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Exhibitions

The Art of Tissue Engineering

At ASCUS we are delighted to welcome renowned bio artist Oron Catts from SymbioticA, the first research laboratory of its kind enabling artists and researchers to engage in wet biology practices, to ASCUS Lab this month! Image credit: semi-living steak by Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr, 2003 The Art of Tissue Engineering 5:00-9:00pm, Thursday 22nd Mar 2018 The idea of …

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The Festival of Creative Learning 2018 ASCUS Wrap Up

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The Festival of Creative Learning (FCL) is a year-long festival focusing on creative learning and innovation at The University of Edinburgh (UoE), culminating in a curated programme of events every February. We had the opportunity to open up the doors of ASCUS Lab again for this year’s FCL week where we had a variety of events and activities based on …

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ASCUS at the 2018 Science Festival

30th March – 15th April Synthetica Launch Special Event: 7pm-9pm, Fri 30th March In partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival we would like to announce this year’s programme and with that, invite you to explore with us this year what it means to be alive through art and science! Over the last few years we have been working with …

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Synthetica | 2018 Science Festival

Synthetica Launch Special Event: 7pm-9pm, Fri 30th March In partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival we would like to announce this year’s programme! Over the last few years we have been working with the Edinburgh International Science Festival and Summerhall to bring you a dynamic visual arts programme in addition to two weeks of jam packed hands-on art-science activities …

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Model Organisms & Making Mutants

On Saturday 24th of March we are delighted to be joined again in ASCUS Lab by cardiovascular science PhD researchers Rebecca Wafer, Teodora Aldea and Emmanouil Solomonidis, who will share different aspects of their research at the The British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence at the University of Edinburgh. Model Organisms & Making Mutants 4pm-7pm, Sat 24th Mar 2018 …

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Art and Science on a Postcard | 2018

Come Join us in ASCUS Lab for Art & Science on a Postcard, a networking and hands-on workshop for artists and scientists. This workshop is brought to you by ASCUS, InterSci and in collaboration with Pint of Science and their Creative Reactions initiative. Art & Science on a Postcard 10:00am-12:30pm & 1:00pm-3:30pm Sat 28th Apr 2018 This is a collaborative & creative exchange …

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Moving Microbes – The Art and Science of Public Engagement

Are you a researcher interested in sharing your research with non-scientists? Are you a PhD, post-doc or PI that’s never done public engagement before or are you wanting to get more experience sharing and reframing your research to new and different audiences? At ASCUS we have 10 years of experience working with artists and scientists at different stages of their …

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R Sustainable Fashion Show

On Saturday 3rd of March we are delighted to be partnering with R Sustainable Fashion Show as they bring you a night of exploring the impact of fast fashion! R Sustainable Fashion Show 5.30pm-10pm, Sat 3rd March 2018 Come down to the West Court theatre at the Edinburgh College of Art to explore the impact of fast fashion! R Sustainable …

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Connect & Create With CO&CO

ASCUS Art & Science is proud to be partnering with CO&CO for their Connect & Create event this February. Come join us as we celebrate collaboration highlighting some of the student projects that have emerged from ASCUS Lab and to find out what new collaborative opportunities and initiatives we have in the pipeline! Connect & Create With CO&CO 5.30-8pm, Tues …

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ASCUS at the Festival of Creative Learning 2018

The Festival of Creative Learning (FCL) is a year-long festival focusing on creative learning and innovation at The University of Edinburgh, culminating 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 next month (19th – …

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