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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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Open Call for commissioned artworks

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:59

Science Gallery Dublin is excited to announce that in addition to our general open call for IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, and with the support of Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme, the Health Research Board (HRB) and the NTR Foundation, we are seeking to commission up to four artworks to be...

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Big Robots Don't Cry

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 12:34

Stony 1.0 is one of my favourite exhibits in HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY, because of the ethics and intentions behind the exhibit. Stony 1.0 is a grave-tending robot created by Itamar Shimshony, and it is an exhibit that examines the possibilities and implictions of robotics creeping into the very...

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We Need To Talk About DoppelGänger...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 15:39

When we imagine what a robot looks like, the DoppelGänger bots pretty much fit our assumed description — largely metal, clunky casts, with lights and wires too complicated to comprehend strewn across its body. Well, DoppelGänger is this and much more! DoppelGänger was created by ForReal Team...

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Introducing: Science Gallery Labs

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 10:38

Science Gallery International announce first new pop-up: ‘Science Gallery Lab’ in Detroit Science Gallery International, the organization driving the development of the Science Gallery network worldwide, has announced its first new pop-up ‘Science Gallery Lab’, in partnership with Michigan...

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The most striking images from the year in science

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 15:59

From March 14th to 19th, the finalists in this year’s Wellcome Image Awards will once again be revealed at Science Gallery Dublin. From photography and illustration to super-resolution microscopy and medical scans, these artworks use a variety of methods to capture the imagination and bring complex...

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Calling all young makers in Belfast...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 15:59

MAKESHOP is hitting the road to celebrate NI Science Festival — from 16th to 26th February, you can find us at CastleCourt shopping centre running a wide range of coding, design and making workshops. Fancy getting involved? We're recruiting some young makers to join us — get in touch if...

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2017 First Up: Creative entrepreneurs on breaking through

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 17:06

First Up: Creative entrepreneurs on breaking through A series of lunchtime talks from the creative minds at the forefront of Irish culture, science and the arts. The unique individuals in the First Up series believed in an idea and did everything possible to make that idea work. They invested in...

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Installing Drone Shadows for DESIGN AND VIOLENCE

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 15:06

In this blog post, our lead mediator for DESIGN AND VIOLENCE, Ryan Coyne, take us through the construction of Drone Shadows exhibits in public spaces around Dublin. Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are becoming more and more frequent in conflict zones. For many people around the world,...

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