A fun interactive day to challenge your thinking, get your creative juices flowing and showcase some of the world’s best talent in STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Maths), full details below.
COME AND JOIN US! 🙂 #CrucibleIRL
Crucibles will be meeting for lunch at 1pm on Tuesday 16th June at the Science Gallery, giving everyone a chance to catch up and meet people from other Crucible activities.
We have also arranged a Science walking tour of Dublin to explore the great Irish scientists and engineers. This will start at 3pm outside the Science Gallery.
We’ll all be meeting at 5pm for drinks at the Liquor Rooms (including Google hangout at 6pm with Crucible people who can’t make it to Dublin).
Wednesday 17th June
Morning session: #healthhack – can we save 3 millions lives by cutting deaths from smoking? Sign up here via the Science Gallery
Afternoon session: Full STEAM ahead – what is the future for STEAM? Our keynote speakers tell us stories from dinosaurs in space to getting mums coding. Don’t miss it! Sign up here via the Science Gallery This event will be streamed live on the internet. Please watch and join in via Twitter #CrucibleIRL.
9.30am –Smoking – why it is a big problem (15 min)
Keynote Speakers TBA
10:00am #healthhack team session
We all get into teams combining experts, Crucible alumni and members of the public to work on solutions to the problem of smoking and come up with our novel and original solutions.
11:20am All teams present their smoking solutions – 3 mins per team
12:00pm Lunch + judging
13:00pm Presentation of winners from #healthhack
An forward looking afternoon showcasing some of the world’s best talent in STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Maths)
1.30pm Session 1 – New Faces
Margie McCarthy (Chartered Engineer, Head of Education and Public Engagement, SFI) – Science Foundation Ireland: catalysing, inspiring and guiding STEM public engagement
Dr Mark Clements (Director Learning and Teaching) – Art/science research and learning
Kimberly Bryant (Founder: Black Girls Code) – Changing the face of technology: Black Girls Code
3:10pm Session 2 – New Horizons
Kieran Daly (Health/Tech Innovator) – Using sensors to create art installations (poker playing)
Anita Quye (Textile Conservation Scientist) – Tartan tales: researching historical textiles by micro-chemical analysis
Paul Roach (Bio-engineer) – Creating ‘brain-in-a-dish‘ models for Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases
Lucy Rogers (Rocket Scientist) – Dinosaurs in space (or how I got into engineering)
5pm Drinks reception
Dinner: InspireFest2015 conference dinner
Any questions about the event please email Polly:
polly dot dalton at rhul dot ac dot uk
or tweet @Dr_Black