Events and activities

Our calendar of engagement events and activities has been developed to educate, inform and inspire. Spanning schools, the public, academia and policy makers, there's something for everyone.

To find out more about each event click on the links below or contact

Year of Health 2019
Date Event or Activity Location Suitable for
January Heriot's Healthy Home competition Scotland-wide Children aged 7 to 12
January Engineering a Healthy Future Edinburgh campus Primary school aged children
January Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh All
January 'Assembling the Masses' Edinburgh campus All
February  SoCoRo: review after year two Edinburgh campus Stakeholders
March  Mother Tongues Festival Dublin, Ireland Age 6+
March  Glasgow International Comedy Festival Glasgow Age 16+
March  Multilingual Debates Edinburgh campus All
April Health Innovation and Technologies research festival Edinburgh campus Stakeholders
April Edinburgh Science Festival Edinburgh campus All
April Comfort at the Extremes Dubai campus Stakeholders
June Scottish Centre for Geopoetics Residential Conference Biggar All
August Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas (CoDI) Edinburgh Fringe Age 12+
August iSIHAT 2019: Frontiers in Health Rehabilitation Malaysia Stakeholders
August Brain Health Day Edinburgh campus All
August Scottish Neuroscience Meeting Edinburgh campus Stakeholders
September Orkney International Science Festival Orkney All
September Doors Open Day Edinburgh campus All
September Explorathon West Lothian All
October Midlothian Science Festival Midlothian All
December Public Engagement Awards & Showcase Edinburgh campus Stakeholders