Featured Events

Cocktail Chemistry @ Edison

Edison, 11-12 Washington St, Centre, Cork, Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7 – 9:30pm

Join us for “Cocktail Chemistry" on Thursday 16th November at Edison Cocktail Bar on Washington Street. A team from Queens University, Belfast will combine Alcohol & Alchemy and discuss how science can change your perception of colour and taste.

Two sessions are available 7.00pm and 8.30pm. Tickets: €5 which includes cocktail tastings.

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How did the Universe get so big?

Blackrock Castle Observatory, Wednesday 15th Novemeber, 6pm

6pm – 8pm:  Telescopes vs Eyes, Family friendly workshop

Discover how telescopes have changed our understanding of the Universe. How did early astronomers make sense of the cosmos and how has that changed as technology has developed?


Discover the wonders of the night sky with weather dependent star gazing with the Cork Astronomy Club

7.30pm: How did the Universe get so big?     BOOKING REQUIRED

The size of the universe as seen through observations from antiquity until the modern era has steadily increased. We will follow our growth in understanding through the observations from Eratosthenes to the most recent discoveries of the accelerating expansion of the universe.

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The Matrix @ Cork Science Festival

Friday, 10 November 2017, 7:30 – 10:30pm, St. Lukes Church 1 O'Mahonys Ave, Cork

Cork Science Festival and Happenings have teamed to present one of the most exhilarating sci-fi / action films of the 1990’s “The Matrix” on Friday 10 November at 8pm in St Luke’s, Cork City. The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker (Keanu Reeves) who learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. The event marks the opening of Cork Science Festival, a 10-day programme of public engagement events.

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Celebrate Science Open Day

Sunday, 12 November 2017, Western Gateway Building, UCC

Celebrate Science @ the Western Gateway Building, UCC on Sunday 12th November. Over 30 providers will offer workshops, tours, stands, displays and shows for adults and children alike. Over three floors of activities will feature Lego Robotics, Photonics, Disgusting Digestion, MathsWorks, Coding, Experiment and large scale Science Shows; tours of the world-renowned FLAME lab; and much more......Admission is FREE and all are welcome!

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Cork Science Festival is a 10 day celebration of science through a program of exciting and engaging public engagement events, community talks, exhibitions, shows and school workshops. Cork Science Festival is a main partner in Science Week Ireland, and one of the biggest events in the Irish science calendar. Cork Science Festival is developed by a team representing the best in education and industry in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics based in Cork.