NI Science Festival returns with an interstellar programme of over 200 public events. From biochemistry to physics, ecology to geology, discover how you, the universe and everything in between behaves.

NI Science Festival 2023

NI Science Festival returns 16 – 26 February 2023 for its ninth edition celebrating the Science of You, The Universe and Everything in between!

Kyle D Evans
NI Science Festival

Kyle D Evans – Born to Sum

Thu, 16 Feb 2023, 8:00pm

The UK’s leading (only) musical-comedian mathematician returns with a compilation of his most pedantic pop musings!

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W5 Curling
NI Science Festival

The Science Behind Curling – Throwing Rocks at Houses

1.74 KM
Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Find out all about the science and story of curling at this fun, interactive event! Meet Curling All-Ireland representatives and give it a go yourself.

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Biomedical Research in Action
NI Science Festival

Biomedical Research in Action!

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 1:00pm

Become a scientist for the afternoon and enjoy a range of demonstrations and interactive research activities!

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Art and Exhibitions

NI Science Festival

16 - 26 Feb 2023

NI Science Festival returns with an interstellar programme of over 200 public events from 16 - 26 February for its ninth edition celebrating the Science of You

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The Science of Dreams
NI Science Festival

The Science of Dreams

0.82 KM
Thu, 23 Feb 2023, 5:00pm

Dr Jonathan Iliff will explain the current theories on how and why we dream, what goes on in our brain and how you can enhance your dreams.

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Biomedical Science Session
NI Science Festival

So You Want to be a Biomedical Scientist?

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 1:30pm

Find out what it’s like to be a biomedical scientist as researchers talk about their work and various career paths.

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Ben Garrod   why do some species go extinct
NI Science Festival

Ben Garrod – Why Do Some Species Go Extinct…

Sun, 26 Feb 2023, 12:30pm

Join Prof. Ben Garrod as he explores how extinction is one of the most complex, interesting and evolving topics.

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Cosmic Dance Party
NI Science Festival

Cosmic Dance Party

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 10:00am

Every minute of the day, our planet is gliding smoothly along its celestial path through sparkly Outer Space, with stars, comets and galaxies appearing.

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keith bell
NI Science Festival

Sir Bernard Crossland Annual Lecture with Professor Keith Bell

Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 5:30pm

21st Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture on the theme of power and sustainable energy with

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Doom RPG Games web
NI Science Festival

30 Years of Doom with John & Brenda Romero

0.82 KM
Fri, 24 Feb 2023, 7:30pm

Join the annual NI Science Festival as they celebrate 30 years of one of the most influential video games ever made in the first person shooter Doom.

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Giant's Causeway
Winter

A New View of the Giant’s Causeway

1.73 KM
Fri, 24 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Join Dr Mike Simms to hear all about Northern Ireland’s remarkable volcanic heritage and the evidence – hiding in plain sight.

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The Brilliant Abyss
NI Science Festival

Helen Scales – The Brilliant Abyss

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 1:00pm

Delve into the deep with marine biologist, Dr Helen Scales, as she explores the living wonders in the greatest ocean depths.

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Kathryn Harkup   Superspy Science
NI Science Festival

Kathryn Harkup – Superspy Science

Sun, 19 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Kathryn Harkup will explore the full range of 007's exploits and the arms, technologies, tactics and downfalls of his various foes.

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Brian Butterworth   Can Fish Count (1)
NI Science Festival

Brian Butterworth – Can Fish Count?

Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 7:30pm

You might know that primates have a knack with numbers, but what about frogs, bees or lions? Professor Brian Butterworth will address all this and more.

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brain
NI Science Festival

Can You Test How Fit Your Brain Is?

1.74 KM
Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 6:00pm

Using Virtual Reality in Sports-related concussion. Concussions have made media headlines more recently.

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Hamza Yassin web
NI Science Festival

Hamza Yassin – Behind the Lens

Sun, 26 Feb 2023, 3:00pm

Join wildlife cameraman and photographer – and dancing star – Hamza Yassin as he shares his secrets on how to capture the best images and record footage.

