Days out, Science

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International Conference on Drug Therapy in HIV

HIV Drug Therapy Glasgow meeting.

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Mon 3 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Tue 4 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

…and 2 more dates until 6 Nov

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

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.

James Lovelock and Crispin Tickell

Leading international authority on climate change and environmental issues Crispin Tickell talks to “the most profound scientific thinker of our time” (Literary Review) James Lovelock – whose new book A Rough Ride to the Future presents a radical vision of humanity’s future as the thinking brain of our Earth-system.

Maxima Forum, Cheltenham

Tue 7 Oct

£8

Part of Cheltenham Literature Festival.

The James Watt Dinner

IESIS, Scotland's only multidisciplinary professional engineering body, host the James Watt Dinner which features the announcement of the 2014 inductees into the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame. Guests are welcome as a group of friends or family, as a corporate group or as individuals.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

£52 / 0141 248 3721

Ticket price includes a four-course meal, coffee and a glass of bubbly on arrival. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 19:00
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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

Let's do Robotics Using Lego

To celebrate the arrival of the Lego exhibition into Paisley, drop in for the chance to build some robots from Lego.

Spiegeltent, Paisley

Mon 13 Oct

Free

Part of The Spree.

  • 12:00 – 14:00

Tue 14 Oct

Free

Part of The Spree.

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Wed 15 Oct

Free

Part of The Spree.

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 2 more dates until 17 Oct

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

Little Explorer Days

Activities and fun for little ones aged 3–5 on a different scientific theme each time.

Glasgow Science Centre

Sun 26 Oct

accompanying adult free (Children £8.50) / 0141 420 5000

Up, Up and Away: Find out how we use our lungs as we explore our huff and puff. Play and investigate with bubbles and things that fly.

  • 10:30 – 15:30

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.

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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

Malaria Science Showcase Talk

Dr Mhairi Stewart from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology talks about using art to engage both researchers and the public in science outreach.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 330 4221

National Biology Week.

  • 13:00

Mission to Mars

The Mars One Mission is a plan to land a human crew on Mars by 2025. They've already completed the initial astronaut selection, and two of the candidates, Ryan MacDonald and Hannah Earnshaw, are on hand to talk about the technology that – it's hoped – will get them there. They're joined by astronomer Gurbir Singh.

Friends Meeting House, Settle

Sat 11 Oct

£8 (under 16s £6; Family £20) / 01729 822313

Part of Settle Storytelling Festival.

  • 15:00

Moss Identification for Beginners

Learn to identify some of the common species of mosses and liverworts through an introduction to identification using keys. The day includes a lab-based session and walk to practise some of the techniques learned. Taught by David Chamberlain.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Teaching Lab

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

  • 10:00 – 16:00

NEoN Digital Arts Festival

Scotland's only international digital arts festival, it features moving image, performance, music and technology-driven arts across Dundee.

Various venues: Dundee

Sun 2 Nov

Times & prices vary / 01382 322852

Mon 3 Nov

Times & prices vary / 01382 322852

Tue 4 Nov

Times & prices vary / 01382 322852

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Neuroscience Academy for Professionals

Everything from the brain and behaviour to neuroanatomy and neurobiology is covered in this workshop, which is designed to equip participants with useful information for the business world.

Number 63- Soroptimist, London W2

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£247–£297 / 07967 271274

Early bird and last minute pricing applies

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£247–£297 / 07967 271274

Early bird and last minute pricing applies

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£247–£297 Early bird and last minute pricing applies / 07967 271274

  • 09:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 18 Mar 2015

The Northern Isles and Wildlife There

A lecture on the Northern isles and the nature and wildlife to be found there, given by author and photographer Polly Pullar.

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

Wed 10 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 632488

  • 19:30 – 21:00

October Half Term

There's something science-oriented for every kid this half-term: make slime, go on a 4D motion ride, or check out the exhibitions.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Oct

£12; £29.50 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

£12; £29.50 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free) / 0191 243 8210

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Mon 27 Oct

£12; £29.50 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 6 more dates until 2 Nov

One for the Road!

Taking a tour of London and learn about the highs and lows of drinking – from alcohol-fuelled hijinks to the consequences of addition. Run in conjunction with the This Bewitching Poison exhibition at the Royal College of Physicians.

Royal College of Physicians Museum, London NW1

Thu 16 Oct

£10 / 020 7034 4901

  • 14:00 – 16:30

The Orchid Collection at the Botanics

This afternoon workshop will start with a tour of the orchid collection at RBGE followed by a talk on the cultivation of some of the most widely cultivated genera. Led by RGBE Horticulturist Bruce Robertson.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Board Room

£30 Booking required. Please phone the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £27) / 0131 248 2909

  • 13:00 – 16:00
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Our Common Wealth of Food: Nourish 2014 Conference

Nourish Scotland examine how the concept of 'common wealth' can be used to reassess the global food system at this two-day conference that includes seminars, workshops and local, seasonal food and drink.

Various venues: Glasgow

Thu 16 Oct

£200 for both days; £90 for one day (£30–£95) / 0131 226 1497

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Fri 17 Oct

£200 for both days; £90 for one day (£30–£95) / 0131 226 1497

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Parasite Critters

Have a look at the larger than life critters which are hiding out on the museum's balcony before they're jetting off around the world in order to teach people about mosquitoes, sand flies, tsetse flies and midgies.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

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

Pollok H Walks

A stroll-based lucky dip – turn up and you'll be treated to either a Pollok Heritage Walk or a Pollok Healthy Walk through the park. Dog walkers welcome. Meet at the Riverside car park.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

  • 11:30 – 13:00

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

  • 11:30 – 13:00

Pre-viewing Planetarium Show

The new digital planterarium can project thousands of stars in an accurate representation of the night sky, highlighting constellations and zooming in on objects too faint to be seen except through a powerful telescope. Come along to the planetarium shows and transport yourself to a faraway galaxy!

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0300 300 1210

  • 18:00

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0300 300 1210

  • 18:00

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0300 300 1210

  • 18:00
…and 17 more dates until 26 Mar 2015

Resources, Climate and Conflict

A discussion on world-wide issues, featuring Humza Yousaf MSP and a video link appearance from Walden Bello. The event also features workshops and stalls.

Appleton Tower, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free

Part of Edinburgh World Justice Festival.

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