2015 marks the 250th anniversary of James Watt’s invention of the separate steam condenser. Have we lost some of Watt’s enlightenment-era optimism? Prof Colin McInnes, James Watt Chair, will explore how we can stretch our ideas in Engineering Science, learning from our past and boldly looking to the deep future across topics as diverse as energy, climate and space.
Uncover the journey that Scottish seafood makes from the waters around the West coast to your plate, with this Glasgow Science Festival curated dinner party at Glasgow's best-loved Stravaigin restaurant. Part of our Tasty Science programme, celebrating the Year of Food and Drink.
Explore the science behind gin through experiments, the chemistry of botanicals, molecular-level canapé pairings and a main meal with delicious cocktails. With Scotch Broth Events, Glasgow Polyomics & Scottish craft producers. Part of our Tasty Science programme, celebrating the Year of Food and Drink.
Visit the University of Strathclyde's annual Images of Research exhibition. Join us for a drinks reception to celebrate this year’s winning entry as voted by you! New for 2015: watch images come to life before your eyes with augmented reality.
Discover three floors of interactive science exhibits, games, illusions and shows. Look into light with spectacular planetarium shows and the shadow puppet workshop and discover if ‘you are what you eat’ at the ‘Blood Bile and Body Bits’ show. Meet the experts and explore the science behind the lives we lead today.
The food and drinks industry is the single largest manufacturing industry in the UK, turning over more than £70bn per annum and employing 15% of the total UK workforce. Globally there is shortage of qualified food bioscientists. Join us for an evening packed with information and hands on workshops showcasing Food Bioscience as a dynamic, exciting career path for your students.
Hear adventures from Glasgow University explorers and learn about endangered animals, exciting ecosystems and cutting-edge techniques in this outreach visit from the University of Glasgow Exploration Society.
Pull a body apart and put it together again. Compare a human skeleton with animal skeletons and investigate how your own body works. This laboratory workshop will take you on a journey of discovery through the wonders of the living body. With Clasgow Caledonian University researchers.
Young people are familiar with the concept of recycling in the home and at school. This workshop aims to build on this with a series of activities focusing on waste management in the construction industry and a chance to tour the construction site at Glasgow Caledonian University.