Tag Archives: Summerhall

Beyond the Naked Eye Microscopy Beginners Course 2019

Beyond the Naked Eye Microscopy Beginners Course  6.30pm – 9.00pm, Tuesdays, 10th Sept – 8th Oct 2019 Our world is full of things invisible to the human eye. Have you ever tried to see the micropatterns of everyday objects? Do you want to gain the skills and techniques necessary to see colours and details usually invisible to the naked eye? …

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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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Book Swap Library @ Summerhall for Scottish Book Week 2015

Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November. This year Book Week Scotland 2015 will take place from Monday 23 – Sunday 29 November 2015 and ASCUS is participating by hosting the Book Swap Library at Summerhall all week from 11:00 – 18:00. Come and swap your books for free at Summerhall! The principle of the ASCUS …

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The Temptation of St. Anthony


ASCUS is supporting The Mechanical Animal Corporation’s production of The Temptation of St. Anthony and associated Spirituality and Mental Health panel discussion at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. The Mechanical Animal Corporation presents with support from Wellcome Trust, British Council Egypt & Arts Council England The Temptation of St. Anthony is inspired by the ancient legend of a man who spent …

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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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The Y of Sky

Tuesday 20 May 2014, 6.30 – 8.00 pm Artiscience Library, Summerhall, Edinburgh The Y of Sky: a dialogue with physicist Iain Woodhouse (in Edinburgh) and artist Alice Ladenburg (in London) about The Y of Sky – The Art and Science of Earth Observation. Physicist Prof. Iain Woodhouse (at ASCUS) and artist Alice Ladenburg (at a London Laser London Laser in London) will …

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2014 Sceince Festival: [E]laborate with ASCUS

Saturday 12 April 2014, 2.00 – 4.00 pm Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh Returning for it’s second year is the [E]laborate with ASCUS poetry workshop. ASCUS [E]laborate workshops take us back to the origin of the word laboratory, providing an opportunity to get involved with active, hands-on, art science interactions and collaborations. Join Emily Workman for some word based fun and …

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2014 Sceince Festival: Summerhall Sci-Art Trail

5 – 20 April 2014 City Art Centre, Edinburgh ASCUS is presenting a small exhibition as part of the Summerhall Sci-Art Trail where we are showing work in our Display Case by one of the Artists also exhibiting in the City Art Centre. The Display Case at Summerhall is an ASCUS curated space for displaying work at the art science …

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Genetics and Archives: inspiring new art

Wednesday 30 October 2013,  6.00 – 7.30 pm Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL   ‘Towards Dolly: Edinburgh, Roslin and the Birth of Modern Genetics’ is based within Edinburgh University Library’s  Centre for Research Collections and is generously funded by the Wellcome Trust’s Research Resources in Medical History grants scheme. The project archivist, Clare Button, and rare books cataloguer, Kristy …

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