Entries by Gillian Maunsell

Upcoming Photography event for Laois

We are pleased to invite members of the public to come along explore the history of photography with renowned photographer Veronica Nicholson during Heritage Week 2019. Veronica is a photographic artist and educator, with a Masters’ degree in Digital Art who lives in the Midlands. Jackie Gorman, CEO of Midlands Science said, ‘Join us for […]

Plans taking shape for Science Week 2019!

It may only be August but the weeks are flying past and we are nearly there with our 2019 #scienceweek programme. We cant wait to share it with you! Dr Mindflip, Exploration Dome, Virtual Reality Gaming, Reptiles, Harry Potter, Roald Dahl, Star Wars, Turing Tumbles, Google Coding, National Museum of Ireland Outreach, Bog Bodies, Cancer […]

New Local Board Members Appointed

Midlands Science is pleased to announce the recent appointments of Dr. Aisling Twohill and Ms. Caroline Brazil to their Board of Directors. Chairperson of Midlands Science, Dr. Craig Slattery said, “On behalf of the current board of Midlands Science, I am pleased to welcome Caroline and Aisling to join us during this period of exciting […]

Dr Dan Nickström Joins Midlands Science

Dr Dan Nickström of NUI, Maynooth has also joined the expert panel of advisors at Midlands Science. He commented, “We need to actively encourage existing current students as well as future generations to embrace all of the multi-faceted areas related to STEM.’

RSCI Advisor for Midlands Science

Midlands Science is delighted to welcome to their new advisory panel, Dr. Helena Bonner who works in the department of Physiology and Medical Physics and in the Centre for Systems Medicine in RCSI and is involved in various STEM projects.


Midlands Science today announced the appointment of a new Expert Advisory Panel which will consist of the following members;  Dr. Helena Bonner of the Royal College of Surgeons (RSCI), Dr Dan Nickström of National University of Ireland, Maynooth and Ms Anne Naughton, Athlone IT and Regional Skills. Jackie Gorman, Midlands Science CEO said, ‘Midlands Science […]


We were delighted to hear some good news from our friends in Scoil Mhuire Fatima, Timahoe,  Laois recently. Scoil Mhuire Fatima has an ASD preschool at which opened in 2014 and it caters for children who have a diagnosis of Autism. This school has an excellent track record also have in delivering science education, having […]

Physical Activity for Life…AIT STEM Talk for Longford Students

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 […]