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Exhibitions

Metamorphosis | 2019 Edinburgh Science Festival Exhibition

Launch Special Event: Fri 5th April | 6.30 -8.30pm Exhibition Sat 6th April–Sun 19th May (Not Mon & Tues) | 11am–6pm Metamorphosis explores the Anthropocene connecting it to the fashion world, the environment and biotechnology. It explores what the status of us as humans is now after centuries of engineering the environment around us. Co curated by Summerhall Visual Arts …

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ASCUS Art & Science at Edinburgh Science Festival 2019

Our inspiring partnership with Summerhall Visual Arts and the newly rebranded, Edinburgh Science Festival has produced a brilliant offer this year. We have a fascinating exhibition and programme of events and workshops in store. This year’s festival is inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings and the theme Frontiers, exploring the boundaries of knowledge and the spirit of …

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Bio-Design Lab: One Weekend to Imagine Future Bio-Innovation

With the aim to challenge and inspire the world’s next innovative and creative minds, the University of Edinburgh’s School of Biological Sciences and Edinburgh College Art are delighted to launch ‘Bio-Design Lab’, a two day workshop in ASCUS Lab at the Edinburgh’s creative hub Summerhall. Bio-Design Lab Saturday & Sunday, 4th & 5th May 2019 Open to 20 students studying …

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ASCUS at British Science Week 2019

The British Science Week (BSW), is run by the British Science Association and is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, that takes place each year, featuring entertaining and engaging events and activities across the UK for people of all ages. We are delighted to open up the doors of ASCUS Lab for this year’s BSW to share …

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Snow Science – Artist/Arts Educator Open Call

At ASCUS Art & Science we are delighted to announce that we are currently seeking an artist, arts educator, and/or creative workshop facilitator to collaborate with us and snow science researchers from the University of Edinburgh. This is an exciting opportunity to join the delivery team and to co-develop and to co-deliver a day-long workshop designed to explore and to …

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ASCUS Art & Science at the Festival of Creative Learning 2019

The Festival of Creative Learning 2019 is a year-long festival run by The University of Edinburgh. It focuses on creative learning and innovation and culminates in a curated programme of events every February. We are delighted to open up the doors of ASCUS Lab again for this year’s FCL week long programme of curated events and activities taking place Monday …

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ASCUS Lab at 3 Years

After 6 months in development, upon gaining a people award from The Wellcome Trust, The ASCUS lab opened it’s doors for the first time in February 2016; the biggest step towards our vision to democratise science and a physical space to directly support our aim to foster innovative interdisciplinary investigation and curiosity. To our knowledge it remains Scotland’s first publically …

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ASCUS Art & Science Exhibitions 2008-2019

From it’s first launch exhibition of work by Emma Hambly, a scientist turned artist in 2008 to a pop up exhibition and project space in the St James’s Shopping Centre in 2012, showcasing the results of the Edinburgh Beltane Public Engagement Network’s Beacon for Public Engagement grants scheme, over 10 years ASCUS Art & Science has put a lot of …

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Art & Science on a Postcard | Jan 2019

Brought to you by ASCUS Art & Science and InterSci and in collaboration with the Festival of Creative Learning 2019, Art & Science on a Postcard, is a networking and hands-on workshop for artists and scientists to exchange knowledge and ideas and to get creative with science. Art & Science on a Postcard Dates Pre Workshop Mixer: Saturday 19th January …

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Urine Trouble: Featured Open Session

What do you put your kidneys through at Christmas and New Year? Do you feel you might have overdone the mulled wine and cocktails? At the beginning of the year, when focus turns to taking a bit more care of our bodies, we will be taking stock of this hard working organ. We will think about what goes in and …

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