Who’s taking part in the Neon Zone

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! is back this November. Between the 5th and the 16th, students at 16 schools will be putting their questions to 5 scientists in the Neon Zone.

For the latest news and announcements about the event find us on Twitter, @imascientist, and follow the hashtag, #IASIE.

The Neon Zone is a general science zone supported by Wellcome.

Tiernan Henry | Lecturer, National University of Ireland, Galway

I’m trying to better understand how water works its way from rain to the ground to the sea.

Sonia Lenehan | PhD Student, INFANT Centre & UCC

Using your eyes, I explore the way your brain builds the electrical roads and chemical bridges that allow you to think,feel,dream, and most importantly, make you,you!

Mossy Kelly | Lecturer, University of Hull

I create tiny fireballs on the surfaces of metals and watch them burn.

Maureen Williams | PhD Student, Trinity College Dublin

I work on parasites that control the behaviour of their hosts.

Bernard Leddy | Industry and private sector, Lismore

I appear as an expert witness in cases involving toxicology.

The Schools

  • St Molaga Senior NS, Dublin
  • St David’s C.B.S., Dublin
  • S N Naomh Feichin, Mayo
  • S N Mharcuis B, Cork
  • S N Colm Cille, Clare
  • Queen Of Universe N S, Carlow
  • Our Lady Of Mercy N S, Sligo
  • Muire Na Ngael NS, Louth
  • Mount Carmel Secondary School, Dublin
  • Le Cheile Secondary School, Dublin
  • Lackamore N S, Tipperary
  • Killinarden Community School, Dublin
  • Ennis Community College, Clare
  • Dún Na Rí College, Cavan
  • Coláiste Cholmáin, Cork
  • Coláiste Chilliain, Dublin
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