The 2017 Edinburgh International Science Festival ran from 1 - 16 April.
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Edinburgh International Science Festival highlights
Professor Mary Bownes, Professor Emerita of Developmental Biology, helps coordinate the University's contribution to the Edinburgh International Science Festival. As the 2017 festivities draw to a close, she shares her impressions.
Tam Dalyell Prize Lecture
Jon Oberlander, Professor of Epistemics in the School of Informatics, is the winner of this year's Tam Dalyell Prize for Excellence in Engaging the Public with Science, the University award for public engagement.
Contemporary Connections and Tundra Shrubs
The Sound Revolution
Why Places Matter for Mental Wellbeing
Professor Jamie Pearce of the School of GeoSciences and Professor Sarah Curtis of Durham University will join a discussion of how our surroundings affect our health, Why Places Matter for our Wellbeing.
5.30pm, 11 April, Summerhall
Carmen Marcon is the director of Isaac’s Eye, a contemporary play on the life of a young Isaac Newton and his transformation into a great scientific thinker. The production is presented by Bedlam Theatre and the Edinburgh University Theatre Company in collaboration with the Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation and the University of Edinburgh.
7.30pm, 7-15 April (not Monday 10 April), Bedlam Theatre
Wearables That Snitch On Us
Test Tube to YouTube