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Dr Niamh Shaw

Creator / Performer

Dr Niamh Shaw, performer, scientist and engineer, with 2 degrees in engineering and a PhD in Science, is passionate about awakening people’s curiosity. Formerly a full-time academic and published author in peer-reviewed journals, she embarked on a successful career in 2008 which merges science, art, technology and humanity and is currently the Artist in Residence at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork.

Niamh regularly contributes popular science/tech related topics on national TV and radio, including TV3’s Late Lunch Live for Science Foundation Ireland, as well as speaking publicly at events including TEDxUCD (2014), Trailblazery (2013), Space Expo and Festival of Curiosity.