16.08.2018

At Agora

Brain teasers for the whole family
09.00-12.00
14.00-18.00 
Kärki building (next to Agora main building) 
Learn about the brain, visit the brain research laboratory and meet scientists.

Robotics workshops
09.00–15.00
Agora micro classes:

La­tin (B112.2)
Africa (B112.1)
Eu­ro­pe (B113.1)

What makes kids move?
09.00–12.00
Agora Alfa
What happens in your body when you move? The Sport Sciences Faculty's experiment point, suitable for children. 

STIMEY Festival
10.00–11.30
11.30–13.00
Agora, B301 3rd floor
Welcome aboard to learn about interesting STEM-subjects to STIMEY Festival! The idea behind STIMEY is to get kids exited about STEM-subjects (natural sciences, technology and mathematics) with a new kind of learning environment which combines robotics, a social online platform, radio and teaching games. The workshops will include robots, physics simulations and other stimulating instruments to learn about STEM-subjects. There will be two workshops for one class of students, duration 90 minutes. The event is held simultaneously in Spain, Greece, Germany and Belarus. STIMEY H2020 project: http://promostimey.uca.es/   

Nature relaxation
12.00 onward nonstop, Agora D122.1
A part of KeHO activities at Researchers' Night http://www.kehofinland.fi/ Take a rest for a few minutes and relax with Central Finland nature park views.

EU corner
13.00­­–20.00 Agora lobby
The Research and Innovations Services present up to date information about the EU and research funding - come and learn about EU-funded research projects and meet researchers. 

Department of Health Sciences, Gerontology Research Center: Am I ageing actively? 
14.00–18.00
Agora Auditorium 2, Alfa & Beeta

Researchers will talk about the latest knowledge about ageing actively and related factors. Researchers will test how actively the audience is ageing. There will be brief health lectures (in Finnish) on the hour from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a chance to ask questions from the health experts. Those who wish can take part in physical performance tests such as grip strength or complete some of the key cognitive tests used to assess cognitive capability. Information about social and physical activities for older citizens. Coffee service.

What happens when we move?
14.00–21.00
Agora Alfa
Take a peek inside your body - what happens when you sit and move, how your brain controls the movement and how to build your strenght?

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland: From the effluent of the candy factory to wood-based packaging materials 
14.00–20.00 Agora Lobby
 
A lot valuables are discharged with effluents - what about utilizing them? What new we can do from wood fibres? What kind of renewable energy solutions we are developing? Come and meet our researchers and see how the effluent of the candy factory looks like!

KeHO - wellbeing in Central Finland! In Finnish.
Brief wellbeing Q&As 
14.30, 15.30, 16.30, 17.30, 18.30, Agora Auditorium 2

We are co-creating an internationally known, Finnish wellbeing ecosystem in Central Finland. Nearly 20 organizations are committed to the multifaceted collaboration, combining research, development, innovation, and practice. Both the individual and community levels are considered in the core of our model. http://www.kehofinland.fi/
Everyone can join this collaboration, for instance in “Meijän polku” (Our Path), the newly established public health programme, aiming to improve wellbeing in Central Finland through four assets: nature, exercise, rest, and community spirit. http://www.meijanpolku.fi/
Welcome to hear, see, and experience more in the Researchers’ Night!

IT faculty's cyber-, AI-, robotics- and game points
16.00–21.00 Agora lobby
IT faculty's interactive learning points with robots, virtual reality and other interesting features! 

Brain teaser course
16.00–21.00 Agora aula 
Welcome to navigate through a series of little riddles about human cognition! You will get a map to find the riddle spots. A surprise gift will be raffled for those who solve the puzzle course. 

Hyper spectrum - see the worls with dog's eyes!
16.00–21.00 Agora lobby
Experts are bringing a spectrum camera which can construct images which look like the vision of a dog.