Science Bus Captains

Stephen Davitt

Stephen Davitt is a 26-year-old physicist from Dublin Ireland. He obtained his B.Sc (Hons) in Applied Physics in 2013 and is currently working towards a PhD in laser plasma spectroscopy.

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Claire O’Connell

Claire O’Connell is a 26-year-old biophysicist originally from Meath in Ireland. Her research involves trying to detect rare cancer cells that end up in your blood stream.

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Mark Langtry

Mark is a scientist, professional footballer and actor from Ireland. He has played in the Europa League and has a degree in Theoretical Physics.

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Charlotte Jansen

Charlotte prefers Do It Together above Do It Yourself. She is always fascinated to learn new things, technologies and meet new people.

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Aoibhéann Bird

Aoibhéann Bird is a science communicator, physicist, Scouter, SCUBA Diver, water lover, outdoor adventurer! She holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Physics and PhD in Biomedical Sensors.

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Philip Smyth

Phil is an award winning physicist and an engineer, loving all things weird, wonderful and explosive. He is a writer and presenter with Ireland’s national broadcaster RTÉ.

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Freek Bottema

Freek Bottema is a 23-year-old cameraman who works on Galileo, a popular scientific tv show. His favorite subject in school was physics.

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Sem Barendse

Sem Barendse is a 21-year-old who recently finished his bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Amsterdam. He has worked on Galileo, a popular scientific tv show in the Netherlands.

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