Probe 2017: GMB events

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 17:30 to 20:00

Located at Trinity College Dublin's Front Square overlooking the square behind the Campanile,

Join us in the Conversation Room for:

6:00pm A Brief History of Life

Free and unticketed. 30 mins.

A journey through the history of life, told by Professor of Zoology, Nicola Marples, and illustrated by six incredible artefacts from Trinity College Dublin's Natural History Museum. 

More to come...

Join us in the Debating Room for:

5:30pm — Thesis in Three

A free ticketed event - see here for more details.

Three slides, three minutes, and an entire thesis. Each year, a number of PhD students from around the country participate in Thesis in 3. On 29th September 2017, as part of Probe: Research uncovered at Trinity College Dublin PhD students from Trinity will present their doctoral research in a series of concise, rapid talks consisting of three slides running for precisely one minute each. Essentially, each presentation is a thesis elevator pitch, opening up current Irish research to a wider audience.

6:15pm (approx. ) — Interval Act — Ukelele Tuesday

Part of Thesis in Three - see above for ticket details.

Whilst the judges deliberate, the Ukelele Tuesday will perform as the interval act on the night.

Ukelele Tuesday are a group of people who get together to bash out some tunes on tiny four-stringed instruments every week. They are open to new members – even if you’ve never played before you’ll be able to join in, they'll even lend you an instrument.

7:30pm — Mornington Singers

Free and unticketed. 30 mins.

Mornington Singers are an award-winning, mixed-voice chamber choir exploring contemporary musical repertoire and new Irish music conducted by Orla Flanagan. Orla is an Assistant Professor of Music at Trinity College Dublin, her research is based around performance practice.

 

PROBE: Research Uncovered at Trinity College Dublin is part of European Researchers’ Night, taking place in cities across the continent on 29th September. PROBE is free and is open to everyone of all ages. Stayed tuned to see the full programme of events for 2017 soon, and keep in touch with us on our webpageFacebook page, on Twitter, or by following #TCDProbe.

PROBE, a collaboration between Trinity College Dublin and Science Gallery Dublin, 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.