“We in Ireland we are proud of our reputation for creativity, for originality and for our unique and imaginative view of the world.”(Higgins, 2012)
This summer Ireland hosted the Euroscience Open Forum. This science conference had speakers from all aspects of the scientific community. From those who study the basic structure of the Universe, like Rolf-Dieter Heuer, to food specialists such as Hervé This. It is this diverse nature of science we need to communicate to the public.
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Increasing Public Engagement with Science
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Yesterday I read the news that Sean Sherlock had sign into law the “not” Sopa Ireland law. Despite 80,000 people saying please don’t. Despite businesses in the tech industry saying it was a bad idea. At the same time he announced a public consultation on copyright law in Ireland… Why he had to bring in the law before the consultation is beyond me, but that’s politics in Ireland..
So I’ve been looking in to adult vaccination in Ireland. Mostly because I have a number of friends who are in the process of having/or have had children and I want to make sure I am fully vaccinated so I don’t pose a risk to them before they get their vaccinations.
I am anxious to ensure I am up to date with all my jabs.