2019 Researchers' Night at Rīga Stradiņš University
On 27 September Rīga Stradiņš University will host European Researchers' Night. This year's theme is "Science for the future."
RSU Science Hub Kleisti
Riga, 5 Rātsupītes Iela
- The molecule that unites us - DNA!
Extracting DNA from strawberries, peas, and saliva.
- Body heat map
Learn how work, ergonomics, and everyday activities change our body temperature and how that impacts our health.
- Push yourself!
The fastest time, the least effort - an effective work day.
Medical Education Technology Centre
26a Anniņmuižas Bulvāris, Riga
- Molecule whispers and fingerprints
Can you hear what molecules are trying to tell us? How can you see their properties?
- Virtual reality and the body
Get to know the human body with virtual reality.
- Writing with devices from past, present and future
A writing competition on a typewriter versus a computer.
- A cognitive process relay race
Challenge your mind to tests on reaction speed, false memory, and other interesting tests.
- What is your body build like?
Get to know your body by doing a body composition analysis.
- Get to know chemistry!
Guess at substances and fluids used in medicine without tasting them, and create chemical formula models.
- Crime and science
Examine a crime scene, find footsteps, and visualise.
- Are you stronger than you think?
Learn what your maximum strength is with a rowing-, skiing- or bicycle ergometer.
- Simulation: a child's health before birth
The opportunity to see the latest simulation technologies used to evaluate a child's heart before birth.
- Sports lab
Test your aerobic strength with bicycle ergometers.
- Learn about your back, posture and the soles of your feet
Get information about the asymmetry of your posture, or scoliosis, what kind of posture you have, and do a podography.
- The surprises of medical physics
Learn how to make "smart plasticine", "a large bubble sword" and other previously unseen things.
The event programme of the European Researchers’ Night is financed by the NIGHTLV-2018–2019 (contract nr. 819129) project which is part of the EU Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020.