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Past events

28 September 2023
Join us to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Johnson and Boswell’s iconic tour of Scotland in this evening of performance and discussion.
05 October 2023
The healthcare system in Scotland, as in all parts of the UK, is facing major challenges. So how can data and technology help.
04 September 2023
Get under the surface with Scotland’s leading experts! The Royal Society of Edinburgh’s flagship series, Curious, is back from 04-17 September.
08 August 2023
Sir Paul Nurse delivers an RSE signature event considering the question ‘What is life?’ by discussing five great ideas of biology.
23 May 2023
In 2023, the Scottish Consortium for Rural Research turns 75. We’ve asked thinkers of different generations to think about rural futures.
25 May 2023
As part of Falkirk Science Festival, celebrate some of the exceptional women scientists within the Fellowship at this panel event alongside the RSE’s Women in Science in Scotland exhibition.
01 June 2023
The RSE investigates… conservation series will explore the vast and varied work being done in the area, including through several innovative and exciting conservation projects in Scotland.
12 June 2023
As part of the RSE investigates… conservation series, Dr Alex Ball will give a lecture on developing the first conservation genetics laboratory in Cambodia.
16 June 2023
Join the Specific Learning Difficulties Network at the RSE to learn about how this research network is working to raise awareness of dyslexia and dyscalculia.
20 June 2023
On World Refugee Day, the RSE will facilitate a traditional Eritrean coffee ceremony with with music and storytelling to facilitate discussion.
20 June 2023
Join the Royal Society of Edinburgh on World Refugee Day for a talk from the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and Arts, Professor Alison Phipps FRSE.
21 June 2023
Join the Royal Society of Edinburgh on World Refugee Day for a talk from the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and Arts, Professor Alison Phipps FRSE.