Congratulations to Paul Clarke from St Paul's College, Raheny, Dublin, on winning the BT Young Scientist & Technology Competition 2014. His teacher is Dr Brian Smyth, past Chair and current Treasurer of the Dublin Branch of ISTA. Co-incidently Paul also won the SciFest National Final this year.
Win FREE tickets to the launch of new Irish Sci-Fi Collider this Friday 10th January in Cineworld Dublin, by answering this question.
Come visit the ISTA stand at BTYSTE. On Friday the ISTA shop will be open. If you can volunteer some time to help out please contact Paddy Daly on 086 385 4373. Thank you!
Minister Seán Sherlock TD, Minister for Research and Innovation announced Ireland’s latest supercomputer called FIONN at the Dunsink Observatory in November. The name, chosen by Oscar O’Donoghue, a student from DCU CoderDojo, stems from Fionnachtana (Irish for Discovery) and Fionn mac Cumhaill.
Jowita Rogalska, a 19-year-old student, has been given the honour of having her design entitled 'Genius is found in Simplicity!' chosen for the brand new trophy to mark the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition’s 50th anniversary.
AMBER launched NanoWOW for Primary School students, to introduce the world of nanoscience.