For the Public

For the Public


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Find us at our Mad Hatter Grey Matter Brain Awareness Week Festival!

Visit our Brain Awarenees Week webpage for more information, and how to book, for our 2019 events:

Scottish Chamber Orchestra ReConnect – music workshop for people living with dementia and carers               
Monday 11 March 2019, 11 am - 12 noon, St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Clinical Drawings on Display​             
Wednesday 13 March 2019, 10 am - 3 pm, Centre for Research Collections, Sixth floor of Edinburgh University Main Library, 30 George Square, Edinburgh

Curator tours of the Anatomical Museum ​             
Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 March 2019, 10 am and 2 pm, Meeting Point – Medical School, Doorway 3, Teviot Place, Edinburgh

Myths and Truths of the Creative Brain                
Thursday 14 March 2019, 2 - 4 pm, St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Thursday 14 March 2019, 5.30 - 8 pm, Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Teviot Place, Edinburgh

Family Zoetrope Workshop
Friday 15 March 2019, 10 am - 12 noon, St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Family Animation Workshop
Friday 15 March 2019, 2 - 4 pm, St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Minds in Music- the interaction of music and mental health
Friday 15 March 2019, 3.45 - 5 pm, St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Brain Evolution in Concert
Friday 15 March 2019, 7 - 58.30 pm, St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Dance for your life
​Friday 22 March 2019, 11 am - 1 pm, Debating Hall, Teviot Row House, Bristo Square, Edinburgh

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