Events

Selection of Upcoming Events (Further Events To Be Announced)

Guest speaker (plus musical comedy performance) at Leading Ladies in STEAM on International Women’s Day
Venue: Campus North, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
When: Thursday 8th March, 4pm to 7pm
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Brand New Solo Show – The Mystery of Music According to Science – A Faculty Lecture
Venue:
The Black Box, Belfast
When:
Sunday 25th February 2018 at 3pm
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The Half Bap Science Cabaret
About:  The Half Bap Cabaret is not a high-end cabaret with top hats and velvet curtains. In the true spirit of cabaret, it is alternative, rowdy and for the people – this time with added science!
Venue: The Black Box, Hill Street, Belfast
When: Wednesday 21st February, 8.30pm to 10pm
Suitability: 18+
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Selection of Past Events

2018

Evolution & Sex (February 2018)
About: Why did sex evolve? How has sex shaped human psychology? Is there really a biological necessity for sex? Emer Maguire gave her perspective on the topic alongside Dr Holly Parker (Harvard University) and Dr Edel Hyland (QUB)
Venue: Medical Biology Centre, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast

Science Storytelling with STEM ambassador Emer Maguire (February 2018)
Venue: Waterside Library, The Workhouse, Glendermott Road, Derry
Suitability: 4-8 years olds (plus parents & guardians)

Host of Fourth Industrial Revolution Challenge event for Connect at Catalyst Inc. (February 2018)
Topic: Mobility – Will Belfast be a leader or a loser in future transportation?Venue: Oh Yeah Music Centre, Gordon Street, Belfast

Host of “Getting to Know…Susie Blue” event at the Oh Yeah Music Centre (February 2018)
Venue: Oh Yeah Music Centre, Gordon Street, Belfast

Performance at the Programme Launch for the 2018 Northern Ireland Science Festival (January 2018)
Venue:
Nerve Centre, Magazine Street, Derry
Find out more about the NI Science festival by clicking here

Host of Fourth Industrial Revolution Challenge event for Connect at Catalyst Inc (January 2018)
Topic:
Food – How can we be sure our food is safe to eat?
Venue:
Youth Action Building, College Square North, Belfast

2017

Presenter of “Science an Stuff with Emer Maguire” on BBC Radio Ulster (ongoing)

Host of Fourth Industrial Revolution Challenge event for Connect at Catalyst Inc (December 2017)
Topic:
Government and Society – Is there an algorithm for good government?
Venue: Nerve Centre, Magazine Street, Derry

Performance at Bright Club Science Comedy Night as part of the Cavan Monaghan Science Festival (November 2017)
Venue: Mc Kenna’s, Dublin Street, Monaghan

Host of Fourth Industrial Revolution Challenge event for Connect at Catalyst Inc (November 2017)
Topic:
Blockchain: Should we question the hype?
Venue: Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Host of “Getting to Know…Leah McFall” event at the Oh Yeah Music Centre  (November 2017)
Venue: Oh Yeah Music Centre, Gordon Street, Belfast

Sexy Science Solo Show (October 2017)
Venue:
Mount Stewart, Mount Stewart Conversations Festival 2017

Host of Fourth Industrial Revolution Challenge event for Connect at Catalyst Inc (October 2017)
Topic:
Precision Medicine-What will a visit to the doctor look like in 2030? Venue: Ormeau Baths, Belfast

Host of “Getting to Know…DANI” event at the Oh Yeah Music Centre  (October 2017)
Venue: Oh Yeah Music Centre, Gordon Street, Belfast

Winner of International Science Stars, Astana, Kazakhstan (June 2017) Venue: Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

Host of Fourth Industrial Revolution Challenge event for Connect at Catalyst Inc (May 2017)
Topic:
Artificial Intelligence-Priceless or Perilous?
Venue:
Playhouse, Derry

Interval Act at FameLab Ireland Final (April 2017)
Venue:
Science Gallery, Dublin

Keynote Speaker at Leading Ladies in STEM event by Tech for Life UK (March 2017)
Venue:
Campus North, Newcastle, England

2016

Co-host of (and speaker at) Thinking Digital Women (November 2016) Venue: Northern Stage, Newcastle, England

Shakespeare Lives in Science: Shakespeare in Love Guest Panel Speaker (November 2016)
Venue:
The Dean, Dublin (18th November)
Venue:
Market House, Monaghan (19th November)

Performed at Manchester’s Bluedot Festival (July 2016)
Venue:
Manchester’s Blutdot Festival, The Guardian’s Observer Ideas Stage

Sexy Science Solo Show (July 2016)
Venue:
Finegan and Son, Newry

Speaker at Thinking Digital London (March 2016)
Venue: Ham Yard Hotel, London

Performance of “Sexy Science” lecture at LateLab2 event
(February 2016)
Venue:
Lecture Theatre, The Ulster Museum, Belfast

Sexy Science Solo Show (February 2016)
Venue: Black Box, Belfast

Performed “Sexy Singing SciComm” at SciComm Cabaret (February 2016) Venue: Black Box, Befast

Entertainment act at NI Science Festival Launch (January 2016)
Venue:
Lecture Theatre, The Ulster Museum, Belfast

2015

Guest speaker at the British Film Institute’s Screening of Weird Science (December 2015)
Venue: Black Box, Belfast

Speaker at Future Love event (University College Dublin Expression Event)
(November 2015)
Venue: Filmbase, Dublin

TEDx Speaker (November 2015)
Venue:
Strule Arts Centre, Omagh Talk
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ir6xINNrWW0&t=45s

Speaker at the British Councils Global Finance Conference (October 2015) Venue: De Vere Venues, West One, London

Famelab International Top 9 Finalist (June 2015)
Venue:
EDF Energy Arena, Cheltenham Science Festival
Talk entitled: “The Science of Flirting.”
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptYC0qvapco

Famelab International Semi final: Winner and Audience Vote Winner (June 2015)
Venue:
Cheltenham Science Festival

Pint of Science Festival Speaker (May 2015)
Venue:
Odessa, Dublin

FameLab United Kingdom: Overall Winner and Audience Vote Winner (April 2015)
Venue:
Bloomsbury Theatre, London
Talk entitled: “Why Do We Love To Fall In Love? Sexy Science” Talk
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZbRmHnybw0

FameLab Northern Ireland: Winner (February 2015)
Venue: The Black Box Belfast, Northern Ireland Science Festival
Talk entitled: “Why Do We Kiss? The Science of Smooching”
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppLMEgaj9eA