Future Island will get underway on RTE tonight and asks if 2020 has probably been Irish science’s best hour
How will science drive Eire’s future prosperity?
And the way can science enable us to rediscover the enjoyment in our life?
These are simply a number of the questions being addressed in a brand new dwell TV sequence, entitled Future Island.
Throughout three consecutive nights, beginning tonight, Tuesday November 10, at 7pm, the sequence will curate Eire’s most enjoyable and inspirational tales and voices right into a family-friendly celebration of our nation’s consultants and innovators.
Future Island will even see a welcome again to her homeland for BBC science presenter Liz Bonnin, whereas well-known friends like astronaut Chris Hadfield and comedians Dara O Briain and PJ Gallagher will seem aspect by aspect with main scientists like Cara Augustenborg, Ian Robertson and Eire’s Nobel Laureate Invoice Campbell
The sequence might be broadcast dwell from Explorium, Dublin’s sport and science centre, on the outskirts of the town.
For Liz , a science, pure historical past and environmental broadcaster, this might be might be a tv homecoming for the previous Dublin resident who has constructed an acclaimed profession within the UK over the past decade.
With an infectious ardour for science and the pure world, Liz is in her aspect choosing the brains of scientists and bringing the most recent laboratory breakthrough advances to a mainstream viewers.
She might be aided within the sequence by her former mentor in Trinity Faculty, Professor Luke O’Neill.
One in every of Eire’s finest identified and most trusted scientists, Luke heads up a world-leading immunology analysis lab in Trinity.
Finishing the presenting trio is Phil Smyth. From Climate Reside to Dwelling College Hub, Phil has develop into a well-recognized face on Irish tv.
All through the week, Phil will stage madcap experiments to clarify and encourage round matters like the way forward for transport and the way forward for power.
Throughout three episodes, this trio will dig deep into questions that may determine Eire’s well being, wealth and happiness.
Within the midst of a pandemic, 2020 has probably been Irish science’s best hour.
However how will our brightest brains equip us to thrive in a future that’s protected and sustainable?
And the way can Irish residents actively take part in shaping and selecting this future?
Future Islands goals to supply the solutions to those, and so many extra questions.