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Science Lates - Move

As the city embraces sport as the host of the European Championships, come and energise your Friday night and learn the secrets of better health and wellbeing at GSC. Move your body, boost your mind.

Please note that this event is strictly adults only (18+). If you're lucky enough to look younger than 25 you must bring a valid form of photo I.D. Anyone under the age of 18 or without valid I.D. will be refused entry. Disabled access only can be booked by calling 0141 420 5000.

What's On at Move

Spectacular live shows, interactive workshops and sporting challenges, so get stuck in!

All activities are included in your ticket, but some may be very popular so get there early to avoid disappointment. We also have food and drink to purchase throughout the building: why not tuck into some of our delicious Asian street food or cocktails at Taste café on the ground floor, or try a gin from our new Alba Gin Bar. Our café will serve food until 9.45pm so please be sure to get there in good time if you need to refuel.

Shows

‣ Forces (35 mins)

How do things move and why do they stop?  Join our team as we test the work of some classical scientists - exploring how forces influence the movement of everything!

‣ Wonders of the Night Sky (20 mins)

Join the Planetarium Team as we put you through your paces, investigating how to stay in shape in orbit, and breaking records with some of the fastest, furthest, and biggest spacecraft in history!

Sign-Up Workshops

‣ Sportsball-ocks with Glasgow Skeptics

As the rewards of fame and fortune increase, so does the dedication and desperation of athletes who will do whatever it takes to win. Science is playing an increasing role in maximising our athletic prowess. Unfortunately, wherever science goes, quackery is never far behind. Join Glasgow Skeptics President Brian Eggo and food scientist Laura Alexandra-Smith as they take a light-hearted look at some of the preposterous products and procedures that have infiltrated the world of sports and fitness.

‣ Studio 70 Yoga

Come along and get a taster Yoga session with Studio 70. They will guide you through foundational yoga poses, breathing and mindfulness. Build your confidence with Yoga and take the first step (or downward dog!) to flexibility and calm.

Drop-In Workshops

‣ Step Into Coding

Drop in and learn how to code your own Micro Bit step counter to track your activity. Test your code out by stepping, lunging and jumping your way around our Studio!

Science on the Spot

‣ 3D Printer in Action 

Watch live as a copy of the European Champs Medal 2018 is printed before your eyes.

Just for Fun

‣ GSC School Sports Day

Feeling competitive? Take on our retro sports day challenges! We have the classics from your childhood plus some which we have reinvented with a science twist!

‣ Street Soccer Scotland

Street Soccer Scotland is a social enterprise which uses football to empower people who are affected by social exclusion to make positive changes in their lives. Meet the team and take on their footie challenges!

‣ Silent Disco 

Kick off your weekend and get your boogie on!

Meet the Expert 

‣ Club Motivation at the Crowne Plaza

Come and meet the team from Club Motivation and take part in their challenges.

‣ Lending Scotland a Hand

Discover how students from the University of Glasgow are using 3D printing to provide prosthetic limbs for children.

‣ So Much More than Beauty Sleep

Can't remember the last time you slept well? Help is at hand! Discover your chronotype, try on our portable sleep monitors, and learn what sex, drugs and alcohol do to our sleep.

‣ Eye Movement and Facial Recognition

Are you an expert in all things faces? Take part in a study with researchers from UWS who are using the latest in eye tracking technology to understand facial and emotion recognition and lie detection.

‣ Science Charades!

Delve into the world of gesture - have a go at communicating everyday science ideas without speaking. Meet scientists from the international research collaboration Move2Learn and discover how we use gesture to communicate our ideas. Successful communicators are in with a chance to win a trophy!

‣ Material Matters — Biomaterials for Bone Repair

Discover how researchers from the University of Glasgow are 3D printing bone, and observe hydrogels and surface coatings under the microscope.

‣ Glasgow FrontRunners

Meet the team from Glasgow FrontRunners, who are an award-winning inclusive community based road-running group. Join them and take on our BodyWorks challenge.

GSC Shop 

Don't forget to stop by our shop to pick up one of our gifts, gizmos and gadgets to take home with you.

European Championship freebies!

Pass by the stall on the ground floor to collect your pens, stickers, balloons and coasters to commemorate the first European Championships held here in Glasgow.

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