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Engineering Club: Shipwrecked Science

Disaster has struck! Our engineering club has been shipwrecked on a deserted island on our way to a big science show in the Caribbean!   Join us in a club that will think creatively, while working in teams to design products and solve problems week by week to make our life on our island better [...]

22 Apr 2017 - 06 May 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Join Dr Tara Marshall from the University of Aberdeen in this FREE talk and explore how technology can be used to improve tactical fishing decision making at sea. ----   Fishing requires selectively avoiding the capture of species or sizes of fish so as to meet the objectives of sustainable management. In the North Sea [...]

20 Apr 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Why Dinosaurs Matter

Enjoy an evening of dinosaur discovery with one of the world’s leading fossil hunters. Join Professor Ken Lacovara as he shares the wonders of science and dinosaur discovery.   This is a ticketed event. Tickets can be purchased online. This event is best suited for around 16 years and older.   There is an unemployed [...]

14 Apr 2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Fun with Fossils Day

Join us for an exciting day of discover as we delve into the prehistoric and look at fossils, dinosaurs, and palaeontology! This is a drop-in event from 10am-5pm.     NORMAL ENTRY PRICES APPLY £5.75 Adult £4.50 Child £18.00 Family

14 Apr 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Incredible Power of Light: The Laser Roadshow!

We're hosting STFC’s Incredible Power of Light: Lasers roadshow! Come explore a range of state-of-the-art laser technology provided by the Central Laser Facility (CLF) and how lasers take a role in every day life. Accompanied with this our Laser and Light show will show you the science behind lasers, and we'll have hands-on activities on [...]

29 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
All Day

Little Explorer Day: Extreme Weather

Join us for a day of discovery as we explore whacky weather! Learn about how water plays a role in our weather with hands-on activities, storytelling, shows and more.

25 Mar 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


On 24 March we are closed to the public. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Join us when we're open to explore the magnificent science behind space! Explore our ISS lab replica and learn how the technologies used in space are applied under the sea.

24 Mar 2017
All Day

British Science Week: Discovery Day

Join us from 10am-4pm on the 18 March for a day of spectacular discovery! With researchers from the University of Aberdeen, RGU and more, and visitors from Techfest and beyond this day is sure to be packed full of family friendly fun, activities, and shows! This is part of British Science Week! Donation of £1 [...]

18 Mar 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wellcome Image Awards 2017

Aberdeen Science Centre are one of twelve centres outside of London to be showcasing some of the best scientific images in the world captured for this year's Wellcome Image Awards. View them as part of your normal visit in and around shows, hands-on activities, and workshops. Twenty two panels are displayed throughout the centre showing [...]

16 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
All Day

Science Sunday: Alzheimer's Research UK

Join Alzheimer's Research UK from 10am-4pm for this free day of discovery around the mind!   With hands-on activities, challenging games and the latest in virtual reality technology, we shine a light on the workings of the brain and showcase the pioneering dementia research underway in Aberdeen.   We’ll also be joined by Aberdeen FC [...]

12 Mar 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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