The Edinburgh International Science Festival runs in March/April around Easter
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We talked to the University of Edinburgh community about their participation in the Edinburgh International Science Festival.
Powering the Future: How Will You Power Your Home in 2025?
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?'.
Family Events from the University of Edinburgh
Dr Janet Paterson of the University's School of Biological Sciences organises the University's activities for families at the Edinburgh International Science Festival. The programme, which takes place at the National Museum of Scotland throughout the festival, featured drop-in events, workshops and shows designed to engage and delight a family audience.
Science Festival interview with Professor Mary Bownes
Professor Mary Bownes, Vice Principal for Community Development, and Professor Emerita of Developmental Biology, has overseen the University's contribution to the various Festivals taking place in the city for several years.
Science Festival interview with Dr Thomas Bak
Dr Thomas Bak of the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences took part in a discussion exploring what happens when we learn new languages, and how this affects our brains' development at various stages in life.
Science Festival interview with Stuart Dunbar
Stuart is part of a team of staff and students who helped visitors interact with SCI-FUN's vast array of hands-on science activities.
Science Festival interview with Sarah Keer-Keer
Sarah delivered her Tam Dalyell Prize Lecture, Life Through a Lens, and was presented with her award by Dr Dalyell at the University's Playfair Library at 6pm on Saturday 4 April.
Professor Peter Higgs at the Science Festival
The most prominent University-led event at this year's Edinburgh International Science Festival featured Professor Peter Higgs