ON TOUR | Science on a Plate

ON TOUR | Science on a Plate

Thurs 28 June — Sun 18 Nov 2012

10.00 am
Various locations across Scotland
Various venues - see below for details
No booking required

Do you know where the food on your plate comes from? Or who was involved in producing it? What is good for you and what isn’t? Find out about our food and science from six of Scotland’s leading research institutes at the Science on a Plate interactive market stalls.


Science on a Plate is a touring exhibition organised by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in partnership with the James Hutton Institute, Marine Scotland Science, the Moredun Institute, the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health and the Scottish Agricultural College. Funded by the Scottish Government.



Satrosphere, Aberdeen

28 Jun - 29 Aug 2012


The Academy Shopping Centre, Aberdeen (Part of the British Science Festival)

Opening times 10am – 6pm, Tue 4 – Fri 7 Sep 2012


Kirkwall Town Hall (Part of Orkney International Science Festival)

Opening times 2pm – 5pm, Sun 9 Sep; 10am –4pm, Mon 10 – Wed 12 Sep 2012


Macduff Aquarium (Part of Fish Fest)

Sat 15 –Sun 16 Sep 2012


Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick

Wed 19 Sep - Wed 3 Oct 2012

Dundee Science Centre (Part of Dundee Science Festival)

Opening times 10am – 5pm, Sat 3 – Sun 18 Nov 2012

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)