Congratulations and well done to ALL who participated in the the National Finals of the annual ISTA Senior Science Quiz, sponsored by PharmaChemical Ireland, which took place in Trinity College. A special thanks to Dr Conor O’Brien, current President of ISTA and Dr Aoibhínn Ní Shuilleabhain who acted as quizmaster.
'Bringing Genetics to the Masses: the next step in Genetic Research' was the overall winning project at 2015 SciFest Awards in Marino Conference Centre, Dublin.
Thousands of students all over the world are expected to take part in the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2015 global experiment. This year the theme is “Water: a global experiment with hydrogels.”
Congratulations to Sr Mercedes Desmond, one of the pioneers of science education in Ireland and a founding member of ISTA, who received an honorary doctorate from UCC on George Boole Day 2015. Also in the photo are Prof John O'Halloran, Prof Áine Hyland and Dr Declan Kennedy.
A STEM Learning Conference will take place on Saturday 14th November 9.30am - 3.30pm in RDS. It will focus on creative approaches to Primary School Science. Participants will explore new ways to bring science and maths into children's everyday lives through a series of hands-on workshops and networking sessions.
Mole Day celebrated annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m. commemorates Avogadro's Number - a basic measuring unit in Chemistry!