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Apr 9

Technology for Dogs with Important Jobs - at Edinburgh Science Festival

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

UpperHall, Pleasance, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ

Join The Open University, mobility assistance dogs from charity Dogs for Good, and bio-detection dogs from charity Medical Detection Dogs, for a demonstration of cool canine-friendly technologies! 

The Moon under the Microscope - at Edinburgh Science Festival

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

Upper Hall, Pleasance, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ

The Open University is delighted to present The Moon under the Microscope activities at the Edinburgh Science Festival 2019. Step into our laboratory of hands-on activities and interactive fun for all ages.

Hypnosis, Psychosis and the Consciousness Conundrum - at Edinburgh Science Festival

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 20:00 to 21:00

Lomond Room, Pleasance, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ

Muscle memory often refers to the autopilot-esque way in which we complete tasks and movements we have done many times before. But how does that happen?

Apr 10

Technology for Dogs with Important Jobs - at Edinburgh Science Festival

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

UpperHall, Pleasance, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ

Join The Open University, mobility assistance dogs from charity Dogs for Good, and bio-detection dogs from charity Medical Detection Dogs, for a demonstration of cool canine-friendly technologies! 

The Moon under the Microscope - at Edinburgh Science Festival

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

Upper Hall, Pleasance, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ

The Open University is delighted to present The Moon under the Microscope activities at the Edinburgh Science Festival 2019. Step into our laboratory of hands-on activities and interactive fun for all ages.

Apr 12

Dr Megaphone Goes Zap! at Edinburgh Science Festival

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 11:00

Pleasance, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ

Be captivated by hilarious tales about the shocking and attractive histories of electricity and magnetism with stand-up engineer, Dr Ian 'Megaphone' Johnston (Senior Lecturer at The Open University), singer-songwriter Alan McClure, and long suffering demonstrator Sandy the Science Boy. 

May 17

Open the Door: Scotland's Women Writers Festival

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 21:00

Glasgow Women's Library, 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, G40 1BP

The Open University is delighted to support Open the Door 2019, Scotland’s festival for Scottish women’s writing, run by the Glasgow Women's Library.

May 24

Lost at Sea - at Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 20:00

Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TA

The Open University is delighted to support the opening night event at Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival 2019: Lost at Sea by Morna Young, presented by Perth Theatre at Horsecross Arts. 

Sep 9

Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 08:00 to Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 17:00

BT Murrayfield Stadium, Roseburn St, Edinburgh, EH12 5PJ

The Open University will co-host the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF9) with the Commonwealth of Learning: Innovations for Quality Education and Lifelong Learning

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