Nov. 17 – “No more light bulbs: Lighting in the 21st Century” by Prof. Chris Dainty, Applied Optics
Nov. 24 – “The Science of Pain” by Dr. David Finn, NCBES
Dec. 1 – “Beetles, Bogs, Farming, and Flies: The Challenge of Protecting Biodiversity in the West of Ireland” by Dr. Micheal Gormally, Applied Ecology and Ryan Institute
Dec. 15 – “3D Tour of the Universe” by Dr Andy Shearer, Astronomy
Jan. 12 - “Social Web: The Next Generation” Alexandre Passant, DERI
Jan. 19 – “The Role of Sustainability, Place and Creativity in Ireland’s Competitive Future’ Prof. Kevin Leyden, CISC
Jan. 26 – “Sun, Sea, Sand and…Surgery: How Marine Animals May be Good for Your Health” Dr. Anne Marie Power, Ryan Institute
OPEN YOUR MIND was brought to you by Applied Optics, DERI, the Ryan Institute, NCBES, REMEDI, CISC, and the Centre for Astronomy. The series will run again in the Autumn of 2011.