Below you will find a series of videos and articles by scientists at varying stages of their careers (MSc students, PhD students, Post Doctoral researchers, Senior Technical Officers and Principal Investigators), which investigate some aspect of each of this year’s competition topics while also showcasing some top quality Irish scientific research.
2016 Research Videos
- Irish Science Heroes – William King by Lecturer in Palaeontology Dr. John Murray and Professor of Biochemistry Heinz Peter Nasheuer.
- Myths Busted – ‘Can you really die from a Broken Heart’ by Psychology Professor Brian Hughes.
- The Brain – ‘Exploring the Brain’ by CÚRAM PhD candidate Dilip Thomas.
- The Science of Farming – ‘Honeybee Health’ by NUI Galway based Advance Science researchers Dara Scott and Linda Connor.
- Science and Me – ‘Functional Foods’ by Physiology Lecturer Dr. Louise Horrigan.
- How Things Work – ‘Meet the GEEC!’ by Mechanical Engineering students Niamh Keogh and Shane Queenan.
- Life in Space – ‘How do Bones feel Gravity?’ by CÚRAM PhD candidate Ivor Geoghegan.
2015 Research Articles
- Science in Space – ‘Seeing the Invisible Universe’ by Maynooth University Senior Lecturer, Dr. Neil Trappe
- Heroines of Science – ‘The Story of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin.’ by Glycoscience MSc student, Linda Connor.
- Smart Medical Devices – ‘What is a Medical Device?’ by CÚRAM Science Engagement Officer Claire Riordan.
- Your Health is Your Wealth – ‘Debunking Common Myths of Exercise – here comes the Science bit!’ by CÚRAM Project Officer Dr. Sarah Gundy.
- Your Health is Your Wealth – ‘Alcohol Consumption: Does The Apple Fall Far From The Tree?’ by BT Young Scientist and Technologists of the Year, Ian O’Sullivan and Eimear Murphy.
2014 Research Articles
- Exploring the Cell – ‘The DNA Damage Response‘ by CCB Research Scientist Dr. Danielle Hamilton
- Medicines – ‘The History of Medicines’ by NCBES Senior Technical Officer Dr. Enda O’Connell
- The Power of Science – ‘Cell Regeneration Therapy‘ by NFB Research Technical Officer Dr. Oliver Carroll
- Science in the Garden – ‘Soil!‘ by Dr. Naomi Lavelle aka Dr. How!
- Exploring the Cell – ‘Stem Cells in Medicine‘ by REMEDI Research Fellow Dr. Jessica Hayes
- The Science of Exercise – ‘Exercise Physiology‘ by Physiology Lecturer Dr. Nicole Burns
- Vision – ‘Corneal Transplantation‘ in partnership with VISICORT by Project Manager Dr. Kieran Ryan
- Our Marine World – ‘Celtic Explorer Cruise to the Whittard Canyon‘ by Zoology Lecturer Dr. Louise Allcock
- Physics in Real Life – ‘Medical Physics‘ by School of Physics Lecturer Dr. Rebekah D’Arcy
- The Food we Eat – ‘Feeding the World – How Honeybees Help Us‘ by Glycoscience MSc student Linda Connor