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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. 

Bat Survey Training

Bat Survey Training with Bat Conservation Ireland this Thursday at 8 pm here in Clara Bog Visitor Centre. A great opportunity to get better acquainted with your local wildlife and contribute information that forms part of a national database.

ICASE Conference 2016

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

Institute of Biology of Ireland

The Institute of Biology of Ireland invites its members, families, friends and general public to join them this Sunday July 19th for a DUAL activity day.

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.

Sea for Society

Sea for Society aims to bring about an increase in public awareness around the issue of maintaining a sustainable marine ecosystem. There will be an evening of talks in the Science Gallery Dublin at 6pm Tuesday 16th July. FREE event but registration is required.
To register, please email

SeaFest - Our Ocean Wealth Conference 2015

Celebrate Ireland’s incredible ocean wealth at SeaFest 2015, which takes place in Ringaskiddy on Saturday and Sunday, 10th and 11th July 2015.  This maritime festival showcases Ireland’s abundant maritime resources over two days in Cork Harbour.  

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.