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UB Science Festival, an activity that opens the doors of the University of Barcelona and bring citizens closer to the research activity developed at the University in an amusing and innovative way. The festival takes place on Friday 22 May, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Different science dissemination activities —a gymkhana, workshops, practical demonstrations, games, etc.— emphasize the studies developed by researchers in every subject area. Most activities take place at the Historic Building, but other UB schools and centres also hosts some of them. All activities are described
The festival is organised by the Scientific Culture and Innovation Unit (UCC+i), supported by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and the Network of Cultural Scientific Units, with the collaboration of the Obra Social la Caixa.