Science On Film

It’s a bit too damp for trick or treating… so perhaps a trip to the cinema is the best plan for tonight. If you fancy a scare, UCD’s science film festival has just the thing for you: a screening of the Shining in the Lighthouse Cinema following by a panel discussion about the psychology of […]

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Spot On Social Media Tools

Are you a scientist? What do you think of social media? Do you find it useful or have you no idea where to start? Tim McCormick, Marie Boran and I are hosting a workshop on smart social media tools for scientists at Spot On London and we’d love to hear what you think!

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Maths Week: Sum Stories

It’s Maths Week 2013! Maths was my favourite subject in school so I couldn’t let the week go by without some sort of celebration. To share some numerical joy, I tweeted earlier asking you to tell some tweet-sized maths stories. These include your favourite sums, equations and experiences etc with maths. I’ll keep adding to […]

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BioBlitz: Counting the beats

Walking at dusk in St Anne’s Park pointing walkman sized machines in the air, a group of about forty wanderers were scouring the skies for some of Ireland’s protected mammals last night. After about fifteen minutes the first set of quick beats were heard on the bat detector and excitement spread through the group.

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Science Online hits Dublin

The Science Online conference is on my bucket list due to the amazing people who attend every year. It’s taking place in North Carolina at the end of January but for those of us who can’t make it, all hope is not lost as there is a watch party taking place in Dublin.

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