Share Your Photo of 2017 GSTF Exhibition Day and Win Prizes!

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Competition time! We want to see your best photos of the 2017 Galway Science and Technology Festival Exhibition Day taking place this Sunday 26th November at NUI Galway. And we'll be picking 5 winning photos to win some fabulous prizes! … [Read more...]

Congratulations to the 2017 Winners of ReelLIFE SCIENCE Awards!

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Congratulations to this year's winners of the nationwide ReelLIFE SCIENCE video competition. The ReelLIFE SCIENCE videos will be shown to the general public and the winners will be receiving their awards at our Exhibition Day this Sunday 26th November at NUI Galway: … [Read more...]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]

How to Book Richard III Events at Galway Science and Technology Festival

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The ‘Richard III Discovered’ Exhibition from University of Leicester is arriving next week for the first time in Ireland, hosted by NUI Galway as part of the 20th Galway Science and Technology Festival in partnership with British Council Ireland. This is one of our 2017 Festival highlights, and we're thrilled to have the Exhibition and talks at the Festival. Here's what's happening and how to book … [Read more...]

Tips for Parents attending the GSTF Exhibition Day at NUI Galway

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  The Galway Science and Technology Festival Exhibition Day at NUI Galway is the family-friendly highlight of our Festival with a myriad of exhibition stalls, events, shows and workshops, all FREE, to see on the day! Here are some Tips for Parents Attending The GSTF Exhibition Day: … [Read more...]

Test Your Limits at the GMIT Sport + Exercise + Nutrition Day

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One of the new events of the 2017 Galway Science and Technology Festival will be the Test Your Limits Sport + Exercise + Nutrition Day at GMIT, it’s the first year the event will be taking place so we asked Luke Smyth, one of the organisers to tell us about the event: … [Read more...]