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ICASE Conference 2016

The ICASE World STE Conference will take place in Turkey on November 1st - 5th 2016

IUCr Crystal growing competition

Following the great success of the IYCr2014 a worldwide competition, is now open to all school children, to introduce students to the exciting, challenging and sometimes frustrating world of growing crystals. Entrants must submit a video. Details on line. Closing date: 22nd November 2015. 

Science on Stage

Science on Stage is a European initiative designed to encourage teachers from across Europe to share best practice in science teaching. 

The Science Squad - Series 3

A repeat of The Science Squad Series 3 is on Mondays at 7.30pm on RTE1.

SciFest 2015

ISTA is delighted to sponsor SciFest. This has been the most successful year yet with 7200 students entering over 3060 projects. Since SciFest was launched nationwide in 2008 more than 32,200 second-level students have participated in the programme.

NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest

Congratulations to students from John Scottus Primary School, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, who were one of the winners in the NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest recently.

SEAI Survey

SEAI is developing their 5 year strategy and are currently looking for feedback. It is an opportunity for teachers and students who are passionate about environmental issues to have their say.
short survey with just 4 questions can be found here!

I'm a Scientist and I'm an Engineer

I'm a Scientist andI'm an Engineer will be running in Ireland this November to blow away the mad scientist stereotype and show students a slice of real science and engineering. 


Student2Scientist TCD based are running a SFI-funded project aimed at developing a Short Course focused on Space Science and Coding. They are looking for secondary school science and maths teachers to attend one of their FREE two-day workshops.

Maths & Chemistry Teachers

A Maths and Chemistry teacher is required in Gymnasium (Secondary I and II) in Germany. The school year will start September 8th, however to integrate new staff there is an orientation week starting on August 26th. Full details attached. For more jobs check out our Facebook.

Nobel prize winner - Thomas Südhof

On Tuesday 1st September at 12noon, the Nobel Laureate Thomas C Südhof will give a talk in The Helix in DCU. It is aimed at secondary school students and teachers and is FREE. An excellent speaker and with compelling thoughts on the areas of physiology and medicine. Advance Booking essential.

MEd in Science Education

Trinity College are running a new MEd in Science Education. There are a limited number of places. Full details attached.

ITLG Global Tech Summit - Innovation and the Education Opportunity

At ITLG Global Tech Summit held in DCU recently, Brian MacCraith, Craig Barrett, Mary Moloney and Michael Murphy discussed new sources of innovation emerging from collaborative environments, such as Hackathons, Coderdojo, eLearning and digital learning structures

How do we monitor the weather from space?

EUMETSAT have recently produced a new cartoon about how satellites monitor the weather from space. It explains how weather satellites work, out in the harsh environment of space, and how the data they collect is used for weather forecasts. 

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