Our researchers are offering an exciting programme of events during the Festival on topics ranging from how our data is used to how singing is good for mental health. 4-11 November 2017.
The Economic and Social Research Council’s nationwide Festival of Social Science offers a fascinating insight into some of the country's leading social science research and how it influences our social, economic and political lives - both now and in the future.
All events are free. Join us to hear about some of the cutting edge research happening at the University.
Drawing on the latest research from the University of Edinburgh and involving hands-on activities facilitated by the Money for Life Team, this interactive event provides 16-25 year olds with practical ways to manage their money, and an insight for parents into how they can support the development of their young adults’ financial capability.
The event will include a showcase of recent research from the University of Edinburgh, a performance from the choir of some of our most inspiring and uplifting songs, and an opportunity to take part in an exciting audience sing-along. Join us and help to build our evidence base to show that singing is good for mental health!
Promises of ‘teacher-light’ tuition and of enhanced ‘efficiency’ via teaching automation have been with us since the early days of digital education. Does it work? Can it? Researchers from the University of Edinburgh are trying to answer these questions and need your help.