This year Dublin Science Week have a wide variety of events planned as it aims to stimulate interest, excitement and engagement for people of all ages and backgrounds. Dublin Science Week will focus on all things related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in order to promote awareness and understanding. The importance and relevance of these topics in everyday life will be a key aspect of the week with events planned on topics such as space, food, sport and much more. To finish up the week there will be a Family Open Day in the Convention Centre Dublin, this will build on the success of last year’s event with a variety of shows and interactive workshops being showcased throughout the day. 

Featured Events

Dublin Science Week Dubland The LIVE Podcast

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 7 – 10pm, Laughter Lounge, 8 Eden Quay ,Dublin 1 

Irish comedian PJ Gallagher and broadcaster Suzanne Kane team up to host ‘Dubland The Podcast’.
The hugely popular and laugh out loud comedy podcast has reached number one on the iTunes comedy chart, sold out live shows and has subscribers all over the world. As it reaches its third year, each episode of Dubland The Podcast, is downloaded over 15,000 times.
Every fortnight PJ and Suzanne chat about the happenings in their lives, in the world of politics, current affairs, sport and everything in between. Nothing is off limits!
Join PJ, Suzanne and guests at the Laughter Lounge for a LIVE podcast event to talk all things science … with a Dubland twist.

Find out more here!

Dublin Science Week Family Open Day

Saturday, 17 November 2018, 2:30 – 6:30pm, The convention Centre Dublin

Join us for a fun filled family day of scientific shows and workshops at the Convention Centre Dublin. There are two sessions to chose from (11am or 2.30pm) on the day. Allow Scientific Sue and James Soper to blow your mind as you join them with the help of lots of volunteers.
Along with these amazing shows we will have plenty of fun for all the family with our interactive workshops and exhibitions. You will have the chance to look at the wonderful world of cells and discover the physics of kite flying through an interactive ‘make & take’ workshop. 
There will also be the opportunity to explore the fascinating world of physics, turn food and science into a multi-sensory experience and meet some other brilliant guests on the day.

Find out more here!


Thursday, 15 November 2018, 7 – 9pm, The Sugar Club Dublin 2

Gulp! is a two-man live show looking at the science and culture of food presented by award-winning science broadcaster Jonathan McCrea (RTE/Newstalk) and Dalkey Food Company geek chef Ivan Varian. They will be showcasing some of the most unusual food on the planet as they serve a 6-course meal live on stage. Explore the countless factors that affect how we enjoy our food - from how our eyes and nose deceive us to how our genetics divide us into tasters and supertasters. Try exotic alternatives to traditional meat as we look at the future of food and sample our insanely hot ice-cream if you dare! A regular tent-filler at Theatre of Food at Electric Picnic, Gulp is a celebration of the senses… Book now before it sells out!

Find out more here!