Cullybackey Students attend Science Summer School Event featuring Prof. Brian Cox

Leading physicist and television presenter Professor Brian Cox CBE OBE FRS has travelled to Northern Ireland for an innovative school’s event aimed at inspiring the next generation of scientists, engineers and inventors.

In an initiative by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Professor Cox hosted the ‘Science Summer School NI’ on Tuesday 23rd January, at The Braid in Ballymena.

Students from Cullybackey College were delighted to be invited to this event and with are very own Shalom Magombedze (10A1) being presented with an award for her engagement at the event!

The event also featured the experiences of special guests earlier in the day. Keynote speakers included male midwife Vince Rosales, Dr Erin Higgins, astrophysicist at the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, and Dr. Andrew McIntosh, Head of Research and Development at Kilwaughter Minerals.