Meet the Expert Events

Meet the Expert - building bridges

Meet the Expert is your opportunity to interact with scientists from a broad range of subjects.

Get hands on with exciting new innovations, participate in research that local scientists are doing and find out how it might improve our lives in future and discover the science that it all around us.

Meet the Expert sessions

Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 April 2017 - join our experts for a great day of hands-on activity for the Power Planet event!

Delivering Electricity

Scottish Power Energy Networks

Dates: Wed 26 and Thu 27 April - Power Planet

Come and talk to our team in the Powering the Future exhibition: find out more about energy and the work of Scottish Power Energy Networks.  Most suitable for age 8+

What to do with CO2

GeoBus at St. Andrews

Dates: Wed 26 and Thu 27 April - Power Planet

Take part in fun activities with experts from GeoBus at the University of St. Andrews to find out more about climate change.  Most suitable for age 8+

Scavenging electricity for free! New materials for thermoelectrics

University of Glasgow

Dates: Wed 26 April - Power Planet

Discover how we can use amazing new materials to generate electricity from heat, leading to advances such as more fuel efficient cars! Most suitable for age 8+

Design and build a wind turbine

University of Edinburgh

Dates: Wed 26 and Thu 27 April - Power Planet

Join experts from the Unversity of Edinburgh to build a wind turbine and find out how to produce the most electricity!


Renewables Roadshow

Bright Green Hydrogen

Dates: Thu 27 April - Power Planet

Harness energy from the sun and wind to generate your own renewable electricity! Discover how to power a car using hydrogen.

Illusion and the Senses

University of Glasgow

Dates: Sat 29 April

Stimulate your senses and get hands on with a variety of illusions to test your sense of taste, vision, hearing and touch and smell with experts from the University of Glasgow.

Superhero Science : Agents of A.W.E.S.O.M.E

Superhero Science

University of Glasgow

Sun 30 April
Sat 6, Sun 14, Sat 20 and Sun 28 May.

Holy science Batman! Join the Agents of A.W.E.S.O.M.E from Glasgow University in their award winning show as they investigate the science behind superpowers!

Are you an expert?

Have you got what it takes to be an expert and work with us to reach out to our visitors? Meet the Expert is a great opportunity for you to engage the public and make a connection between your organisation's work and daily life. We also have a limited number of showcase units that could display your product prototypes.

We'd be excited to explore how we can work with you. Please contact Fiona Davies

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Dr David Bhella

Dr David Bhella has been awarded the Peter Wildy prize by the Society for General Microbiology for services to public engagement.

In this video, he talks about his extensive work with Glasgow Science Centre and the benefits of engaging wider audiences with research.


Glasgow Science Centre