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Sue McGrath

Technology Rocks

27 January 2015

Sue McGrath, otherwise known as Scientific Sue, kicked off the IOP Ireland annual Tyndall Lecture tour at University College Dublin with two packed-out talks entitled Technology Rocks

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What Happens Next? Teachers workshops
Venues throughout Ireland Feb and March.

Engineers Week 2015
Events nationwide, 8-14 Feb

Welcome Disturbances
UCD Science Artists in Residence exhibition and programme of events, 29 Jan-11 Apr. The Lab, Foley St. Dublin 1

Physics Everywhere
Family event, 7 Feb, Museum of Country Life Castlebar

The Incredible Power of Light
Exhibition at the Ulster Museum, 19 Feb-1 March

Renaissance Science
A visual journey with Alison Hackett, through history, art and science since the Renaissance. No Alibis Bookshop, Botanic Ave, Belfast, 19 Feb, 6.30pm

Belfast Exposed
Belfast Exposed – pinhole camera and solar photography workshop, 21 and 22 Feb

Higgs boson and cancer therapy
The Higgs boson and cancer therapy – Steve Myers talk, Ulster Museum, 24 Feb, 7pm

Light photography
Light photography and physics workshop, Belfast, 25 Feb, 6.30pm

Particle physics masterclasses
Particle physics masterclasses for secondary school students, TCD, 27 Feb; UCD 9 March; Maynooth University, 20 March


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    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at from our lecture series, you may even learn a thing or two

  • Schools lecture series
    The schools lectures feature topics from the Olympics to rock music. Plenty of physics to learn too!

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