Curious 2022

Calling all curious minds! You are invited to Curious, the RSE’s summer events programme, running from 01-14 August. Take part in a series of free, online, and in-person talks, group discussions and outdoor activities on key contemporary topics and ground-breaking ideas with some of Scotland’s leading thinkers.

Take part in thought-provoking events that will question the world around you

Quench your curiosity on a range of topics, including poetry; insulin; health screening; death; menopause; nanotechnology; micro-satellites; knitting; mental health; mind travelling; sustainable produce, and so much more

The series features over 30 talks, discussions and outdoor activities following four themes: our planet, health and wellbeing, innovation and invention, and the year of stories.

Curious is an opportunity to learn something new, challenge the way things work and ask questions of some of the world’s leading experts. Each event is free to attend, and the programme runs from 01-14 August. Places are limited, so remember to book in advance!

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Monday August 1st - Sunday August 14th, 2022


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