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Music, making and money: Culture Night at Science Gallery Dublin

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:02

For Culture Night 2017 on 22nd September, we're celebrating the last days of SOUND CHECK in style with a host of talks, workshops and performances exploring every aspect of music and making. First off, we're delighted to announce that Grammy-winning recording artist Imogen Heap will be...

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Say 'hi' to our Hello Machine

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 16:10

If you're visiting Science Gallery Dublin soon and hear a phone ringing, don't be afraid to pick it up. You might end up talking to a human (or a machine) from the other side of the world.  We've partnered with the Ars Electronic Festival in Linz, Austria to install a Hello Machine ...

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Probe 2017: Call for Thesis in 3

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 09:35

Three slides, three minutes, and an entire thesis. Are you up for the challenge? Each year, a number of PhD students from around the country participate in Thesis in 3. On 29th September 2017, as part of Probe: Research uncovered at Trinity College Dublin, Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin...

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We search for a sound — our sound

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 17:09

David McKeown is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Trinity College Dublin. He's also one of the advisors for SOUND CHECK, and we asked him to write the following guest post to explain what the exhibiton means to him. A small, crawling, but unusually articulate child finds a pot in...

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The appeal of messy electronics

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 11:24

Nicolas Collins is an electronic music pioneer and Professor of Sound at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's also one of the advisors for SOUND CHECK, and we asked him to write the following guest post to explain what the exhibiton means to him. My parents grew up on two different...

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Ten things to know about SOUND CHECK

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 17:35

SOUND CHECK is one of Science Gallery Dublin’s most interactive exhibitions to date — and in this guest blog, intern Grace Dunleavy takes you through a few interesting things to know about it.    1: Make your own instruments Did you know you can make your own music at our NOISE...

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Behind the scenes at Hack The Brain...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 12:39

Science Gallery Dublin intern Grace Dunleavy decribes a hackathon weekend full of art, tech and brain signals... So… what happens when we combine art and creativity with neurotechnology? That’s exactly what we were asking of the hackers who descended on Science Gallery Dublin last weekend. Our...

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How visitors spent their earnings from the Minimum Wage Machine

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 17:17

The Minimum Wage Machine by Blake Fall-Conroy was one of our most popular exhibits at HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY. It allows anybody to work for minimum wage — turning the crank will yield one cent every 3.892 seconds, for €9.25 an hour, Ireland’s standard minimum wage for an adult worker. ...

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Are you feeling ticklish?

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 17:57

Well? Are you? Should humans and robots bunk up together? Are these intimate relationships even possible? That’s what HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY exhibit Tickle Salon attempts to discuss. Is there a line drawn in the sand for what areas of life robotics can conquer, and have we crossed it? These are...

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Retail tender at Science Gallery Dublin

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 16:53

Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin is seeking submissions for tender from third parties for their current retail offering. With over 410,000 visitors to the building in 2016, this is an exciting opportunity for a current retailer to expand their reach to a new audience. The gallery already...

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