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Science of Magic Mushrooms
NI Science Festival

The Science of Magic Mushrooms

0.82 KM
Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 7:30pm

Join Dr Chris Timmermann as you explore the avenues of the psychedelic revolution in mental health and the pharmacology of psilocybin.

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Gel Jabs (1)
NI Science Festival

Gel Jabs

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 11:00am

Find out how scientists at Queen’s University Belfast are leading the way in the fight against infection and disease with innovative hydrogels.

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Beetles for Breakfast
NI Science Festival

Madeleine Finlay – Beetles for Breakfast

1.14 KM
Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Madeleine Finlay’s colourful and compelling book explores all sorts of exciting inventions and ideas which could make our future more eco-friendly.

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The Oil Machine
NI Science Festival

The Oil Machine – Screening & Discussion

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Join for a screening of ‘The Oil Machine’ followed by a discussion with climate activists Anna Kernahan and Dylan Hamilton, who features in the documentary.

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nature and flowers
NI Science Festival

Putting Down Roots: Making Nature at Home

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 1:00pm

This is a workshop for families who would like to learn more about organic gardening and how to cultivate biodiversity in their home garden.

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masterchef
NI Science Festival

MasterChef: what’s in my fridge edition

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 3:00pm

This interactive workshop will discuss creative ways to reduce food waste at home. This event is part of SIREN23 in Belfast.

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Revenge   A Dish Best Served Cold
NI Science Festival

Revenge – A Dish Best Served Cold?

1.14 KM
Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Why do people take revenge? It’s a fascinating question, which psychologists have been trying to answer for a while. Talk and discussion.

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Festivals

David Robson – The Expectation Effect

1.14 KM
Sun, 19 Feb 2023, 5:00pm

In this talk David Robson takes you on a tour of the cutting-edge research happening right now that suggests our expectations shape our experience.

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What the Medival Doctor Ordered
NI Science Festival

What the Medieval Doctor Ordered

Thu, 23 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Join four researchers as they guide you through the language, remedies and ingredients used by medieval doctors to cure ailments, lovesickness, and more.

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This Won't Hurt How Medicine Fails Women
Lecture And Talks

Marieke Bigg – This Won’t Hurt: How Medicine Fails Women

1.14 KM
Sun, 19 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

This talk from Dr Marieke Bigg explores all the ways medicine is not gender-neutral, from research to treatment to diagnosis.

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Tours

The Merchants Who Grew a City – Walking Tour

19 - 26 Feb 2023

Belfast’s geography – its rivers, port and hills – played a key role in its industrial history. This walking tour covers the oldest parts of Belfast city.

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planet earth
NI Science Festival

Climate Tour with Mark Lynas

0.27 KM
Mon, 20 Feb 2023, 6:00pm

NI Science Festival partners with Northern Ireland Museums Council to present a series of panel discussions across the country on the ongoing climate emergency.

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NI Science Festival

STEM #Unfiltered Photography Competition 2022

0.4 KM
16 - 26 Feb 2023

Exhibition showcasing the very best images from across Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

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The Fascination of Flies
NI Science Festival

Erica McAlister – The Fascination of Flies

1.14 KM
Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 3:00pm

In this captivating talk, Dr Erica McAlister will take you behind the doors of the fly department at London’s Natural History Museum.

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Science of Psychedelics (2)
NI Science Festival

The Science of Psychedelics – The Future of Mental Health?

0.82 KM
Thu, 23 Feb 2023, 7:30pm

Join NHS doctor, Jonathan Iliff, for a journey through the past, present and future use of psychedelic drugs to treat mental illness.

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Covid 19 Walking Tour
Tours

Sounding Belfast During Covid-19 – Walking Tour

0.75 KM
Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 12:00pm

This project subsequently investigates how the city sounds without the presence of humans in popular parts of Belfast’s public spaces.

