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.
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.
Meeting with NCCA scheduled for Friday 25th April to discuss findings of the Hyland Report.
Congratulations to Rory Geoghegan who received PharmaChemical Ireland Science Educator of the Year 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.
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.
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 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.
Tell the story of DNA and RNA through an illustrated Essay or Poem to win €500. Closing date Friday 28th March.