Come join us for a day exploring the brain at William Patrick Library on the Brainworks Day!
With free drop-in activities, talks and some science-themed dancing with the award-winning Science Ceilidh, everyone is welcome to join in.
More details below!
10:30 – 1:30pm: Hands-on activities*
Including a chance to try some reversing goggles, test your handedness, map neurones, visit a virtual world and hold a real 3D printed brain!
11 – 12pm: "What keeps you sharp" Dr Alan Gow
Talk on ageing well with lifelong learning with Dr Alan Gow from The Ageing Lab, recommended for Ages 12 – Adult. Please book for this separately here or Tel: 0141 777 3143 Mon – Fri 9am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm
1:30 - 2:30pm: "Musical Brains" Lewis Hou*
Interactive talk exploring the senses, brain and how music can change the brain with science educator & musician Lewis Hou. Suitable for Ages 8+ to adults.
3 - 4pm: Science Ceilidh*
Learn whilst you dance with the Science Ceilidh, with live music and traditional ceilidh dances along with a twist of science! You can see examples of these dances here, no science or dance experience needed!
Brainworks is part of the Engaging Libraries project, funded by the Carnegie Trust and the Wellcome Trust.