‘Near-total eclipse day’ had finally dawned and the only thing to do was jump out of bed, open the curtains to be greeted by never-ending cloud, start singing some Bonnie Tyler and wish for the skies to clear. It was a very different day for Prof Peter Gallagher and a select few lucky scientists who were up […]Read more "#Eclipse2015 at Trinity College Dublin"
I’ve been asked countless questions over the past few years about blogging… so finally to answer them all, here’s a vlog filled with tips and recommendations. Enjoy! (Captions are available for those who are hard of hearing or in work etc.)Read more "Most Wanted: Blogging Tips"
Since the overall budget figure for Science Foundation Ireland and Enterprise Ireland are combined for the purpose of Budget 2014, it is difficult to compare exact figures with last year’s budget. The total figure of over €400 million for research and innovation programmes takes into account all sources of funding (including EU and industry) so it […]Read more "Budget 2014 Breakdown: Science"
Science has infiltrated the Sunday Times. My plans for world (science) domination are slowly rolling into place.Read more "Science in the Sunday Times"
The role of the Chief Scientific Adviser has no mention of science policy and is potentially under-resourced as revealed by Freedom of Information documents accessed by ScienceCalling.Read more "FOI reveals new information about CSA role"
Minister Seán Sherlock said there wasn’t a huge backlash over the abolition of the Office of the Chief Scientific Adviser and added “it’s a non-issue” in an interview with ScienceCalling.Read more "Sherlock: CSA is a non-issue"
It is clear that CERN membership is well and truly off the Government agenda following an interview with Minister Seán Sherlock.Read more "CERN membership off Ireland’s agenda"
Attention makers and hackers! The call is open for submissions to participate in Science Hack Day and the Dublin Mini Maker Faire so I journeyed around Dublin to find out more about this new movement.Read more "Inspiring a hack"