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Imagine Science Film Festival

Launching this evening (Thursday 5th July) and running until 14th July, the “UCD Imagine Science Film Festival” will showcase feature films, shorts and documentary films that incorporate accurate scientific facts into compelling visual narratives to demystify the sciences in an entertaining and engaging way.

Hosting an exciting programme of events and screenings at  dynamic locations throughout the city, the festival will draw the cinema going public into a participative experience with debates, Q&A sessions and post-screening events. Explore science from a whole new perspective! View the screening and events schedule here.

Dublin City of Science 2012 – Some Other Event Highlights

  • July 4th 2012 will go down as a historic day in science with CERN’s announcement that the “evidence of Higgs overwhelming”. But what exactly is the Higgs boson?  Why is it considered so important?  How does the LHC produce and detect it? And what is Ireland’s involvement in all this? Find out on Saturday 14th July at “Higgs: the key to understanding our universe”
  • From 23rd June – 6th August, The Ark’s “Awakening Curiosity” is an interactive art exhibition for children and families, with a playful twist of science and featuring artworks that have been inspired by biodiversity and the natural world. Discover everything from floating nests built with materials scavenged from the city, to a suspended shoal of recycled metal fish and a laser animation of a snail trail.
  • From 22nd June – 8th Sept 2012, check out “Hack the City” at the Science Gallery, where Dublin’s citizens and visitors will be turned into scientists and research participants through the use of SmartPhones and social media.

For more information about all of the events running this summer check out Dublin City of Science 2012.

Written by The Science Squad