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Art & Science on a Postcard 2021

Brought to you by ASCUS Art and Science and InterSci, University of Edinburgh society encouraging conversation about science. Art & Science on a Postcard 2020 What happens when 5 artists and 5 scientists come together? Art & Science on a Postcard is a networking opportunity, online workshop and digital showcase taking place across three weeks, for artists and scientists to …

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Marketing, Communications and Content Coordinator (part-time)

At ASCUS Art & Science we are delighted to announce that we are currently seeking a new Marketing, Communications and Content Coordinator to join our team. We are a small and dynamic organisation embarking on an exciting business renewal phase, as we build activity back up, in response to the impacts of Covid-19. The challenges of our world need interdisciplinary …

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Lab Technician & Learning Coordinator (part-time)

About ASCUS ASCUS Art & Science is a non-profit organisation leading art-science collaboration in Scotland. Through partnership working, we operate at the boundaries of art and science, everything we do happens through an interdisciplinary approach between scientists, artists, designers, the public and other communities. We believe the art-science interface generates a ‘third space’ opening up unconventional thinking, creativity, innovation and …

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We Began as Part of the Body

An augmented reality and filmic experience inspired by eczema skin genetic research Image courtesy of the artist   We first met Beverley Hood in early 2017, when she participated in our Atopic Art Micro-Residency. Embarking on a residency period of 20 days, immersed in the skin genetic research at Brown Lab led by Professor Sara Brown, we didn’t know what …

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COVID-19 Update

Photo by Will Brunt ASCUS Art & Science Reopening Update August 2020 statement As ASCUS Art & Science’s public programme remains paused, we have been trailing a small scale reopening of the ASCUS Lab facility with our lab members. We are missing seeing you all, our broader community of lab users, audiences and collaborators face to face, but we look …

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Beyond the Naked Eye: Microscopy Beginners Course 2020

*Update: We regret to announce that due to the current public health crisis, Beyond the Naked Eye: Microscopy Beginners Course 2020 has been postponed to an unconfirmed date. Keep an eye out for updates.* Go deeper into the hidden microscopic world through lens and light in this 4-week skills course. Beyond the Naked Eye 2020 Beginners Microscopy Course 6.30 pm …

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Find – Grow – See: Microbiology Skills Course 2020

*Update: We regret to announce that due to the current public health crisis, Find – Grow – See: Microbiology Skills Course 2020 has been postponed to an unconfirmed date. Keep an eye out for updates.* Did you know this is more life in a drop of puddle water or a single gram of soil than there are people on the …

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Zoom In-Explore-Reveal: Microscopy & Microbiology Summer School 2020

*Update: We regret to announce that due to the current public health crisis, Zoom In-Explore-Reveal: Microscopy & Microbiology Summer School 2020 has been postponed to an unconfirmed date. Keep an eye out for updates.* Incorporating content from our microbiology and microscopy skills courses devised into one immersive summer course, join us and gain completely unique skills to explore the micro …

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CAPTURING COLLABORATION: GLIMPSES OF ART SCI EXCHANGE EXHIBITION

What happens when artists and scientists come together in an open science lab? We’ve spent the last 4 years, since ASCUS Lab’s conception finding out. Our latest exhibition, Capturing Collaboration, encapsulates impressions of this elusive exchange in some of its many forms. Details This February, we have given Forest Cafe an ASCUS makeover, positioning installations and imagery throughout the space …

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ASCUS + ScotCHEM ⇌ Catalysing Creativity Artists Announced

Announcing an exciting new art-science commission in partnership with ScotCHEM, a collaboration of Scotland’s university chemistry departments. Since 2019, ASCUS Art & Science and ScotCHEM have been working together on a project for artists and designers to gain exclusive access to Scotland wide cutting edge chemistry research. We hosted a successful networking/knowledge exchange event, Catalysing Creativity with ScotCHEM in June …

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