Professor Mary Bownes, Professor Emerita of Developmental Biology, helps co-ordinate the University's contribution to the Edinburgh International Science Festival. As the 2017 festivities draw to a close, she shares her impressions.
Discover the events the University is involved with in the city's festivals throughout the year. We hope that all our events give everyone, of every age and background, a way to connect with some of the people who are shaping ideas and our lives in the 21st century.
We coordinate the University’s involvement in Edinburgh’s festivals, filming and creative events on campus as well as planning, producing and promoting cultural events throughout the year.
Our mailing list features newsletter updates on festival and arts events involving the University of Edinburgh. We also offer subscribers the chance to win free tickets to events.
If you are inspired by our festival and cultural events, try one of the university's short courses. We offer classes in everything from popular music and poetry to painting and playwriting. Are you feeling creative?
Visiting Edinburgh for a festival or event? Pop into our Visitor Centre to get your Fringe tickets; go on a walking tour; explore our museums and galleries and stay in our high quality accommodation.