The Night of the Researchers, an initiative promoted by the European Commission since 2005, in Tuscany, becomes BRIGHT NIGHT: the acronym “Brilliant Researchers Impact on Growth Health and Trust in Research” joins the word night. The result is a “brilliant night” for the commitment of researchers and the results of their work. BRIGHT-NIGHT is supported by the Tuscany Region as part of Giovanisì, the Regional project for the autonomy of young people, and involves the University of Florence, Pisa and Siena, the University for Foreigners of Siena, the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, the Scuola Normale Superiore, the IMT School of High Studies Lucca, the National Research Council (CNR), the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN), the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV), the ‘European Gravitational Observatory (EGO).
The themes that will be at the center of the 2020 edition will affect all fields of science and culture, but in particular that of social and environmental sustainability in reference to the United Nations 2030 Agenda and the 20th anniversary of the European Charter of Rights. In particular, the program of events offered by the Research Area of the CNR of Pisa and coordinated by Dr. Vincenzo Longo, head of the Unit of the Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology (IBBA-CNR), will be available online on the website ww.nottedeiricercatori.pisa.it and will be divided into different formats: