Mind & Body

BODY: an immersive night-time installation

Thurs 17 Feb - Sun 20 Feb, Various Times

BODY: an immersive night-time installation
Environment & Nature
It’s A Wrap - An Evening with Doug Allan
Arts & Culture
“All Together; All Alone” - Opening Night

Let your mind wonder

From biochemistry to physics, ecology to geology, discover how you, the universe and everything in between behaves as NI Science Festival returns with an interstellar programme of over 120 public events from 17 - 27 February 2022!

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Arts & Culture

“All Together; All Alone” - Opening Night

Fri 18 Feb
Venue

W5

Type

Live Performances

Tickets

£8.00

“All Together; All Alone” - Opening Night
Mind & Body

Being You: A New Science of Consciousness with Anil Seth

Sun 20 Feb
Venue

QUB, Whitla Hall

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£8.00

Being You: A New Science of Consciousness with Anil Seth
Environment & Nature

NISF Sustainability Fair (Derry/Londonderry)

Sat 19 Feb
Venue

The Playhouse, Derry

Type

Drop-in

Tickets

Free

NISF Sustainability Fair (Derry/Londonderry)
Arts & Culture

Jettison

Fri 25 Feb
Venue

The MAC, Belfast

Type

Live Performances

Tickets

£20.00

Jettison
History & Society

How to Solve a Crime: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Forensics with Angela Gallop

Sun 27 Feb
Venue

QUB, Whitla Hall

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£8.00

How to Solve a Crime: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Forensics with Angela Gallop
Science & Maths

Covid By Numbers - Making Sense of the Pandemic with Data with David Spiegelhalter & Anthony Masters

Sun 27 Feb
Venue

QUB, Whitla Hall

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£8.00

Covid By Numbers - Making Sense of the Pandemic with Data with David Spiegelhalter & Anthony Masters
History & Society

Stuff! with Maddie Moate

Fri 18 Feb - Sat 19 Feb, 11:00am & 2:00pm
Venue

The MAC, Belfast

Type

Live Performances

Tickets

£10.00

Stuff! with Maddie Moate
Arts & Culture

Small Screen Science - The Science Behind Derry Girls with Special Guest Diona Doherty

Thu 24 Feb
Venue

Brickworks

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£10.00

Small Screen Science - The Science Behind Derry Girls with Special Guest Diona Doherty
Environment & Nature

NISF Sustainability Fair (Belfast)

Sat 26 Feb
Venue

2 Royal Avenue

Type

Drop-in

Tickets

Free

NISF Sustainability Fair (Belfast)
Mind & Body

The New Science of Posttraumatic Resilience with Prof George Bonanno & Prof Cherie Armour

Tue 22 Feb
Venue

Crescent Arts Centre

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£8.00

The New Science of Posttraumatic Resilience with Prof George Bonanno & Prof Cherie Armour
Mind & Body

Fartology - Gastronaut Live! (Strabane)

Sun 27 Feb, 12.00pm & 3.00pm
Venue

Alley Theatre (Strabane)

Type

Live Performances

Tickets

£10.00

Fartology - Gastronaut Live! (Strabane)
Mind & Body

Gas Man - Colin Black

Thu 24 Feb
Venue

The Playhouse, Derry

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£6.00

Gas Man - Colin Black
Mind & Body Science & Maths

Adventures in Inflammation Research with Luke O’Neill

Tue 22 Feb
Venue

The Black Box

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£7.00

Adventures in Inflammation Research with Luke O’Neill
History & Society

Ancestors: A Prehistory of Britain in Seven Burials with Alice Roberts

Sun 20 Feb
Venue

QUB, Whitla Hall

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£14.00

Ancestors: A Prehistory of Britain in Seven Burials with Alice Roberts
Arts & Culture

THE 12th BELFAST WORLD PONG CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sun 27 Feb
Venue

