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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C
What do pandas, coffee and your brain have in common?
Hint: It’s got something to do with Science Week…

DID YOU KNOW that caffeine contains brain-altering drugs?

Or that there’s at least one scientist who’d happily kick a panda to death (under certain circumstances)?


Well, stick around because Science Week is launching this week and there’s going to be a lot of interesting information coming your way.

Who needs science?

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Does that answer your question?

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It’s literally all around us.

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What is Science Week?

Science Week is a full week of science-themed events, talks and workshops all across the  country for all age groups.

There are events such as -

Whether you have kids or not, there’s loads to do for anyone interested in all sorts of science.

To celebrate Science Week and all the cool facts that we’re all going to know soon, will be running a series  of science-themed articles over the course of next week, culminating in a quiz where we find out just how much you learned.

No pressure, but you better get an A+.

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Science Week takes place from 8-15th November 2015. This is Science Week’s 20th birthday, and the theme for this year is Science Week 2.0 – Design Your Future. Over the course of the week, there will be 800 events held nationwide, with an participating audience of 250,000. For events in your area, check out

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