PROBE 2017: Research Uncovered at Trinity College Dublin

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00
FREE - some events require registration

Probe, the pop-up festival celebrating European Researcher's Night returns on 29th September 2017 with a packed programme of talks, experiments, comedy and workshops showcasing the best of Irish research.

Have you ever wondered how scientists can tell what a prehistoric farmer ate for breakfast? Or how the study of video games can lead to research breakthroughs in crowd psychology? At PROBE: Research Uncovered at Trinity College Dublin, visitors will get an up-close look at the fascinating work being carried out by Irish researchers, and how it’s helping to solve some of society's biggest problems.

In Trinity College Dublin’s historic Front Square, the diverse world of academic research will be laid bare with live experiments, exclusive performances, interactive workshops, stand-up comedy and storytelling sessions guiding visitors through the study of herd immunity, the future of tiny satellites, geoarchaeology and much, much more. Further details will be released soon. Stay tuned to see the full programme of events for 2017 soon at our webpage, and keep in touch with us on Facebook, on Twitter, or by following #TCDProbe.

PROBE, a collaboration between Trinity College Dublin and Science Gallery Dublin, Probe is part of the European Researchers' Night Project funded by the European Commission under the Marie Sklowdowska-CurieActions. The project has received funding from the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 722628. European Researchers’ Night, taking place in cities across the continent on 29th September. PROBE is free and is open to everyone of all ages.