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 at:

Mad Hatter, Grey Matter - Brain Awareness Week mini-festival
10 - 16 March 2018, wiith events at St Cecilia's's Hall and at the Old Medical School, University of Edinburgh
A festival for Brain Awareness Week exploring creativity and neuroscience. A variety of activities are clustered around two venues – one bringing neuroscience into creativity (St Cecilia’s Hall), the other bringing creativity into neuroscience (Old Medical School).
click here for full information and to book for events

Phrenology in Edinburgh: Past, Present and Future
28 March 2018, Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, Teviot Place
with Prof David Price, Professor of Developmental Neurobiology
more info and booking

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