Detective mystery

A chocolate fountain was the prize in a detective mystery at Researchers’ Night in Lund 2006

This competition is based on solving research-related mysteries. The answers to clues will enable the competitors to solve the overall detective mystery as well. This format is usually particularly well-suited to young people. The detective theme has been tested with great success during Researchers’ Night events.

Target group: Suitable for young people.

Preparations: Appoint a question master who can develop the different elements in consultation with researchers as well as instructions for the competitors. Decide on a venue for the competition – the various elements can take place at different locations. Organise the necessary materials. Decide on a possible prize. Market the activity.

Challenges: Creating a good format with clues with the right level of difficulty for the target group.

Benefits: Usually appreciated by a younger target audience.

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