• What is a Biomedical Engineer?

    What is a Biomedical Engineer?

    As part of my ongoing series on What is A…. I am delighted to share my latest interview with Ivor Geoghegan a Team Leader with Cell Explorers and a PhD Student at NUI Galway.  Last year I was able to attend an event ran by Cell Explorers during #ScienceWeek called How to Find DNA.  Please read

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  • Having a Blast at ESB Science Blast!

    Having a Blast at ESB Science Blast!

    Having a Blast at ESB Science Blast! This week I went to the ESB Science Blast for the first in Dublin.   There are 2 further shows, one in Limerick in May and another in Belfast in June. We parked and headed to the entrance and after signing in and getting my very first Press Pass

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  • What is an Astrophysicist?

    What is an Astrophysicist?

    As part of my ongoing series on What is A…. I reached out last month on Twitter and asked for someone who was an Astrophysicist.  This is my dream job!  I have wanted to be this for a while now.  So when I heard from the National Space Centre in Leicester and they suggested Tamela

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  • Fact Finding the Planets: Jupiter

    Fact Finding the Planets: Jupiter

    This month I am talking about the largest planet in our Solar System.  I really wanted to film this in a place that is seen as protecting its’ local area and it made sense to visit Trim Castle in County Meath. I wanted to pick a location that was big enough to demonstrate what Jupiter

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  • Galway Astronomy Festival 2019

    Galway Astronomy Festival 2019

    After a long and wet drive yesterday I arrived at the Galway Astronomy Festival.  It’s my first trip to it but its been running for 15 years! Telescopes The first thing we looked at after we got there was a stand called K-Tec Telescopes.  You might know that for my birthday earlier on this month,

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  • What is a Planetary Scientist?

    What is a Planetary Scientist?

    This year I wanted to learn about different types of jobs in Space and Science.  So I asked around and I was given the chance to speak with one of the people currently working on Mars 2020 in NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and they sat down and talked to me about what they do. Meet

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