SFI Award for Outstanding Contribution to STEM Communication

Last November Cell EXPLORERS saw their founding Director Muriel Grenon reap the rewards of years of hard work spent building the network of Cell EXPLORERS teams that exist today. At the Science Foundation of Ireland Awards Ceremony 2019, Muriel won an award for her outstanding contribution to STEM communication in Ireland. According to Muriel, she is sharing the award with the 1200 volunteers that have been delivering activities as part of the network since 2012. She would like to extend her thanks to all of the amazing past and present HEI coordinators, true science role models!

National Network Meeting 2019

During the summer of 2019, we continued to advance science communication and educational outreach in Ireland with the second annual meeting of the Cell EXPLORERS network. Delegates from across the country traveled to NUI Galway on Thursday 22nd of May to consolidate the recent expansion of the project from 10 to 13 partner teams run out of 15 higher education institutions in Ireland. The Cell EXPLORERS project now covers 11 counties including many of those that have been identified as having poor exposure to STEM public engagement. At the Network meeting, team coordinators from existing teams had the opportunity to once again meet their counterparts from other teams and share their experienc

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School of Natural Sciences, Arts and Science Building, National University of Ireland, Galway

Cell EXPLORERS is funded by Science Foundation Ireland under the SFI Discover programme, NUI Galway and the Galway University Foundation.