Women in Technology and Science

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00
Free - Please Register
Paccar Theatre

WALKING (SLOWLY) TOWARDS SPACE

In 2014 Niamh Shaw announced to the world that she wanted to go to space; and then she made a show about it. ​’​To Space​’​ explored her impossible dream and the current state of the space industry. It’s now 201​7​ and where is she on her lifelong dream ​and how has it evolved in the past three years? ​

‘Walking slowly Towards Space’ will see Niamh sharing her journey, illuminat​ing ​the relevance of space in our society​, her progress, her struggles and challenges, and explaining why she has devoted the remainder of her life to fulfilling a childhood dream.

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Bio:
Dr Niamh Shaw, engineer, scientist & performer is passionate about awakening people’s curiosity, merging performance & theatre with communication, engineering, science, art, & technology. She is interested in pushing boundaries in telling the human story behind science, creating science events for family & arts audiences. Niamh speaks on thought leadership & provides specialised communication, ideation & futures workshops in the private sector & co-founded a new communications centre for academics in Ireland with UCD and the Tyndall Institute​ ​in affiliation with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science in New York.

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