Biological Sciences

Audio, video and press

Media projects and events.

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A team of volunteer postgraduate student presenters produces bimonthly podcasts to share our latest news and some of the exciting new research from the School of Biological Sciences, with the rest of the world.

Research in a Nutshell

Research in a nutshell

A series of short accessible videos describing research in the School of Biological Sciences. More than 30 research topics are featured in these 1-minute clips.



A pan-European project hosted at Edinburgh which aims to help European citizens make sense of stem cell and regenerative medicine research. Award-winning films, factsheets, comics, educational resources, up-to-date news and more can be found on the EuroStemCell website.

Press Gang

Press Gang

Researchers working with the University Press Office to promote the communication of new scientific breakthroughs and discoveries from the School of Biological Sciences that are of interest to the public.


Watch 'LabNotes' on Vimeo

Lab Notes brings together a leading young composer of classical music, Dr Jane Stanley, with film maker Martin Clark to create a work inspired by robots in a modern science laboratory.

Funded through a Scottish Crucible project grant, the short work for piano and accompanying film was made in collaboration with systems biologist Dr Lorraine Kerr of the School of Biological Sciences.