Lewis Hou   Director, Science & Communities; Fiddle & Calling  Lewis is a science educator & fiddle-player with a research background in neuroscience (brain imaging). He is the Fun Palaces Community Ambassador for Scotland & has shared his love of science & arts all around the world, including Abu Dhabi, India and the USA. He was a competition-winning Scottish Country Dancer (for his sins) but enjoys all types of folk dance! He founded Science Ceilidh in 2014 based on a pun in a pub (see the story here). Follow his learning & other work  here .   @fiddlebrain lewis@scienceceilidh.com 

Lewis Hou Director, Science & Communities; Fiddle & Calling

Lewis is a science educator & fiddle-player with a research background in neuroscience (brain imaging). He is the Fun Palaces Community Ambassador for Scotland & has shared his love of science & arts all around the world, including Abu Dhabi, India and the USA. He was a competition-winning Scottish Country Dancer (for his sins) but enjoys all types of folk dance! He founded Science Ceilidh in 2014 based on a pun in a pub (see the story here). Follow his learning & other work here

@fiddlebrain lewis@scienceceilidh.com 

  Helen Le-Mar  Flute & Calling, Band  Helen is a currently a trainee physics & maths teacher and flautist in the Science Ceilidh  band. Originally from Orkney, Helen led our Shapinsay Musical Memory project and schools work, whilst working with the maths company SumDog and has represented Great Britain in underwater hockey! 

Helen Le-Mar Flute & Calling, Band

Helen is a currently a trainee physics & maths teacher and flautist in the Science Ceilidh  band. Originally from Orkney, Helen led our Shapinsay Musical Memory project and schools work, whilst working with the maths company SumDog and has represented Great Britain in underwater hockey! 

  Lisa Heywood  Schools Coordinator  Lisa is a science communicator, dance caller & dancer by background, having done her initial studies looking a cells, she worked at We The Curious's planetarium & caught the bug for space science and astronomy. She is coordinating our schools programme, including our work exploring science with additional support needs. 

Lisa Heywood Schools Coordinator

Lisa is a science communicator, dance caller & dancer by background, having done her initial studies looking a cells, she worked at We The Curious's planetarium & caught the bug for space science and astronomy. She is coordinating our schools programme, including our work exploring science with additional support needs. 

  Gary Rafferty  Guitar, Band & Sound Tech  With  a background in music, Gary is the Science Ceilidh guitarist who looks after the sound engineering and technical side on stage. 

Gary Rafferty Guitar, Band & Sound Tech

With  a background in music, Gary is the Science Ceilidh guitarist who looks after the sound engineering and technical side on stage. 

  Lewis Williamson  Fiddle, Band   With a background in Chemistry & Science Communication, Lewis is a professional fiddle player. When he's not playing in the Science Ceilidh band, he performs with the experimental electro-trad band Yoko Pwno. 

Lewis Williamson Fiddle, Band 

With a background in Chemistry & Science Communication, Lewis is a professional fiddle player. When he's not playing in the Science Ceilidh band, he performs with the experimental electro-trad band Yoko Pwno. 

  Rebecca Donnelly  Resource Development  Rebecca's background is primarily in Engineering with then a postgraduate focus applying this to neuroscience before focusing on Science Communication. She has worked with Edinburgh International Science Festival,and has developed resources both with the Science Ceilidh and her own projects BexScience.

Rebecca Donnelly Resource Development

Rebecca's background is primarily in Engineering with then a postgraduate focus applying this to neuroscience before focusing on Science Communication. She has worked with Edinburgh International Science Festival,and has developed resources both with the Science Ceilidh and her own projects BexScience.

  Fergus Halliday  Mandolin, Band  Fergus is currently living on Orkney working with Historic Environment Scotland and occasionally plays with the band now when location allows! His interests included gaelic, cultural heritage and boardgames!

Fergus Halliday Mandolin, Band

Fergus is currently living on Orkney working with Historic Environment Scotland and occasionally plays with the band now when location allows! His interests included gaelic, cultural heritage and boardgames!