Explorathon in Edinburgh

Join us for a smorgasbord of enticing events to celebrate EU Researchers Night in Edinburgh on 30th September and 1st October 2016!

In 2016, the Beltane Network of universities is delighted to be programming in partnership with Leith Labs, Fun Palaces Scotland’s Curiosity Forest and WHALE Arts. This year, the fun won’t end with Explorathon!

Friday 30th September

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Explorathon @ Leith Labs

Ocean Terminal shopping centre
12pm-6pm
No booking required

Fancy finding out about research between your weekend shopping? Join us for the first day of a two-day extravaganza of science demonstrations, roaming scientists and scienceart workshops.

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Explorathon @ Curiosity Night

City of Edinburgh Methodist Church
5pm-9pm
No booking required

Curiosity Forest returns to Edinburgh! Join us for Edinburgh’s art and research-inspired event in a beautiful indoor woodland! Plenty of activities for grown-ups in this special Friday-night preview of the Curiosity Forest.

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Explorathon @ WHALE Arts

WHALE Arts
2pm-4pm
Booking essential

Fun, interactive, creative session for 7-10 year olds from the community-led arts charity and social enterprise, WHALE Arts. Come along to see how research meets fun!

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The Immigration Game: Nice to See You?

Edinburgh City Chambers
6pm-8pm
No booking required

Join us for a special meeting of the Edinburgh Active Citizenship Group! Guest speakers will share their knowledge about what’s driving migration, the history behind it, and the truth of oft-spouted statistics.

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Explorathon @ Edinburgh Cafe Scientifique

The Golf Tavern
8pm-9.30pm
No booking required

Edinburgh Café Scientifique returns to Explorathon! Join Dr Shaun Phillips to find out if high-intensity interval training is a quick way to better health.

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Whose Voice Is It Anyway?

50 George Square
  Friday 5pm-9pm
Booking essential 

Join translation and interpreting scholars, practitioners, and the charity sector to reflect on what happens when real and fictional voices are translated.

Saturday 1st October

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Explorathon @ Leith Labs

Ocean Terminal shopping centre
10am-4pm
No booking required

Fancy finding out about research between your weekend shopping? Join us for the second day of a two-day extravaganza of science demonstrations, roaming scientists and scienceart
workshops.

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Explorathon @ Curiosity Forest

City of Edinburgh Methodist Church
10am-5pm
No booking required

Curiosity Forest returns to Edinburgh! Join us for Edinburgh’s art and research-inspired event in a beautiful indoor woodland! Plenty of activities to delight children and their families. Previously advertised as starting at 2pm; continues on Sunday.

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Explorathon @ WHALE Arts

WHALE Arts
10am-2pm
No booking needed

Fun sessions for children from the community-led arts charity and social enterprise, WHALE Arts.

 

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