Music band

A band consisting of researchers and staff from University West play at a Science After Work event during Researchers’ Night in Trollhättan.

Having scientists perform in bands is a good way of showing that scientists are normal people with interests outside the realm of science and research. The best thing would be, of course, to book a band that already exists, but you can also assemble a group of musical scientists and students for a joint performance. Find a suitable venue and stage.

Target group: Broad, flexible.

Preparations: Find scientists that play musical instruments and preferably are already in a band. Find a suitable stage, organise sound and lighting and market the event.

Challenges: Finding scientists who play music.

Benefits: Easy to organise if you find a willing band. Usually appreciated as a complement to more traditional experiments and dialogue activities.

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