Welcome to Science2Life
Sue McGrath aka ‘Scientific Sue’ is the Director of Science2Life, an outreach educational provider and consultant dedicated to the communication of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in a passionate and engaging fashion. Her aim is to “effect change, achieve results and make science fun!”
Sue is a graduate of Queen’s University, Belfast. She taught Physics, Chemistry and Drama for 10 years before becoming the Senior Manager for Educational Programmes in the start-up team for the now world renowned Science Centre whowhatwherewhenwhy-w5 at Odyssey, Northern Ireland.
In her current role as a professional science communicator Sue combines her in-depth subject knowledge, her creativity and drama background with her commercial and strategic expertise to develop and deliver a range of thought provoking and engaging educational activities and training programmes.
Sue’s qualifications include a BSc Honours in Physics and Mathematics, a PGCE in teaching secondary education, a Certificate in Education, Diploma in Advanced Secondary Education and a Masters in Educational studies. In addition she has written a book and written for several science magazines such as science spin and physics education, of which she was an editorial board member from 2002 -2004; produced hands-on science kits; and has extensive television exposure in Ireland.
Sue was made a Fellow of the Institute of Physics in 2004 and has continued her connection with them by delivering teacher training programmes and shows across Northern Ireland on behalf of the IoP.