Looking at science from the high stool in Limerick

first_imgEmail Previous articleRestoring life to Limerick’s villagesNext articleMinister welcomes government support for County Limerick enterprise centres Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Linkedin NewsLocal NewsLooking at science from the high stool in LimerickBy Alan Jacques – June 4, 2016 827 Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live TAGSJJ Bowles PublimerickPint of SciencethomondgateUniversity of Limerick WhatsApp SCIENTIFIC research was discussed over creamy pints in one of Limerick’s oldest watering holes last week as scientists and engineers gathered for a meeting of minds.A free scientific event called ‘Pint of Science’ saw a wealth of University of Limerick’s researchers discuss their latest scientific findings from the comfort of the high stool in JJ Bowles Pub in Thomondgate.The main aim of this novel pub gathering was to give the public a better understanding of science and how the findings of UL researchers impact everyday life.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Up for discussion over creamy pint were subjects ranging from elite athletics and maths statistics to marine robotics, superplastics for airplanes, solar energy and cancer research.Organised and sponsored by University of Limerick’s Faculty of Science and Engineering, Lero, SSPC and MACSI, ‘Pint of Science’ sent people packing with much food for thought.Not only did this unique and novel idea bring future scientific ideas and research to the local pub, it also showcased major research and demonstrated the importance for scientists from all disciplines to be able to communicate to the public.by Alan [email protected] Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Print Advertisement Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Facebook WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Twitter Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival last_img read more