Entries by Gillian Maunsell

Science Week in Offaly County Library, Tullamore!

We are delighted to be teaming up with the county libraries in the Midlands again this year to deliver a range of events during Science Week 2019 and it was great to see their programme of events in Offaly County Library, Tullamore, this morning when we were dropping off some branded merchandise. Martina Needham, Offaly […]

We need dreamers and imagineers!

We were really pleased to have the opportunity to talk to Geoff Allen, CEO of Athlone based company, Mersus Technologies, in advance of this year’s Midlands Science Festival. Mersus Technologies is providing students with a unique insight into the world of Virtual Reality through their activities for Science Week this year as part of a […]

Popular TV Chefs coming the Midlands for Science Week!

We are really excited that TV Chefs and food educators Louise Lennox and Aisling Larkin for Foodoppi will be coming to the Midlands next week for the Midlands Science Festival to present a show exploring food! Foodoppi’s Molecular Gastronomy Live Event is an exciting, fun, fast-paced science & food show which gives audiences an opportunity […]

Inspiring Midlands students in the power of computing..

We are delighted to be running some Google CS first taster workshops again for this year’s festival and these workshops are based on real world themes aiming to engage students of varying interests – Storytelling, Fashion & Design, Sports, Animation , Art, Music & Sound, Game Design, Friends and Social Media. With the help of […]

Athlone Technology Company Set to inspire Next Generation

Athlone based technology company Mersus Technologies is providing students with a unique insight into the world of Virtual Reality through their activities for Science Week this year as part of a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) careers event ‘Aspire with Abbott’ in Longford. Mersus Technologies will have a stand at the event, providing information […]

Marty Jopson and his Invisible Worlds show set for Laois!

We are thrilled to have science performer and BBC One Show’s resident scientist , Marty Jopson partaking in this year’s Midlands Science Festival. We caught up with Marty in advance of his shows which will take place in Co. Laois this November.. Marty, what inspired you to pursue a career as a science performer? After […]

Science of Water Workshops for Midlands Primary Schools

We are really looking forward to these workshops in association with Waterways Ireland. This will be another unique opportunity to explore how science can help us to understand the world around us. Environmental expert Paula Farrell will introduce pupils to the rich biodiversity of the water system in Ireland. They will also look at the […]

Free ASD Science Workshops for Offaly

Local development company, Midlands Science is delighted to announced a series of workshops which will take place in Birr library this November 15th as part of the annual Science Week celebrations. The workshops are suitable for age seven and up and will give the children with ASD, their parents and siblings a practical and enjoyable […]

Free Discovery Day for Science Week in Tullamore

Excitement is building for an upcoming family Discovery Day due to take place in the Sacred Heart School this November 9th. This event is part of the annual Midlands Science Festival and it is sponsored by Tullamore based medical technology company, Integra LifeSciences. Maria Rogers of Integra LifeSciences in Tullamore said, ‘We are delighted to […]