The Great Big Science Quiz

Posted: March 8th, 2021 | Posted in:

Join Nicola Macleod and Kenneth McElroy for a fun filled and light-hearted event to test your knowledge with The Great Big Science Quiz!

Maths v Sports

Posted: February 24th, 2021 | Posted in:

How do you take the perfect penalty kick? What is the fastest a human will ever run a marathon? Where is the best place to attempt to break a world record? Join Dr Tom Crawford an Early-Career Fellow at St Edmund Hall, face of the award-winning Tom Rocks …
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Gin-Eology – The Science Of Gin!

Posted: February 24th, 2021 | Posted in:

Join Martin Murray, owner and Master Distiller at Dunnet Bay Distillers, as he chats about production processes and how he selects the botanicals used in their award-winning spirits. This talk includes a guided tasting of Rock Rose Gin, Pink Grapefruit Old Tom Gin, Spring Edition Gin and Holy …
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Exploring Offshore Wind around the coast of Caithness

Posted: February 8th, 2021 | Posted in:

In this talk, Magnus Davidson will explore the offshore wind potential found around the coast of Caithness, beginning with the two turbines built for the Beatrice Platform in 2007, before discussing the newer developments such as BOWL and Moray East, built and being built off the east coast …
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Forensic Science – The Real Deal

Posted: February 8th, 2021 | Posted in:

Ever wondered how true to life TV programmes are? Sue Procter, an ex-police officer and Leisa Nichols Drew, a Forensic Scientist, share their experiences in this no holds barred question and answer session around crime investigation and forensic science. Including demonstrations around how evidence is gathered and analysed.

Our Shared Journey to Space

Posted: February 8th, 2021 | Posted in:

Our Shared Journey to Space with Duane ‘Digger’ and Cheryl Carey Join former astronaut Digger Carey and his wife Cheryl for a heartfelt and entertaining presentation on how they built a life and family together. After meeting in high school, they achieved lift-off in the military and then …
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Escape to the Moon!

Posted: February 8th, 2021 | Posted in:

Digger’s Gateway Challenge First – watch the video above from our live event! Can you create an original argument for or against the building of NASA’s proposed Lunar Gateway. You should study the subject as much as you can, but try and come up with your own arguments, rather than any …
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Space Hub Sutherland

Posted: February 8th, 2021 | Posted in:

Space Hub Sutherland brings the possibility of launching into an orbit from the north Highlands within our grasp. Not only will this mean that many of the small satellites made in Scotland can find their way to Space via the north Highlands, but that many of the roles …
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Trouble with Lichens…

Posted: February 4th, 2021 | Posted in:

The trouble with lichens is that most people barely know they exist. They add splashes of colour and a sense of age to ancient trees, rocks and tombstones, and provide clues to the state of the environment. Did you know that Scotland is globally important for many lichen …
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Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science Show

Posted: February 4th, 2021 | Posted in:

Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science Show is not available for viewing as this was a ‘live only’ event. Mark is an astronomer, broadcaster and author exploring the wonderful world of STEM through the medium of tv, radio, podcasts, theatre and books. He is most well-known for his role as …
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