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Glasgow Science Festival at the West End Festival, 2017

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Three different family Science shows at the West End Festival in Glasgow

Zombie Science and Superhero Science have joined forces to take over the Kelvin Hall on Sunday the 18th of June!

Superhero Science: First Class

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Superhero Science: First Class is an award winning science communication show which features demonstrations, a multimedia presentation and ‘choose your own adventure’ style audience participation while investigating the science of how superpowers might theoretically work.  

Superhero Science: First Class takes you on an adventure and explores the science behind how some of the most awesome superheros of all time might work.  Can you choose the best superpowers to save the day?

Winner of the 'Herald Higher Education Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community' 2016.  

Superhero Science: First Class
11-12pm and 1-2pm
Ages 7+
Tickets available from West End Festival

Zombie Science: Worst Case Scenario

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Acclaimed Theoretical Zombiologist Doctor Howe presents a spoof tutorial on the real science behind a Zombie epidemic. Zombie Science: Worst Case Scenario puts you at the heart of a hypothetical Zombieism outbreak and teaches you what to do when the inevitable Zombie pandemic occurs. Certified by the Zombie Institute for Theoretical Studies, the tutorial features a multi-media presentation, practical demonstrations and audience participation.

Zombie Science: Worst Case Scenario focuses on identifying, containing and controlling disease, and at key points in the show, the audience is invited to vote on courses of action that will determine the outcome of the show. Only science can save you from the worst case scenario.

Zombie Science: Brain of the Dead

Zombie Science: Brain of the Dead lifts the lid on the Zombie skull and peers into the brain of the infamous movie monster. Presented by expert Zombiologist Doctor Howe, you will learn about the science of Zombies using interactive demonstrations and a multi-media presentation. 

In this spoof lecture you will learn which parts of the brain a Zombie disease would have to attack in order to produce the symptoms seen in Zombie films. Audience members will also be invited to remove Zombie ticks from a patient's arm, and try out specialised goggles that let you see in Zombie vision.  This is the science you need to survive the inevitable Zombie apocalypse.


Zombie Science: Worst Case Scenario

3-4pm
Ages 8+
Tickets available from West End Festiva

Zombie Science: Brain of the Dead

5-6pm
Ages 8+
Tickets available from West End Festival

Sunday the 18th of June.
Doors 30 minutes before start of each show.
Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AW.
Tickets: £3 adults, £2 children and concessions (per show).

Superhero Science has been seen by more than 10,000 people at events including Mugstock Festival, Caithness Science Festival and Glasgow Science Centre.  The Zombie Science spoof lecture series has attracted audiences of over 36,000 at more than 400 lectures across the UK and Ireland, including sell-out performances at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival and Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Supported by the Wellcome Trust and the University of Glasgow. 
Show Details:
 
The Wellcome Trust is a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health. It supports the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities. The Trust’s breadth of support includes public engagement, education and the application of research to improve health. It is independent of both political and commercial interests.

www.glasgowsciencefestival.org.uk

www.westendfestival.co.uk

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