Talk: Dr Natalie Starkey ‘Catching Stardust’

'Catching Stardust: revealing the secrets of comets and asteroids   In this talk we will discover how our mysterious cosmic neighbours, the comets and asteroids, have acted to shape our past, possibly delivering key ingredients to Earth for life to begin. We will also explore how these icy, dusty spacefarers may play an important role in our future.   Icy, rocky, … [Read more...]

Launch of the 21st Galway Science & Technology Festival

  Press Release Issued Tuesday 16th October, 2018   Galway Science & Technology Festival 2018 celebrates 21 years of inspiring and educating young students about the world around us.   The Galway Science & Technology Festival celebrates 21 years as Ireland’s premier Festival for the promotion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths as part of Science Foundation … [Read more...]

The Enigma Project brings spies, secret messages and code breaking to Galway!

    The highly-acclaimed Enigma Project brings mathematics to life through the fascinating history of codes and code breaking. This exciting project is coming to Galway as part of the 2018 Galway Science Technology Festival, which runs from 11-25 November. The Enigma Project brings you on a journey from ancient times to World War Two and on to today’s world of hacking and internet … [Read more...]

Share Your Photo of 2018 Galway Science Festival and Win Prizes!

Competition time! We want to see your best photos of the 2018 Galway Science Festival especially the school events and the Sunday Exhibition at NUI Galway on the 25th November.  There will be prizes for the best photos and videos! … [Read more...]

Don’t delay – 2018 ReelLIFE SCIENCE Competition!

In its sixth year, the contest is open to participants of all ages, from Primary and Secondary Schools, Community Groups, Youth Groups and Clubs all around Ireland. We want you to share your passion for Science and Technology while having some fun along the way!  Closing date Friday 19th October, 2018 … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss These Fun ‘Walk-In’ Events at GSTF Exhibition Day!

While all the workshops and shows are going on, there’s lots of walk-in exhibits, stands and demonstrations at this year’s Exhibition Day, plenty of things to do without booking in advance. Here’s our round up of all the fun things that you can do during the Exhibition, they are all free and all take place this Sunday 26th November at NUI Galway: … [Read more...]

Well Done To The 2017 Winners of The Fr. Seán Manning Primary School Science Quiz

Well done to all the teachers and schools that took the time on a Friday afternoon to attend the annual Fr. Seán Manning Primary School Science Quiz! Here's a special word of thanks from Anthony Carey and his colleagues and students in St Mary's College who make this event happen. … [Read more...]

ReelLIFE SCIENCE: Encouraging People to Engage With Science And Technology

One of the highlights of the 2017 Galway Science and Technology Festival will be ReelLIFE SCIENCE who have been involved with the Festival for the past five years. Each year, ReelLIFE SCIENCE run a nationwide science video competition to encourage primary and secondary schools and community groups to engage with science and technology. At the Festival, the best three-minute videos from the … [Read more...]

Bring Your Teddies to the Teddy Bear Hospital on GSTF Exhibition Day

The Interactive Hospital/Teddy Bear Hospital is back at this year's Galway Science and Technology Festival on Sunday 26th November. Find out more about this great event, that helps kids to get used to the idea of doctors and hospitals: … [Read more...]

Forensic Science and Medical Science Amongst STEM Courses Available at GMIT

One of the key partners and sponsors of the 2017 Galway Science and Technology Festival GMIT has been involved with the Festival since it began 20 years ago. We asked Des Foley, Head of GMIT School of Science, a few questions about GMIT and its involvement with STEM. … [Read more...]