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Two Irish Perspectives on the FameLab Experience

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:45

The FameLab International Final is taking place this week from 3rd to 5th June as part of the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK. This year there are two Irish people through to the semi finals, Adam Murphy and Pádraic Flood, and we had a chat with them about their FameLab experience....

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WORK WITH US: We're hiring a new Marketing and Communications Manager

Monday, May 26, 2014 - 15:23

Here at Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin we're looking to appoint a visionary,  talented, creative and experienced Marketing and Communications Manager to attract, engage, inspire and ‘go deeper’ with an audience expected to exceed 350,000 per annum. As the Marketing and...

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From a classic drawing course to the future of urban farming

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 12:04

FAIL BETTER is packed away and the eclectic collection of exhibits are making their way back to the wonderful donors and curators of each piece. Now, before we become totally enveloped by FAT: IT'S DELICIOUS, we have one more story to share. Paige, winner of our fantastic Cours de Dessin...

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Dublin Maker: Open Call

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 13:12

Join us at Dublin Maker 2014. Remember – your project doesn’t need to be finished, and it definitely doesn’t need to be for sale. We want you to share how you make, so in-progress, hobbyist projects are A-OK! Dublin Maker will take place at Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin on July 26th be...

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Laughing in the face of failure with Not The Eyes! improv troupe

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 16:51

When Jessamyn Fairfield isn't looking at the funny side of failure with her comedy improv troupe Not The Eyes!, she keeps herself busy doing well, almost everything, to do with the world of science and physics. A postdoc research fellow at the Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and...

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We're hiring. Are you our next Commercial Manager?

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 12:14

Science Gallery is hiring a Commercial Manager, a key management role in the gallery. The Commercial Manager will drive the management and optimisation of the Science Gallery Shop in the gallery, the online shop and the corporate hire of the space for conferences, events and seminars as well as...

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What is the world's saddest toy?

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 12:33

We asked Joseph, our European Projects Co-ordinator and potential Marstronaut (read about Joseph’s mission to take a one-way trip to Mars here) to pick his favourite exhibit. It will probably come as no surprise to you to hear that he picked the Mars Climate Orbiter, an object chosen for the...

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Failure is Child's Play: Fail Tales Straight Outta the Mouth of Babes

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 15:20

If there's one thing kids know about it's failing. Remember when you were a kid? Starting from nothing and having to learn everything: how to walk, talk, tie your laces, ride a bike... and remember when you found out there were minus numbers too? What a nightmare that was. Did you know that Albert...

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Wanna see some love-related fail tales our visitors have shared with us?

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 14:27

It’s been a real treat checking out our Fail Wall every day, where visitors to FAIL BETTER have been sharing their fail tale with us. Cringe-worthy, inspiring, amusing, heartwarming – they have it all. In honour of Valentine’s Day, we’ve picked the love-related fails from the Fail Wall to share...

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MAN ON A MISSION: Science Gallery's Joseph Roche on being shortlisted for a one-way mission to Mars

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 10:10

Our resident astrophysicist and Research Projects Co-ordinator, Joseph Roche, on being shortlisted for a one-way mission to Mars: The man himself Do I want to go to Mars? Yes. Am I going to go to Mars? Maybe.  The Mars One project is a hugely ambitious initiative that aims to put four people...

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