The Year of the Sea 2018 will celebrate our global contributions to blue economy research with a calendar of engagement events which will educate, inform and inspire - spanning schools, the public, academia and policy makers. For further information on the events, contact HWEngage. 

YOTS Events
Event Location Audience Date
Launch Heriot-Watt Edinburgh All January
Regatta Heriot-Watt Malaysia All February
Multi-Lingual Debate Heriot-Watt Edinburgh Schools March
Edinburgh International Science Festival Dynamic Earth All April 10
Edinburgh International Science Festival Heriot-Watt Oriam All April 14
Solving Marine Solutions with Engineering Heriot-Watt Oriam Schools April 
Open Weekend  Heriot-Watt Edinburgh All May 19
Pint of Science City Centre Pubs Adults May
Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas Edinburgh Fringe Adults August
St Abbs Open Day St Abbs Marine Station All August
Explorathon West Lothian All September
Doors Open Day Lyell Centre All September
Orkney International Science Festival Orkney All September
Midlothian Science Festival Midlothian venues All October

Parliamentary Events



Policymakers October
Awards Event and Showcase Heriot-Watt Edinburgh All December