Science advisors

To ensure the scientific integrity of our exhibitions and programmes and to widen our creative pool, we engage a number of science advisors across the field of science.

Meet the Expert event

Astronomer Royal, John Brown

Meet the Expert at GSC

Astronomer Royal John Brown in the GSC Planetarium

General Electric Aviation

Craig Clarke of Clyde Space

General Electric Aviation meet public visitors at GSC

Craig Clarke of Clyde Space in GSC Planetarium

Our advisors can be involved on a number of levels including

  • Idea generation
  • Science content verification
  • Prototype testing
  • Concept guardianship
  • Hot Topic advice
  • Promotion and advocacy

We are privileged and grateful that the following experts are willing to give of their time and expertise to assist us open minds to science.

Astronomy and Space Science

  • Prof John Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, University of Glasgow
  • Prof Colin McInnes, University of Strathclyde
  • Prof Martin Hendry, University of Glasgow
  • Craig Clark, Managing Director, Clyde Space Ltd

Education Theory and Practice

  • Robert Collins, University of Strathclyde

Life Sciences

  • Prof John Coggins, University of Glasgow
  • Dr Ron Baxendale, University of Glasgow


  • Dr David McKee, University of Strathclyde


  • Dr Rob Jenkins, University of Glasgow


  • Inke Nathke, University of Dundee


  • Dr Bernie Conway, University of Strathclyde

If you are interested in becoming a Glasgow Science Centre Science Advisor, please contact

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