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New Help To Optimise Xmas Delivery Strategies

By at December 8, 2013 | 6:44 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Napier University’s digital experts showcase optimisation techniques for businesses that even Santa will benefit from Software engineering experts from Edinburgh Napier University have developed an interactive demonstrator to show how optimisation techniques can address the challenges faced by companies trying to optimise their delivery strategies. It helps

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The Absolutely Other – Exhibition by Mary Modeen

By at December 5, 2013 | 10:15 am | 0 Comment

Mary Modeen exhibition

The Absolutely Other - Exhibition of prints by Mary Modeen 18 January to 15 March 2014 This installation of prints features work made up of overlays of visual memory that mix landscape and suggestions of witnessing. These are layered together to suggest forms of awareness in which landscape and metaphysical states share equal attention. Printmaking processes

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Scuba Diving Santa At Deep Sea World

By at December 1, 2013 | 4:40 pm | 0 Comment

Scuba Diving Santa Claus and Sand Tiger Shark at Deep Sea World

Visitors to Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, are being entertained over the festive period with special weekend dives by a scuba Santa Claus. The intrepid Father Christmas is braving shark-infested waters to deliver presents to the aquarium’s team of divers and also hand out some treats to the fishy residents. The sub-aquatic Saint Nick is sharing

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Review: Colin Cloud – See What You Want To See

By at November 14, 2013 | 3:41 pm | 0 Comment

Colin Cloud Mind Reading

Colin Cloud bills himself as a ‘forensic mind reader’. Wondering what on earth a forensic mind reader is? Well, join the club… Presented in one of Edinburgh’s best kept secrets, the stunning Point Hotel Sky Bar on Bread Street, the audience are treated to an engaging and often bewildering evening’s entertainment from Scotland’s answer (or perhaps heir

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Deep Sea Bairns With The Secret Of Eternal Youth

By at November 5, 2013 | 7:00 pm | 0 Comment

Axolotl at Deep Sea World

Aquarists at Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, are looking after a colony of ‘Peter Pan’ amphibians that will never grow up. The bizarre-looking salamanders, known as axolotls, have gone on display in a special tank in the North Queensferry aquarium’s Amazing Amphibians area. Axolotls have recently been classified as ‘Critically Endangered’ in

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Written Image: A partnership between Edinburgh Printmakers and Scottish Poetry Library

By at November 5, 2013 | 3:11 pm | 0 Comment

Written Image: A partnership between Edinburgh Printmakers and Scottish Poetry Library

Edinburgh Printmakers are working in partnership with the Scottish Poetry Library to launch  a project that fosters collaborations between printmakers and poets. The results of these collaborations constitute the exhibition ‘The Written Image’, and demonstrate the rich variety and depth of creative stimulation engendered by cross-form exploration. Printmaking

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Local Edinburgh woman spearheads campaign to ‘Love Real Trees This Christmas’

By at October 23, 2013 | 2:27 pm | 0 Comment

Zoe Strong for the Woodland Trust Christmas card recycling program

If everyone in Scotland recycles just one Christmas card at Marks and Spencer this year, the Woodland Trust will be able to plant more than 5,000 trees across the country. Edinburgh fundraiser and long-time supporter of the festive M&S scheme, Zoe Strong (31) is spearheading this year’s campaign by raising awareness now in the hope that others will make a note in

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Robots at Our Dynamic Earth!

By at October 16, 2013 | 4:07 pm | 0 Comment

Sonny from I-Robot is one of many robots on display at the lastest exhibition at Our Dynamic Earth

An army of robots from some of the most famous film and television programmes of the past century will be storming Our Dynamic Earth this October. From 12th-27th October, the iconic five-star attraction will be occupied by a 30-strong force of cyborgs, as part of the spectacular Robot1.1 exhibition. The collection of model androids and automatons gives a snapshot of

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Andrew Carnegie: the legacy that changed the world’ opens at Holyrood

By at October 16, 2013 | 10:05 am | 0 Comment

Andrew Carnegie Busts

Scots-American Andrew Carnegie, whose philanthropy and legacy is explored in an exciting new exhibition which opened at the Scottish Parliament yesterday (Tuesday 15th October). ‘Andrew Carnegie: the legacy that changed the world’ showcases how the beliefs and actions of one individual resulted in an international legacy of philanthropy, and explains how the legacy

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The Proclaimers to be given the Warhol treatment

By at October 12, 2013 | 12:26 pm | 0 Comment

Andy Warhol exhibition

Scots band The Proclaimers will be given the ‘Warhol’ treatment this month when an image of the twins will be used for a series of free screen-printing workshops being held at the Scottish Parliament. These sessions are running as part of the new ‘Andy Warhol:  Pop, Power and Politics’ exhibition which runs until Sunday 3rd November. Run by the Fife

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