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Dr Niamh Shaw

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"Welcome to the SciFest National Final 2021"

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Dr Niamh Shaw

Niamh Shaw is an Irish award-winning STEM communicator, scientist, engineer, writer and performer who has set herself a life mission to get to space. Passionate about igniting people’s curiosity, space explorer Niamh combines her degrees in engineering, her science PhD, performance & communication to create theatre, public events, workshops and lectures to share the human story of science and space. Shaw is one of Ireland’s leading science communicators and is the 2019/2020 Honorary Ambassador for the Irish Girl Guides in recognition of the trail she has blazed for girls and women in Ireland. Her first book, 'Dream Big- an Irishwoman's Space Odyssey', published by Mercier Press tells the story of her 40-year quest to confront a childhood dream, to make the impossible possible by walking slowly forward to space, one step at a time.

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