AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK
Border Narratives and Hispaniola: Cultural perspectives and human rights is a public lecture by Professor Maria Cristina Fumagalli (University of Essex) and Dr Bridget Wooding (Caribbean Migration and Development Observatory, Santo Domingo, DR). The lecture will be followed by refreshments. With the Memory, Commemorations and Uses of the Past research cluster of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures, UCC. Image by Karmadavis (Línea Fronteriza Intermitente, 2008).
Creative Connections is a round table discussion focused on the challenges and rewards of sharing research in the civic arena. Academics from the four colleges in University College Cork will be invited to share their experiences of working on exhibitions and projects with the Glucksman Art Museum. More information can be found here.
The event is free but as we have limited places available, we are asking you to register your participation here.
UCC CAMPUS TOURS
UCC Visitor Centre 5.30pm -7.30pm (every 15 mins)
AT OTHER VENUES
Bright Club is a variety night for lateral minds, where researchers become comedians for one night only! Academics from all fields perform alongside professional comedians and musicians, at the only night where you can furrow your brow before laughing your face off.
This event is free but ticketed and you can REGISTER HERE!
Discover the Planets
CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory
Join astronomers at Blackrock Castle Observatory for an Exoplanet themed evening. Learn about Exoplanet research, and Ireland’s chance to name one of these fascinating celestial objects. Meet UCC researchers and hear about their passions for research before joining Cork Astronomy Club for live stargazing (weather permitting).
Look out for updates here.
Discover Food Choices
FOOD CHOICE MACHINE
Nano Nagle Place
6pm - 8pm
Good Day Deli, Nano Nagle Place and Alan Macilwraith from JCA Architects joined forces to design a “Food Choice Machine” for Design Pop in 2019. The aim of the Choice Machine is to educate participants about simple but sustainable food choices that are better for your health and the environment. Participants will leave learning that small changes to their own purchasing decisions collectively have big benefits for the environment.
ON THE MOVE
A guided cycle through the first 20 Billion years of the Universe from the Big Bang through the birth of the first stars, the birth of the Earth, the evolution of life, to today and on to the death of the Sun and merger of our Milky Way with the Andromeda Galaxy. Starting from outside Nano Nagle Place and arriving to CIT’s Blackrock Castle Observatory.
The cycle will begin at 8pm outside Nano Nagle Place and end at Blackrock Castle Observatory in time for star gazing (weather permitting). You can make your own way home or join the New Moon Cycle! Please REGISTER HERE to attend.
Join us for an unforgettable journey into the night as we cycle from Blackrock Castle out around Mahon strand and back along the Old railway line. The journey will be broken by unexpected sensory and intellectual experiences, which may include talks, music, poetry, performance, light and dark.
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THIS PROJECT HAS RECEIVED FUNDING FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION’S HORIZON 2020 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROGRAMME UNDER GRANT AGREEMENT NO 818789