Engineering Our Future: Family Fun Day

2nd March 2019 10am - 4pm
Alice Perry Engineering Building, NUI Galway

Join us for the 'Engineering Our Future: Family Fun Day' in Alice Perry Engineering building at NUI Galway, where we celebrate Engineering as part of the Engineers Week 2019! This Family Fun Day will provide plenty of science and engineering shows, movie screening, workshops and hands-on activities that will inspire young (and older!!) people and help them learn about the world around us!

A number of tickets can be pre-booked for some activities - see table below.  Please read carefully the event details on the booking page.

For any queries contact:
Jamie Goggins (,
Magdalena Hajdukiewicz ( or
William Finnegan ( 

 ActivityTarget age group Time LocationMore details & Booking
'Dream Big: Engineering Our World' movie screening All 10am, 11am,12pm, 1pm, 2pm ENG-G018 Book here
'Focus on Forces' show by Anyone4Science 4-13y 10am, 11:15am, 12:30pm, 2pm ENG-G017 Book here
'Ireland's Ingenious Engineers' show by Scientific Sue All 10:15am, 11:30am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm ENG-G047 Book here
'The water we use: Where does it come from and where does it go?' workshop 7y+ 11am, 1pm ENG-G024 Book here
'Up the pipe' workshop 7-13y 10:30am, 12:30pm ENG-G042 Book here
'Locomotion: legless and the leggiest' demonstration 6-12y 10am, 12pm, 2pm ENG-G037 Book here
'Fantastic DNA!' workshop by Cell EXPLORERS 8-12y 10am, 11am,12pm, 1pm, 2pm ENG-G009 Book here
CoderDojo Galway City demonstrations All All day Foyer No booking required
3D printing demonstrations All All day ENG-G012 No booking required
Build your own wind turbine 7y+ All day ENG-G002 No booking required
What's a structure? 6y+ All day ENG-G002 No booking required
'Are you Stronger than a Superhero?' measuring human performance with electronics 6-15y All day ENG-G046 No booking required
'Engineering water treatment' demonstrations 8-14y All day ENG-G008 No booking required
Radon, Agent 86 All All day Foyer No booking required
The GEEC: Galway Energy Efficient Car All All day Foyer No booking required
Free LEGO play area All All day ENG-G002 No booking required
Free STEM play area All All day ENG-G007 No booking required