Midlands Science was pleased to team up with Athlone Institute of Technology and Declan Holmes from Science Ireland recently for Tech Week 2019. Tech Week is Ireland’s nationwide festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public. Tech Week is made up of a range of classroom and community activities taking place across […]
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We were delighted to welcome Mairead Cantwell, a clinical exercise physiologist to Mean Scoil Mhuire in Longford recently where she delivered an insightful and informative presentation to students as part of our STEM career talks in association with AIT. Mairead works as as an assistant lecturer in sport and exercise science at AIT. Clinical exercise […]
Midlands Science was delighted to recently welcome two expert speaker to Tullamore College where they delivered a highly engaging and informative talk to senior students . Caroline Brazil (originally from the Midlands and a Senior Manager with Accenture) and Déaglán Campbell, Design Lecturer in Dept. of Mechanical, Polymer & Design, at Athlone Institute of Technology focused […]
Exploring the World of Engineering in Athlone for Engineers Week with Medtronic Students from the Midlands got a unique insight into the world of engineering by taking part in a series of workshops at AIT organised by Midlands Science in association with Medtronic. As part of Engineers Week, the workshops explored everything from space flight […]
Midlands Science was delighted to deliver a number of STEM career talks to school in the Midlands as part of the national Engineers Week celebrations. One talk which took place for a large number of students in Offaly was at Killina Secondary School in Rahan. Dr Enda Fallon of Athlone Institite of Technology (AIT) spoke […]
As part of the Midlands Science festival 2018, pupils from St Etchens National school in Kinnegad visited local company, Irish Manufacturing Research, for a day of challenges and games with the objective of exciting them about the world of science and technology. Pupils had the opportunity to get hands on experience of activities such as Virtual […]
Sunday Times best-selling author Dr Steve Brusatte came to Tullamore during the Midlands Science festival to talk to locals about his life in dinosaur discoveries. He is one of the world’s leading scientists of a new generation of dinosaur hunters armed with cutting edge technology and he is piecing together the complete story of how the […]
Dale Treadwell of Naturally Wild is well known for his RTEjr Television slots with Albie the Why Guy and Dustin the Turkey featuring wildlife to be found in Irish back gardens. Dinos Down under takes us back to Dale’s childhood back garden of Australia but with a twist, it is from 100 million years ago […]
International Terrorism expert, Prof Andrew Silke and Brian Gibson of Forensic Science Ireland, Jackie Gorman and Pauline Nally of Midlands Science and Craig Slattery, UCD and Midlands Science at the Science Week event, which explored forensic science, poisoning by spies and the psychology of terrorism. The event took place in Athlone Little Theatre and featured a […]
How we experience and manage pain is a complex and sometimes emotional process. This free lunchtime lecture took place today in Athlone Library explored our relationship with pain and painkillers and was led by Dr Gary Stack of AIT’s School of Nursing and Healthcare.
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