Background
"The Science Squad", showcasing the latest Irish scientific research...
...and making the vital connection with the people it directly affects.
Meet the presenters... Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Kathriona Devereux and Jonathan McCrea
Fergus McAuliffe returns in his weekly slot to bring us more "Weird Science"
Check out what we're featuring in the third series...


Series 3 starts Monday 27th October, 8.30pm on RTE One!

This year, Aoibhinn travels to Uganda to find out about an Irish-led water purification project which could save the lives of millions, Kathriona investigates potentially lifesaving diagnostics for pregnant woman which is being pioneered in Cork, and Jonathan meets the scientists who are planning a one-way trip to Mars!

Watch the episode
 

Series 3 Episode 2 : 8.30pm, RTE One, Monday 3rd November 2014

RTE One 8.30PM, Monday, November 03, 2014

Pre-eclampsia is the leading cause of maternal death in Europe and is responsible for more than half a million infant deaths worldwide. Kathriona meets the Cork researchers who have developed the world’s first predictive test for the condition and talks to the expectant mothers who are critical to the ongoing research. Meanwhile, Jonathan gets to grips with a new robotic milking system for dairy farms, and Aoibhinn investigates what happens to our old TV screens…

Watch the episode

Series 3 Episode 1 : 8.30pm, RTE One, Monday 27th October 2014

RTE One 8.30PM, Monday, October 27, 2014

The Science Squad is back!! In the first episode, Aoibhinn travels to Uganda to find out about an Irish-led water purification project which could save the lives of millions, Kathriona gets up close and personal with a deadly parasite that poses a serious threat to Irish farms, and Jonathan takes to the seas to hang out with the Irish Navy!

Watch the episode Watch on RTE Player