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Call for Submissions: ‘Science on Screen’

This year, Galway Film Centre with CÚRAM, the SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices at NUI Galway are offering funding to filmmakers interested in producing a documentary that engages with research into cardiovascular illnesses and stroke, currently underway at CÚRAM.


Registration: Through Eventbrite:

Calling all documentary makers, can research cure a broken heart?

The ‘Science on Screen’ scheme, a funding strand for creative documentaries set in the world of science, is now in its third Year. The scheme will 100% fund one 26 minute film with a budget of €35,000 that promotes the public understanding of science.

The Science on Screen Information Day will take place on Friday 9th March for filmmakers and producers. A range of top researchers and clinicians will give an overview of their work, followed by a Q&A and opportunities to discuss ideas with the speakers.

The schedule for the day will include:

  • 10.45: Welcome by CÚRAM
  • 11.00: William Wijns – Professor in Interventional Cardiology
  • 11.15: Niamh Hynes – Vascular & Endovascular Surgical Registrar at the Galway Clinic
  • 11.30: Abhay Pandit – Scientific Director, CÚRAM The SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices
  • 11.45: Karen Doyle – Lecturer in Physiology and Principal Investigator at CÚRAM
  • 12.00: Martin O’ Halloran – Senior Lecturer in Medical Electronics and Director of the Translational Medical Device Lab
  • 12.15: CROÍ – Fighting Heart Disease & Stroke
  • 12.30: Galway Film Centre – Application Guidelines for Science on Screen

For more information on the Science on Screen scheme please here.