Mind Space - the moon, mars and me


[Image Credit Steve Humphreys 2018]

Host Professor Patricia Maguire chats with Dr Niamh Shaw, scientist and engineer on a mission to get to Space! 

Is there life on other planets? When can we holiday in space? How can I train to be an astronaut? Dr Niamh Shaw will answer audience questions in this lively Q&A. Hosted by Patricia Maguire, this is a special live event of UCD Discovery’s popular Zoom for Thought series as part of the C’mere til I tell ye Science week festival 2022.

Date and Time: Sunday, Nov 20, 12:00 - 13:00 GMT

Location: Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin City Centre 


Dr. Niamh Shaw is an engineer, scientist, communicator, writer and performer who is on a mission to communicate Science and Space to all. Her company, “Dream Big LTD”, works on sharing the 'bigger perspective' of space to envisage a healthier, fairer and more equal, sustainable planet. With 2 degrees in engineering, a PhD in science and almost 20 years of performance & writing experience, she has been providing events for the general public since 2011. She provided the 'Space Hub' series of segments for RTE's 'Home School Hub' educational series, launched a podcast series  'Humans of Space’, coordinated a highly successful online livestream show ‘Science Week Live!’ and many others.

This event is open to all – Family tickets cost just €8. 

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