Niamh Shaw

Performer, scientist & engineer, Dr. Niamh Shaw is passionate about awakening people’s curiosity. She is the 2014 Artist in Residence at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork & regularly contributes popular science/tech related topics on national radio, press, podcasts, & TV. As well as hosting/facilitating panel discussions, workshops, or Q&A events (UCD Science Expression, Engineers Ireland, Undergraduate Awards, Science Gallery), Niamh also speaks publicly on all things curious, most recently TEDxUCD Trailblazery, Space Expo, Curious Tales with Dara O’Briain (Festival of Curiosity) all in 2013. She performs weekly with The Craic Pack Comedy Improv & long form improv troupe The Cardinals. Niamh will present 'Speaking With Plants' at Botanic Gardens in June to celebrate UCD's hosting of Euro Plant Biology 2014. She continues to work on a new science art performance about Space, entitled 'To Space' which premieres later this year with a Work in Progress at Festival of Curiosity, Dublin & Cork. She is Curious, always.