Barry W. Fitzgerald is BW Science.

“Always think super – nothing is impossible!”

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What I Do

Science Talks and Workshops.

Engaging, interactive, and inspiring talks, keynotes and workshops covering a wide range of scientific topics.

Event Moderator.

Do you need a professional, articulate, and native English-speaker as a moderator for your next offline or online event?

Speaker Trainer.

I provide various speaker training programs, workshops, and courses that can elevate your speaking and presentation abilities to the next level.

Commissions.

Are you looking for a popular science article, short story, or commentary for the next issue of your magazine of website?

Books.

I have self-published a number of popular science books based on superheroes, Santa Claus, and science. It all started with “Secrets of Superhero Science”.

YouTuber and Podcaster.

Find out more about my YouTube channel “The Superhero Scientist” and my podcast “Secrets of Superhero Science”.

Testimonials

Barry has an enthusiasm that brings science to life with just the right balance of education and fun, and his communications skills are exemplary.

Jackie Gorman
CEO Midlands Science (Ireland)

When working with Barry, you are assured of a professional service. He can deliver talks both online and in-person, and his talks are engaging and inspiring!

Patricia O’Sullivan
Enterprise & Community Engagement Manager, Mary Immaculate College

Barry is a super-inspring and enthusiastic speaker, which is quite likely his superpower.

Bernie Quilligan
University of Limerick, Ireland

Barry’s talks on superhero science are hugely entertaining and inspiring. His enthusiasm is there for all to see!

Jelke te Loeke
Advisor in Marketing/ Communication, Nedap Healthcare

As a keynote speaker, Barry Fitzgerald was our superhero at the LaFutura 2018 global event in Shanghai.

Nils Müller
CEO TRENDONE, Germany

Videos

In June 2019, I was the opening speak at TEDx Berlin where I spoke about "Being a Responsible Superhero"
Check out my presentation at Universiteit van Nederland where I answered the question: "Are superhero gadgets our future lifesavers?"
Be sure to check out my YouTube channel "The Superhero Scientist" where I talk about superheroes, science, and lots more besides.

My Story

After completing a degree in Applied Physics and a PhD in Computational Physics at the University of Limerick (Ireland), Barry moved to the Netherlands to continue his career in scientific research. And it is in the Netherlands where his adventures in scientific communication began!

Barry has given talks at companies such as TEDx Berlin, GECAS, DEMCON and Nedap Healthcare, schools, universities, and events such as Dutch Comic Con, La Futura Shanghai 2018, the Galway International Arts Festival, and as part of Science Week in Ireland

Get in touch!


    This👇is a brilliant competition.👏I had the pleasure of contributing to the #SuperRealoes report, and as a superhero fan there are lots of gadgets I'd like to see invented! Share with anyone who might be interested.

    And here's the link to the entry form: https://celebrate150.theiet.org/media/2974/ssd4225-super-realoes-entry-form-v1.pdf

    What could #Wolverine and the inhabitants of Tír na nÓg - the Land of the Young from Irish myths - have in common? Answer: the protein NANOG, which can reverse ageing in muscle cells.

    Check out the first of my new #superhero #science blog series! 👇

    https://bwscience.com/protein-named-after-tir-na-nog-can-reverse-cell-ageing-in-muscles/

    An article with an opening reference to St. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. What more could you want? You best then check out @alexgoesviral's latest blog offering on the Marburg virus - the 1967 virus that was contained.

    👉 https://www.microbialmondays.com/post/a-previous-plague-another-outbreak

    What is terahertz technology and how are researchers @TUeindhoven advancing the field? Check out the latest podcast episode of 'Science is here' where I speak to @jamiegomezrivas about TU/e's new terahertz centre and more.

    👉 https://scienceishere.libsyn.com/terahertz-technology-with-jaime-gomez-rivas

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