Upcoming Events

—> All scheduled people-gathering-in-a-physical-location events are of course subject to what happens with the COVID-19 pandemic. We will update details here as soon as we know them.

September 15, 2022, Thursday. The 32nd First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony — Webcast.
September 30, 2022, Wednesday. Sharper Night, Italy — Students, together with experienced scientists and science communicators, in collaboration with Improbable Research, tell stories about unexpected discoveries and uncommon questions. This will happen in 14 Italian cities: Ancona, Camerino, Cagliari, Catania, Genoa, L’Aquila, Macerata, Nuoro, Palermo, Pavia, Perugia, Sassari, Terni and Trieste.
October 1-November 13, 2022. Ig Nobel Prize Special Exhibition, Osaka Japan, at the Shinsaibashi Parco.
October 12, 2022, Wednesday. Café Scientifique, Muret, France — Marc Abrahams will be part of a discussion about the Ig Nobel Prizes, teledistantly. Details TBA.
November 24, 2022, Thursday. Heinz Oberhummer Award Ceremony, Stadtsaal, Vienna, Austria — The Heinz Oberhummer Award is for “outstanding scientific communication”. In 2022 it will be awarded to the Ig Nobel Prize. The ceremony will be webcast live.
November 25, 2022, Friday. Science Friday radio program — Specially edited version of the 2021 Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. See the Science Friday web site for broadcast times. PLEASE NOTE: In most (but not all) cities, Science Friday is a two-hour-long program. In those cities, the Ig Nobel ceremony will be in the SECOND hour of the two-hour program.
March-April, 2023. 2023 Ig Nobel Euro (and Brexitannia) Tour — Details TBA.
August 15, 2023, Tuesday. American Chemical Society (ACS), San Francisco, California, USAMarc Abrahams will give the keynote talk during Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN)’s 100th anniversary celebration.

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