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Hearts and Crafts
NI Science Festival

Hearts & Crafts

Thu, 23 Feb 2023, 6:30pm

Be inspired by the fascinating anatomical specimens in the Queen’s University Belfast collection and learn more about the human body.

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ten9
NI Science Festival

Tenx9 – Discovery

Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 7:30pm

Tenx9 is a storytelling event where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a true story from their own life.

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The Black Box, quiz
NI Science Festival

Mensa Magnificent Monday Quiz

Mon, 20 Feb 2023, 7:30pm

Make the most of your Monday! Drop in to The Black Box for a light-hearted team quiz devised by Mensa. Age guidance: 18+

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Elsa Panciroli
NI Science Festival

Elsa Panciroli – Beasts Before Us: The Untold Story of Mammal Evolution

1.73 KM
Thu, 23 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Join palaeontologist and museum researcher, Dr Elsa Panciroli, as she reveals the incredible genesis of mammals.

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ChaosOrder chromatography web
Learning Experiences

Soil – A Time Capsule

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 1:30pm

Join environmentalist and bio-artist, Jasmin Märker, as she uncovers the stories which lie buried beneath the ground in this fun, interactive workshop.

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SUPERHERO (1)
NI Science Festival

The Science of Superheroes in Film & Television

Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Currently 13 out of the top 30 highest grossing films of all time are superhero movies, especially Marvel films such as Avengers: Endgame.

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roots
Learning Experiences

Mass of Roots

15.59 KM
Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 11:00am

Join the scientists as they investigate the impact we’re having on our planet and uncover the wonders of our natural environment!

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Lecture And Talks

Pragya Agarwal – Hysterical

1.14 KM
Sun, 19 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Pragya Agarwal dives deep into the history and science that has determined the gendering of emotions to ask whether there is any truth behind wild beliefs.

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Learning Experiences

Northern Ireland Raspberry Jam – Science Festival Special

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 1:00pm

Whether you want to try out computer programming for the first time, hack some electronics or just generally have some fun inventing.

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Hana Walker Brown   A Delicate Game Brain Injury, Sport and Sacrifice
NI Science Festival

Hana Walker-Brown – A Delicate Game: Brain Injury, Sport and Sacrifice

1.14 KM
Tue, 21 Feb 2023, 6:30pm

Join award-winning audio documentary maker, podcast creator and author, Hana Walker-Brown as she tackles the topics of power, science and sport.

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LUMI Possible Worlds
NI Science Festival

LUMI Presents – Possible Worlds

1.31 KM
Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 6:00pm

Possible Worlds is an intergalactic cinema experience which explores the evolution of astrobiology (aliens!) in film.

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Bakineering
NI Science Festival

Bakineering: From A – B

0.82 KM
Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 12:00pm

In this brand-new family show join Andrew Smyth, on an edible exploration of the engineering that helps us travel around the world.

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cheese-board
NI Science Festival

The Cheese Board – An Evening of Irish Cheese Pairing Perfection

1.14 KM
Thu, 23 Feb 2023, 8:00pm

A special evening celebrating the irresistible charm of cheese with food journalist Patrick McGuigan and NI's cheese connoisseur, Johnny McDowell.

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Rohin Francis
NI Science Festival

Robin Francis – Human Body: Design Disaster

Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 8:00pm

Cardiologist and comedian Dr Rohin Francis will explore just some of the myriad ways there's nothing Intelligent about our Design.

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Emission Trading for CO2 and Other Greenhouse Gases
NI Science Festival

Emission Trading for CO2 and Other Greenhouse Gases

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 3:00pm

This talk will explain how carbon emissions trading works and illustrate some contracts through the Ulster University Bloomberg Trading Laboratory.

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Data
NI Science Festival

Data: The ever-growing threat to our environment and the key to saving it

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Data is everywhere. We all use and produce data every day, but do we really understand environmental impacts.

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rain forest
NI Science Festival

Eoghan Daltun – An Irish Atlantic Rainforest

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 11:00am

A Personal Journey into the Magic of Rewilding. Discover what happens when you let nature grow wild …

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Making Your Dream a Reality
NI Science Festival

Making Your Dream a Reality: A STEM Entrepreneur’s Perspective

Thu, 23 Feb 2023, 4:00pm

Join for a unique insight into the career pathways of a range of entrepreneurs from the STEM sector.

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What a Shell can tell
Winter

Helen Scales – What A Shell Can Tell

1.73 KM
Sun, 26 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Dr Helen Scales, has gathered up all sorts of fascinating facts about molluscs in her latest book What a Shell Can Tell.

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Lecture And Talks

Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell – Astronomy & Poetry

1.74 KM
Thu, 16 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

In this talk Burnell will explore the connection between poetry and astronomy, sharing works from some of her most beloved poets.

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Benjamin Black Belly Woman
NI Science Festival

Benjamin Black – Belly Woman: Birth, Blood & Ebola

0.82 KM
Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Dr Benjamin Black is at The MAC to chat about his 'eye opening and inspirational book', Belly Woman: Birth, Blood and Ebola, The Untold Story.

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Apis Mellifera, The Honey Bee
NI Science Festival

Apis Mellifera, The Honey Bee – An Exhibition by Raymond Watson

4.58 KM
03 - 25 Feb 2023

Belfast-born artist Raymond Watson’s exhibition reflects on the importance of bees to mankind and life on earth. Free event.

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Revamp Tea
NI Science Festival

Let’s Revamp Tea!

1.14 KM
Sun, 26 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

This event will look at the history of tea, with their tea connoisseurs revealing interesting ways in which you can get creative with your blends.

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dog walk
NI Science Festival

Walk with Me

Fri, 24 Feb 2023, 11:00am

Walking is a great way to keep fit and healthy, particularly in your older years, so why not join Ulster University for a dander. Free event.

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Steaming kidneys
NI Science Festival

STEAMing Kidneys – Where Science and Art Collide

0.93 KM
Sun, 26 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Learn how the QUB Renal Arts Group works with patients, carers, doctors, scientists and artists around living with kidney disease.

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sustainable fashion
NI Science Festival

Environmental Eadai – Sustainable Fashion (Irish Language Version too)

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Moya is an environmental activist, and works in the costume department for Film, TV & Theatre. An English language version at 12pm.

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Life in a car park
NI Science Festival

Life in a Car Park/Saol sa Charrchlós

18 - 19 Feb 2023

Come along and see parking spaces in a new light - transformed into wild and wonderful places for everyone to enjoy!

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Spirit Circle
Food and Drink

Sensorium at The Spirit Circle

03 Feb - 31 Mar 2023

Belfast’s Interactive Cocktail Experience. 2.5 hours. 2 Tall Drinks. 2 Bespoke Cocktails. Sensory Overload Guaranteed.

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Zoo Breeding Programmes
NI Science Festival

Why Zoo Breeding Programmes Are Important

6.46 KM
17 - 25 Feb 2023

Join the team at Belfast Zoo for a behind-the-scenes tour and find out about their special animal characters past and present.

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Drag me to the Lab
NI Science Festival

Drag Me to the Lab – Queens Only!

18 - 19 Feb 2023

As a queen doing science herself, Sassy Science wants to talk to you about the life and work of some of the LGBTQIA+ queens in STEM who came before her.

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magical sounds (1)
NI Science Festival

Magical Sounds

Sun, 19 Feb 2023, 11:00am

Go on a journey through musical acoustics and human perception, looking at how muggle sounds normally behave and why more magical sounds defy our expectations.

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Jim Al Khalili web
NI Science Festival

Jim Al-Khalili – The Joy of Science

Tue, 21 Feb 2023, 7:30pm

Join New York Times bestselling author - and one of the UK’s top physicists - Jim Al-Khalili, as he discusses his latest book, The Joy of Science.

