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PLASTIC

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Dublin

Live
Call closes 2018-11-05 17:00:00
on 5th November 2018, 5:00pm GMT
Keywords: Plastic, Material Science, Bioplastics, Biopolymers, Microplastics, Recycling, Biodegradation, Innovation, Design solutions, Policy solutions, Industry reform

It is essential but polluting. It saves lives, yet it chokes our oceans. It’s cheap to create but expensive to dispose of. It can last forever, but is often used only once. PLASTIC has changed our daily lives and our environment more than any other material. We can’t live without it. But living with it might not be an option for much...

DISPOSABLE

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Melbourne

Live
Call closes 2018-11-06 12:00:00
on 6th November 2018, 11:00pm AEDT
Keywords: consumerism, waste, Pollution, digestion, recycle, reuse, ecology, opportunity, sustainable

The lid has been lifted on human wastefulness, but what next?  Following the lead of Australian cult-hero, the bin chicken, we delve into our garbage and find opportunities within our disposable culture.

While the global waste statistics are sobering, we are now seeing emergent ecologies that thrive on human wastefulness, drinking water...

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DEPTH

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Detroit

Closed
  • Detroit
Keywords: Life, Pollution, Hydrology, Environment, Power
Call closed 2018-10-06 04:00:00
on 5th October 2018, 11:00pm EDT
Results by 1st December

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Science Gallery Lab Detroit seeks interactive, participatory works for DEPTH, a free exhibition that explores the power and complexities of water and its many roles in the physical and social world.

Water is life. Its presence affects all living things. From creation stories about life on Earth, to the looming devastating effects of pollution and...

ANXIETY

  • SCIENCE GALLERY London

Under Review
  • London
Keywords: Anxiety, mental health, worry, resilience, Neuroscience, Genetics
Call closed 2018-08-26 23:45:00
on 26th August 2018, 11:45pm IST
Results by 31st October

In 2019 Science Gallery London will explore notions of anxiety in contemporary society - what causes anxiety, and how does it affect us?

Anxiety is characterised as experiencing fear of an anticipated or non-tangible threat. It can manifest as a feeling of unease, which can be accompanied by physical discomfort such as muscular tension, restlessness, or dizziness. Feeling anxious can be...

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INTIMACY

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Dublin

Closed
  • Dublin
Keywords: Embodiment, Disruption, Trust, Loneliness, Empathy, Neuroscience, Community, Intimacy
Call closed 2018-05-15 17:00:00
on 15th May 2018, 5:00pm IST
Results by 11th July

OPEN CALL: Science Gallery Dublin is seeking proposals for up to twenty works for INTIMACY, a free exhibition that asks what human connection is made of. We are looking for works that explore the themes on intimacy in surprising and unusual ways. Deadline for applications is 16th May, 17:00 Dublin time. Provisional exhibition dates are October 2018 to February 2019.

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XENON1T, one of the world's most sensitive dark matter detectors. Gran Sasso Laboratory, Italy. Copyright: Enrico Sacchetti. This photo cannot be used without prior permission of the photographer.

95% of the universe is missing

  • SCIENCE GALLERY London

Closed
  • London
Keywords: Dark Matter, Theoretical physics, Cosmology, Unknown, Invisible, Intangible, Philosophy, Knowledge, Universe, Galaxy, Matter
Call closed 2018-05-13 23:30:00
on 13th May 2018, 11:30pm IST
Results by 31st August

 

"In a spiral galaxy, the ratio of dark-to-light matter is about a factor of 10. That’s probably a good number for the ratio of our ignorance-to-knowledge. We’re out of kindergarten, but only in about third grade."

                                                    -- Vera Rubin, cosmologist (1928 - 2016)...

Left image: Tufa Towers at Mono Lake, CA by Eric Wienke, used under Creative Commons license: https://flic.kr/p/f6bs34 Right image: Enceladus courtesy NASA/JPL

LIFE AT THE EDGES

  • SCIENCE GALLERY Dublin

Closed
  • Dublin
Keywords: Space, Ocean, Exploration, Biology, Extremophiles, Frontiers, Inhospitable, Adventure, Life, Edges
Call closed 2018-01-17 17:00:00
on 17th January 2018, 5:00pm GMT
Results by 30th March

[Please note: some applicants may have experienced problems with our online subission system, therefore we have extended the deadline by 24 hours - please submit entries by 5pm Irish time on January 17th]

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