Meet our scientists | Dr Rob Ogden

Meet our scientists | Dr Rob Ogden

Watch Dr Rob Ogden talk about conservation genetics - How genetic research helps wildlife conservation, the importance of involving communities and his dream of being a football player.

Meet our scientists | Dr Megan Davey

Meet our scientists | Dr Megan Davey

Watch Dr Megan Davey talk about how embryos grow - Why we have five fingers, recreating 250 million years of evolution, Sonic the Hedgehog and the wish of being a fiction writer.

Meet our scientists | Dr Mark Barnett

Meet our scientists | Dr Mark Barnett

Watch Dr Mark Barnett talk about the genetics of bees - The creation of the campus apiary and how whole genome sequencing, bioinformatics and breeding could help honey bee health.

Meet our scientists | Dr Gerry McLachlan

Meet our scientists | Dr Gerry McLachlan

Watch Dr Gerry McLachlan talk about Cystic Fibrosis - Gene therapy treatments for cystic fibrosis in humans, the challenge of engaging the public and his dream of being Kenny Dalglish.

Meet our scientists | Dr Vickey MacRae

Meet our scientists | Dr Vickey MacRae

Watch Dr Vickey MacRae talk about bone formation and calcified arteries - Similarities and differences of bone formation and calcified arteries, and the importance of a happy work environment.

PCR Simulation Activity

PCR Simulation Activity

This paper-based PCR simulation activity to reinforce how PCR works (created by Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre) is free to download and use in your classroom.

DNA Gel Electrophoresis Wall Tank

DNA Gel Electrophoresis Wall Tank

This photocopiable resource has been developed by the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre to help support teachers who are teaching the theory of gel electrophoresis.  Gel electrophoresis is a technique used in the lab to separate DNA fragments of different sizes....

Read about Real-Life Science | Do Rats Like Being Tickled?

Read about Real-Life Science | Do Rats Like Being Tickled?

Through this short critical reading text designed for upper primary, pupils see how Tayla has used the scientific method to answer the question: "Do Rats Like Being Tickled?" Created by the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre at The University of Edinburgh.

Read about Real-Life Science | Hunting for Bacteria in Sheep Lungs

Read about Real-Life Science | Hunting for Bacteria in Sheep Lungs

Through this short critical reading text designed for upper primary, pupils see how Laura, a microbiologist, has used the scientific method to look for bacteria in sheep lungs. This resource was created by the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre at The University of...

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