Science Week Ireland 2011
13th - 20th November
Science Week is a week of activities all around Ireland promoting the importance of science and runs from Sunday 13th - Sunday 20th November. This year's theme is ‘The Chemistry of Life’, demonstrating the importance of chemistry to our everyday lives—from the atoms that are the building blocks of nature to the chemistry that creates lasting bonds between people.
As usual, there are a number of ICT related events, such as:
An exploration of Games Design & Development
Nob 18, 10.00 and 13.00, LIT-Tipperary, Thurles
This video games design and development exploration workshop will give students the opportunity to consider computer science as a possible career choice
Experience Science First-Hand!
Nov 18, 18.30-21.00, NUI Maynooth
Try out simple hands-on experiments, watch demonstrations including fireworks, and participate in competitions, in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology.
Guitar versus Laptop: how to fit Musical Instruments into your Computer
Nov 14, 19.30, NUI Maynooth
Lecture by Dr. Joseph Timoney (Computer Science, NUI Maynooth) about the development of sound synthesis to model real instruments and how all of this is available in software now.
2011 Galway Science & Technology Festival Exhibition
Nov 27, 10.00, NUI Galway
This Final Day Exhibition brings together local companies, education and government agencies in a wonderful display of what is happening in Galway. There will be many shows & events to entertain including Bubble Magic, Mr Bug & Blackrock Observatory StarDome all free to the public. A Lego competition & tours of the Zoology Museum & Geology Museum.
How to SPAM the internet
Nov 15, 14.00, DIT Kevin Street, Dublin
Presented by Dr Sarah Jane Delaney, Dublin Instituteof Technology.
iPhone apps and Google Maps: Tracking the playing of traditional Irish music around the world.
Nov 14, 12.00, DIT Kevin Street
Presented by Dr Bryan Duggan, Dublin Institute of Technology
There are also a number of competitions aimed at both primary and post primary students.