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Making Space Programme


Making Space Programme

Making Space Programme


At a Glance

  • Start Date:11/05/2017
  • End Date:08/01/2021
  • Closing date:Ongoing
  • Post Updated:19/02/2018
  • Min Hours:10 hours per month
  • Role Type:Teaching/Tutoring

Requirements:Post-grad, Post-doc and Undergrad students, and staff


Through ‘Making Space’ we aim to create and provide a variety of opportunities for engagement with STEM for key target audiences, including under­‐represented groups (socially, economically and/or educationally disadvantaged), under-engaged regions in Ireland, i.e. those with no third level institutions or science festivals and a low level of access to outreach/engagement programmes and family's groups who have traditionally had lower levels of engagement with STEM.   

Note that participation in the programme will qualify for the NUI Galway President’s ALIVE volunteering certificate, or can count for the NUI Galway postgraduate module in science communication - GS536. 

You can join the programme by contacting us directly by clicking the 'Apply Now' button below!

Note that a general information meeting will take place on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 in room PHY102 at 2 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Please note that training will be provided. Tasks may include leading a small team during visits to schools and organisations in Galway.

Skills required for this role:


Enthusiasm to share science




Details of time commitment needed for role:
For semester 2, activities will take place on Tuesday 10.30am - 12.30pm. We will also have school/organisation visits on different times and dates.

Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Adriana Cardinot

Address: Making Space Programme, School of Physics, NUI Galway

Website: http://

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