More than 100 events across Waterford, Wexford, Tipperary and Kilkenny included activities for schools, families and public evening events
More than 11,000 people participated on over 100 events across the south east in November for National Science Week.
The Southeast Science Festival, the regional celebration of National Science Week, was coordinated by Calmast, Waterford Institute of Technology’s STEM Outreach centre with support from SFI and local industry: GSK, MSD, Bausch & Lomb, Sanofi and EirGen Pharma.
Calmast brings science to all
“Science is for all – and Calmast brought science to all through the Southeast Science Festival”, says Sheila Donegan, Director Calmast, “We had more than 100 events in the Southeast which makes the 2018 Southeast Science Festival the largest so far. Thanks to the support of county councils, libraries, local industry and partner organisations, events took place in Tramore, Dungarvan, Kilmacthomas, Dunhill, Lismore, Ferrybank, Mullinavat, Kilkenny, New Ross, Enniscorthy, Carrick-on-Suir, Clonmel and several venues in Waterford. Calmast reached out to more than 11,000 in the region, making science accessible to all audiences and showcasing the important role science has in all our lives.”