European Science and Fun Day organised in Lefka and Famagusta
The European Commission marked the importance of research, development and innovation during the "European Science and Fun Day”, an open day for secondary and high schools organised on 28 March in Lefka and on 30 March in Famagusta, as part of the European Researchers’ Night. The aim of the event was to inspire secondary and high school students by giving them an opportunity to meet researchers, and be exposed to hands-on experiments, science shows and quizzes. The event in Lefka started with welcome speeches by Ms.Pelin Maneoğlu and Mr.Aziz Kaya and the event in Famagusta started with welcome speeches by Ms.Pelin Maneoğlu and Mr.Mustafa Hürses. During the open day, hundreds of students from different schools in these regions were able to interact with scientists through displays that promote the development of scientific thinking. Students were encouraged to explore nature and biodiversity in Cyprus, be a geologist for a day, and learn more about green energy production.