Explorathon in Edinburgh
Engaging EdinburghScience in the streets of the capital, meet the researchers who push the frontiers in our beloved city. Join us for a smorgasbord of enticing events to celebrate EU Researchers Night in Edinburgh on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September!
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All Edinburgh Events
Explorathon @ Edinburgh Active Citizens GroupThursday 27 September 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Edinburgh Active Citizenship Group regularly holds large scale, participatory public seminars on topical issues related to citizenship. This special Explorathon event focuses on ‘Money for Nothing? Citizens’ Basic Income: Ending poverty or a licence to do nothing’
Explorathon @ Edinburgh Cafe ScientifiqueFriday 28 September 2018 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Edinburgh Café Scientifique returns to Explorathon! For the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, you can come and explore the latest ideas in science and technology. It’s a chance to meet great minds outside their usual academic context.
In partnership with Edinburgh Café Scientifique
Explorathon @ the BotanicsFriday 28 September 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Discover a world of fascinating stories and investigations from Edinburgh’s scientists at the Botanics. Meet researchers and get creative and hands-on with a range of fun activities and things to see and do.
Explorathon @ New Scots CeilidhFriday 28 September 2018 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Join us for a research-themed ceilidh in collaboration with the New Scots community of Edinburgh involving both traditional dances from Scotland and around the world with the award-winning Science Ceilidh band!
Explorathon @ Easter Bush Science Outreach CentreFriday 28 September 2018 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Do you like doing experiments? Wonder what makes you unique? If so, then come and get hands-on in our brand new lab as part of Explorathon 2018!
Explorathon @ Leith LabsSaturday 29 September 2018 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Find out about the amazing things happening in research while you do your shopping! Join us for an extravaganza of demonstrations, amazing installations and fascinating exhibits with free drop-in activities, talks and hands-on workshops for families, community members, shoppers and visitors alike at Ocean Terminal!
Explorathon @ ChatSciSaturday 29 September 2018 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
InterSci’s ChatSci series provides a chance for people to chat about science, with the aim of encouraging collaboration and conversation
Explorathon @ Lyell CentreSaturday 29 September 2018 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come along and find out about ground-breaking underwater and earth science research taking place in Edinburgh’s universities and research centres through hand-on activities and exciting talks.
Explorathon @ WHALE ArtsSaturday 29 September 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
WHALE will be open with drop-in fun and creative activities for all the family. With hands-on activities based on cutting-edge research, music and a free community meal, don’t miss out!
In partnership with WHALE Arts