European Science TV and New Media Festival 2013 - Screenings and Keynote Talk by Dr David Kirby and Panel-led Discussion on Science, Medicine and Media.

The European Science TV and New Media Festival and Awards bring together the best productions from across Europe featuring science and technology. They range from TV documentaries and drama, through innovative magazine shows to the growing range of Web and other new media output. The Festival is also an occasion to discuss with leading professionals issues affecting both science and the TV/New Media worlds.

Join us on Saturday 15th June for a free afternoon of screenings centered around science, medicine and media, and keynote Dr David Kirby, an American biologist turned science communicator at Manchester University.


11.00 -  Honore Fragonard: Revolutionary Anatomy – Point du Jour for ARTE France/Germany
11.55 -  The Science of Fasting – Decouvert Production for ARTE France


Science, Medicine and Media
Keynote Talk: Dr David Kirby, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication, University of Manchester, UK
The Representation of Scientists in TV and Film

Panel-led Discussion
Chair: Diarmaid Mac Mathuna, Head of Client Services, Agtel, Dublin
Speakers include: Kathriona Devereux, Scientist and TV Presenter Dr Mark Little, Professor of Nephrology, Trinity Health Kidney Centre, Trinity College Dublin / Tallaght and Beaumont Hospitals, Stephen Gallagher, TV Writer of science based drama
15.00 -  TEA BREAK


15.15 - The Challenger – Factual Drama, BBC
16.50 - Living without Pollution: Is it Possible? Episode of E=M6 series – Link Production for M6 Metropole Television, France
17.20 - The Science Squad – New Decade TV Ltd for RTE, Ireland
17.50 - CLOSE

The Festival is organised by EuroPAWS and Euroscience in association with the Science Gallery, and sponsored by BASF, Janssen, the La Caixa Foundation, NEF: The Innovation Institute, Science Foundation Ireland.

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  • Where: Paccar Theatre
  • Price: Free - Please register for a day even if you only intend to come to one or two sessions; registration helps us know potential numbers

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