REEdI were delighted to take part in this year’s Kerry Science Festival in November 2023, now celebrating its 8th year, this popular festival is sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) as part of the National Science Week. The theme of this year’s Science Week was ‘Exploring what it means to be human in todays world’.

The festival ran a series of captivating outreach events scattered across Kerry for the entire month, culminating in National Science Week running from November 12th to 19th. The highlight of this year’s festival was the much-anticipated STEM Showcase & Family Day, which took place at MTU’s Kerry North Campus on Saturday, November 18th.

REEdI kicked off the festival with a Primary Schools Roadshow, the team designed an SDG Colouring Book which was handed out to Junior Classes along with a set of colouring pencils courtesy of Lero.

Our second year Student Engineers from the BEng in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering designed and delivered a number of really engaging activities at the STEM Showcase & Family day which included VR and AR demonstrations, electronic circuits and mechanical computers to promote science and engineering to all