For the Public

For the Public


Photograph of researcher with brain model
Photograph of festival event
photograph of film event
photograph of discussion evening

Find us now at the Fringe and Book Festivals!

Eradicate Parkinson’s?!, Dr Tilo Kunath (Centre for Regenerative Medicine) and John MacPhee (Parkinson’s fundraiser)
06 August 2017, more info

Terrific Scientific: The Human Body, BBC at the Fringe (all. day drop in activities)
15 August 2017, more info

What Keeps You Sharp? Dr Alan Gow (Centre for Cognitive Ageing & Cognitive Epidemiology, and Heriott Watt University)
15 and 19 August 2017, more info (15 Aug), more info (19 Aug)

Writing for Resilience. Organsied by Dr Stella Chan (Clinical Psychology) 
16 August 2017, more info

Visions of the Future: Youth Mental Health. Chaired by Dr Stella Chan (Clinical Psychology)
16 August 2017, more info

Find Your Neurotribe! Prof Matthias Schwannauer (Clinical Psychology)
16 and 25 August 2017, more info (16 Aug), more info (25 Aug)

Is Monolingualism Making Us Ill? Dr Thomas Bak (Psychology)
23 August 2017, more info

Psychiatry is the Best Medicine!, Stephen Lawrie (Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh)
26 August 2017, more info


Public Talks and Discussions

We regularly offer lectures and discussion events and most are recorded and made available online on our Youtube Channel.


You can find us particpating in numerous festivals throughout the year including:

  • The Edinburgh International Science Festival
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Midlothian Science Festval
  • Borders Science festival
  • Dunbar Science Festival
  • Mad Hatter Grey Matter festival
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival

Film Evenings

We regularly contribute to scientifically-themed film screenings with partners such as New Media Scotland, Edinburgh International Science Festival, British Science Association (Edinburgh). Films covered have included:

  • Momento
  • Fantastic Voyage
  • Her
  • Inside Out
  • Silver Linings Playbook

Open Days

Edinburgh Neuroscience members participate in Doors Open Day events and regularly invite the public to find out more about our research projects