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Invent Nano Winners

Invent Nano is a national competition run by AMBER at Trinity College, which challenged secondary school students to come up with their vision of the future using nanotechnology. 

The Hyland Report

A hard copy of the Hyland Report (The design of Leaving Certificate science syllabi in Ireland: an international comparison) should be available to all members at your local Branch meetings.

PharmaChemical Ireland Science Educator of the Year Award 2014

Congratulations to Rory Geoghegan who received PharmaChemical Ireland Science Educator of the Year 2014.

Lodge Award 2014

Congratulations to Dr Declan Kennedy on receiving the Lodge Award 2014. This is given on very rare occassions and there are only six past recipients.

Science for School - UCD paid research in July

Prof. Teeling's bat lab at UCD are organizing a 4-week long paid (€3000 minus taxes) research training opportunity for the secondary schools science teachers in July 2014.

Campaign for Ireland to apply for membership of CERN

The potential benefits of job opportunities for our Science and Engineering students is one of the many reasons for us all to support the campaign. Please get your students to complete the survey.
As well as possibly influencing the future of science in Ireland, your students will have the chance to win a CERN “Goody Bag"!

MATHletes Challenge 2014

MATHletes Challenge 2014 is a pioneering maths tournament for Ireland based on the Khan Academy approach to learning and teaching maths. Students from 5th and 6th class in primary school and 1st to 3rd year in secondary school junior cycle compete online and face to face against their peers, with over €20,000 in prizes and the title of MATHletes Challenge Champion 2014 on offer. Students can participate individually or teachers can sign up their class in the Schools Challenge. 

SCRATCH International Programming Trial

You are invited to participate in SCRATCH International Programming Trial. Details attached.

Living the Wildlife

'Living the Wildlife', RTE's flagship natural history series, is on Tuesdays at 7pm on RTE 1. 

What is Life? Science Writing Competition for Students

Tell the story of DNA and RNA through an illustrated Essay or Poem to win €500. Closing date Friday 28th March.