RDS, Saturday 15th September - Monday 17th September 2018
The 30th edition of the European Union Competition for Young Scientists takes place in Dublin this year! EUCYS highlights the best of European scientific student achievements, attracts widespread media interest and gives students the opportunity to:
Compete with the best of their contemporaries at European level
Meet others with similar abilities and interests
Get guidance from some of the most prominent scientists in Europe
The Open Day Programme welcomes visitors to attend between the hours of 10am – 4pm. Special Science Shows which will take place in a 700 seat theatre. Shows alternate and start every 45 minutes:
Sat 15th: 13.30 – 15.45
Sun 16th: 11.00 – 15.15
Mon 17th: 10.00-14.30
Your beautiful biased brain: Psychologist James Soper presents this fast-paced, interactive show that will literally turn your world upside down. We take our brains for granted but they are the most amazing machines in the universe. Brains do incredible things, but they also take short-cuts that mean sometimes what you see, hear and feel is very different to the actual world around you. Learn about the latest in brain imaging and research in a show that will blow your mind.
Scientific Sue: Sue McGrath aka Scientific Sue is the Director of Science2Life, an outreach educational provider and consultant dedicated to the communication of STEAM (delivering science, technology, engineering and mathematics programmes using the arts to bring them to life) in a passionate and engaging fashion. Her aim is to “effect change, achieve results and make science fun!”
Saturday 15th September - Monday 17th September 2018
Calling All Super Dogs! Join our dog walk and become a hero with Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Dogs Unite is fun, it’s easy and it’s a great way for you and your dog to help change lives by supporting our four-legged heroes!
It’s a 5km walk for dog lovers taking place in Phoenix Park on Sunday, September 23rd from 11.30am.
You can even bring your own dog along to the walk (although you don’t need a dog to take part!)
All entrants receive a cape for their super hero dog and all tickets purchased go towards supporting our services changing the lives of people who are vision
The Dublin Festival of History is pleased to announce that Anne Applebaum, Michael Palin and Helen Rappaport will be speaking at the 2018 Festival which takes place from 24th September to 7th October in various city venues including Dublin City Council libraries and Printworks Dublin Castle. All events are free.
The full festival programme can be found here.
Decade of Commemorations anniversaries will feature strongly in the 2018 programme as well as a myriad of history topics with lectures, walks, discussion, exhibitions and film on the packed programme.
Getting the Messages – Dementia Inclusive Shopping Launch
Getting the Messages – Dementia Inclusive Shopping launch at Supervalu Raheny.
Getting the Messages is a pilot project designed to support those living with dementia and their carers by making it easier for them to shop and do business in their local communities. It involves staff training and additional supports such as signage, appropriate displays and seating to create a dementia inclusive environment.
The launch takes places on Wednesday, 26th September 14:00-16:30 at SuperValu Raheny and will feature the Forget-Me-Nots Choir - a choir which unites those affected by dementia with c