This year’s Science Week (9-15th November) is packed to capacity with loads of events running at iCRAG!

Science Squad Pic Paul Sharp/SHARPPIX

Science Squad Pic Paul Sharp/SHARPPIX

Monday 9th and Friday 12th: iCRAG Education and Public Engagement Manager Fergus Mc Auliffe will be returning to the TV screens for the new science programme 10 Things to Know About… The show will be screened at 8.30pm on Monday night and 7.30pm on Friday night on RTE1 television. Follow @10Things_ToKnow on Twitter for more details!

Thursday 12th: Prof. Iain Stewart of the BBC and geology “rock star” will be joining us for a screening of Switch in the Irish Film Institute as part of the UCD Science Expressions Film Festival. Following the screening there will be a panel discussion featuring iCRAG director Prof. John Walsh and moderator Dr Claire O’Connell of the Irish Times on the future of world energy. Reception to follow. Tickets can be booked here: www.eventbrite.com/e/switch-energy-project-ucd-science-expression-tickets-19086981676

Friday 12th: iCRAG will be taking part in Famelab workshops in Mountmellick Co. Laois as part of the Midlands Science Festival: midlandssciencefestival.com/portfolio-item/famelab-workshops/

Sunday 14th: iCRAG researchers Dr Aisling Soden and Dr Aoife Braiden will be taking their superb show Rock Solid Science to the Mayo Science Festival: www.mayoscience.ie

All of November: keep an eye out for the Smart Futures cinema trailer which is being screened all around Ireland for the duration of November. Science careers at the cinema! The trailer can be viewed on the Smart Futures website: www.smartfutures.ie