Mary Mulvihill Collection made available at Dublin City University

Mary’s archive, her collection of writings, notes and books, has now been made  available to view in Dublin City Universities Library archive collection.  A searchable listing of the contents of her collection is available online here. Many thanks to David Meehan,  Killian Downing and Gordon Kennedy of the Special Collections and Archives section of DCU… Read more »

Little Museum of Dublin Exhibition Extended

The Ingenious Dublin Exhibition in the Little Museum of Dublin has been extended!  Originally scheduled to finish in January 2024 it has been extended by three months to run till April due to its popularity. So, if you haven’t already been, or would like to visit again, get yourselves along to the Little Museum of… Read more »

Ingenious Dublin Exhibition

An exhibition on the scientific heritage of Dublin, based on the Dublin chapter of Mary’s book Ingenious Ireland, was launched at the Little Museum of Dublin on St Stephen’s Green on the 18th October. Entitled ‘Ingenious Dublin’, the exhibition was conceived by Fiona Doris and designed by Nigel Monaghan, in collaboration with the Little Museum… Read more »

Launch of Science Media Competition for Third Level Students €2,000 Award for Best Work on the theme ‘Intelligence’

DUBLIN 10th October 2024   Press release   The Mary Mulvihill Association invites submissions to its 2024 student media competition on the theme of Intelligence. Entries are sought from students of all disciplines – undergraduate or postgraduate – studying at third-level institutions anywhere on the island of Ireland.   The topic may be addressed in… Read more »

ENERGY: A round table discussion

Aspects of Energy – A round Table discussion. On Monday, January 23rd a round table discussion was held in Wynn’s Hotel, Abbey Street, Dublin, in partnership with the Mary Mulvihill Association. The discussion was an in depth exploration of the concept, Energy, from scientific, technical and cultural perspectives, involving a number of experts. The panel… Read more »

Launch of Science Media Competition for Third Level Students €2,000 Award for Best Work on the theme ‘Energy’

04 OCTOBER 2022   DUBLIN—The Mary Mulvihill Association invites submissions to its 2023 student media competition on the theme of Energy. Entries are sought from students of all disciplines – undergraduate or postgraduate – studying at third-level institutions anywhere on the island of Ireland.    The topic may be addressed in scientific, environmental, imaginative or… Read more »

UCD Student wins 2022 Mary Mulvihill Award

– Samantha Tobias, UCD, wins €2000 top prize in science media competition – Rodger Clery, UCD, receives €500 judges’ highly commended award – ‘Water’ the theme of the 2022 Mary Mulvihill Award     DUBLIN, 1 June, 2022—UCD student Samantha Tobias is the 2022 winner of the €2000 Mary Mulvihill Award, the science media competition… Read more »

2022 Award Winners Chosen.

The 2022 Mary Mulvihill Award has now closed and the winners chosen! The award ceremony will be held on June 1 at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Burlington Road, Dublin 4 The Mary Mulvihill Association in partnership with The Irish Times introduces the annual Science@Culture talk “Molecules, Metaphors and Situating Science in Culture” by… Read more »

Mary Mulvihill: Pioneer in Science Communication

Mary Mulvihill has been commemorated by a plaque at her former home in Dublin, which was unveiled in November 2021. The plaque is erected at Manor Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin, where Mary lived for nearly thirty years up to her death in 2015. The erection of the plaque was initiated and funded by the Mary Mulvihill… Read more »

VIRUS: A Roundtable Discussion

Live discussion: VIRUS   Wednesday, 17 February, 4pm, online Science Gallery Dublin, in partnership with the Mary Mulvihill Association, presents an exploration of the concept, Virus, from scientific, technical and cultural perspectives. ‘Virus’ originated as a term for poison, but ‘going viral’ in social media has become something to be wished for. As we struggle to deal… Read more »