University at the festivals

Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF)

The University has run and hosted events with the Edinburgh International Science Festival for over 20 years.

The University of Edinburgh plays a large part in many aspects of the Edinburgh international Science Festival.  Many members of university staff and students across all three colleges participate within the festival programme on all topics including a specific collaboration on robotics.   The University also works in partnership with both the Festival and the National Museum of Scotland to deliver a popular families programme that runs for the full two weeks.  

EISF 2017

A boy looks at an exhibit at the Edinburgh Science Festival
The 2017 Edinburgh International Science Festival runs from 1 - 16 April.

Past Highlights

The Edinburgh International Science Festival runs in March/April around Easter