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European Girls' Maths Olympiad

A pair of Cork students, Anna Mustata (Bishopstown Community School) and Ioana Grigoras (Mount Mercy College) won a silver and bronze medal respectively from the fifth European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO), held in Busteni, Romania.


Science in Art Workshop for Teens in NUI Galway

FREE once-off Science in Art Workshop for Teens aged 14-18years will take place on Saturday 30th April 13:30-16:30 at NUI Galway. It will be run by the 'Explore Science in Art' project team. The workshop will blur the boundaries between art and science by showing the scientific method and principles involved in art and the creativity required in science.


IoP Rocket Launching Workshop

IoP Rocket Launching Workshop will take place in Athlone Education Centre on Wednesday 4th May 7-9pm. Advance booking required.


Top Leaving Certificate Chemistry students of 2015

The top Leaving Certificate Chemistry students of the class of 2015, based on the SEC results, were awarded their medals from the Institute of Chemistry of Ireland at a reception in The Focas Research Institute in DIT. Alphabeically they were:


ISTA Conference 2017

Congratulations and well done to the Limerick Branch on hosting this year's annual conference. The baton now passes to the Kildare Branch. The dates are 7th-9th April in NUIM and The Glenroyal Hotel. 


ISTA BioPharmaChemical Science Educator of the Year 2016

Congratulations to Limerick native Noel Cunningham on receiving the ISTA Science Educator of the Year 2016. The prestigious prize is awarded annually and sponsored by BioPharmaChemical Ireland. Noel is well known for generously sharing his resources via thephysicsteacher.ie. He is pictured here with Prof Eric Mazur from Harvard who is the pioneer of Peer Instruction and interactive teaching techniques.


CanSat National Competition 2016

The CanSat Ireland National Final which will take place on 15th April in Birr Castle. Seven teams qualified from 5 regional finals.


Health & Safety Authority

The Health and Safety Authority believes that education is the key to fostering a culture of safety and health which will heighten awareness and keep young people safe and healthy in the home, school, community and workplace.
Check out their website for lots of resources including a Choose Safety Module.