Be a part of the "Book A Scientist 2017"

The Book a Scientist scheme is part of the nationwide Danish Science Festival that takes place from 24 April to 1 May 2017. The annual Danish Science Festival is organised by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science and consists of more than 600 events and 75.000 visitors.

2016.12.22 | Nanna Maria Elgaard Pedersen

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Why take part in the ‘Book a Scientist’ scheme?
The ‘Book a Scientist’ scheme gives everyone the opportunity to receive a visit from a scientist, free of charge, during the Danish Science Festival.Book a Scientist is a nationwide initiative, which creates a meeting place for scientists and the community. It gives the scientists the opportunity to enter into a dialogue with citizens all over Denmark and helps to strengthen the reputation of science in Denmark.

Sign up today
Scientists from any field can take part in the scheme. Simply create a description of your presentation (approximately 130 words) on the Danish Science Festival homepage, choose where and when you wish to present and upload a picture. We will send you a link once your presentation has been approved by the administration so that you can check that all the information is correct. Registration is open until 24 February 2017. We recommend that you register as soon as possible to give us plenty of time to promote your presentation.

Presentation workshop at

This year, Book a Scientist is organised by After you have registered, we will invite you to take part in a presentation workshop. We conduct two workshops - one in Copenhagen and one in Aarhus. At the workshop, you will learn how to communicate and present your science, and you will have the opportunity to fine-tune your presentation.

Who can book a scientist?
Anyone can invite you to come and talk. It might be a school teacher, librarian, or a company that finds your presentation particularly interesting. The interested parties supply the facilities and ensure that there will be at least 20 attendees. You agree on the details yourself, and we coordinate your booking once we have put you in contact with the interested party.

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