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Free science workshops and talks in Athlone next week for Midlands Science Festival

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The Midlands Science Festival, which will take place across the region for people of all ages from November 11 to 18, promises a full programme of innovative and fun hands-on events.

Alleviating neck and shoulder pain by professional manipulation and acupuncture

Neck and shoulder pains are common complaints. Some people experience only neck pain or only shoulder pain, while others experience pain in both areas. Other associated symptoms can be headaches, numbness, tingling, poor sleep patterns, or more severe symptoms such as anxiety or depression.

Improve your health with Buteyko Breathing

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Many of us are looking for the most simple, inexpensive, yet effective natural strategies to help optimise our health, and it doesn’t get any more simple or affordable than learning to breathe properly.

Oughterard student wins top science award

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Roisin Molloy, from Oughterard, studying Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at UL, is a student on Johnson and Johnson’s WiSTEM2D (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing, and Design) programme and is one of a group of four students who won an award at an International Women’s Day Conference called Press for Progress held in UL last week.

Science needs more rock stars like Hawking

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They say that those who live in the shadow of death are those who live most. Those who have opportunity taken from them are those who see the greater wonder in the things that others just take for granted. And that is so true. It is only when you are faced with losing something that you start to miss it the most. At times like that, it hard to focus on the positive, to reach out and see a light when there is but a dim torch in the distance.

Science needs more rock stars like Hawking

They say that those who live in the shadow of death are those who live most. Those who have opportunity taken from them are those who see the greater wonder in the things that others just take for granted. And that is so true. It is only when you are faced with losing something that you start to miss it the most. At times like that, it hard to focus on the positive, to reach out and see a light when there is but a dim torch in the distance.

News in Brief

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Some of the news in breif from around this county this week.

Data Science must be incorporated within all future mathematics syllabii, says Loughnane

The first major modern development in computing was the emergence of the personal computer at the end of the 1970s. Then we saw the creation of the internet at the end of the 1990’ paving the way for the ‘Super Highway’.

Do you have some time to give back to youth in Ballina?

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If you are interested in giving leadership to local teens in a voluntary capacity, why not sign up to Ballina’s Neighbourhood Youth Project. Established on Pearse Street in 1998, the youth project has provided wonderful services to local youth over the years and has, in recent times, been increasing its focus on STEM — science, technology, engineering, and maths — related initiatives.

Young Scientist organisers call for an early approach to meet increasing demand for STEM graduates

Organisers of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, have suggested that Ireland needs to take an early, more rounded, approach to fostering an interest in STEM with students. This comes as this year’s Leaving Cert results show an increase, under the new marking scheme, of student securing top level marks in STEM subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, technical graphics, and maths.

 

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