National Innovation Taskforce: Policy submission of Prof Charles Spillane to the Irish Government's Innovation Taskforce 2009.
Curator of Science Gallery HUMAN+ Exhibition
As a member of the Science Gallery's Leonardo Group, Prof. Charles Spillane was a co-Curator of the award-winning science-art Exhibition HUMAN+ The Future of our Species which explored a future of augmented abilities, authored evolution, new strategies for survival and non-human encounters through a range of installations and laboratories exploring the future of our species. The exhibition opened at Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, on April 15th and ran until June 2011. The HUMAN+ exhibition has since toured globally (e.g. Barcelona 2016; Singapore 2017).
17 May 2013: Irish Plant Scientists Conference Hosted by NUI Galway.
25 November 2012: Spillane lab members Anish Kumar and Antoine Fort at the Plant & AgriBiosciences Research Centre (PABC) stand at the 2012 Galway Science and Technology Festival. Over 300 children enthusiastically interacted with the displays at the PABC stand throughout the day which communicated the importance of plant and agribiosciences research to sustainable development in Ireland and internationally.