Glasgow Science Festival: 10th Birthday

Issued: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:31:00 BST

Glasgow Science Festival: 10th Birthday  Launch - Friday 22 April 2016

2016 is an exciting year for Glasgow Science Festival. It marks ten years since the festival was born, giving scientists and engineers a place to share their fascinating stories of discovery with the public.

Science Festival Logo 2016As part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, this year’s festival will highlight some of the fascinating research happening right here in the city, with events running from 9-19 June.

‌Glasgow Innovates

A specially-curated exhibition, ‘Glasgow Innovates’, is already on show at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, giving a flavour of what’s in store. From gravitational wave detection to ultrasonic biopsy needles, explore the amazing innovations developed here in Glasgow.        

Professor Anna Dominiczak       

To celebrate the launch of the 2016 programme, Glasgow Science Festival is delighted to welcome an opening talk by world-leading cardiovascular scientist and academic, Professor Anna Dominiczak.

The talk and Q&A will give a special insight into the innovative work taking place within the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (SMS-IC) at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. The centre has brought together universities, the NHS and industry to make Scotland a global leader in ‘precision medicine’, a personalised approach to treating patients.

Join us in LT1 of the University of Glasgow’s Boyd Orr Building on Friday 22 April from 18:00-19:00.

Free but ticketed.

Book your ticket.

Thank you

The team would like to thank the many people who have helped build Glasgow Science Festival into what it is today. By drawing on the enthusiasm of some remarkable individuals, we are able to inspire and enlighten the public about science. Here’s to another ten years!

 Full programme

The full festival programme will be available  from 22 April at Glasgow Science Festival

You can also visit Facebook Glasgow Science Festival or follow the activities on Twitter @GlasgowSciFest 

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