The Moray and Highlands Branch covers a large geographical area, from towns like Forres in Moray where we organise an annual Science & Ingenuity Fair, to the Orkney Island of North Ronaldsay, which we are assisting with a bid for international dark-skies status.

We try to cover as much of the area as we can, by car or plane. Our Travelling Scholars scheme which sought out the remotest places was a big success and we are hoping to take it further.

We have worked to develop the T-Exchange – the UK’s most northerly makerspace, based in the Moray Firth area. This monthly event provides a space for people to learn and work on technology projects, and a forum for sharing tools, equipment and ideas. Areas of particular interest include 3D printing, and the T-Exchange is also developing a new electronics course.

We have a strong collaborative link with Orkney International Science Festival, and every year take part in the Festival’s Family Day and visit Orkney schools.

If you're interested in volunteering with the Moray and Highlands Branch, please click here.


Chair: Howie Firth
Treasurer: Alex Nidorfer

Contact details

Email: [email protected]