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41159Gadget Factory at the Great Exhibition of the North

Gadget Factory at the Great Exhibition of the North

Children fascinated by gadgets and how things work revelled in Gadget Factory, sponsored by Siemens, at the Great Exhibition of the North Family Expo weekend. This hands-on workshop allows 8-14 year-olds to delve into an engineer’s experience, create electronic circuits, build their own nifty gadgets and even take them home.  Having

Category: Education News       Posted: 07 August 2018

41151Revel in all the science this August

Revel in all the science this August

The streets are full and the shows overflowing as Edinburgh sinks its teeth into the August Festivals; Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Art Festival and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. And for science-lovers it offers another opportunity to dive into explosions, space, nature, food, books and more as

Category:       Posted: 06 August 2018

40817Guest Blog: The Year of Young People 2018

Guest Blog: The Year of Young People 2018

2018 is Scotland’s Year of Young People – a fantastic opportunity to shine a spotlight on future generations. This year, we want to celebrate our young people, their creative talents, inspiring achievements, and valuable contributions. We want to hear their voices and ideas and we also want to give them

Category: Festival News       Posted: 21 March 2018

40821Busking Bike Street Science Is Right Up Your Alley!

Busking Bike Street Science Is Right Up Your Alley!

Who doesn’t love street performances, especially when things go bang and leave nuggets of science information in their wake? That’s exactly what the Edinburgh International Science Festival has planned this year with its famous Busking Bikes! We are bringing the fabulous science-filled bikes all around Edinburgh to showcase the accessibility of science. Check out the

Category: Festival News       Posted: 21 March 2018

40783Space for Everyone!

Space for Everyone!

Some fascinating images of Jupiter crept into our news feeds last week as NASA’s Juno probe continues its discovery of the planet. The probe’s latest discovery showcases just how deep the atmospheric winds are, some 3000km deep. If you haven’t seen the images yet, they’re well worth a look here. Imagine being able to see

Category: Festival News       Posted: 16 March 2018

40766We're Crackers About Cheese!

We're Crackers About Cheese!

This guest blog post is from Paul Thomas, one of the creators of popular foodie event Cheeseology. It is always a pleasure to return to Edinburgh, one of my favourite cities in the world to present Cheeseology, which is coming back to the Science Festival for a third year in April. Patrick McGuigan

Category: Festival News       Posted: 09 March 2018

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