Collection of articles from the 2016 festivals season detailing events in which the University was involved.
Festival of Social Science
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.
Film In The Old College Quad Returns
This September, The University of Edinburgh's Old College quadrangle is going to be home, once again, to a unique open air cinema.
Social Media Photo Competition
Upload your festival pictures for your chance to win tickets, access to exclusive events and other festival related goodies.
In the ‘Asylum Found’ event, sponsored by the Centre of African Studies, at the Edinburgh Book Festival, Lucy Popecu, Ahmed al-Malik, and Ben Rawlence discuss their most recent work with journalist and writer Bidisha
Festival Season in Edinburgh
And so it begins.....
Science Festival Interview with Dr Thomas Bak
Dr Thomas Bak of the University's School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is helping bring a pub quiz with a difference to this year’s Science Festival.
Science Festival Interview with Dr Michal Michalowski
Dr Michal Michalowski of the University's School of Physics and Astronomy will share some secrets of how stars are formed in Physics to Blow Your Mind.
Science Festival Interview with Professor Davide Marenduzzo
Professor Davide Marenduzzo of the University's School of Physics and Astronomy and Professor De Witt Sumners of Tallahassee University will journey through the story of knots in The Knotted Strands of Life.
Science Festival Interview with Professor John Thompson and Dr Aristides Kiprakis
Professor John Thompson and Dr Aristides Kiprakis of the University’s School of Engineering will explore how new technology could help balance energy supply and demand in “Powering the Future: How Will You Power Your Home in 2025?”
Science Festival Interview with Dr Caroline Watt
Dr Caroline Watt of the University's Koester Parapsychology Unit in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences invites an audience to delve into the mysteries of the paranormal at an interactive event.
Science Festival Interview with Johanna Holtan
Johanna Holtan of the University's Institute for Academic Development, and Director of bike-friendly initiatives CycleHack and Penny in Yo’ Pants, is taking part in a panel discussion following a pedal-powered cinema screening of the documentary film Bikes v Cars at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation.
Science Festival Interview with Dr Janet Paterson
Dr Janet Paterson of the University's School of Biological Sciences organises the University's activities for families at the Edinburgh International Science Festival.