27 NOV 2018

The annual Science Festival (Fête de la science) took place from 9 to 14 October, 2018. A look back in pictures from this event, which was yet again a great success.

Open to all, young and old, the largest village in Ile-de-France, catalyst of curiosities and knowledge, the Sorbonne University Science Festival offered 14,000 visitors a unique encounter between the natural, technical, human and social sciences, the arts, and society. It was the perfect opportunity to discover and better understand the world around us.

The Science Festival in Numbers is:

For school children: Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 October
- 61 activites proposed/187 slots reserved
- 105 classes visited/3150 students

For the general public: Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October
- 82 events/40 booths/10 conferences/lab visits/informal meetings in the meeting area
- 10,046 participants

New this year:
-    Classes hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, and Slavic Institute of Studies 
-    An artistic journey in the Science Village: several photographs exhibited during the Science Festival have made it possible to discover the scientific world and its approach from another angle thanks to images from Sorbonne University laboratories.
-    The discussion space: informal meetings on transdisciplinary themes, offering a dialogue between two researchers from various fields of research and the public.

To see the different photos or interviews, go to the dedicated Instagram account and the slideshow.

FDS 2018
Science Festival 2018