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Ingenious Ireland Science Walking Tours of Dublin

Congratulations to Ingenious Ireland Science Tours of Dublin who have just won a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and they now need another guide to join the team.  

SMEC Conference 2014

SMEC 2014 | SAILS Conference which will take place on the 24th & 25th June on the DCU campus.

Kid Wind - 2 day workshops in July

KidWind are running 3 courses in the first week of July, in Cork, Letterkenny and Dublin. The courses this year will be 2-day workshops and there will be free overnight B&B accommodation for attendees who will be travelling more than 50 miles. 

Comments on this year's exams

Any ISTA members wishing to comment on this year’s state examination papers may contact the relevant subject subcommittee convenors. Reports will be compiled and sent to the SEC before the Marking Conferences.

SciFest 2013 - Berlin Long Night of Science Award

Congratulations to Conor Begley, Coláiste Rís, Dundalk, Co Louth, who won the Berlin Long Night of Science Award via SciFest 2013. Attached is his account of the event.

SciFest students are winners at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles

Two secondary school students from Ireland won a total of three awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) which this year was held this year in Los Angeles from Sunday 11th May to Friday 16th May. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, involving some 1,800 students from over 70 countries competing for a prize fund totalling $5million.

The Royal Institution

The inimitable Prof Aoife McLysaght speaking at The Royal Institution on 'Copy number variation and the secret of life!'

SciFest founder featured on Science SPIN vlog

Sheila Porter, SciFest founder, is featured on Science SPIN video blog from the ISTA Conference in NUI Galway.

Light a beacon for Climate Change photography competition - win a mini iPad

European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn launched the campaign with the video message explaining the importance of climate change research in Horizon 2020 and inviting everyone to light a beacon.

UCD Science 50: A Celebration of 50 Years of Science in Belfield

UCD Science 50, a Celebration of 50 Years of Science in Belfield, will take place on Saturday 7th June from 10am-2pm in the new O'Brien Centre for Science. It is a FREE family event open to all but on-line registration is required in advance.