The annual ICI Schools' Chemistry Newsletter competition is now open to all second level students. This year’s theme is ‘The Chemistry of Climate Change’. Only individual entrants are allowed. Full details attached and closing date is 23rd of December.
Congratulations to Berrings National School from County Cork who have been announced as the National Water Explorer Programme Winner 2016 in an innovative online water conservation initiative organised by the charity Global Action Plan.
Coderdojo has won the prestigious European Citizen’s Prize, following a nomination by Seán Kelly MEP. The non-profit network of free coding clubs for youth, which was originated in Cork by James Whelton with Bill Liao, is the only Irish based organisation to win the award this year.
Accenture Ireland in partnership with Dublin City University, has launched a pilot internship scheme that aims to help trainee teachers pass on the knowledge of STEM subjects by giving them hands-on experience working in various STEM roles.
Best of luck to all our students sitting exams in June.
Comments on this year's SEC exams should be sent to:
Junior Science: Yvonne Higgins: firstname.lastname@example.org
LC Biology: Úna Moroney: email@example.com
LC Chemistry: Mary Mullaghy: firstname.lastname@example.org
LC Physics: Seán Finn: email@example.com
The overall winners of the One Good Idea competition were St. Mogue's College, Bawnboy, Cavan with their project "Showerlite". The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) One Good Idea 2016 National Final took place on 11th May at the Print Works in Dublin Castle.