FUTURES2020: Celebrating European Researchers

As part of the 2020 European Researchers’ Night celebrations, the University of Plymouth joined FUTURES, an annual public engagement festival dedicated to showcasing research and innovation. With more than 300 cities across 30 European countries taking part, this exciting event showcased the South West’s rich scientific and cultural heritage through fun, interactive learning.

The festival was an opportunity for all to meet the University of Plymouth researchers working to make a difference to our daily lives.

Explore our FUTURES2020 online resources and past events below. Discover research across science, heritage and history, and the path these academics took to become some of the world’s leading researchers in their field.

Online resources

Contributors from the University of Plymouth include:


FUTURES2020 was funded by the European Commission under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions and delivered collaboratively by the University of Bath, Bath Spa University, University of Bristol, University of Exeter and the University of Plymouth.