Intel Science & Innovation
Intel Science & Innovation
Discover the incredible world of hands-on science, join the teams from Intel and UCD Explore as they wow, amaze and explain some wonderful experiments. You can have fun with rocket science, and get your very own Passport to Space. There will also be fun physics show from Phil of Science & Intel.
Come and meet the family members inside a busy honeybee colony and get an insect-eye’s view on honey production! Families and children especially welcome.
We’ve all been told we need to be more sustainable. But how do you actually do it? Join in our games and maybe win a zoo pass!
VR UCD LAB Demonstrations
Experience the state of the art in Virtual Reality. With three demonstrations from UCD VR Lab, including a virtual performance from the UCD Symphony Orchestra and a virtual dissection in conjunction with UCD Veterinary Science.
RoboPisces – Marine Educational Robotics
RoboPisces Multiplier Event showcases the toolkit RoboFish, to primary school kids, teachers and parents and will enhance their awareness of Educational Robotics in the classroom.
FANTASIA: Fairy Tale Science Augmented
FANTASIA Multiplier Event showcases the book and mobile application powered by Augmented Reality Science, concepts for teaching students in primary School.
Discovering Light and Human Vision
Discover how we see light by doing fun experiments with optical kits, & explore wonders of optics by laser & lens game, invisible balls, VR, holography.
UCD Clinical Research Centre
Join us at the UCD Festival to learn more about how the UCD CRC conducts patient-focused research, finding new treatments to help improve patients’ lives.
Working in Base 2
Learn more about binary, the language of computers, with a binary flash card puzzle. Play a turtle-turning game and explore polysunic sets.
Capture a glimpse of the awesome power of rockets by launching your own rocket using the power of water.
Passport to Space
Passport to Space is an event featuring the development and research around UCD’s Ireland’s first satellite, EIRSAT-1.
Medtronic Junior Hospital
The Medtronic Junior Hospital is an interactive, experiential space, where young people get the opportunity to immerse themselves in a unique mini hospital setting.
Geodesign Games for Families
Join our Minecraft workshop to design environmentally-friendly ways to protect our homes and improve your local area. Ages 10+.
Soil to Society
Join Professor Tom Curran and his team to further understand the impact of waste on our society.
Turn your waste into taste! Stop throwing out your vegetable peelings and create new tastier food.
The Power of Protein
The UCD Institute of Food and Health will have our leading expert researchers on hand to answer your questions as well as cooking demonstrations to show you how to create high protein meals.
The Stanley Lab Bumblearium
Watch bumblebees visiting flowers and see inside their nest! Learn about Ireland’s 100 bee species and talk to lab members about all things bee.
Art and Science in the Hands of a Weaver
Visitors are invited to drop by to see a display relating to plants and to take part in co-creating an impromptu installation of memories about plants by adding a hand written or drawn postcard.
What Lies Beneath
Explore the amazing and important insects and other invertebrate life that lives in our rivers, and see them up close under a microscope.
Would you like to explore your creative side? Come along and join Krafty Kids for a fun session on crafting. Lots of activities available!
Ideation & Creation Station!
Where do good ideas come from? Drop into UCD Innovation Academy for a variety of fast-paced activities to explore different approaches to brainstorming.
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm