Tomorrow night as part of European Researchers Night  NUI Galway, along with partners the Marine Institute and Galway Atlantaquaria and new partner, CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork  will be participating under the theme Sea2Sky at the Galway Bay Hotel from 10am to 9pm.  the event also takes  place in about 300 other cities all over Europe.

This free, fun, family event will see scientists presenting their research and will include over 40 exhibitors and demonstrations. There’s a beach safari in conjunction with the Oyster Festival,  a CERN exhibition, exhibits by Irish Whale & Dolphin Group, Inland Fisheries, Seasearch plus Fish Feeding and  much  more…

For the full programme see here.

The idea of the event is to show what do researchers really do and why does it matter for your daily life?

  • How is our universe built?
  • How are crime mysteries solved through science?
  • What is your DNA like?
  • Is climate change really happening?

Find out this and more through behind-the-scenes guided tours of research labs that are normally closed to the public,interactive science shows, hands-on experiments or workshops.

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