Featured Events

Dubland The Podcast Does #ScienceWeek Live

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 7 – 10pm, The Laughter Lounge, Dublin 1

Irish comedian PJ Gallagher and broadcaster Suzanne Kane team up to host ‘Dubland The Podcast’. The hugely popular and laugh out loud comedy podcast has reached number one on the iTunes comedy chart, sold out live shows and has subscribers all over the world. As it reaches its third year, each episode of Dubland The Podcast, is downloaded over 15,000 times. Every fortnight PJ and Suzanne chat about the happenings in their lives, in the world of politics, current affairs, sport and everything in between. Nothing is off limits! Join PJ, Suzanne and very special guests at the Laughter Lounge for a LIVE podcast event to talk all things science … with a Dubland twist.

Get you tickets here!

This #ScienceWeek Get Ready to Gulp!

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 7 – 10pm, The Sugar Club, Dublin 2

Gulp! is a two-man live show looking at the science and culture of food presented by award-winning science broadcaster Jonathan McCrea (RTE/Newstalk) and Dalkey Food Company geek chef Ivan Varian. They will be showcasing some of the most unusual food on the planet as they serve a 6-course meal live on stage. Explore the countless factors that affect how we enjoy our food - from how our eyes and nose deceive us to how our genetics divide us into tasters and supertasters. Try exotic alternatives to traditional meat as we look at the future of food and sample our insanely hot ice-cream if you dare! A regular tent-filler at Theatre of Food at Electric Picnic, Gulp is a celebration of the senses… Book now before it sells out!

Get your tickets here!

#ScienceWeek Family Open Day

Saturday, 17 November 2018, 11am – 1pm OR 2.30 – 4.30pm The Convention Centre Dublin

Join us for a fun filled family day of scientific shows and workshops. With two sessions to choose from (11am or 2.30pm) on the day, allow Scientific Sue and James Soper to blow your mind! Along with these amazing shows we will have plenty of fun for all the family with our interactive workshops and exhibitions. Check out the wonderful world of cells and discover the physics of kite flying through an interactive ‘make & take’ workshop. There will also be the opportunity to explore the fascinating world of physics, turn food and science into a multi-sensory experience and meet some other brilliant scientist guests on the day.

Get your tickets here!

Science Week 2018

Science Week 2018 will run nationwide from November 11th -18th, with numerous events across the country.

There will be 12 regional science festivals all of which will host a range of events from one-day events, family activities, adult talks to school visits and workshops. These festivals will take place in Cavan/Monaghan, Cork, Eureka, Festival of Farming and Food (Teagasc), Galway, WexSci, Limerick, Mayo, the Midlands, Sligo, Southeast, Tipperary.

A number of funded Science Week events will also be showcased throughout the week, including events by Louth County Council, The Ark Theatre, The British Council of Ireland, Dublinia, Cool Planet Experience, Sirius Science, Imaginosity, the Science Gallery, ADAPT, The Rediscovery Centre, Blackrock Castle Observatory and Maynooth University.

In addition to this there will also be some extra events that will be coordinated by SFI. This includes the Dublin Science Week Family Open Day at the Convention Centre Dublin, and various other events yet to be announced.

Subscribe to the Science Week e-Newsletter to be the first to hear about Science Week 2018.

Highlights of Science Week 2017