contribution to this event, and in 2014 it was held on Friday 26 September. Venues throughout the city hosted talks, exhibitions, and interactive activities offering the opportunity to delve into the exciting and important research happening in York.

Check out our gallery to see some of the exciting events from 2014!

Highlights from 2014

Discover the chemistry and history of York's Chocolate with Professor Dave Smith!


Kathryn Asbury explores how research into twins reveals more about how individuals are shaped by their genetics.

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YorNight is funded by the European Commission's Research and Innovation Framework Programme H2020 (2014-2020) by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions. Directorate-General for Education and Culture. European Commission under Grant Agreement No. 633344