Objectives of the Science Festival

  • To enthuse and inspire young people about science; to empower them as citizens, and to create the next generation of scientists and engineers.
  • To identify areas of public interest and concern, where scientists can contribute to discussions for exchange of ideas and expertise.
  • To enhance public access to research and to stimulate discussion of scientific methods and results, their relevance, and the wider implications for society.
  • To support researchers in their endeavour to be reflective about issues raised by their research.