Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre

Secondary Schools

Our Secondary school workshops are all curriculum-linked, interactive and reveal the real-life science being done at the Roslin Institute, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and across the University of Edinburgh. All of our workshops are supported by our researchers, postgraduate students and scientific staff, giving your pupils the opportunity to find out more about studying and working in science.

Roslin LabCamp | Genome Editing: Cows, Coughs & CRISPR

A full day, hands-on DNA workshop for Higher and Advanced Higher Biology students at high school or college. Working with scientists from the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute and using research-grade equipment, you will discover how our researchers are using genome editing tools to improve animal health. The session will also include a chance to talk to our scientists about their work and career paths, and take a tour of our campus.

DNA & the Genome | PCR Masterclass: A Question of Taste

A full day, hands-on polymerase chain reaction (PCR) masterclass. Using their own DNA, students will discover and compare their version of a bitter taste receptor gene (genotype) with their ability to taste the bitter compound (phenotype). Includes a unique opportunity to meet and work with our scientists.