Forge Ahead

Forge 400Sq The Forge Shopping Centre 
29th & 30th Sept. 10am – 5pm
 No booking required

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Pop down to The Forge and find out about the research taking place on your doorstep. Chat to local researchers about what they do, take part in some interactive activities or just come for a nosy to see what we do!

Delve into the world of quantum physics with University of Strathclyde scientists and discover the properties of light; find out what quantum computers are and use lasers to make the coldest place in the universe!

Visualise speech using hi-tech ultra-sound equipment to see how your tongue moves when you speak. Chat to speech scientists from the University of Strathclyde about how children’s speech develops from a young age and how your speech may be affected after experiencing a stroke.

Explorathon '16 at The Glasgow Science Centre. Photograph by Martin Shields  Tel 07572 457000 © Martin Shields

Check out the University of Strathclyde’s Images of Research Gallery, which contains with colourful and eye-catching photographs of research from rusty forensics, to water in plants and pretty crystals that make up medicine.

The Glasgow Children’s University will be there to validate children’s ‘passports for learning’ for taking part in activities outside school hours. So come along and add another stamp to your passport!

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