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37501Give in to fermentation at Festival!

Give in to fermentation at Festival!

At Edinburgh International Science Festival we are fascinated by fermentation, the magical process that creates a whole host of foodie delights.   It is a chemical process by which microorganisms, like bacteria and yeast, break down substances into simpler ones. Fermentation can make products more digestible, create improved texture and aroma, destroy

Category: Festival News       Posted: 13 November 2017

37056Programme launched for Abu Dhabi Science Festival

Programme launched for Abu Dhabi Science Festival

The 2017 programme is now live for the Abu Dhabi Science Festival! Edinburgh International Science Festival is the Programme Partner of the Abu Dhabi Science Festival, the Gulf Region’s largest science festival.   Edinburgh International Science Festival is the programming partner and content manager of Abu Dhabi Science Festival and has been since

Category: International News       Posted: 17 October 2017

37032Science opportunities for young people

Science opportunities for young people

Our Generation Science team are working at full pelt getting exciting, interactive science lessons booked into primary schools all over Scotland from early next year. They key goals of our Generation Science programme are to get pupils out of their seats and engaged in some hand-on science lessons!   Know a school that

Category: Education News       Posted: 03 October 2017

37024Call for creative entries

Call for creative entries

This October, the Science Festival seeks creative artists, designers, technologists and anyone inspired by science in their art. From a fund of £10,000, we’re looking for work to feature in exhibitions centred around the theme of life as part of our 2018 Festival!   Fantastical Life, a family-friendly interactive exhibition, and Synthetica,

Category: Festival News       Posted: 02 October 2017

36886Science at Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017

Science at Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017

This August, Edinburgh International Book Festival explores Brave New Words, celebrating books, writing and new ideas in the spirit of the world’s leading festival city. Edinburgh is a city with a rich scientific tradition, where ideas and innovation have flourished from the Scottish Enlightenment right through to the present day, and

Category: Festival News       Posted: 03 August 2017

36898Call for Ideas launched for #EdSciFest 30th edition

Call for Ideas launched for #EdSciFest 30th edition

Would you like to get involved in Scotland's biggest celebration of science? We've launched our Call for Ideas for the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival, which will run from 31 March–15 April. 2018 is a very special year as the Festival marks its 30th edition with a programme themed around Life, the

Category: Festival News       Posted: 01 August 2017

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