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Midlands Science Executive Shortlisted for LIFT Ireland Award

LIFT Ireland is a not-for-profit organisation that works to build positive leadership skills in communities across Ireland. It created an awards initiative to recognise strong leadership at all levels of Irish society from grassroots organisations to corporate boardrooms. Midlands Science Business Development Executive, Pauline Nally, was recently shortlisted for one of these awards. We caught […]

What Makes Us Curious?

Why are some people more ticklish than others? What is it that causes us to yawn? Why do we feel dizzy after spinning around? Children are always asking very good questions and often their questions are directly related to science but they don’t always know it. So what is it that makes us so inquisitive? Is […]

In Conversation with Claire MacEvilly…

As we continue to prepare an exciting line-up of events for the Midlands Science Festival, I recently caught up with Claire Mac Evilly, the Communications Manager of ‘Food for Health Ireland’ at University College Dublin. We are delighted to have Claire as one of our key speakers for this year’s festival and we wanted to […]

Looking Back on 2013

The opportunity to gain a closer understanding of how your brain works, to mix maths with magic and fun and find out what it feels like to have an exotic reptile hanging from your shoulders were just some of the exciting experiences which took place across the Midlands during Science Week last year. The Midlands […]

A Little Taster….

This year’s exciting programme will be launched in more detail in the coming weeks and will include a packed variety of engaging shows, exhibitions and hands-on fun demonstrations in classrooms and theatres alike! Here is some detail of the events we are planning. Jackie Gorman, Director of the Midlands Science Festival said, ‘The festival will allow […]