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There are two exhibitions of portraits on display during this year's Festival.

Pictured: Professor Dame Anne Glover photographed for the Women in Science exhibition. (Picture: Ian Georgeson)

Women in Science in Scotland 

A selection of portraits from the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s inspiring exhibition celebrating some of Scotland’s finest female scientists. 

The Art of Intelligent Ageing 

A fascinating reflection on the process of ageing on the mind and body is captured by artist Fionna Carlisle in this selection of portraits of the personalities who comprise the renowned Lothian Birth Cohort.