Sino-Irish Science Seminar

9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Science Gallery

Trinity College Dublin

Dublin 2

Dublin is the European Capital of Science in 2012. To mark this prestigious event, DCNYF will host a Sino-Irish Science Seminar on Astronomy and Sino-Irish links in TCD Science Gallery. Speakers will include The Earl of Rosse, Brendan Parsons on Telescopes and Stars at Birr Castle and Brian Harvey on The Chinese Space Exploration Programme. Booking required.

If you would like to attend please email stating clearly the event you wish to attend to RSVP a place.


9.00am Registration, Tea and Coffee
9.30am Opening Welcome: Declan Hayden DCNYF Director, Office for Integration DCC
9.35am Opening and Introduction: David Fahy, European City Of Science 2012
9.40am Session 1
9.40am Speaker 1: Prof. Susan M. P. McKenna-Lawlor, Space Technology Ireland, Ltd. Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Title: Ireland’s NUADU experiment on China’s Double Star space mission
10.05am Speaker 2: Prof. Peter Gallagher, Trinity College Dublin, Director of Solar Terrestrial Observatory, Birr Castle. Title: Observing the Sun from Birr Castle
10.20am Questions and Feedback on Session 1
10.30am Tea/Coffee Break
10.45am Session 2
10.50am Speaker 1:Brian Harvey M.A., H.D.E, F.B.I.S. Title:Chinese Space programme
11.15am Speaker 2:Dr. Emma Teeling, University College Dublin, Director of the Centre for Irish Bat Research. Bat and Mammal evolution in collaboration with China
12.30pm Conclusion

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