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Cultural Walking Tours
NI Science Festival

Feeling the Heat- Belfast Heat and Climate Change Walking Tour

1.39 KM
16 - 17 Feb 2023

Join the NI Science Festival team on a tour of the city as you explore the heat risk across Belfast.

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Idea Jam
NI Science Festival

Idea Jam

0.82 KM
Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 10:00am

Idea Jam is a chance for creators to finally sculpt that secret, nebulous idea they've been chipping away at for years into one that's ready to act on.

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Mark Langtry   Football Physics (1)
NI Science Festival

Mark Langtry – Football Physics

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 11:00am

Join physicist, TV presenter and former professional footballer, Mark Langtry, aka ‘Mark the Science Guy’, on a highly interactive investigation.

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QUB Astronomy Day
Winter

QUB Astronomy Day

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 10:30am

Join the Astrophysics Research Centre at Queen’s University Belfast for space-related fun for all ages.

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The Magic of Microscopy (1)
NI Science Festival

The Magic of Microscopy

25 - 26 Feb 2023

Find out how scientists at Queen’s University Belfast are leading the way in the fight against infection and disease with innovative hydrogels.

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Science of DMT
Spring

The Science of DMT & Ayahuasca

0.82 KM
Fri, 17 Mar 2023, 5:00pm

Join Imperial College’s Dr Chris Timmermann - one of the world’s leading DMT neuroscientists – as he explains how DMT is currently used.

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birds eye view of road
NI Science Festival

The Race to Net Zero

Mon, 20 Feb 2023, 6:30pm

WAE Technologies is a world-leading technology and engineering business committed to the realisation of a decarbonised future.

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Dark Personalities and Culture
NI Science Festival

Dark Personalities & Culture

Thu, 23 Feb 2023, 6:30pm

In this interactive talk, Dr Kostas Papageorgiou of Queen’s University Belfast will present findings to suggest that dark personalities are neither bad nor good

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Conservation at Hillsborough Castle
NI Science Festival

Behind-the-Scenes Conservation Tour of Hillsborough Castle

23.1 KM
Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 3:00pm

Go behind the scenes at Hillsborough Castle with this unique guided tour, which will reveal all sorts of fascinating facts.

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climate hotel
NI Science Festival

Climate Emergency Department

Tue, 21 Feb 2023, 10:00am

Have you ever wondered what the healthcare of the future might look like? Imagine the year is 2035 and the doctors of tomorrow are working a busy shift.

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Rude Science
NI Science Festival

Rude Science with Stefan Gates (Belfast)

0.82 KM
Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 12:00pm

Scientist and presenter Stefan Gates is back, answering the questions that everyone is too shy to ask! Live discussions.

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NI Science Festival

Join the Great CART Citizen Science Project

16 - 26 Feb 2023

AMR affects everyone and is a threat to humans, animals, plants and the environment, therefore, fighting AMR is a truly global endeavour.

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Grey Wolves & Grey Squirrels
Winter

From Grey Wolves to Grey Squirrels

1.73 KM
Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 11:00am

This insightful event will tell the story of the island of Ireland through the animals and plants that live here - from bears and beavers to grey squirrels.

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AFBI Research Vessel Tours
Tours

AFBI Research Vessel Tours

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 10:00am

The popular Agri-food and Bioscience Institute (AFBI) Research Vessel - the R.V. Corystes - will open its doors.

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Digital Health Future
NI Science Festival

The Digital Health Future

Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 1:00pm

This will provide a series of accessible public lectures that will present the state-of-the art in digital cardiology, radiology, oncology, and mental health.

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JAM 4
NI Science Festival

JAM 4

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 12:00pm

Visit JAM 4’s (Junior Academy of Music at Queen’s University Belfast) Open Sound Lab for the chance to get some hands-on experience of a range of technologies.

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A World of Wounds (1)
NI Science Festival

A World of Wounds

1.73 KM
Tue, 21 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

The Last Ice Age Giants & the Making of the Anthropocene. In this talk, the NI Science Festival team will tell the story of these ice age giants.

