Limerick Festival of Science
The Limerick Festival of Science will run from the 11th November to 18th November 2022. The Festival is organised by the University of Limerick (UL), the Technological University of the Shannon (TUS), and Mary Immaculate College (MIC). The three third level institutions in Limerick City share their enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) with everybody in the region. Science Week provides the opportunity to spark curiosity, inspire imaginations and unleash the potential that can help create our future. This year’s exciting festival programme provides all with the opportunity to explore the infinite possibilities of science and the role it plays in helping us to understand our world, inspire new opportunities and provide potential solutions to difficult challenges for a shared better future. The range of activities and experiences in our Festival programme aims to challenge stereotypes so young people can see the diversity of people that work in STEAM. The Festival features a range of scientists and engineers from various backgrounds ages and disciplines. A variety of interactive virtual and face to face talks, workshops, quizzes, competitions, nature walks, café science and fun activities featuring something to interest every one of every age. The Festival will run across Limerick City & County, County Clare and Tipperary celebrating the role of science in the lives of people and in creating our future. In addition to the public events there will be school workshops for primary and secondary level during the week of the Festival, including a range of lectures and panel discussions on interesting topics such as climate change and the environment, secret life of bees and their importance to our survival, adaptability of nature, health, exercise and nutrition, our solar system, chemistry magic and much more that links the relevance of Science in our everyday lives.