Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society


Our research, outreach and engagements events

The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Good Old Days and Daft Scientists

Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas
Research Fellow Dr Sophie Atherton joins quantum physicist Dr Nick Werren at the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2024.

The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Best Days of Your Life?

A graphic featuring rainbow stripes anda brain, sand timer, pencil, thought bubble and books. Text says 'Best Days of your life?
Join Dr Sophie Atherton at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as she explores how memories linger for longer than you thought.

HIV after* COVID in the UK – a roundtable with key voices

For this year’s World AIDS Day, the Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society is organizing a virtual roundtable with key voices on HIV from activism, clinical care, and scholarship. 

Sexual Health Futures in Scotland

Call for Participants (Edinburgh)

Massively Disabled: A Long COVID Research Podcast Launch

What is a long COVID research podcast, and why is it hosted by a philosopher? Come celebrate a podcast by and for disabled people.

Make Your Robot!

Talk and collage making workshop

'Can Robots Care?': Giulia De Togni at the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas 2021

1:30pm on 11th August (in-person at The Stand Comedy Club and online)

Tailored Treatments Workshop

graphic design of people
Creative workshop about personalised cancer treatment: 7 Nov 2020

Usher Institute Annual Lecture and Showcase 2020

Usher Institute Annual Lecture, Wednesday 28 October 14:00-16.00 (UK), Register at: https://edin.ac/2E0z2Wy
Health sciences in a changing world: Where to from here? Dr Jeannie Shoveller

Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas 2020

logo for the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas
Giulia de Togni's performance available to watch online