Scientific Events 2012

French Embassy Scientific Events 2012

- February 17th and 20th
Art, science and interdisciplinarity with Bruno Latour, seminar and general public lecture at Dublin City University and Trinity College Dublin

- April 16th to 19th
Professor Gérard Férey, French chemist, academician, the inventor of hybrid new materials, awarded the 2010 CNRS Gold Medal, France’s highest distinction in scientific research, was in Dublin from the 16th to the 19th of April.

- April 22nd (Earth Day)
outdoor screening of the French environmental film "Océans", in the heart of the historic city-centre, with the presence of Jacques Cluzaud, one of the two co-directors, and François Sarano, the scientific consultant for the film, in cooperation with UCD, Veolia and Temple Bar Trust.

- April 23rd to 27th
The Embassy of France in Ireland in collaboration with South Dublin County Council is presenting you the exhibition “Biodiversity is life, biodiversity is our life” during South Dublin County Eco-Week V.

- May 12th
2011/2012 - The Year of Chemistry at the Lycée Français d’Irlande :
The Year of Chemistry at LFI ended in spectacular fashion with an exhibition of pupils’ works officially launched by Her Excellency Mme Emmanuelle d’Achon, French Ambassador to Ireland. The event was attended by special guest Pierre Léna, member of the French Academy of Sciences and co-founder of "La Main à la Pâte" (an initiative aiming at reforming school science education by promoting inquiry-based science learning into primary schools).

- May 21st
Anne Pépin’s lecture entitled “Gender Equality in Science: is the CNRS a Front Runner?” at the Alliance Francaise of Dublin

- June 14th
Mr. Sean Sherlock TD, Minister of State for Research & Innovation and Mme. Emmanuelle d’Achon, Ambassador of France in Ireland, launched the latest phase of the Ulysses research funding programme.

- June 21st to 25th
Participation of ’CNRS Image’ at the first scientific film festival of Cork "Curious City", with the projection of two scientific documentaries realized by the CNRS

- July 3rd
The Chemistry Nobel Price Jean-Marie Lehn will give a lecture to the general public in Trinity College, after holding a scientific meeting with young chemistry researchers on the same day.

-  July 4th and 5th
The Fields Medal awarded mathematician Cédric Villani will give a scientific lecture on the 4th of July, before the official launch of the "UCD Imagine Science Film Festival" on Thursday the 5th of July, in the evening, at the Lighthouse Cinema.

- July 6th
Lecture "La meilleure et la pire des erreurs de Poincaré" by Cédric Villani at the Alliance Française of Dublin at 7pm

- July and August in Dun Laoghaire
photographic exhibition on the piers of the port from scientific expeditions ("Tara Océans"); welcoming of the scientific ship from the 10th to the 13th of July with visits on board, lectures, and scientific films for the general public both in the city and the port of Dun Laoghaire

Take a look to the CURIOUS? images on Pearse Street, Dublin, you might find the one related to Tara Ocean expedition and the exhibition in Dun Laoghaire

- July 9th to 19th
photographic exhibition "From Pole to Pole" by Vincent Hilaire to the rear of the Convention Centre, Dublin, about his journey on the yacht Tara.

- July 11th
Keynote Address of Jules A. Hoffmann, Nobel Price of Medicine at ESOF 2012, "From insects to mammals: reflections on a European Journey through basic research on immune defences"

- From July 11th
A la nuit tombée, exterior projection of selected images at the "Art Park" of Tara expédition selected by Emmanuel Reynaud whose stunning range of images incorporates optical methods ranging from cell “morphing” to Light Sheet Microscopy for 3D imaging

- July 12th
Keynote Address at 9.30 am of Eric Karsenti, Scientific Project Director of the Tara Oceans Expedition at ESOF 2012, "TARA-OCEANS: A world-wide study of oceanic plankton ecosystems"

Hervé This, scientist in food sciences, inventor of molecular gastronomy will give a lecture to the general public for an ESOF 2012 session at 12.15 pm on the "Future of cuisine" with French Chef David Desplanques from the Crowne Plazza Hotel in Paris, illustrating the note-by-note cuisine he created.

Anne Pépin will present her work on the project INTEGER along with her collaborators at ESOF 2012, “Creating the ideal workplace for women researchers in STEM“ (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)

- July 14th
There will be a half-day of Franco-Irish meetings between scientists and poets around Imperial College of London Professor of physics Jean-Patrick Connerade who will coordinate an ESOF 2012 session entitled "Science meets Poetry" in the morning of the 14th of July. Click here for the complete programme. "SCIENCE MEETS POETRY 3", Proceedings of the session at ESOF2012 were edited by Jean-Patrick Connerade and Iggy McGovern and published by EUROSCIENCE.

Closing Film of the "UCD Imagine Science Film Festival" in the evening, at the Lighthouse Cinema.

- October 16th and 17th
Franco-Irish Day of the sea renewable energies organised by UBIFRANCE on the occasion of the ICOE 2012 Biannual European Congress, which will be held from the 17th to the 19th of October in Dublin’s Convention Center.

- November 11th to 18th
Science Week


Published on 18/01/2016

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