SFI Discover Programme

Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, today announced a national investment of €3.6 million through Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme. The funding has been awarded to 41 diverse projects, to improve public understanding of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and to support education initiatives for under-represented groups. Dr Maria McNamara and Dr Chris Rogers are pictured from University College Cork, representing their funded project, ‘Ireland’s Secret Past: Unlocking Our Fossil Heritage’.