This report details the key findings of the evaluation of Bristol Bright Night 2015 (BBN), an event funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, which was part of the European Researchers’ Night. BBN took place on Friday the 25th September 2015, between 11am and 12pm. The evaluation included a variety of data collection methods such as questionnaires, interviews and observations. Building on the 2014 evaluation, it focused on the audiences’ engagement with the activities and on the researchers’ motivations for participating, the challenges they faced and the perceived value of such events. This report includes the complete evaluation kit.
The Science Communication Unit at the University of the West of England, Bristol undertook the evaluation.