The Tipperary Branch Junior Science Quiz which was held in Clonmel on Thursday 18th April, 2013. Congratulations to the winners.
Winners of the Eleanor Twomey Perpetual Shield: Nenagh C.B.S Team A
Second Prize: Nenagh C.B.S. Team B
Third Prize: Kilkenny C.B.S.
Alom Shaha, science teacher, producer & director of tv programmes and author of 'The Young Atheist Handbook' will give a talk on "Science vs Religion in the Classroom".
The Annual Business Meeting will take place in Gorey Community School, just prior to Prof Jocelyn Bell Burnell's talk. All members welcome.
Prof Ian Robertson, internationally known psychologist, will give an opening talk entitled "The Winner Effect: The Neuroscience of Success and Failure", in the Ashdown Park Hotel.
The ISTA Annual Conference 2013 will take place on 12th - 14th April in Gorey, Co Wexford. Registration opens on Saturday at 9am in Gorey Community School.
Some of the high profile scientists that we hope to have in attendance so far are:
Some presentations and links from the Annual Conference in Gorey are now available to our Members.
CASTeL at DCU will hold an interactive session for teachers of the Kildare Branch on Thursday 21st March in Kildare Education Centre.
A Branch AGM will also be held. Tea & Coffee on arrival.
A meeting will be held by the Sligo branch of the ISTA on methods to improve the Scientific Literacy of students at second level. This meeting will be held in Sligo Education Centre from 7-9pm on the 20th March.
The Dublin Branch of ISTA would like to invite you to join us on Tuesday 19th March at 6pm in the Science Gallery. A guided tour of the latest exhibition 'Oscillator' followed by ABM and refreshments will take place.