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Science for All 2014

25 Feb 2014
Last year's Science for All finalists L to R: Maura Hannon. Rachel Moloney, Fergus Mcauliffe (winner) Elaine Patterson & Eamonn Culligan

The aim of this competition, now in its 10th year, is to encourage young scientists to communicate their research to the general public in an easily understandable manner, without using jargon.

The competition is jointly organised by the College of SEFS and the APC and is part of the postgraduate module in Science Communication and Outreach, PG 6014.


The competition is open to postgraduate students in the Colleges of SEFS & Medicine & Health.


Schedule for 2014 competition


March 6th – Competition Training and Information Session:  Oral and written science communication and presentation skills

Speakers:  Prof W. Reville, Mary McNulty, Careers Office & Julie Dorel, Marketing & Communications, Tyndall National Institute

Time:    9:00 – 12:00

Venue: BHSC302


March 13th- Videoing of Competitors giving DRAFT presentations

Time:    14:00 – 18:00

Venue: BHSC_225


March 14th – Closing date for receipt of 200 word abstracts (by email to


March 19th – HEATS 

Time:    9:00 – 14:00

Venue: BHSC G05


April 9th – FINAL

Time:    19:00

Venue: Boole 2 lecture theatre (preceded by reception for finalists, supervisors, judges & their families)


Enquiries by email to Catherine Buckley or by telephone 4903362




College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

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Block E, Level 3, Food Science Building, UCC, Cork, T12 YN60.