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Edinburgh International Science Festival

April 2017 brings to the city the Edinburgh International Science Festival: the world’s first public celebration of science and technology and one of Europe’s largest. The two-week festival gives audiences amazing experiences through a diverse programme of innovative events, which this year will be based around the theme "Our Connected World".

Edinburgh International Science Festival 2017 Highlights

Edinburgh International Science Festival Lecture

Through a vibrant and varied programme of events, exhibitions and happenings, the 2017 Edinburgh International Science Festival will explore the information/digital age and the intersection of science and technology with the digital and creative industries. This year's programme will run in the the following five broad strands: 

Technology and Me: Our personal interaction with technology for health and happiness. 

Our Wired World: Investigating the roles that science and technology play in how we live, work, learn and interact with others.

Play On: Entertainment, leisure and play in an increasingly technological world.

Techno Tribes: As the digital revolution continues to progress, find out to what extent broader society could be impacted and how it will be altered in the future. 

Global Village: Harnessing technology for success and sustainability of our connected world.

More details of this year's programme will be available shortly. In the meantime, find out the latest news on the Edinburgh International Science Festival website >

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