Feb
21
6:30 PM18:30

Physics Ceilidh

  • Room G1, Paterson's Land Edinburgh (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come and dance the night away at this unique event!

This is a free ceildidh, but with a twist: some of the dances will have been designed by physicists, to illustrate their research or physics concepts they love. With the Science Ceilidh Band playing live, it promises to be a fun evening!

This is open to absolutely everybody, from ceilidh lovers to mad physicists, wethere you are affiliated to the University or not. Book your ticket onhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/physics-ceilidh-tickets-42862493873. IF YOU ARE AFFILIATED TO THE UNIVERISTY OF EDINBURGH, PLEASE REGISTER ON http://www.festivalofcreativelearning.ed.ac.uk/event/soft-matter-physics-meets-ceilidh-dancing.

We thank the The Festival of Creative Learning at The University of Edinburgh for generous support.

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Science Ceilidh at the Extreme World Medicine Expo
Nov
20
to Nov 21

Science Ceilidh at the Extreme World Medicine Expo

We are very excited to be playing at the World Extreme Medicine Expo for some extreme Science Ceilidh-ing!

World Extreme Medicine is home to adventurous medics, experts and the most creative innovators in the world of remote, humanitarian and pre-hospital medicine.  Our annual conference offers a platform to share and spread best practice for the world’s medical professionals, willing to risk themselves to help others.  We also offer fully immersive unique learning experiences to medical professionals, giving them confidence to take their skills into challenging environments.  Partnering with the University of Exeter Medical School, we have developed the world’s first post-graduate qualification in Extreme Medicine, demonstrating core competencies for providing travel and expedition medicine to gain a Certificate, Diploma or Masters in Extreme Medicine.  Where man goes, medicine must follow.

Find out more and register here! http://www.extrememedicineexpo.com/

 

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Science Ceilidh Video Launch at Explorathon
Sep
20
12:00 AM00:00

Science Ceilidh Video Launch at Explorathon

Come and celebrate the launch of our new Science Ceilidh videos & resources as part of the nationwide Explorathon - Researchers' Night Scotland

Over the last year, we had worked with scientists from the University of Edinburgh School of Chemistry to develop dances based on International Year of Light. We have now finished the videos and launching them to the world the only way we know how...with a ceilidh!

Featuring screenings & dances of:
The PROTEUS Jig - Samuel Jeremy Stanfield
Strip the Leaf - Jessica Walker
The Fluorescent Fling - Rachel Fisher
Shepherd's Delight (Red Sky at Night) - Sara Schmidt

This event is part of Explorathon Edinburgh: Curiosity Night event which starts from 17.00, with the screening & a short ceilidh starting from 20.00.

18+, no tickets or reservation necessary, but see you there!

These dances & videos were funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry, supported by University of Edinburgh School of Chemistry Alumni, with videographers Paul Anthony Sayer & Robin Mair.

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Explorathon Event

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Science on a Summer's Evening, Edinburgh
Jul
6
5:30 PM17:30

Science on a Summer's Evening, Edinburgh

Part of the annual Science on a Summer's Evening, we'll be playing some instrumental musics before the lectures and in the break alongside drinks, and will be talking about our project. 

One of the speakers is a judge on Robot Wars!! 

"The College of Science and Engineering presents a special evening of lectures, music and hands-on science, showcasing exciting research at the University of Edinburgh. In the 2016 edition, we focus on the themes of robotics and automation in current research"

Speakers

Dr Hille Tekotte and Prof Sethu Vijayakumar

Doors open at 5:30pm.

Reserve Free here 

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Twilight Science at the Royal Society, London
Jul
4
9:00 PM21:00

Twilight Science at the Royal Society, London

Discover what alcohol and other drugs do to our brains, and why some people are more susceptible to their effects than others. Venture round the sense tent and have a whiff of some pathology perfumery, try out the tactile illusions, ultrasound your own tongue and experience audio-visual synaesthesia among other things. Or if you’re feeling more physical than psychological why not kick off your heels and join us in the basement for a Science Ceilidh

https://royalsociety.org/events/2016/07/twilight-science/

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Ceilidh: Let's (DNA)CE, Oxfordshire Science Festival
Jun
25
to Jun 26

Ceilidh: Let's (DNA)CE, Oxfordshire Science Festival

We'll be working with the Wellcome Trust Centre for Genetics the day before writing new DNA themed dances before we unleash them to the Oxford public one Orcadian-Strip-the-Helix at a time!

Time: 21.00 - Midnight

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/2016-oxfordshire-science-festival-tickets-25352074738

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4th RSC Early Career Symposium Workshop & Science Ceilidh; Glasgow
Jun
23
to Jun 24

4th RSC Early Career Symposium Workshop & Science Ceilidh; Glasgow

  • Thomas Graham Building (map)
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Very excited to be part of #ECS2016 this year, both running a workshop session where you can find out more about our project, including the recently funded RSC dances we've written, during the daytime  and then a chance to try the dances yourself as a full Science Ceilidh from 9pm! 

