Days out, Science

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Pre-School Day

Sessions for little ones who love to play – exploring everything from bugs and beasties to music workshops.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 21 Apr

£5.50 / 0191 243 8210

Tue 19 May

£5.50 (Children £4) / 0191 243 8210

Profeng Lecture, Engineering Video Games and Beyond

Lectures designed to get young people interested in engineering – in this case, engineering video games. Booking is essential.

Glasgow Science Centre

Mon 15 Jun

Free / 0141 420 5000

RBGE Certificate in Field Botany

This intensive course introduces a wide range of practical field botany skills, including survey techniques, collection, identification, preservation and curation of botanical specimens.  An ideal course for amateurs and professionals alike. Course fee includes 8 Units and course materials. The 8-day course is spread over…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Jun

Lecture Room 1

£500 Booking required via application form. Download the applicants' handbook from www.rbge.org.uk/cerpfb / 0131 248 2909

Sat 20 Jun

Lecture Room 1

£500 Booking required via application form. Download the applicants' handbook from www.rbge.org.uk/cerpfb / 0131 248 2909

Sun 21 Jun

Lecture Room 1

£500 Booking required via application form. Download the applicants' handbook from www.rbge.org.uk/cerpfb / 0131 248 2909

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Rich Soils and Wriggling Worms: The Soil Survey

Take part in the survey to find out what's up with the soil, and learn to identify earthworms. Dress appropriately for outdoor work.

Castlemilk Stables, Glasgow

Thu 18 Jun

Free / 0141 634 2673

Saturday Drop-In Tours

Let the team at Stewart Brewing tell you all about the company has become one of Scotland's most award-garlanded craft breweries. Yes, you also get to try the beer.

Stewart Brewing, Loanhead

Sat 25 Apr

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

Sat 2 May

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

Sat 9 May

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

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Scottish Biomedical Post-Doctoral Researcher Conference

A symposium designed as a networking platform for post-docs working in biomedical sciences.

Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow

Fri 24 Apr

Free

Smart Social Media

A conference exploring the way the internet helps businesses and other institutions interact with people.

Senate House, London WC1E

Wed 3 Jun

£299 (Streaming Ticket £149) / 020 7664 4859

Thu 4 Jun

£299 (Streaming Ticket £149) / 020 7664 4859

Speed Science

Like speed dating, without the dating. Join the brightest lights in Scottish physics for a fast-paced 'speed science' session where you, the audience, get to vote on the best of the bunch.

Waxy O'Connor's, Glasgow

Tue 19 May

£3 / 0141 354 5154

Sapphire Wanmer: 'Volcanoes; Death, Destruction and Life'
Colin MacLeod, Pete Gwynne & James Ward Taylor: 'Bright Club'
Sarah Simpson: 'Meteorite impacts: From Ashes to … Microbes?'
Rebacca Douglas: The Search for New Earths'. Part of Pint of Science Festival.

Supercharging the Innovation Engine

A two-day conference exploring entrepreneurship in healthcare.

BioCity Scotland, Newhouse

Tue 28 Apr

Times to be confirmed / £75 Wednesday day ticket; £125 Tuesday day & dinner ticket; £150 full two day ticket & dinner / 01698 539607

You must register to attend prior to the event. Access will not be granted without pre-paid registration.

Wed 29 Apr

Times to be confirmed / £75 Wednesday day ticket; £125 Tuesday day & dinner ticket; £150 full two day ticket & dinner / 01698 539607

You must register to attend prior to the event. Access will not be granted without pre-paid registration.

A Taste Of Science: World Gin Day

An evening dedicated to the wondrous spirit that is gin. Learn about different gins from across the globe and partake in a cocktail or two to celebrate World Gin Day.

National Space Centre, Leicester

Sat 13 Jun

£10 includes entry to the Centre, workshops, talks and tasting sessions / 0116 258 2111

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TechFest In September

In its 22nd year, TechFest continues to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics fun and accessible to children and young people of all ages. A highlight of the public programme is the Activity Weekend, offering over 35 workshops, presentations and shows.

Various venues: Aberdeen

Sat 12 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01224 274348

Sun 13 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01224 274348

Sat 19 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01224 274348

Activity weekend.

…and 13 more dates until 2 Oct

Technology is the Easy Part – Airbus Approach to R&D Innovation, Investment and Change

An hour-long faculty lecture by Colin Sirett, Head of Research & Technology for Airbus in the UK, who gives an overview of the technological challenges within Airbus UK.

The Technology Innovation Centre, Glasgow

Thu 7 May

Free / 0141 444 7000

Part of Engage with Strathclyde.

Track the Epidemic: The Tree Health Survey

Learn about tree diseases and how to monitor tree health in your area.

Castlemilk Stables, Glasgow

Thu 27 Aug

Free / 0141 634 2673

Dams to Darnley Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 12 Sep

Free

Meet at the World Buffet car park off Nitshill Road.

Turning the Tide: Coastal Communities and Conservation

Earthwatch scientists talk about the conversation of tropical coastlines.

Royal Geographical Society (With The Institute Of British Geographers), London SW7

Thu 14 May

Free / 020 7591 3000

What's Your Poison?

A look at the history of some rather dangerous substances.

Anatomical Museum, Edinburgh

Fri 15 May

Free

Please note: Tickets are on sale from Mon 20 Apr Part of Festival of Museums.

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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

Dawyck

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

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 Apr

£4 (£3; Children £3) / 0131 6688404