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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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Atopic Art Micro-Residency | Open Call

Announcing our new ASCUS micro-residency and commission with Prof. Sara Brown, within the School of Medicine and Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. In May 2015 Sara became the first UK dermatologist to be awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship in Clinical Science. Having teamed up with Sara and charity Eczema Outreach Scotland to run our participatory workshops project with artists …

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Talking Artiscience Guest Speakers announced

For Talking Artiscience ASCUS presents an afternoon of fascinating talks and discussion at the interface of art and science, to coincide with the launch of How The Light Gets in for the Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF) Visual Arts Programme at Summerhall, the first co-curation between ASCUS, EISF and Summerhall. Artiscience, n., 1. the theory and practice of integrating art(s) …

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Launching How the Light gets in | 2015 Science Festival

Preview/Art Launch: Friday 3rd April 7pm-9pm Summerhall HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN, is co-curated by the Edinburgh International Science Festival, Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science, bringing together a selection of works by international artists intrigued by light in all its forms and facets with those aiming to shine a light on the workings of our brain, mind and consciousness. …

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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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