The XX Factor

When: Friday 29 September 2017 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Six women take to the stage. They each have three minutes to pitch their work and convince you that they are the most inspirational researcher. Who will be crowned XX Factor Champion? You decide!

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Using Light to Find Landmines

When: Friday 29 September 2017 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Discover how light can be used to find landmines and more.

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Night at the Museum Torchlight Tours

When: Friday 29 September 2017 5:30 pm

See the Bell Pettigrew Museum as you’ve never seen it before with a torchlight tour of the rare and fascinating specimens in this zoological collection. Stay close, you never know what might pop out of the shadows! Tours will depart from the Byre.

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The Secret Lives of Mediaeval Things

When: Friday 29 September 2017

Join us on a walking tour through MUSA’s mediaeval collection, as we look at the exhibits in the way medieval writers did: as things with their own stories and lives rather than as passive inanimate objects.

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When: Friday 29 September 2017 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Research in action! Interact with astronomers and artists in a collaborative project about the stars; try walking without a brain;  make music out of animal songs; join a TB scientist to explore the importance of maggots in the fight against the White Death.

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A Beautiful Planet IMAX Experience

When: Saturday 29 September 2018 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

An awe-inspiring glimpse of earth and the effects humanity has had on it over time. Find out about asteroid and space debris research, and whether science could have prevented the asteroid collision that wiped out the dinosaurs!

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Explorathon Extravaganza!

When: Friday 28 September 2018 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Exclusive access to the Riverside Museum where a night of curiosity awaits with lots of exciting activities to explore!

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The Secret World of Space Junk

When: Saturday 29 September 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In the wondrous surrounds of Glasgow Science Centre’s planetarium, researchers from Strathclyde University will present a short film revealing the secret world of space junk, before discussing ways to address the problem.

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Riverside Museum Unlocked

When: Saturday 29 September 2018 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Find us in the Education Space where researchers host hands-on activities for all ages. What will you discover?

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Accessible Explorathon

When: Friday 28 September 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Riverside Museum will be opening early for children and adults to explore the museum and take part in autism-friendly science experiments in a calmer, less crowded environment, with quiet spaces available.

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