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Jurassic Park Screening
NI Science Festival

Jurassic Park 30th Anniversary Screening

1.73 KM
Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 6:00pm

Join for a special 30th anniversary screening of one of the biggest and greatest blockbusters of all time - '65 million years in the making'!

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Henry Gee
NI Science Festival

Henry Gee – A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth

Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 1:00pm

Dr Henry Gee zips through the last 4.6 billion years with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual rigour.

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ni science A New Topography of Love
NI Science Festival

A New Topography of Love

16 - 26 Feb 2023

Installed in vintage console arcade gaming tables, A NEW TOPOGRAPHY OF LOVE tells a tale of climate & environmental destruction.

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Respiration Workshop
NI Science Festival

An Anatomical Workshop on Respiration and Deglutition

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 11:00am

Discover the science behind respiration and deglutition - more commonly known as breathing and swallowing - in this fun, interactive workshop.

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Our Invertebrate Biodiversity (1)
NI Science Festival

Our Invertebrate Biodiversity

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 1:00pm

Discover Irelands under-appreciated invertebrates and the habitats they call home. Discuss the local and global conservation challenges they face.

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Hana Walker Health &Wealth   Why Should Cities Invest in Health Innovation  A Delicate Game Brain Injury, Sport and Sacrifice
NI Science Festival

Health & Wealth – Why Should Cities Invest in Health Innovation?

Tue, 21 Feb 2023, 1:00pm

This session, chaired by Clare Guinness (Director of the Belfast Innovation District), will explore the future of Digital Health and Med-Tech.

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Kyle D Evans   Maths Tricks to Blow Your Mind
NI Science Festival

Kyle D Evans – Maths Tricks to Blow Your Mind

1.14 KM
Thu, 16 Feb 2023, 12:00pm

Maths Tricks to Blow Your Mind is a frantic hour of mind-bending maths, interactive demos and wicked humour from entertainer Kyle D Evans.

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Rory Friers   Behind the Sound
NI Science Festival

Rory Friers – Behind the Sound

Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Join Northern Irish composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, Rory Friers, at QUB’s Sonic Lab for this special behind-the-scenes preview event.

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Learning Experiences

International Synth Design Hackathon

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 9:00am

Design and build your very own sound experiences in this unique collaborative event run in conjunction with Belfast-based sound art collective, Tone Burst.

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BEES
NI Science Festival

Beeswax Wrap Workshop

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 10:30am

This hands-on workshop will allow participants to make their very own beautiful reusable beeswax wraps.

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Learning Experiences

Cyanotype Family Workshop

23.1 KM
Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 10:30am

In this fun workshop for families, you’ll get the chance to combine art and science by using plants from the Hillsborough Castle Gardens.

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Dare to Dream VR
Winter

Dare to Dream: A New Learning Reality

1.14 KM
Fri, 24 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Explore how we can use virtual reality (VR) to transform teaching and learning in this talk with The Open University’s Oli Howson.

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The Whole Scope of Sky
NI Science Festival

The Whole Scope of Sky

1.73 KM
Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan will bring together writers to talk about science writing across genres and disciplines, from science fiction, to poetry and more.

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Dr. Xand
NI Science Festival

Science with Dr Xand!

0.82 KM
Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 12:00pm

Dr Xand van Tulleken returns to NI Science Festival for another family-friendly show packed with stunts, crazy experiments and amazing facts!

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books
NI Science Festival

Beauty, Books & Botany

18.74 KM
Mon, 20 Feb 2023, 6:30pm

Join head gardener, Claire McNally, for a hands-on exploration of the historical plant collection in this beautiful 19th century space in the heart of Co Down.

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Grace Webb
NI Science Festival

Grace’s Green Gadgets!

0.82 KM
Thu, 16 Feb 2023, 11:00am

Grace invites families to step into her electrical workshop for a very special show where she explores some really cool Green Gadgets.

