Friday 20, July 2018

Calendar

Jul
21
Sat
Lab Open Sessions (Saturday) @ ASCUS Lab
Jul 21 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Lab Open Sessions (Saturday) @ ASCUS Lab | Edinburgh | Scotland | United Kingdom

Open Sessions

 
ASCUS Lab Open Sessions are times when our Lab is open to anyone (artists, scientists or the general public) interested in creative experimentation using the tools of science. Certain skills are necessary to access our Open Sessions and use of our lab equipment, but you can attain these by attending one of our skills workshops or training courses. Open Sessions are self-led and are designed to provide space for participants to put new or existing lab skills into action. During these Open Sessions you will have access to lab bench space and specialist equipment, technician advise will be available but one-to-one training is only available outside of Open Session times.

Price:
£5 (Concession* £4), FREE to visit
Audience:
Adult
Registration:
You can register or just drop in on the day
(£5/£4 access fee only applies if you want to use the equipment/facilities)
 
*Concessions are for: full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival.

Check out our Open Sessions webpage for more details

My Beating Heart: Featured Open Session @ ASCUS Lab
Jul 21 @ 11:00 – 16:00
My Beating Heart: Featured Open Session @ ASCUS Lab | Scotland | United Kingdom

Cardiovascular disease kills one person every three minutes in the UK therefore research into its causes and future treatments is vital. At this featured Open Session you will get a taste of what researchers are currently exploring to further our understanding of how the heart works and what they are researching to try to better understand what is actually happening when things go wrong. How does our body create the electrical impulses needed for normal heart function? How do the muscles contract and relax endlessly throughout our lives? What actually happens to these electrical impulses and muscle contractions when we push our body through exercise and/or movement and what makes them speed up or slow down!?

Have you ever seen your own heart beat? Or heard it with your own ears? During this taster session you will get the unique opportunity to have a sensory experience of your own heart and understand more about how they do what they do. We will use ultrasound to see our hearts beating in real time and stethoscopes to hear our hearts beating. There will also be the opportunity to see heart sections under the microscope and chat to the researchers about our current understanding of our hearts. Come along and learn more about this tireless workhorse in all of us.

Note: This event is an informal and experiential event to speak to scientists researching the mechanisms behind heart function. If you have genuine concerns about your heart health please see your GP or a medical professional. The tissue and samples for viewing on the day will be from mice and zebrafish provided by cardiovascular scientists conducting scientific research into human health.

Jul
26
Thu
Lab Open Sessions (Thursday) @ ASCUS Lab
Jul 26 @ 16:00 – 22:00
Lab Open Sessions (Thursday) @ ASCUS Lab | Edinburgh | Scotland | United Kingdom

Open Sessions

 
ASCUS Lab Open Sessions are times when our Lab is open to anyone (artists, scientists or the general public) interested in creative experimentation using the tools of science. Certain skills are necessary to access our Open Sessions and use of our lab equipment, but you can attain these by attending one of our skills workshops or training courses. Open Sessions are self-led and are designed to provide space for participants to put new or existing lab skills into action. During these Open Sessions you will have access to lab bench space and specialist equipment, technician advise will be available but one-to-one training is only available outside of Open Session times.

Price:
£5 (Concession* £4), FREE to visit
Audience:
Adult
Registration:
You can register or just drop in on the day
(£5/£4 access fee only applies if you want to use the equipment/facilities)
 
*Concessions are for: full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival.

Check out our Open Sessions webpage for more details

Jul
28
Sat
Lab Open Sessions (Saturday) @ ASCUS Lab
Jul 28 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Lab Open Sessions (Saturday) @ ASCUS Lab | Edinburgh | Scotland | United Kingdom

Open Sessions

 
ASCUS Lab Open Sessions are times when our Lab is open to anyone (artists, scientists or the general public) interested in creative experimentation using the tools of science. Certain skills are necessary to access our Open Sessions and use of our lab equipment, but you can attain these by attending one of our skills workshops or training courses. Open Sessions are self-led and are designed to provide space for participants to put new or existing lab skills into action. During these Open Sessions you will have access to lab bench space and specialist equipment, technician advise will be available but one-to-one training is only available outside of Open Session times.

Price:
£5 (Concession* £4), FREE to visit
Audience:
Adult
Registration:
You can register or just drop in on the day
(£5/£4 access fee only applies if you want to use the equipment/facilities)
 
*Concessions are for: full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival.

Check out our Open Sessions webpage for more details

Aug
2
Thu
Lab Open Sessions (Thursday) @ ASCUS Lab
Aug 2 @ 16:00 – 22:00
Lab Open Sessions (Thursday) @ ASCUS Lab | Edinburgh | Scotland | United Kingdom

Open Sessions

 
ASCUS Lab Open Sessions are times when our Lab is open to anyone (artists, scientists or the general public) interested in creative experimentation using the tools of science. Certain skills are necessary to access our Open Sessions and use of our lab equipment, but you can attain these by attending one of our skills workshops or training courses. Open Sessions are self-led and are designed to provide space for participants to put new or existing lab skills into action. During these Open Sessions you will have access to lab bench space and specialist equipment, technician advise will be available but one-to-one training is only available outside of Open Session times.

