The Sligo Science Festival will open with the annual Science Fair at the Institute of Technology, Sligo on Sunday 13th November 2016.
This family event provides a wide range of interactive displays and demonstrations that explain science in a fun way.
A number of workshops for children will be hosted in both town and county during the week. Activities will include art classes, nature trails, meditation, and fun explosions!
A lunchtime and evening lecture series will be delivered in a variety of venues around Sligo and county.
A variety of topics will be presented including forensics, cancer research, bird-ringing, plastics in the marine environment, Irish Science Heroes, obesity, and Irish seaweeds.
The week will conclude with a celebration of Science including events such as the Carrowkeel Archaeology Walk and a lecture in King House in Boyle.
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