See the full programme here! 

http://www.rscecs.org/programme.html

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Manchester Day Science Ceilidh
Jun
19
3:00 PM15:00

Manchester Day Science Ceilidh

  • Albert Square Manchester, M2 4JW United Kingdom (map)
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As part of the University of Salford and the Manchester Day celebrations, we will be playing two sets in the Square Stages along with the Brain Box events! See you there Manchester

15:00 – 15:40 (Albert Square), 17:40 – 18:00 (St Ann’s Square)

More info of the whole day here:

http://manchesterday.co.uk/squares/

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Mayhem Day, Dumfries & Galloway
May
7
10:30 AM10:30

Mayhem Day, Dumfries & Galloway

We'll be running Science Ceilidh shows, workshops and well..a ceilidh as part of the family Mayhem Day for Dumfries and Galloway Science Festival. 

Rutherford McCowan Building Crichton Campus

Sat 7th May from 10am - 3.30pm

http://dandgsciencefestival.tumblr.com/FamilyProgramme

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Brain Night, Cardiff
Apr
28
7:30 PM19:30

Brain Night, Cardiff

CUBRIC and Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre present:

BRAIN NIGHT, an evening of science and entertainment all about the brain!

Brain night will feature a whole host of activities including:

  • Brain Games
  • Brain Art Exhibition
  • Neuroscience Q&A
  • Science Ceilidh
  • Meet the scientists
  • Live Performances

There will also be a buffet and bar available.

This is a free event but registration is required. Please click our booking link or contact brainnight2016@gmail.com

This event is brought to you by Cardiff University and CUBRIC

http://www.thegate.org.uk/event/brain-night-2016/

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Edinburgh International Science Festival's Big Bang Bash
Apr
1
to Apr 2

Edinburgh International Science Festival's Big Bang Bash

  • National Museum of Scotland (map)
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We'll be doing two new space-themed dances for EISF's Big Bang Bash! 

Join us for an out-of-this-world space party! Unleash your inner astronaut as you take a spacesuit selfie, help build a Mars colony from LEGO® bricks, send an encrypted message on a genuine Enigma machine and learn about the astrolabe whilst crafting one. Step inside our planetarium to discover the wonders of the solar system or take to the dance floor for the space themed Science Ceilidh. There’ll also be short talks from space experts including Mars One finalist Ryan MacDonald and astrobiologist Dr Lewis Dartnell, joined by award winning comedian Helen Keen. Not to mention the chance to get a space-themed cocktail from the Bar at the End of the Universe and dance the night away to a DJ set with Science Ceilidh and Kid Canaveral. Get ready for an intergalactic night out to remember. 

http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/big-bang-bash

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Music and the Geek
Mar
11
7:30 PM19:30

Music and the Geek

A night of entertainment by geeks for everyone!

You'll laugh, dance and maybe even learn something*

 

Line up:

Helen Arney: Geek Songstress

Fox Dog Studios: IT Rock'n'Roll

Jollyboat: Award-Winning Musical Comedians

Science Ceilidh: Science Folk Dances

Doors open at 6pm, Event starts at 7pm until Late

Over 18s only. 

Tickets are free, but space is limited so reserve a ticket now! 

This event is supported by ScienceGrrl and the British Science Association for British Science Week

Tickets Available: musicgeek.eventbrite.co.uk

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Dunbar Science Festival: Illuminating Science Ceilidh
Mar
5
7:00 PM19:00

Dunbar Science Festival: Illuminating Science Ceilidh

Illuminating Science Ceilidh

Feeling in the dark about the science behind light? Join the award-winning Science Ceilidh Band and a team of scientists for an evening of Scottish ceilidh dances with a twist on the theme of light. Written as part of International Year of Light, we’ll be explaining photons in the Dashing White Light Wave, exploring how glowsticks work in the Fluorescent Fling and finding the hidden chemistry in your TV in the Orcadian Strip-the-Optic-Cable! No experience necessary and the whole family is welcome: steps and science will be explained, and experiments, fluorescent face-paints and glowsticks provided, just be ready to shine on that dance floor! Find out more:www.scienceceilidh.com/light

 

Part of Dunbar Science Festival

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Dunbar Science Festival: Dunbar Community Ceilidh
Mar
4
7:00 PM19:00

Dunbar Science Festival: Dunbar Community Ceilidh

Come along for a ceilidh for the whole family with a wee science twist! Along with all your favourite dances, from the Gay Gordons to the Flying Scotsman, we’ll be thinking about how we can improve the Dunbar Community. Pupils from Dunbar Primary School will share a new dance developed to explain the Circular Economy and how it’s introduction to product design in Scotland can help reduce how much we throw away…You won’t just be recycling dance moves on the ceilidh floor!

This dance was developed with pupils and the school, The Zero Waste Town Project, the Science Ceilidh Band and Dunbar Science Festival.

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