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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

40227Treat Your Mum This Mother's Day

Treat Your Mum This Mother's Day

Still looking for last-minute gift inspiration for Mother’s Day? A couple of tickets to a #EdSciFest show make a great present for something to do together!   If she’s a foodie, check out Cheeseology (7 April) or the £1 Meal (6 April) Psychology and mind development is more her thing? Bring her to

Category: Festival News       Posted: 09 March 2018

407462018 Edinburgh Medal Awarded to Cordelia Fine

2018 Edinburgh Medal Awarded to Cordelia Fine

This year the Edinburgh International Science Festival is absolutely thrilled to award the Edinburgh Medal to Professor Cordelia Fine for her work on challenging gender perceptions in science and her contributions to society’s understanding of gender stereotypes. Professor Fine is a well-renowned psychologist, author and professor at the University of Melbourne

Category: Festival News       Posted: 08 March 2018

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