College of Science & Engineering

Science on a Summer's Evening 2019

Doors open at 5pm, for the talks beginning at 5:30pm.


Flammable cities: a burning issue for our world's poorest

Dr David Rush

Institute of Infrastructure and Environment in the School of Engineering.

This talk will highlight the risks of destructive fires in informal settlements and how Dr Rush's international project is seeking to address these problems.


Avoiding bad eggs and making good eggs: improving and extending female fertility

Professor Evelyn E Telfer

Institute of Cell Biology and CDBS in the School of Biological Sciences.

In this talk she explores how the capability to reliably grow human eggs outside the body can address potential fertility issues.


Further details about the lectures are available on the main Science on a Summer's Evening page.

Science on a Summer's Evening


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Jul 10 2019 -

Science on a Summer's Evening 2019

The College of Science and Engineering presents an evening celebration of two distinctive research areas including public lectures, displays and interactive activities, as well as live music.

James Clerk Maxwell Building
Peter Guthrie Tait Road
The King's Buildings
The University of Edinburgh