Teagasc Science Week 2020
Join Teagasc for a series of exciting virtual events for Science Week (November 8-15) as part of ‘The Festival of Farming and Food – SFI Science Week at Teagasc’. The core theme for Science Week 2020 is ‘Science Week - Choosing our Future’ focusing on how science can improve our lives in the future, and in the present. This will explore how science can help us to make positive choices that will impact the environment, our health, and our quality of life. Changes based in scientific evidence that we make today can hugely improve our future life, but also right now. Join our events on Zoom and get a chance to put your questions to our scientists in our live Q&As.
- Monday - Sustaining Plant Diversity into the Future
- Tuesday - Soil Health is our Wealth
- Wednesday - Sustainable Farming: Farm to Fork
- Thursday - Back to the Future
- Friday - A Taste of the Future
More information on each day is available at the above tabs.
Ask a Researcher - Teagasc Science Week
Ever wonder what a career in research is like? The Festival of Farming and Food (SFI Science Week at Teagasc) will facilitate schools to find out what is involved in a career in science. Our researchers will link up with schools where students can ask them anything! Teachers interested in arranging a speaker can email us at ScienceWeek@teagasc.ie with their request.
A special Science Week episode of podcast will be broadcast - listen here
A Day in the Life of a Researcher
What is a career in STEM like? These short videos feature people at work and talking about their work, what’s a typical day like, what sparked their interest in science and how their career path progressed - Watch Here
A series of videos featuring experiments that can be done at home using items that are found in every home - Watch Here
A special episode of Teagasc’s Research Insight Seminar series will run as part of the Festival of Farming and Food. Bioactives are the active ingredients in food that fuel our active lives. Join Teagasc researchers on this webinar to find out the latest research on the bioactive components in food, novel sources of food bioactives and the effect of food on our fitness - from a run in the park to the Six Nations.
Walsh Scholars: The Next Generation is a showcase of Teagasc’s leading postgraduate agri-food research. Find out who our 2020 Walsh Scholars Gold Medal and Alum Award winners were. Learn about the Walsh Scholarships Programme and Alumni Network. Hear about some of the fascinating studies by final year Scholars.
APC Public Webinar
Can we shape our gut microbiomes with food and viruses?
Your microbiota, the population of bacteria, viruses and fungi that share your body, is your life-long partner. It is with you from birth until death. Join us on this webinar to learn more about how you can have the microbiome you deserve!
Wednesday, 11th November @ 4PM - Register Here