Curiosity Live

Curiosity Live

A celebration of talent, research, innovation and creativity. Come and participate in research that's happening now, right on our doorstep with people who are carrying out ground-breaking work in their specialisms of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.

We're very lucky to be situated in Glasgow, Scotland where huge amounts of innovative work is happening in vast areas of science and technology. We want to get you involved in the action. We have a huge range of specialists, from established researchers to young entrepreneurial innovators, who will be visiting us to create a festival atmosphere. You can interact with their work, contribute to their findings and be part of inspirational science and innovation that's happening right now in Scotland.

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What's happening at Curiosity Live

Curiosity Live returns 6 to 10 November 2019 with a collection of researchers and experts from Glasgow and beyond, across the UK.

Select the date you are visiting to view what's on:

Wed 6 Nov Thu 7 Nov Fri 8 Nov Sat 9 Nov Sun 10 Nov


Wednesday 6 November

Epilepsy Connections

Connections

Meet the team from Epilepsy Connections to find out how the brain's network of neurons communicate with the body, and how disruption to this communication can cause a seizure.

Institution for Civil Engineers

Invisible Superheroes

Can you help the Invisible Superheroes save Civil City by rebuilding the bridges and towers? Join civil engineers from ICE Scotland to test out your superhero skills.

Handprints e-NABLE Scotland

Need a Hand?

Have you ever wondered how you’d get by without your arms? This is a reality for many people around the world - learn how we are using 3D printing to try to help.

Wed 6 Nov Thu 7 Nov Fri 8 Nov Sat 9 Nov Sun 10 Nov


Thursday 7 November

TCV Scotland

A Scottish Hedgehog Story

The Glasgow HogWatch project needs your help. Get hands-on with our touch table, badge-making and hog-themed games. Plus take away some essential tips and freebies which will help you help the hedgehogs!

Froglife

Amphabulous Amphibians!

Visit Froglife to find out about Scotland's amphibians and reptiles! We've got specimens for you to see and loads of information on how to make your very own mini pond for wildlife.

RZSS Education

Endangered Animals

Find out what threats are facing animals today and what is being done to protect them with the team from the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland.

JP Morgan

Cyber Kids!

Meet the team from JP Morgan and learn about the importance of cyber security and how to stay safe online.

Natural History Museum

ExoMars!

In 2020, the European Space Agency is sending a rover to Mars! Discover what the mission holds with researchers involved in the project.

Epilepsy Connections

Connections

Meet the team from Epilepsy Connections to find out how the brain's network of neurons communicate with the body, and how disruption to this communication can cause a seizure.

University of Strathclyde

Medicines from the Sea

The Duncan Lab discover new medicines from the ocean. Find out how bacteria are isolated from marine samples and how their chemical warfare can produce useful antibiotics. Match the medicine with the marine creature that makes it!

Clyde River Foundation

Meet Your River

Join the Clyde River Foundation to discover the projects they run involving our local streams and burns.

University of Strathclyde

STEM Equals: Science is for Everyone

Join the STEM Equals researchers from the University of Strathclyde, who will be demonstrating the importance of diversity and inclusion in science.

R:evolve Recycle

R:evolve Recycle

Find out the impact that fast fashion has on the environment, and how you can play your part in reducing fashion’s carbon footprint with the team from R:evolve Recycle.

Wed 6 Nov Thu 7 Nov Fri 8 Nov Sat 9 Nov Sun 10 Nov


Friday 8 November

ScottishPower

VR Journeys

Take a virtual reality tour of Whitelee Wind Farm with the team from ScottishPower.

Merck

Race to Virus X

Meet Scientists from Merck as we test the DNA that lives in everyday medicines to ensure that they are safe and fit for purpose. Ready, set, go - the race is on to identify Virus X!

Natural History Museum

ExoMars!

In 2020, the European Space Agency is sending a rover to Mars! Discover what the mission holds with researchers involved in the project.

University of Strathclyde

Imagine Design

Step into the shoes of a professional design engineer by creating ideas for new products that solve problems. Learn how we study the thought processes involved, see where new ideas come from in the brain, and share your ideas for the future of design.

University of Glasgow

Beat the Periodic Table

Beat the periodic table! Have you got what it takes to figure out which chemical elements make these everyday objects work?

University of Glasgow

Balance the Scales

Meet researchers working to understand patients’ experiences of ‘treatment burden’: the additional work patients need to do to manage their treatment, like travel to medical appointments and manage medication, or special diets. What can be done to counteract this? Can you help us balance the scales?

Epilepsy Connections

Connections

Meet the team from Epilepsy Connections to find out how the brain's network of neurons communicate with the body, and how disruption to this communication can cause a seizure.

Three Discovery

Vlogging Studio

Want to make your own vlog? Come along and we'll show you a few tips and tricks to create an engaging video using green screen and some built in editing tools.

University of Strathclyde

STEM Equals: Science is for Everyone

Join the STEM Equals researchers from the University of Strathclyde, who will be demonstrating the importance of diversity and inclusion in science.

