• What Can We Do About Climate Change?

    What Can We Do About Climate Change?

    This year’s #ScienceWeek around the world is going to be about Climate Change, no surprise there. Climate Change, what’s it all about?  For some people it’s deforestation, for others its plastic in the worlds oceans, for others again its bees and endangered animals. For me though its all of these things. Climate Change is a

  • What is A Geomicrobiologist?

    What is A Geomicrobiologist?

    Only a few months left now to finish my interviews!  I have been so lucky to have such a varied amount of people speak to me about what they’re passionate about.  I have learnt so much about possible careers!  This month I am speaking to Eric Mumper who works out of Ohio State University. How

  • What is a Numerical Astrophysicist?

    What is a Numerical Astrophysicist?

    This month I had the chance to speak to someone in Italy!  So far I have interviewed people in Ireland, England and America.  Franco was kind enough to offer to speak with me via a Twitter campaign a few months back now.  Thanks so much! Tell us about yourself Franco? My name is Franco Vazza,

  • Ciara’s Journey to Blackrock Castle Observatory

    Ciara’s Journey to Blackrock Castle Observatory

    The other day I went to Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork for the first time.  We had booked tickets online and had the code ready for when we arrived. It’s in a really beautiful location, right next to the river.  We quickly joined the latest tour (which luckily had only started around two minutes before

  • A Week at Designer Minds – S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camp

    A Week at Designer Minds – S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camp

    I have been going to Summer Camps for a while now but this is the first time I have heard of Designer Minds.  it was perfectly suited for me this year!  As far as I can tell it’s the first time they have traveled to Westmeath. This camp gives you Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and

  • The Cool Planet Experience

    The Cool Planet Experience

    Last week I went to the Cool Planet Experience in Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow. When we went in, one of the first things we (myself and my Mum) saw was….. a giant pufferfish made out of recycled materials found on a beach. For example the spikes on the pufferfish were made of plastic bottles. Then we

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