Niamh Shaw

Performer, scientist & engineer, Dr. Niamh Shaw is passionate about awakening people’s curiosity. She is the 2014 Artist in Residence at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork and regularly contributes popular science/tech related topics on national radio, press, podcasts, & TV. As well as hosting/facilitating panel discussions, workshops, or Q&A events (UCD Science Expression, Engineers Ireland, Undergraduate Awards, Science Gallery), she also speaks publicly on all things curious, including Trailblazery Rites of Passage Series (Dublin Fringe Festival), Space Expo 2013 (TCD), Curious Tales with Dara O’Briain (Festival of Curiosity) and Blackrock Castle Observatory. She co-founded TATSOI, who made ‘That’s About The Size Of It’ & IN SIGHT OF EUREKA as part of an artist in residency at Festival of Curiosity. She performs weekly with The Craic Pack Comedy Improv & long form improv troupe The Cardinals. She is a member of Engineers Ireland and the Institute of Physics and is currently making her new show about Irelands involvement in Space. She is curious, always.