Wed 6 Nov Thu 7 Nov Fri 8 Nov Sat 9 Nov Sun 10 Nov


Saturday 9 November

ABC Living Lab

The ABC Living Lab

Join researchers from the ABC Lab, University of St Andrews, to play a selection of games and activities for children, to help them find out how young people think and learn.

University of St Andrews

Shake Your Bond Up!

Discover how Infrared Spectroscopy works in this fun activity about dancing molecules funded by the Royal Society for Chemistry.

University of Glasgow

What goes in your mouth and what goes down the loo

Explore a special part of food that is almost unbreakable in your body. See how it may fill up your tummy and help you poo easily.

ReallySmallScience

ReallySmallScience

Take a big look at the nano-world with researchers from the University of Strathclyde. Through fun, hands-on experiments, we’ll explore the messier side of chemical engineering with our nanopolymers and nanodirt!

University of Strathclyde

Imagine Design

Step into the shoes of a professional design engineer by creating ideas for new products that solve problems. Learn how we study the thought processes involved, see where new ideas come from in the brain, and share your ideas for the future of design.

Epilepsy Connections

Connections

Meet the team from Epilepsy Connections to find out how the brain's network of neurons communicate with the body, and how disruption to this communication can cause a seizure.

Three Discovery

Vlogging Studio

Want to make your own vlog? Come along and we'll show you a few tips and tricks to create an engaging video using green screen and some built in editing tools.

University of Strathclyde

STEM Equals: Science is for Everyone

Join the STEM Equals researchers from the University of Strathclyde, who will be demonstrating the importance of diversity and inclusion in science.

University of Glasgow

Inside Out - How well can you recognise emotions?

Listen to voices to test how well you can recognise emotions. Learn how our bodies react to emotions, how we process emotional words and where in the brain emotions happen.

NHS Scotland

Taking a closer look at snot and mucus

Join researchers from the Royal Hospital for Children take part in their study on ear, nose and throat research.

Royal Observatory of Edinburgh

Looking Back at the Lunar Landing

It's been 50 years since humans first set foot on the Moon, but how did they do it? Journey with an Apollo nerd who is an expert on everything from space shuttles to Saturn V. We're taking you to the Moon and back, Apollo-style. Hop aboard.

Graham Park

Interplanetary Printing

Join local artists Graham and Kanae as they take you through the lino printing process to make a planetary print to take home.

Handprints e-NABLE Scotland

Need a Hand?

Have you ever wondered how you’d get by without your arms? This is a reality for many people around the world - learn how we are using 3D printing to try to help.

R:evolve Recycle

R:evolve Recycle

Find out the impact that fast fashion has on the environment, and how you can play your part in reducing fashion’s carbon footprint with the team from R:evolve Recycle.

Wed 6 Nov Thu 7 Nov Fri 8 Nov Sat 9 Nov Sun 10 Nov


Sunday 10 November

ABC Living Lab

The ABC Living Lab

Join researchers from the ABC Lab, University of St Andrews, to play a selection of games and activities for children, to help them find out how young people think and learn.

University of Glasgow

What goes in your mouth and what goes down the loo

Explore a special part of food that is almost unbreakable in your body. See how it may fill up your tummy and help you poo easily.

ReallySmallScience

ReallySmallScience

Take a big look at the nano-world with researchers from the University of Strathclyde. Through fun, hands-on experiments, we’ll explore the messier side of chemical engineering with our nanopolymers and nanodirt!

Epilepsy Connections

Connections

Meet the team from Epilepsy Connections to find out how the brain's network of neurons communicate with the body, and how disruption to this communication can cause a seizure.

University of Glasgow

Inside Out - How well can you recognise emotions?

Listen to voices to test how well you can recognise emotions. Learn how our bodies react to emotions, how we process emotional words and where in the brain emotions happen.

University of St Andrews

Shake Your Bond Up!

Discover how Infrared Spectroscopy works in this fun activity about dancing molecules funded by the Royal Society for Chemistry.

Royal Observatory of Edinburgh

Looking Back at the Lunar Landing

It's been 50 years since humans first set foot on the Moon, but how did they do it? Journey with an Apollo nerd who is an expert on everything from space shuttles to Saturn V. We're taking you to the Moon and back, Apollo-style. Hop aboard.

NHS Scotland

Taking a closer look at snot and mucus

Join researchers from the Royal Hospital for Children take part in their study on ear, nose and throat research.

Handprints e-NABLE Scotland

Need a Hand?

Have you ever wondered how you’d get by without your arms? This is a reality for many people around the world - learn how we are using 3D printing to try to help.

Wed 6 Nov Thu 7 Nov Fri 8 Nov Sat 9 Nov Sun 10 Nov


Contributor?

Are you a researcher, organisation, or expert in a STEAM-related field that would like to be a part of Curiosity Live? To chat about how to get involved at the next or future Curiosity Live events, please contact Sam Langford by email.

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