Featured Events

60 Minute Science

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & The George Bernard Shaw Theatre, Thursday 16 November 2017 7.30 - 10pm

Teagasc is hosting a free evening of science talks ‘60 Minute Science’ in the Link gallery at Carlow VISUAL, with MC Jonathan McCrea, TV presenter on the RTÉ science show 10 things to know about… How do our senses contribute to our enjoyment of food? Is soil just dirt? Is milk a super food? Is coeliac disease on the rise and what challenges are there for producing gluten-free foods? Is the spud really humble? Can DNA be used to increase sustainable food production? Join us to find out. There will be music on arrival and after the talks courtesy of the Hot 3 Jazz band and refreshments will be provided. There will be a number of stands with ‘hands on’ exhibits related to the talks and a chance to meet the presenters.

Reserve your place on 059 917 2400 or email boxoffice@visualcarlow.ie.

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A Taste of Food Science & More

Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre, Monday 13 November 2017 6 - 9pm

An Open Evening at Teagasc Research Centre: Meet some of our Researchers and find out more about the science of food and how this relates to you and what you eat. How do we use all our senses to relate to food? How clean are your hands? What makes a good steak? How easy is it to grow your own vegetables? What exactly is gluten? Get the answers to these and many more questions at this open evening.

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Healthy Starts Here

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, Teagasc, Grange, Trim, Co. Meath

Festival of Farming and Food - Interactive agriculture and science event for primary school children.

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Festival of Farming and Food

Tuesday, 14 November – Wednesday, 15 November 2017, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, Wexford

This event will give primary school children some contact time with Ph.D. students and their experiments and get to try some hands on experiments and see some growth chamber experiments, field and lab experiments and of course, the dairy cows on the farm with their calves.

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Many of Teagasc’s research centres around the country will open their doors for school visits, where students will get to perform hands-on experiments and find out about careers in STEM.

The theme of this year’s event is ‘Believe in Science’. Attendees will learn about a wide variety of topics and how they apply to their everyday lives including: food for health, food product development and improvement, food safety, sustainability of animal and plant production, healthy soils & biodiversity and the development of rural areas.

All events are free, however pre-booking is required.

Other Events

Thursday 9 November RDS, Dublin 4 Teagasc Walsh Fellowships Seminar (third level)
Tuesday 14 November Teagasc, Grange, Trim, Meath Healthy Starts Here (primary level)
Tuesday 14 November 10am - 1pm Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Cork Dairying: From Farm to Fork (secondary level)
Tuesday 14 November Teagasc Oak Park Crops Research Centre, Carlow Spud Science (third level)
Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 November Teagasc Johnstown Castle, Wexford Science Week at Johnstown Castle (primary level)
Wednesday 15 November 9am - 12pm Teagasc, Grange, Trim, Meath Teagasc Grange Schools visit (secondary level)
Thursday 16 November 9am - 1pm Teagasc Mellows Campus, Athenry, Galway 'Ewe' Want to Learn about Sheep