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Running Order

Below is the running order for the 2013 European Science TV and New Media Festival, held at the Science Gallery in Dublin between the 13th – 15th June 2013. Tickets are free, and available from the Science Gallery.

Friday 14 June

(free tickets available at


9.00am     Wonders of Life       Episode 1: What is Life?      BBC

10.02 am  Living with Robots    Gedeon Programmes for Encyclo France


11.10    The Lithium Revolution    Gebrueder Beetz Film Produktion, Berlin

                                   for ARTE Germany/France and WDR Germany

12.05    MND – The Inside Track     Independent Pictures for RTE, Ireland

12.50    LUNCH BREAK


13.45    Eat, Fast and Live Longer     from the series Horizon, BBC

14.45    The Last Days of Man   Episode 2: Threats from Ourselves Swedish Television SVT2

15.45    QI  Jeopardy        Talkback/Freemantle Media UK for BBC

16.15    TEA BREAK



16.30     The Cleantech Future     VPRO,  The Netherlands

17.20     Lise Meitner, Mother of the  Atomic Bomb Westend Film and TV Gmb, for ZDF Germany and ARTE Germany/France

18.15    Japan Tsunami     Pioneer Productions for Channel 4 UK

19.05    The Tamiflu Saga: A Pandemic Business,   Falo, Swiss State Television RSI

CLOSE   19.57


Saturday 15 June

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11.00am   Honore Fragonard: Revolutionary Anatomy   Point du Jour for ARTE France/Germany

11.55am   The Science of Fasting     Via Decouvert Production for ARTE France


12.55  LUNCH




              Science, Medicine and Media

             Keynote Talk:  Dr David Kirby, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication, University of Manchester, UK

 The Representation of Scientists in TV and Film Panel-led Discussion

          Chair: Diarmaid Mac Mathuna, Head of Client Services, Agtel, Dublin

          Speakers include:

          Kathriona Devereux, Scientist and TV Presenter

          Dr Mark Little, Professor of Nephrology, Trinity Health Kidney Centre, Trinity College Dublin / Tallaght and Beaumont Hospitals

          Stephen Gallagher, TV Writer of science based drama

15.00   TEA BREAK



15.15    The Challenger              Factual Drama, BBC

16.50    Living without Pollution: Is it Possible?    Episode of E=M6 series,

                             Link Production for M6 Metropole Television, France

17.20    The Science Squad           New Decade TV Ltd for RTE, Ireland

17.50  CLOSE



Sunday 16 June

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11.00    The Forgotten Epidemic    WDR Germany

11.55    Science Club     Episode 6 of the series Science Club, BBC

12.55    LUNCH BREAK



14.00    Keynote Talk and Discussion Session

            The Future of New Media – a Ten Year Forward Look

             Keynote Talk:  Dr Charis Xinari, The European University, Cyprus, Member of the European Science Foundation’s  Forward Look Panel

             Panel-led Discussion:

             Chair: Andrew Millington, Director EuroPAWS, OMNI Communications

             Speakers include:

             Dr Susan Schreibman, Senior Lecturer Digital Humanities, Trinity College Dublin

             Dr Padraig Murphy, Department of  Science Communication, Dublin City University

15.00    TEA BREAK



15.15     A selection of New Media Productions

The Human Animal – The Natural History Museum of Denmark

Breaking Ground, one of UCD IADT Science Expression Short Films – University College Dublin & The National Film School IADT, Ireland

“FÁBRIKA, CIÊNCIA A BRINCAR”  by Fabrica Centro Ciencia Viva de Aveiro, Portugal

SDKids: Science Demonstrations by Kids   by Exploratorio Centro C iencia Viva, Coimbra, Portugal

Engenharia num Minuto (Engineering in One Minute) – Are you aware of the Global Importance of Engineering?  RTP Informacao, Portugal

Ferenc Krausz: The Paparazzo of Electrons, from the Max Planck Institute, Germany

Chemistry of Things, Science Office, Portugal

Smart Science for Good Food – UCD Innovation Showcase , Ireland

Crucell Influenza – Explanatory Science Film , from 2Preform , The Netherlands

CSI Death on the Czech Sea Shore, from Charles University, Prague, The Czech Republic

Harnessed River, from Fontis TV Production, Prague, The Czech Republic

Writing with your Eyes, from CNRS Images, France

16.30     Invisible Nature: Episode 3, The Power of Plants (Mona Lisa Production for France 5)

17.25     Paleontologica, episode of series Geosfora (AGA-Associacao Geoparque Arouca For RTP Channel 2, Portugal)

17.52    CLOSE