Many of Teagasc’s research centres around the country will open their doors for school visits, where students will get to perform hands-on experiments and find out about careers in STEM. An interactive evening event for the general public ‘60 Minute Science’ will take place at the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow. While at Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre, Dublin ‘A Taste of Food Science’ , evening event is open to the public.
The theme of this year’s event is ‘Believe in Science’. Attendees will learn about a wide variety of topics and how they apply to their everyday lives including: food for health, food product development and improvement, food safety, sustainability of animal and plant production, healthy soils & biodiversity and the development of rural areas. All events are free however pre-booking is required. Please contact the relevant regional organiser below and see full details of all events at: http://www.scienceweek.ie/events/.
List of Events
|‘60 Minute Science’ evening event||Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow|
|‘A Taste of Food’ Science evening event||Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre, Dublin||[email protected]|
|Walsh Fellowships seminar||RDS, Dublin||[email protected]|
Trinity Access Programme visit (primary level)
|Teagasc Grange, Co Meath||[email protected]|
|Teagasc Grange Schools visit (secondary level)||Teagasc Grange, Co Meath||[email protected]|
|Understanding the Irish dairy industry (secondary level)||Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork|
Agri-environment research (primary level)
|Teagasc Johnstown Castle Environment Research centre||
|Animal and Grassland Research (secondary)||Teagasc Athenry Research Centre, Co Galway|
|Crop Science (third level)||Teagasc Crops Research Centre, Oak Park, Co Carlow||[email protected]|