Explorathon 2024

The call for ideas for Explorathon 2024 is open until 31 May. We're running events in the ARC linking with Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival on 21 and 22 September and a community day in Castlemilk on 27 September linking to the school holidays. Submit your idea using the online form.

Explorathon 2023

A huge thanks to everyone who was a part of Explorathon in 2023.

E‌xplorathon 2022

Explorathon went ahead in 2022 with funding from the UKRI's Guarantee Fund. Explorathon events were funded as part of ARCadia in the new Advanced Research Centre. A huge thanks to everyone who got involved.

European Researchers' Night: Explorathon 2021

We are delighted that the University of Glasgow participated in Explorathon 2021, together with universities across Scotland and Europe, as part of European Researchers' Night.

You can browse videos of the event below.

Explorathon 2020

Thanks to everyone who took part in Explorathon 2020! We were delighted to collaborate with universities from across Scotland as part of European Researchers' Night. We had >4,700 participants from across the world take part in our online programme.

You can still browse the programme of Glasgow events on the Explorathon website.

Watch our wrap-up and promotional videos featuring our staff and PGRs below:


Previous Explorathons

In 2019 over 200 University of Glasgow staff and students took part (an Explorathon record!), engaging over 11,000 people with research. Watch a video below.

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Public Website

EXPLORATHON (European Researchers' Night Scotland) is funded by the UKRI Horizon Europe Guarantee Fund under Grant Ref: EP/X020762/1.