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 Monday 23rd, Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September!
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All Edinburgh Events
Explorathon @ ChatSciMonday 23 September 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
InterSci’s ChatSci series provides a chance for people to chat about science, with the aim of encouraging collaboration and conversation.
Explorathon @ the BotanicsFriday 27 September 2019 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 27 September 2019 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 @ Leith LabsSaturday 28 September 2019 11:30 am - 4:00 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 @ Lyell CentreSaturday 28 September 2019 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 28 September 2019 10:30 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!
Explorathon @ King’s BuildingsSaturday 28 September 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Explore our cutting-edge scientific research through a variety of interactive activities and lab tours. Learn about the campus by following our self-guided trail with photos and historical references on information panels.
Explorathon @ Dynamic EarthSaturday 28 September 2019 - Sunday 29 September 2019
Dive to ocean depths with Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS.
Explorathon @ MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular MedicineSaturday 28 September 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Take part in a range of free drop-in activities, tours, and talks detailing the excellent genetics research undertaken within the institute.