Price:
£5 (Concession* £4), FREE to visit
Audience:
Adult
Registration:
You can register or just drop in on the day
(£5/£4 access fee only applies if you want to use the equipment/facilities)
 
*Concessions are for: full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival.

Check out our Open Sessions webpage for more details

ASCUS Lab Monthly Volunteer Meeting @ ASCUS Lab
Aug 2 @ 18:00 – 19:00
ASCUS Lab Monthly Volunteer Meeting @ ASCUS Lab | Scotland | United Kingdom

ASCUS Lab Volunteer Meeting

Want to get involved in volunteering in ASCUS Lab to explore the possibilites of art and science in the context of a real working wet-lab? Then come along to our next volunteer meeting to meet the ASCUS Team and to find out what it’s all about…

Volunteering with ASCUS Lab is open to scientists and artists or creative practicioners interested in getting involved in lab based projects! This is an opportunity to meet the other volunteers, to see what’s been happening and find out about what’s coming up in the new year in ASCUS Lab. Check out our website for more information…

How to get involved

If you are interested in getting involved in our ASCUS Lab Volunteer Programme then join our next volunteer meeting to find our more about what the ASCUS Lab is all about and what you can expect from volunteering with us.

Register here for our next volunteer meeting:

Aug
4
Sat
Lab Open Sessions (Saturday) @ ASCUS Lab
Aug 4 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Lab Open Sessions (Saturday) @ ASCUS Lab | Edinburgh | Scotland | United Kingdom

Open Sessions

 
ASCUS Lab Open Sessions are times when our Lab is open to anyone (artists, scientists or the general public) interested in creative experimentation using the tools of science. Certain skills are necessary to access our Open Sessions and use of our lab equipment, but you can attain these by attending one of our skills workshops or training courses. Open Sessions are self-led and are designed to provide space for participants to put new or existing lab skills into action. During these Open Sessions you will have access to lab bench space and specialist equipment, technician advise will be available but one-to-one training is only available outside of Open Session times.

Price:
£5 (Concession* £4), FREE to visit
Audience:
Adult
Registration:
You can register or just drop in on the day
(£5/£4 access fee only applies if you want to use the equipment/facilities)
 
*Concessions are for: full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival.

Check out our Open Sessions webpage for more details

Microscopy Lab Induction @ ASCUS Lab
Aug 4 @ 10:00 – 12:00

Microscopy Induction

Are you interested in accessing our ASCUS Lab Open Sessions to work with microscopes? Never worked in a lab before? Then join us for our microscopy lab induction where you will receive an induction to safe working in ASCUS Lab followed by an introduction to our suite of microscopes getting you set up with all the information you need to access our Open Sessions to do your own independent microscopy in a supported and supervised environment. (Ticket fee includes access to Open Session on the day)

Read more about what is covered HERE

Price:
£10 (Concession* £8)
Audience:
Adult
Booking:
Recommended but not essential
(spaces are limited so do book to avoid disappointment) Eventbrite - Microscopy Lab Induction
 
*Concessions are for: full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival.

ASCUS Lab Open Sessions

These are times when our lab is open to anyone interested in creative experimentation using the tools of science. They are designed to provide access to bench space & specialist equipment with support from our lab technician so you can put your new/existing lab skills into action.

Microbiology Lab Induction @ ASCUS Lab
Aug 4 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Microbiology Induction

Are you intersted in accessing our ASCUS Lab Open Sessions to work with microscopes? Never worked in a lab before? Then join us for our microscopy lab induction where you will receive an induction to safe working in ASCUS Lab followed by an introduction to our suite of microscopes getting you set up with all the information you need to access our Open Sessions to do your own independent microcopy in a supported and supervised environment. (Ticket fee includes access to Open Session on the day)

Read more about what is covered HERE

Price:
£10 (Concession* £8)
Audience:
Adult
Booking:
Recommended but not essential
(spaces are limited so do book to avoid disappointment) Eventbrite - Microbiology Lab Induction
 
*Concessions are for: full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival.

ASCUS Lab Open Sessions

These are times when our lab is open to anyone interested in creative experimentation using the tools of science. They are designed to provide access to bench space & specialist equipment with support from our lab technician so you can put your new/existing lab skills into action.

Aug
9
Thu
Lab Open Sessions (Thursday) @ ASCUS Lab
Aug 9 @ 16:00 – 22:00
Lab Open Sessions (Thursday) @ ASCUS Lab | Edinburgh | Scotland | United Kingdom

Open Sessions

 
ASCUS Lab Open Sessions are times when our Lab is open to anyone (artists, scientists or the general public) interested in creative experimentation using the tools of science. Certain skills are necessary to access our Open Sessions and use of our lab equipment, but you can attain these by attending one of our skills workshops or training courses. Open Sessions are self-led and are designed to provide space for participants to put new or existing lab skills into action. During these Open Sessions you will have access to lab bench space and specialist equipment, technician advise will be available but one-to-one training is only available outside of Open Session times.

Price:
£5 (Concession* £4), FREE to visit
Audience:
Adult
Registration:
You can register or just drop in on the day
(£5/£4 access fee only applies if you want to use the equipment/facilities)
 
*Concessions are for: full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival.

Check out our Open Sessions webpage for more details