Days out, Science

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Tech Talk Show & Tell

Monthly meet-up for tech heads interesting in electronics, hacking and personal production. A chance to network and exchange knowledge, with a chance to speak on projects or prototypes you're working on.

Technology Will Save Us, London E2

Tue 4 Nov

Free (ticketed)

Tue 2 Dec

Free (ticketed)

Unravelling the Mystery of Stroke Disease: The Clue's in the Numbers

Professor Peter Sandercock discusses the scientific understanding of the main causes of strokes.

University of Edinburgh

Thu 6 Nov

Free

Who Do You Think You Are? Live

Been inspired by the BBC TV show to learn more about your family history? Come along and get started on your family tree with the aid of a wealth of expert advice.

NEC, Birmingham

Thu 16 Apr 2015

Hall 2

Times to be confirmed / £16–£33 / 0121 780 4141

Fri 17 Apr 2015

Hall 2

Times to be confirmed / £16–£33 / 0121 780 4141

Sat 18 Apr 2015

Hall 2

Times to be confirmed / £16–£33 / 0121 780 4141

Wildflower Identification at Dawyck

Join Phil Lusby at the stunning Dawyck Botanic Garden for an illustrated guide to native wildflowers. This one day workshop includes a hands-on session to teach you some basic skills, plus a field trip for a chance to put them into practice.

Dawyck Botanic Gardens, Peeblesshire

Sat 27 Jun 2015

Dawyck

£50 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £45) / 01721 760254

Wildflowers of the Greek Mainland

Brian Allan delivers this lecture on the wildflowers that can be found on the Greek mainland.

University Of Dundee

Tue 28 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 348148

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Winter Astronomy Evenings

Find out about the history of the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and discover more about the night sky. Booking is essential.

Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£4 (£3) / 0131 668 8404

Fri 31 Oct

£4 (£3) / 0131 668 8404

Fri 7 Nov

£4 (£3) / 0131 668 8404

…and 6 more dates until 19 Dec

Winter Viewing Nights: Planetarium Show

View the wonders of the night sky without bad weather obscuring the view. The new digital planetarium projects 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.

Coats Observatory, Paisley

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 889 2013

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0141 889 2013

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0141 889 2013

…and 36 more dates until 26 Mar 2015

Zombie Science: Genes of the Damned

Spoof lecture examining the science behind a potential zombie outbreak.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 357 6200

Ages 13+.

Free / 0141 357 6200

Ages 18+.