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A brush with technology
Learning Experiences

A Brush with Technology

0.82 KM
18 - 19 Feb 2023

What happens when art & science collide? Find out in this fun interactive workshop, led by a YAA visual artist.

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Learning Experiences

Light, Matter, Action!

1.73 KM
18 - 19 Feb 2023

Meet the physicists from Queen’s University Belfast at the Light, Matter, Action! stall and discover the wonder of light and matter.

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Chemistry in the Movies   The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Lecture And Talks

Chemistry in the Movies – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 6:30pm

Dr John O’Donoghue takes audiences of an engaging and light-hearted look at how chemists and chemistry have been portrayed in the movies both past and present.

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Rory Friers
NI Science Festival

Rory Friers – All Around Us

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

A one-off, intimate concert exploring the outer limits of immersive sound… Rory continues to explore his poignant sound journey with All Around Us.

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The Big Bad Fox Cinema Workshop
NI Science Festival

The Big Bad Fox / The Science of Cinema

5.5 KM
Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 12:40pm

Explore the science behind cinema at this hands-on workshop. Learn how cinema first developed, bringing still pictures to life on the big screen.

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SIREN23
NI Science Festival

SIREN23

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 10:00am

SIREN23 is a drop-in event featuring a range of workshops, speakers and talks – covering everything from eco-art to sustainable fashion and exhibitions.

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Ricardo Rocha
NI Science Festival

Insights from Madagascar and the Amazon – National Geographic Explorer Series

Sat, 25 Feb 2023, 12:00pm

Learn about how tropical bats react to deforestation, how they can contribute to human food security and help reverse the effects of climate change.

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Living Autopsy
NI Science Festival

Living Autopsy

1.14 KM
Thu, 16 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

This live event, presented by Histopathologists, Dr Louisa Miller and Dr Ryan Huddleston involves a ‘living’ dead body, played by an actor.

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fuel poverty (1)
Lecture And Talks

Carbon and Costs – What Might We be Able to do to our Homes?

Mon, 20 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

This event looks at the ongoing challenges of fuel poverty and decarbonisation in the home - how addressing either can benefit the other.

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Anne Marie Imafidon   She's in CTRL (1)
NI Science Festival

Anne-Marie Imafidon – She’s in CTRL

1.14 KM
Mon, 20 Feb 2023, 7:00pm

Why are women so under-represented in the tech world? Why does this matter? What can we do about it?. How women can take back tech!

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Digital Twins
NI Science Festival

Digital Twins Where AI meets IoT

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 2:00pm

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are enabling our world to be replicated digitally.

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ni science A Beginner's Guide to the Science of Compost
NI Science Festival

A Beginner’s Guide to the Science of Compost

23.1 KM
Thu, 16 Feb 2023, 11:00am

For all budding gardeners, this is your chance to find out what makes a great compost and discover the science behind it all.

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Dr Maggie Aderin Pocock
NI Science Festival

Maggie Aderin-Pocock- Am I Made of Stardust?

Sun, 19 Feb 2023, 3:00pm

Award-winning scientist and BBC broadcaster Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (MBE) is here to answer all the questions curious kids will ever have about the Universe!

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Queens Biology Showcase
NI Science Festival

Queen’s Biology Showcase

Sat, 18 Feb 2023, 10:30am

Come and meet the scientists from the Queen’s School of Biological Sciences, whose job is to explore the natural world and how we can take better care of it.

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clean phone
Learning Experiences

How Clean is Your Phone?

Fri, 17 Feb 2023, 10:00am

This interactive workshop will let you test just how clean (or not!) your phone is - the results may well surprise you!

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Dr Xand van Tulleken
NI Science Festival

How To Find Love, Lose Weight &Live Forever… Without Really Trying!

Sun, 19 Feb 2023, 12:00pm

Dr Xand van Tulleken will examine how it is possible to get the most out of ourselves without self-help taking over our lives and without getting distracted.

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