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The Lyell Centre (British Geological Survey)

Door open days

29 September 2018 (10.00-16.00)


The Lyell Centre is the home of earth and marine sciences in Scotland, bringing together scientists from Heriot-Watt University and the British Geological Survey.


Key Information

YOYP: Letting young people get hands-on with cutting edge research and speaking to young researchers in STEM careers, to encourage young people, particularly women and people from deprived communities, to consider careers in STEM. 

Activities: Guided tours, re-enactments/performances, architectural models, video/audio presentations, displays of lots of exciting research, hands-on activities to learn about what scientists do.

Limited wheelchair access


Where to find us

  • Research Avenue South
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Edinburgh
  • EH14 4AP