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.
- Science Week
- National Ploughing Championships 2016
- Active Ageing Week
- ICYMI - SSPC's appearance on RTE's The Late Late Show
- St Patrick's Festival
- St Patrick's BT Young Scientist Exhibition
- Mallow Maths and Science Fair
- SciFest. In April 2014, Dr Sarah Hayes, SSPC Education and Outreach Officer, presented a prize to the Best Project Award winners of SciFest in IT Tralee.
- Science Week. In August 2013 the SSPC supported the hosting of a Free Movie "Back to the Future"
- Smart Futures Roadshow @ www.smartfutures.ie
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- 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'.