The Black Box

Type

Live Performances

Tickets

£3.00

THE 12th BELFAST WORLD PONG CHAMPIONSHIPS
Arts & Culture

Emer Maguire – In Her Element Back Home

Sat 26 Feb
Venue

Alley Theatre (Strabane)

Type

Live Performances

Tickets

£12.00

Emer Maguire – In Her Element Back Home
Environment & Nature

Wilderland Film Festival

Sat 19 Feb
Venue

Crescent Arts Centre

Type

Film

Tickets

£7.00

Wilderland Film Festival
Tech and Innovation

Innovate Late

Fri 18 Feb
Venue

Ulster Transport Museum

Type

Live Performances + 1 more

Tickets

£7.50

Innovate Late
Environment & Nature

The Life of Flies with Dr Erica McAlister

Sat 26 Feb
Venue

Crescent Arts Centre

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£5.00

The Life of Flies with Dr Erica McAlister
History & Society

Egypt’s Royal Mummies - From Discovery to Display(s) with Professor Salima Ikram | Jack Kerr Memorial Lecture

Thu 24 Feb
Venue

QUB, Whitla Hall

Type

Talks & Discussions

Tickets

£3.00

Egypt’s Royal Mummies - From Discovery to Display(s) with Professor Salima Ikram | Jack Kerr Memorial Lecture

Our Schools and Educators Programme

Throughout the Festival, a wide range of our partners will deliver a variety of talks and workshops designed to engage, excite and inspire your class!

I ❤️ My STEM Career

Monday 21 & Tuesday 22 February, 10.45am - 12.30pm

Key Stage 3 , Key Stage 4 , Key Stage 5

Online

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I ❤️ My STEM Career

Live Workout with Manchester United

Fri 25 Feb

Key Stage 1 , Key Stage 2 , Key Stage 3

Online

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Live Workout with Manchester United

Rachel Ignotofsky - In Conversation

Wed 23 Feb

Key Stage 2 , Key Stage 3 , Key Stage 4

Online

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Rachel Ignotofsky - In Conversation

Dr Sue Black - Saving Bletchley Park

Wed 23 Feb, 1.15 - 2.15pm

Key Stage 3 , Key Stage 4

Online

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Dr Sue Black - Saving Bletchley Park

Rainforest Unwrapped - Zoo Lab

Mon 21 Feb

Key Stage 3

Online

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Rainforest Unwrapped - Zoo Lab

Rube Goldberg Show with Mark The Science Guy

Tue 22 Feb

Key Stage 2

Online

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Rube Goldberg Show with Mark The Science Guy

Linda Bauld - In Conversation

Mon 21 Feb

Key Stage 3

Online

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Linda Bauld - In Conversation

Gear Geeks Show - Huw James

Mon 21 - Fri 25 Feb

Key Stage 2

Online

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Gear Geeks Show - Huw James

The Human Guinea Pig Show - Medical Mavericks

Thu 24 Feb

Key Stage 2 , Key Stage 3 , Key Stage 4

Online

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The Human Guinea Pig Show - Medical Mavericks

Nerve Centre - Space Invaders - Scratch addition

Fri 25 Feb

Key Stage 2 , Key Stage 3

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Nerve Centre - Space Invaders - Scratch addition

Move Your Mind - Citizen Science Experiment

Ongoing throughout the festival

Key Stage 1 , Key Stage 2 , Key Stage 3

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Move Your Mind - Citizen Science Experiment

CoppaFeel! - Breast Cancer Awareness Talk

Thu 24 Feb

Key Stage 3 , Key Stage 4 , Key Stage 5

Online

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CoppaFeel! - Breast Cancer Awareness Talk

Check out the NISF video library!

We've collected all our best digital events for you to watch over again, whenever you like. Browse and watch some of our most popular live streams and recorded events, at your leisure.

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Science & Maths Space
12 Feb, 2021

Tim Peake - In Conversation

Environment & Nature
15 Feb, 2021

National Geographic Explorer Series: Dr Lucy Hawkes

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