Exploring Science with Deaf Scientists!

Science Workshops for deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing children based in Edinburgh

Presented on Friday, 15th & 22nd March 2024


Scottish Sensory Centre, with support from the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership, hosted free science workshops for deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children in Edinburgh. This was an opportunity for them to explore science with deaf scientists in two consecutive weeks as part of the British Science Week.

Children and Young people were invited to attend an unforgettable science experience and work with deaf scientists in a science laboratory at the University of Edinburgh! There were two science sessions with tailored practical activities for different age groups, with a home project for the young people between the two sessions.

Teachers working with deaf children and/or parents were encouraged to participate in the primary sessions.

Target Audience

Learners aged 6-16 who are deaf, deafblind or are hard of hearing and based in Edinburgh.


Deaf Scientists: Tania Allan, Audrey Cameron, Janette Dinse-Harrower, Clare Halliday