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Highland Outreach

Since 2019, Aberdeen Science Centre has given communities in the Highlands and Islands the chance to be involved with up to date and exciting science. Working with partners, such as High Life Highland’s libraries service, the Ranger service and Men’s Sheds, we have delivered workshops on the how the brain works, mental health and sports science in  Gairloch, Dingwall, Achiltibuie, Ullapool, Portree and Lochinver. As Covid19 restrictions ease, we look forward to extending our range of activities to include library family fun days and other gatherings right across the Highlands and Islands.

ASC2U on the radio

Listen out for our ASC2U Radio Programme, broadcasting on Two Lochs Radio on 101.8, 106 and 106.6FM in Wester Ross or listen online  Our second show in the ASC2U Engineering Stories series is out now!  

Join resident science explorer, Fiona, and Hugh Piggott from Off-Grid Scoraig as they discuss the science behind the development of small wind turbines.  Also joined by three STEM Ambassador graduate engineers from the Moray East offshore wind project, listeners can enjoy a glimpse into life in the renewables industry.  

For more information about topics covered in the programme, please visit: 

Skills Development Scotland or My World of Work for help with careers advice

The Climate Hub for COP26 information and events. 

You can listen back to our last show online, where we delved into the fascinating world of habitat mapping, chatted to seaweed expert Ailsa Maclellan, and discovered more about marine derived medicines.





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