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Archive 2014

Wrap-Up: Playing With Pandemics

Writing and Researching Infectious Disease Why do we like science that makes our skin crawl? We held a panel discussion on Tuesday November 25th  to explore our fascination with infectious disease. Science-fiction author, Louise Welsh, joined malaria expert Laura Pollitt, and bacterial evolution specialist Luke McNally on our panel. Louise is a Glaswegian author of six novels, her most recent …

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Announcing monthly volunteers meeting

 7pm, 1st December | Artiscience Library, Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH ASCUS Art & Science is very proud of its history as a volunteer organisation. So to celebrate you guys and share with you all the fun things we’ve been up to, we’re hosting a monthly volunteer meeting on the first Monday of every month. The first meeting will take place Monday …

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Playing with Pandemics

Writing and Researching Infectious Disease Why do we like science that makes our skin crawl? Join us Tuesday November 25th for a panel discussion about our public fascination with infectious disease. Explore why certain diseases capture our imagination and how writers, artists and scientists shape the narrative around pandemics. This discussion is between sci-fi author of Plague Times Trilogy, Louise …

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#FlyerFreeDay

So we’re changing the rules. How will you promote your show on Flyer Free Day?  #FlyerFreeDay Flyer Free Day is the beginning of a multi-annual ASCUS project, involving direct art actions targeting the sustainability of theatre at the Edinburgh Festivals. The campaign will continue into 2015 with unwanted flyer collections throughout the city, leading to the creation of an environmental artwork. …

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End of Species + Forums with Climate Scientists

End of Species

End of Species + Forums with Climate Scientists 18-25 August 2014 The ASCUS/Richard Pettifer project End of Species gathered together scientists, audiences and artists in dialogue, provoked by Richard Pettifer’s monologue about travelling overland and Charles Darwin. The project was an example of bare-bones theatre that was aimed at generating crucial dialogue between different disciplines, within the context of the Edinburgh Festivals – …

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Hunting for Answers exhibition at Glasgow Science Festival

Saturday and Sunday 7 & 8 June 2014, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm John Arbuthnott Building, Hamnett Wing, University of Strathclyde, Cathedral Street, Glasgow Our Hunting for Answers exhibition from the ASCUS Micro-Residency with the Chamberlain Lab is part of the Strathclyde Science Special at the Glasgow Science Festival.

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The Y of Sky

Tuesday 20 May 2014, 6.30 – 8.00 pm Artiscience Library, Summerhall, Edinburgh The Y of Sky: a dialogue with physicist Iain Woodhouse (in Edinburgh) and artist Alice Ladenburg (in London) about The Y of Sky – The Art and Science of Earth Observation. Physicist Prof. Iain Woodhouse (at ASCUS) and artist Alice Ladenburg (at a London Laser London Laser in London) will …

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ASCUS involvement with University of Edinburgh Masters Course

2013 – 2014 ASCUS is teaching and hosting student placements for the University of Edinburgh’s MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement. For more information about the course please see: https://www.ed.ac.uk/biomedical-sciences/postgraduate-studying/msc-science-communication

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Innovative Learning Week 2014

17 – 21 February 2014 University of Edinburgh Innovative Learning Week (ILW) 2014 is a week-long programme of exciting and creative events that brings together staff, students and alumni from across the University. During #ILW2014 ASCUS worked with Staff from the University of Edinburgh from Mathematics and Neuroscience. https://www.ed.ac.uk/students/academic-life/creative-learning

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Hunting for Answers exhibition

Hunting for Answers exhibition at Strathclyde Engage Week took place on Wed 30th April – Fri 2nd May 2014, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm at the John Arbuthnott Building, Hamnett Wing, University of Strathclyde, Cathedral Street, Glasgow See how it went here Our Hunting for Answers exhibition from the ASCUS Micro-Residency with the Chamberlain Lab is part of the Strathclyde Science Special at …

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