1 DAY TO GO! And 1 Bird of Prey

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We Brits have a reputation as being a nation of animal lovers so why not take the opportunity this ILW to find out a bit more about the natural world with a series of trips, workshops and seminars!

Bees to Bugs:

Honey bees play a crucial role in the ecosystem and contributing to the growth of crops. On Tuesday morning you attend this session at King’s Buildings to learn about these creatures. Included is a hands-on session where you can examine intact and dissected bees and the event is open to everyone!

http://www.ilwevents.ed.ac.uk/event-by-day/bees-bugs

Animal minds and behaviour at the Edinburgh Zoo:

Edinburgh Zoo has a great reputation as a leader in the field of animal research. Some of it’s attractions include the world’s biggest penguin enclosurea dn, of course, the pandas! On Tuesday morning why not go on a trip to the zoo and find more about more about how much of the research is giving a no understanding of the behavious and primates and ourselves. There’s a small entry fee of £7.50 and the event is open to all students.

http://www.ilwevents.ed.ac.uk/event-by-day/animal-minds-and-behaviour-edinburgh-zoo

Visit to Roslin Institute:

The Roslin Institute is a world famous establishment most known for it being where Dolly the sheep was cloned. From 2pm to 4pm on Tuesday afternoon all students have a great opportunity to visit the site and find out more about the work that is carried out and even about possible job opportunities!

http://www.ilwevents.ed.ac.uk/event-by-day/visit-roslin-institute

Do you see what I see: An exploration of animal senses:

This event will let you understand how other animals see the world and experience it yourself! The event is free and open-to-all and there will even be a display by a bird of prey at the end so you can see how these beautiful creatures hunt in the wild!

http://www.ilwevents.ed.ac.uk/event-by-day/do-you-see-what-i-see-exploration-animal-senses

DESIGNspiration!:

The natural world is filled with many weird and wonderful sites so why not look to it for inspiartion in design?! This event at ECA allows you to get hands-on in architectural design and will give you the opportunity to learn about 3D computer design.

http://www.ilwevents.ed.ac.uk/event-by-day/designspiration

‘The Ghosts in Our Machines’ film screening and talk: the compelling story of photography, journalism and our relationship with animals:

On Friday night you attend the documentary ‘Ghosts in Our Machines’ described by the Los Angeles Times as, “Haunting beauty…Ghosts is urging us to rethink our relationship with the animal population — what they owe us, what we owe them.”  . The screening is open to all and there will be a discussion afterwards with wildlife photgrapher Laurie Campbell, who, just last year, was awarded a lifteime achievement award by the RSPB. And yes, there will also be snacks!

http://www.ilwevents.ed.ac.uk/event-by-day/ghosts-our-machines-film-screening-and-talk-compelling-story-photography-journalism-and

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