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OggBots! A Digital Treasure Hunt

A family-friendly treasure hunt all across Brighton – the aim is to put together the 'Oggbot' alien, evade those pesky government agents and learn a whole load about electronic engineering and 3D printing.

Brighton City Centre

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 07967 182616

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Various venues: Brighton

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 07967 182616

Part of Brighton Digital Festival.

Living with Diabetes Day

A national series of free educational events to provide expert advice and information for people recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Healthcare professionals provide information on local healthcare service and advise on avoiding health complications associated with diabetes. Experts also give workshops on the…

Hilton Glasgow

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0141 204 5555

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Albert's Band: To Infinity and Beyond

Music associated with space accompanies this intergalactic experience.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 25 Oct

£8.14 (Children £5.08) / 020 7589 8212

This event takes place in the Elgar Room.

Cambus O’May Cheese Creamery tour

Find out how Cambus O'May cheese is made.

Cambus O'May Cheese Co, Ballater

Tue 23 Sep

£4 / 01339 753113

Part of TechFest.

  • 12:00

Green2014: The Environmental Legacy of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

A six-month programme of exhibitions, talks and activities, looking at how the 2014 Commonwealth Games will affect the environment, celebrating the projects being delivered by Glasgow City Council, the Scottish Parliament, the Games Organising Committee and others.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5365

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Mon 22 Sep

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5365

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5365

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 17:00
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The Sci-Fun Roadshow

Have fun with more than fifty hands-on science activities.

Dalkeith Library

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 0131 663 2083

Part of Midlothian Science Festival.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Big Biology Day

Get involved with science in the natural world in these hands-on activities. You can learn about bacteria, search for bugs and find out how to be a scientist in your own back garden – assuming that you have a back garden.

Mugdock Country Park, Milngavie

Sun 12 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 956 6100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Blue Poppy (Meconopsis) Workshop

This one day workshop will look at cultivation and propagation techniques for successfully growing Meconopsis. Learn how and when to sow seed, divide plants and learn how we grow Meconopsis at RBGE. Taught by Alan Elliott.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Jun 2015

Lecture Room 2

£50 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £45) / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:00 – 16:00

BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre

Sun 21 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 22 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 99 more dates until 31 Dec

Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

Neurosurgery requires agonising decision-making in the face of urgency and uncertainty. Henry Marsh’s Do No Harm reveals countless human dramas that occur in modern hospitals and advocates the need for hope when faced with great risk.

Garden Theatre, Cheltenham

Sun 5 Oct

£8

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

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Dunbar SciFest

Dunbar's SciFest is an exciting, interesting and fun couple of days of shows, workshops, storytelling and talks.

Various venues: Dunbar

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£5 (Children £3; Family £15–£20)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£5 (Children £3; Family £15–£20)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Ears Wide Open: A Sound Walk

Experience Cheltenham like never before with Trevor Cox, Professor of Acoustic Engineering and author of Sonic Wonderland: A Scientific Odyssey of Sound. On this guided walk hear the everyday acoustic wonders we often miss and rediscover the skill of listening. Depart from Imperial Square – meeting in front of Cheltenham…

Various Venues: Cheltenham

Sat 4 Oct

£15

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Explorathon

Join research scientists to discover the important work the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is doing to explore, explain and conserve the world's plants.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Sep

John Hope Gateway

Free / 0131 248 2909

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fungi Identification for Beginners

An introduction to the identification of fungi. You will be introduced to the different field characteristics of each of the families and their genera, how to apply these to identification keys, and good practice for collection. This practical one-day workshop will include a tour of the Garden to collect specimens for…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Teaching Lab

£50 Booking required, telephone the education office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £45) / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Great British Bioscience Festival

Over 20 displays help bring biology to life, with this event showcasing British bioscience.

Museum Gardens, London E2

Fri 14 Nov

Free

  • 10:00

Sat 15 Nov

Free

  • 10:00

Sun 16 Nov

Free

  • 10:00
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Half Term Fun at Pollok Country Park

Autumn crafts for young nature lovers to enjoy during the school hols.

Pollok Visitor Centre, Glasgow

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:00 – 15:30

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:00 – 15:30

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:00 – 15:30
…and 6 more dates until 19 Oct

Huff and Puff

Discover what air is, what we use it for and make your very own wind powered car. Ages 7 and under.

Glasgow Science Centre

Fri 26 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:30

Sat 27 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:30

Sun 28 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:30

Mon 29 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:30

I Dig Dams to Darnley

Help the Countryside Rangers and expert archaeologist see what they can unearth in this all day drop-in dig. Sturdy footwear recommended, as are Indiana Jones hats.

World Buffet Restaurant Car Park, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0141 577 4053

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Ice Station Antarctica

Find out if you've got what it takes to hang out in freezing, blustery Antarctica at this hands-on exhibition.

Dundee Science Centre

Sun 21 Sep

Included in admission / 01382 228800

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 22 Sep

Included in admission / 01382 228800

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Included in admission / 01382 228800

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Sep

International Urology Conference

The World Congress of the Société Internationale d'Urologie (SIU).

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 12 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 08:00 – 17:00
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Is Technology Changing Our Brains?

On the 25th birthday of the world-wide-web, we debate the implications of a connected world. Does the use of new technology make us think and interact with each other differently? Leading neuroscientist Susan Greenfield (Mind Change), consultant child psychiatrist Richard Graham and Research Professor of Cognitive Science…

Garden Theatre, Cheltenham

Sun 5 Oct

£8

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Know your Onions, Botany from the Vegetable Patch

Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? Why can’t you plant a seed upside down? On this one-day workshop you will learn to distinguish your roots from your shoots and your axils from your apices on this hands-on introduction to botany using the plants we know best. Taught by Emily Wood.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 28 Sep

Teaching Lab

£50 Booking required, telephone the education office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £45) / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Investigate the science behind snow and ice in this show exploring frozen things. (No, not that Frozen).

Dundee Science Centre

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 228800

  • 10:00

Lichen Identification

An introduction to the fundamental features of lichens. This one-day workshop will include a lab based session introducing the lichens, their structure and function and identification techniques and then some practice out in the Garden.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Teaching Lab

£50 Booking required. Please phone the Education Office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £45) / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Make your own Herbarium Specimen

The Herbarium is a reference library of dried plant specimens. This hands-on workshop demonstrates the skills required to produce these important and attractive plant records. The day will include collecting plant material, pressing and drying techniques, and the preparation and mounting of some herbarium specimens to…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Lecture Room 1

£60 Booking required. Please phone the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £54) / 0131 248 2909

  • 10:30 – 16:30
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