ADAPT Education and Public Engagement (EPE) aims to inspire the Irish public to learn about emerging technologies that enhance engagement in our digital world and to have a voice on the future of this vital area of research. We want the public to
LEARN with us,
INTERACT with us,
ENGAGE with us:
ADAPT’s EPE programme is based on two inter-connected strands
ADAPT’s Public Engagement strand aims to engage the Irish public with experiences that incorporate discussion, dialogue and deliberation around the societal implications of future digital engagement.
The Education strand aims to foster skills necessary for citizens and students to engage effectively in our increasingly digital world and to drive future developments in this rapidly changing field.
ADAPT delivers a suite of education and training programmes aimed at all levels of the education system, from primary school through to fourth level and continuing professional development.Primary Secondary Third/Fourth Level Public
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ADAPT is internationally renowned for its research expertise. The Centre is made up of a vibrant international community of academics, researchers, developers and business professionals.
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Laura Grehan is Education and Public Engagement Manager responsible for driving the ADAPT’s Education and Public Engagement (EPE) strategy. Engaging with diverse audiences to create a scientifically informed public, Laura’s team aims to raise awareness of the relevance of technical and problem-solving skills to science, industry and society. Laura holds a BA in International Marketing and Languages and a MSc in Electronic Commerce from Dublin City University.
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Dr. Cara Greene is part of the Education and Public Engagement team at the ADAPT Centre. She is Research Outreach Coordinator and National Coordinator of the ADAPT All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO). AILO is one of ADAPT's core Education programmes which aims to help secondary students hone their linguistic problem-solving skills; increase students’ confidence in tackling complex problems and inspire students to consider the fascinating range of careers at the intersection of computing. language and linguistics.
Emma brings a wealth of experience in public engagement, particularly with engaged research, having recently completed her PhD in ADAPT (TCD) which focused on cross-disciplinary knowledge transfer. Her research interests include digital humanities, collaborative research practices and STE(A)M outreach and engagement. Emma has worked on a number of DH projects including Letters of 1916 and Drawn to the Page: Irish Artist Illustrations 1830–1930.
ADAPT has significant commercial expertise having engaged with more than 140 companies in Ireland and beyond, ranging from indigenous start-ups to multinational enterprises. With a dedicated business and commercial development team, ADAPT has a strong focus on understanding and addressing technology and business challenges in order to deliver solutions tailored for industry collaborators.
Responding to industry needs, ADAPT has developed an extensive range of commercialisation-ready technologies. These cutting edge innovations have been developed based on industry needs.
ADAPT's Inspiring Education and Public Engagement Programme