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Robert Boyle Summer School 23rd - 26th June 2016

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 - Sun, 26 Jun 2016

The 5th Robert Boyle Summer School will explore the theme "Science and Irish Identity" with lectures from leading thinkers and a variety of recreational activities. Mathematics will be core to this discussion with Dr David Attis author of Mathematics and the Making of Modern Ireland. The list of speakers is available on the website.

SMEC in the new DCU

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 - Fri, 17 Jun 2016

The 7th Science and Mathematics Education Conference (SMEC) series on 16th & 17th June 2016, hosted by the Centre for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning, CASTeL, Dublin City University. The theme for this year's conference is STEM Teacher Education - Initial and Continuing professional development. It will take place in St. Patrick's Campus, Drumcondra

Wexford Branch Meeting & Ecology Visit 16th May

Mon, 16 May 2016

The Welford ISTA branch will be holding its end of year meeting next Monday evening the 16th May. It is traditional for our last meeting to arrange a visit to some interesting venue. This year we will be travelling to the Secret Valley Wildlife Park, Clonroche.

Limerick/Clare Junior Science Quiz

Wed, 11 May 2016

The Limerick/Clare branch of the ISTA will host their Junior Science quiz on Wednesday the 11th of May in LIT. Date: Wednesday 11th of May 2016 Venue: Limerick Institute of Technology Time: 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. If you wish to register a team(s) you can do so by filling out the following form:

May Council Meeting

Sat, 7 May 2016

The May Council Meeting will be held at 1.30pm in Collins Barracks on May 7th. All Branches are required to send one representative.

ISTA Conference Branch Rota

Sat, 7 May 2016 - Fri, 31 May 2019

2017 - Kildare
2018 - North Midlands
2019 - Dublin
2020 - Galway
2021 - Cork
2022 - Limerick

Kildare Branch AGM Committee Meeting

Thu, 28 Apr 2016

The Kildare Branch will have a committee meeting in Kildare Education Centre at 7.30pm on Thursday 28th April to start planning for next year's Annual Conference. Anyone interested in joining the AGM Committee is welcome. Contact: for more details.

Galway Branch Junior Cycle Science Quiz

Thu, 28 Apr 2016

The annual Junior Science Quiz for the Galway Branch will take place on Thursday April 28th in GMIT, Dublin Road, Galway. 

The quiz will be held in Theatre 1000 in GMIT at 6.00 p.m. (Registration from 5.30 p.m.) 

Tech Week 2016 April 24th - 30th April

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - Sat, 30 Apr 2016

Tech Week is Ireland’s nationwide festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public. It provides hands-on opportunities to learn about how computing and related technology are shaping every area of life. Education, health, environment, social interaction, leisure, citizenship ...

Junior Cycle Science Quiz

Wed, 20 Apr 2016

Well done to all who partcipated in the Junior Science Quiz. Congratulations to the winners:

1. Gonzaga College: James Corney, Fiachra O'Farrell & Hugh Tyrrell
Teacher: Ms Sarah Gallagher
2. St. Gerard's Bray: Neil Denvir. Brendan Farrell & David Byrne.
Teacher: Ms Niamh Aylmer
3. Belvedere College: Ishan Banik, Peter Tumulty & Donal Heelan
Teacher: Mr Michael Grehan