Entries by Celine

Drug Abuse – Science, Society and Solutions Event in Tullamore

Dr Richie Maguire, Sean Kinsella, Dr Craig Slattery and Jackie Gorman at the Drugs of Abuse, Science, Society and Solutions event in Tullamore as part of the Midlands Science Festival. A range of Science Week activities has been running in the midlands for the past week through the Midlands Science Festival. A topical, engaging and […]

Seachtain náisiúnta na hEolaíochta i mBaile Átha Luain

Cillian Butler ag baint taitnimh as imeachtaí na Seachtaine Eolaíochta as Gaeilge i mBaile Átha Luain mar chuid den Midlands Science Festival. Bhí ceardlann faoin eolaíocht ag Midlands Science i mBaile Átha Luain an tseachtain seo chaite. I nGaeilge a bhí an cheardlann agus bhí grúpa mór páistí i láthair.Is í Seachtain náisiúnta na hEolaíochta […]

Exploring the Science of Swimming in Lough Ree

Swimmers including 10 year old Amy Walsh from Athlone, enjoying a swim in Lough Ree as part of the Midlands Science Festival event Splash which explored the science of cold water swimming. Exploring the Science of Swimming in Lough Ree Almost 100 brave swimmers dived into a cold Lough Ree on Sunday morning with the […]

Sing Up for Science in Tullamore

Tullamore Library was alive with sound of music last night as it hosted a special concert for the Midlands Science Festival. Sing Up For Science was a unique concert with Bohemian Strings and Dr Claire O’Connell. The concert took the audience through a variety of classical and pop favourites and also included a rapid name […]

Science Scrum in Athlone

Buccaneers Rugby Club had a large crowd in attendance last Tuesday night for a special science week event exploring the science of rugby with Jack Carty and Rosie Foley. They were in conversation with leading science communicator Dr Craig Slattery of UCD and the conversation explored how much technology has evolved in the past number […]

Vitruvian Man Comes to Tullamore

‘The Vitruvian: Uncovering the Layers of Cancer’ is a body of work by Tullamore local and leading Irish artist, Vincent Devine. It has been co-created with cancer researchers and patient partners at the UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin. Inspired by the iconic drawing of ‘The Vitruvian Man’ by artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci, […]

Laois Leads The Way With A Discussion On Ireland’s Climate Future

Ireland’s Climate Future will be the subject of a special event in Portlaoise during Science Week 2023 in November. This event in the Midlands Park Hotel on the evening of November 17th will be chaired by well-known broadcaster Claire O’Brien from Mountmellick. The discussion will include Keith Lambkin who leads the Climate Services Team at […]

Free Guided Biodiversity Walk for Heritage Week

Midlands Science is supporting National Heritage Week 2023, running from August 12th to 20th. Hosting a nature walk along the Royal Canal, Midlands Science aims to help people discover their local flora and fauna, connect with biodiversity, learn about citizen science, and engage in science in their community. Science Outreach Executive Criodán Ó Murchú explained […]

Midlands Science Awarded RTE Toy Show Support

Midlands Science has been awarded funding from the RTE Toy Show grants for 2023 by the Community Foundation of Ireland. The support will allow the organisation to expand its free outreach programming with a particular focus on the science of climate change and reaching groups of people who may not usually engage with such outreach. […]