Featuring some of Swansea University’s very own world-leading researchers. Explore and predict the ways humans behave when faced with crisis situations, and how AI helps us respond and adapt, or step back in time and discover the secrets of mummification. Ever wondered what it would be like to have coffee cups made of coffee, chairs made of mushrooms, or even be able to eat your water bottle?!  Discover a world of bio-materials and test their limits. Or for the dreamers, join the exceptional Mark Blagrove and Julia Lockheart and see a dream come to life in art.

23 October 2021

You, Me and AI

You, Me and AI

11-11.45am | Age 12+ | Physical Event

The Covid-19 pandemic has radically changed the world. This unprecedented event has had an impact on the lives of both individuals and societies. In this uncertain, unanticipated climate join us as we explore how our behaviours changing, what new choices and decisions are we making as we go about our everyday lives and how AI fits in to it all.

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The Secrets of Mummification

The Secrets of Mummification

1-1.45pm | Age 5+ | Physical Event

How did an Ancient Egyptian claim their place in the afterlife? Their loved ones had to follow all the right rituals. We’ll learn about the importance the process held in Egyptian culture, the steps involved in making mummies. Travel back in time and join us to take part in this ancient tradition.

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‘Movement & Motion’ and ‘Swansea University's Response to COVID-19'. Exhibit

‘Movement & Motion’ and ‘Swansea University's Response to COVID-19'. Exhibit

All day | All ages | Physical Event

Oriel Science is a Swansea University project that takes our University’s incredible research, packages this into inspiring and interactive exhibits designed to nurture curiosity and showcases these to the community. We're pleased to announce the opening of our brand new exhibition space in the heart of Swansea's City Centre. Find out more about our opening hours and how to book your tickets.

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Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Any Time | All Ages | Virtual Event

Want to see the latest exhibits at Oriel Science, but can’t visit us in person? No problem! You can now visit Oriel Science virtually with Wales’ first virtual science centre!

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24 October 2021

Mystery Materials

Mystery Materials

11-11.45am & 1-1.45pm | Age 9+ | Physical Event

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have coffee cups made of coffee, chairs made of mushrooms, or even be able to eat your water bottle?! Well if so, this may be the workshop for you!

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The Science and Art of Dreaming

The Science and Art of Dreaming

3-4.30pm | Age 16+ | Physical Event

Are dreams manifestations of our daily anxieties or are they entirely random? If you’re curious about why we dream, how dreams are made and want to see a dream come to life, this event is for you!

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‘Movement & Motion’ and ‘Swansea University's Response to COVID-19'. Exhibit

‘Movement & Motion’ and ‘Swansea University's Response to COVID-19'. Exhibit

All day | All ages | Physical Event

Oriel Science is a Swansea University project that takes our University’s incredible research, packages this into inspiring and interactive exhibits designed to nurture curiosity and showcases these to the community. We're pleased to announce the opening of our brand new exhibition space in the heart of Swansea's City Centre. Find out more about our opening hours and how to book your tickets.

Book now
Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Any Time | All Ages | Virtual Event

Want to see the latest exhibits at Oriel Science, but can’t visit us in person? No problem! You can now visit Oriel Science virtually with Wales’ first virtual science centre!

Book now