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Events

Contextualising Biotechnological Artifacts

On Friday 19th of January in partnership with UK Centre for Mammalian Synthetic Biology, ASCUS is delighted to present Contextualising Biotechnological Artifacts – a talk by renowed bio artists Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr. Vessels of Care and Control: Prototypes of Compustcubator & Hivecubator 2016 Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr in collaboration with Mike Bianco Contextualising Biotechnological Artifacts 6:30-8:30pm, Fri …

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Featured Open Session – with Guest Cardiovascular Science Researchers

For our ASCUS Lab Open Session on Saturday the 21st of October we are delighted to announce that we will be joined by cardiovascular science PhD researchers Rebecca Wafer, Teodora Aldea and Emmanouil Solomonidis, who will spend the afternoon with us sharing and doing live demos of the research that they do at BHF Centre of Research Excellence at the …

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The Greenhouse Gas Exchange

This October ASCUS is delighted to be partnering with the Greenhouse gAs Uk and Global Emissions (GAUGE) project to bring you ASCUS Lab’s very first Greenhouse Gas Exchange event for creative practitioners. The Greenhouse Gas Exchange is a day long interactive event for creative practitioners interested in meeting current researchers involved in the GAUGE project. This is an opportunity for …

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Exxpedition 2017 | A Life in Plastic

Photo courtesy of eXXpedition 2017 eXXpedition – MAKING THE UNSEEN SEEN eXXpedition is a series of all women voyages to make the unseen seen, from the toxics in our body to the toxics in our seas. Since 7th August 2017 eXXpedition has been circumnavigating Great Britain on board S.V. Sea Dragon stopping for events along the way. At ASCUS we …

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Featured Open Session – with Guest Neuroscience Researcher Jemma Pilcher

Ever asked yourself how does your brain work? This question has been puzzling scientists for centuries and will probably continue to do so far into the future. However, there is plenty we do know about the inner workings of the brain. We know the brain is made up of different regions which connect and communicate with each other, and together …

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Contemporary Connections | 2017 Science Festival

1st April – 12 May 2017 | 11:00 — 18:00 Daily (closed Mondays) In partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival we would like to announce this year’s programme, and with that invite you to Contemporary Connections to art and science! Over the last few years we have been working with the Edinburgh International Science Festival and Summerhall to bring …

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ASCUS Lab at the ESAF 2017

For the ESAF 2017, ASCUS is proud to be partnering with the Edinburgh Student Art Festival (ESAF) for the unique opportunity to get a sneak peak behind the scenes at ASCUS Lab. ESAF is Scotland’s first ever youth-led multi-arts festival that brings together all five higher and further education institutions across Edinburgh. Last year was our first year to partner …

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DATA-X Symposium

Pioneering Research Data (Data-X) Exhibition is an exciting University of Edinburgh IS Innovation Fund initiative supported by the Data Lab and ASCUS. It brings together PhD researchers from the arts and sciences to develop collaborative and creative data ‘installations’. ‘Installations’ will take the form of digital sculptures, simulations, performances, soundscapes, interactive exhibits, 3D structures, machinery, visualisations. To accompany the exhibition a …

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Makers Marks: Connecting Engineers, Scientists, Artists and Designers

Are you interested in collaborating across disciplines? Trying out emerging technologies? Playing with perspectives for a fresh look at a project? Then join us! On Monday, 28 November, from 7:00pm-9:30pm, the Summerhall Cafe will feature the Makers Marks Project, the Edinburgh Hacklab, and ASCUS Art & Science, three examples of Edinburgh groups working to make connections across art and science …

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