Want to try your hand at real-life scientific mischief and mayhem? Learn how to create things – from bagpipes to perfume?  Experience patient treatment in a realistic clinical environment? Become a designer for a day? Solve crimes and indulge in a round of chemical cluedo? Then make sure that your parents sign you up for our Start-up Science Masterclasses!

Are you a science geek or art buff? Don’t miss our exciting talks and lectures in various locations in Scotland!

Search Events


Neil McLennan, Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen

Wilfred Owen’s Edinburgh Enlightenment

From late June to November in 1917, the soldier-poet Wilfred Owen recovered from shell shock at Craiglockhart War Hospital, near Edinburgh. For the last ten years, Neil McLennan has been researching Owen’s time in Edinburgh to better understand his experience and the influence the city had on him.