STEM Careers in Kilkenny

STEM Careers in Kilkenny Talk: Dr Niamh Shaw hosts an engaging and informative panel discussion with scientists and engineers from STEM industries throughout the region, for TY and senior cycle students.

Cooking demonstration with celebrity chef Edward Hayden

Join TV Chef from Ireland AM, KCLR96fm ‘Saturday Show Presenter’ and Culinary Lecturer at Waterford Institute of Technology for a cook along as he cooks some of his favourite traditional Kilkenny dishes joined by registered nutritionist Oonagh Trehin

The Bitter Truth with Judith and Susan Boyle

The Bitter Truth: Craft Beer, Gin, Aperol, coffee? Why do some people crave these bitter drinks yet others are repulsed?  Join TU Dublin Beverage Lecturer and Beer sommelier Judith Boyle and independent drinks consultant and researcher Susan Boyle as they delve into the science of taste and examine why people choose the drink what they drink?

The Science of Elite Sports Performance with Bruce Wardrop

Have you ever wondered how science helps your favourite athletes to optimise their performance? What is the ideal body composition for an All-Ireland winner? How “fit” does an elite cyclist need to be? Can we predict marathon performance from a test in the lab? These questions and more will be answered in this exciting Science Week presentation delivered by Bruce Wardrop, lecturer in the Department of Sport & Exercise Science, Waterford Institute of Technology

An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

The session will introduce the public to the basics of  Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how Human Intelligence is mimicked by a machine in a very simple way with the help of some real life examples. The session is hosted by Dr. Lizy Abrahan who is working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Walton Institute, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland. Her work focuses on developing energy-efficient AI algorithms.