General Public

The SSPC Education & Outreach programme engages actively with the general public. The SSPC actively engages in education and outreach activities, to-date having attended multiple national and local public engagement activities enabling SSPC research to be disseminated to wide audience.

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Conferences/Events

  • European Conference on Research in Chemical Education in Barcelona, "Inspiring Science through Research": SSPC Education & Outreach Officer, Dr Sarah Hayes gave a keynote lecture on 'Information Chemistry Education: A Missed Opportunity?'.
  • TEMI conference: Irish Partner contingent in Leiden, The NetherlandsL SSPC Education & Outreach Officer, Dr Sarah Hayes ran a workshop called The circus of mysteries.
  • Irish Science Teachers Association AGM: SSPC Education & Outreach Officer, Dr Sarah Hayes exhibited SSPC at the Irish Science Teachers Association AGM, which was held from the 11th – 13th of April in the Meyrick Hotel and NUI Galway. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Inspiring Science from Ireland’s Silicon Valley.
  • Listowel Writers Week: In May 2014, SSPC Education and Outreach Officer Dr Sarah Hayes hosted a Science Magic Show for Listowel's Writers' Week, 'Rewrite Science'.

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