Why do birds build nests? – Pop-up science at Edinburgh International Science Festival

Lauren Guillette, Sophie Edwards and Alexis Breen spent two days at the Edinburgh International Science Festival as part of the pop-up science event.

May 11, 2016 | BBSRC


Calling young Marine Mammal Scientists…

12.5.2015: Sonja Heinrich (MSc Marine Mammal Science course director) was out recruiting future marine (mammal) scientists in a slightly different age group than usual. The Scottish Fisheries Museum is hosting a Whaling exhibition (“Poles apart-changing attitudes to whaling in the 20th century”) …

May 13, 2015 | museum


Microscopes at MUSA

Neuroscience and Biology students, Museum staff and visitors explore the world of the very small at Science Week Event...

March 18, 2015 | museum


You are what you eat!

Put the food you eat under the microscope at this exciting hands-on event. Make your own slides, investigate the structures of different foods and find out how microscopes are used in scientific research today.

February 24, 2015 | museum


Night in the Museum

Children from Fife primary schools had a spooky dark safari  in the Bell Pettigrew Museum recently on – of all days – Friday 13th of June! Working in pairs over 60 children explored the museum by torchlight to discover the answers to the museum …

June 24, 2014 | museum


Bell Pettigrew on Facebook

The Bell Pettigrew Museum now has a Facebook Page – you can find it here!

May 31, 2014 | museum