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Explore the adventurous Oslo Science Fair Oslo Science Fair (Forskningstorget in Oslo) is part of the National Science Week (Forskningsdagene), a nationwide event arranged annually to make science available to the public. Research and knowledge institutions throughout Norway can participate and provide new insight and explain scientific app­ roaches to the general public. The main topic of this year’s Science Fair will be scientific tools. Oslo Science Fair and the Natio­ nal Science Week are designed to: - fuel the public’s curiosity, interest and understanding of science - convey the importance of science and research in every­ day life

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- highlight the connections be­ tween research, innovation, and industrial activity - enhance media interest in science projects and scientific results - recruit young people to an academic career People of all ages can learn about and experience science through various events, many of which are held at venues that hardly resemble the traditional class rooms. The events range from science fairs, demonstrations, lectures,

stand-up-scientists, exhibits, discussions, tours, information stands, and cultural activities. The National Science Week in Norway has become Scandinavia’s most prominent arena for public information

about science and research activities, with events taking place at different locations throughout the entire country.

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