There are so many great talks on offer in the capital, and this is my attempt to list as many Edinburgh science seminars as possible. I’ve either been to these talks before, or plan to go, so it’s slightly focused on my own interests. Would love to hear about more talks to add…
- Botanical Society of Scotland (link)
Talks held at the Botanics, with topics ranging from flowering and non-flowering plants, algae, fungi and lichens – as well as broader botanical topics.
contact | ⌛~once a quarter | @BotSocScot
- EdinbR (link)
EdinbR is the Edinburgh usergroup for the R programming language and holds talks at George Square on the third Wednesday of each month.
mailing list | email | ⌛~once a month | @edinb_r
- Edinburgh Earth Observatory-AGI Scotland (link)
A Seminar Series in GIS, Remote Sensing, and GeoInformatics organised by the Edinburgh Earth Observatory in conjunction with the AGI-Scotland
iCal | for mailing list -> | email | ⌛~once a month | @GeosciencesEd
- Edinburgh Entomological Club (link)
Edinburgh Entomological Club is a forum for anyone interested in entomology – insects galore!
email | ⌛~once a month | @Buzz_dont_tweet
- Edinburgh Natural History Society (link)
Monthly talks on natural history held at the Guild Hall (Melville Street), non-members welcome.
mailing list | email | ⌛~once a month | @EdinburghNats
- Forest Science Seminars (link)
Held at the Northern Research Station (Easter Bush), these seminars tackle all things to do with forest science.
mailing list | email | ⌛~once a month | @Forest_Research
- History of Medicine Seminars (link)
Held at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, these history of medicine seminars are run in conjunction with the University of Edinburgh.
contact | ⌛~twice a month | @RCPEdin
- Open Knowledge Scotland (link)
Meeting & talks discussing the promotion of open data and open content in all forms — including government data, publicly funded research and public domain cultural content.
iCal | mailing list | email | ⌛~once a quarter | @okfnscot
- Royal Meteorolgical Society (RMetS) Scotland (link)
All things meteorological, covering a wide range of topics. Meetings held at the Institute of Geography, University of Edinburgh
email | ⌛~once a month | @RMetS_Scotland
- Royal Statistical Society Edinburgh (link)
An annual programme of talks and workshops intended to appeal to anyone with an interest in statistics, held at ICMS on South College Street.
for mailing list -> | email | ⌛~once a quarter | @RSSEdinburgh
- UofE Biological Science Seminars (link)
A whole host of events covering the Biological Sciences, including a weekly Monday Seminar Series held at the Daniel Rutherford Building.
iCal | ⌛~once a day | @SBSatEd