Science, Engineering and Food Science

Final of Science for All competition

Hear young scientists communicate their research on neonatal seizures, infant gut microbiota, astrophysics, good fats and probiotics in an easily understandable manner, without using jargon.

The aim of this competition is to encourage young scientists to communicate their research to the public in an easlity understandbale manner without the use of jargon. There will be 5 ten minute talks: Maria Donovan will speak about finding a "fitting" treatment for neonatal seizures; Cian Hill will tell us how he is gaining new knowledge from newborns' nappies regarding their gut microbiota; Mark Kennedy will speak about finding the mass of a neutron star; Matteo Pusceddu will discuss whether fat can be good for your brain and Ruairi Robertson will speak about how seaweed can be used to protect probiotics. A panel of judges will decide who is the winner. The competition, now in its 10th year, is organised by the College of Science Engineering & Food Science and the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, UCC. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Science Engineering and Food Science
Time: 7 - 9pm
Location: Boole Lecture theatre 2
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € FREE
Contact: Catherine Buckley
021 4903362

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