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Flirt FM and CÚRAM

Science Waves Radio Programme, episode, “The Brain”


‘The Brain’ is the first episode of ‘Science Waves’, a new radio series led by primary school children as part of a public engagement project at CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices at NUI Galway.  Listen to jokes, fun facts, and quiz questions about the brain.  Also, learn about Parkinson’s Disease and  Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the interviews with Dr Eilís Dowd and CÚRAM researchers, Yagmur Bozkurt and Daniela Costa.  

5th class students from the Galway Educate Together Primary School worked with CÚRAM researchers Daniela Costa and Yagmur Bozkurt, Dr Eilís Dowd, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, NUI Galway and President of Neuroscience Ireland, and the Science Waves project team.

CÚRAM’s Science Waves project is a series of science radio shows and podcasts made by children and scientists for children, in partnership with Foróige and NUI Galway’s Alternative Radio Station, FLIRT FM.  

Science Waves was awarded funding through Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme in 2021. 

Time: 11am

Time: Any Timepm - Any Timepm

Genres: Science / Talk

Features: Family friendly


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