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Virtual Advice for College Awareness Week with the RCSI

Midlands Science is delighted to partner with Dr Helena Bonner, a Neuroscientist at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, as well as an Outreach officer at the Centre for Systems Medicine, RCSI in providing informative virtual talks for a number of schools across this Midlands for College Awareness Week. Helena is also a member […]

Sealife, Planets and Virtual Experiments!

Today in schools across the Midlands, we have the Rediscovery Centre, the Exploration Dome, Marine Dimensions, Anyone 4 Science, Secrets of Superhero Science & The Irish Peatland Conservation Council. Tonight it’s Baking in Space! CEO of Midlands Science, Jackie Gorman said, “ This year we are inviting people to step inside a free, virtual science […]

Climate action and our Health

The very important issue of climate action links to the 2020 theme for Science Week of Choose our Future. While climate action might sometimes feel overwhelming and even cause some anxiety it is important that we try to find the middle ground and this starts with each one of us. On last night’s #climateaction discussion […]

Snakes, Spiders and Sea creatures!

Today, as part of the Midlands Science festival we have a big focus on all things reptiles, sea creatures and other popular animals! We have the Reptile Zoo, Dublin Zoo and Marine Dimensions all ready and waiting on zoom to chat to pupils across the Midlands and give them an up close introduction to the […]

Facebook Live with Dan Nickstrom!

Join Dr Dan Nickstrom of the Midlands Science series Science at Home online on the Midlands Science Facebook page at 5pm this Friday 13th November to ask all the questions you’ve ever wanted to ask about science. All questions welcome and prizes for the best questions !! #scienceweek #BelieveinScience #scienceathome

STEM Career Focus! Science can take you places!

Choose your Future is the theme for Science Week 2020 and today for the Midlands Science Festival we have a number of career talks taking place in Midlands schools with topics ranging from Technology and innovation to Nanotechnology and Girls in STEM. We would like to thank our speakers from Intel, Accenture and Trinity College […]

Discovering Science Online!

The Midlands Science Festival  got off to a great and busy start on Saturday when we held our online Discovery Day and hosted a range of  workshops, science fun, creative experiments and more. In a time of uncertainty, the Midlands Science  team is conscious that it is more important than ever to provide activities for […]

Climate Action and Local Partnerships for Science Week

In a series of short videos exploring climate action on a local level, Dr Niamh Shaw meets people from diverse walks of life in ABBEYLEIX and surrounding areas who are concerned about climate change and undertaking actions every day in their community to make a difference. This series of videos for Science Week Ireland is […]

Exciting Science Week Space Events with Popular Science Communicator

Midlands Science is pleased to announce events that will be taking place with Dr Niamh Shaw during Science Week 2020 and the annual Midlands Science Festival. Niamh is a performer, writer & communicator with 2 degrees in engineering & a PhD in science. Passionate about igniting peoples’ curiosity she explores crossovers in STEM, art & communication to share the human story of science. Niamh was […]