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ISTA Senior Science Quiz Final 2015

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.

Overall SciFest Winner 2015

'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.

SciFest STEM Superstars 2015

In Marino Conference Centre on Friday 6th November 48 second-level students from all over Ireland will compete for a number of prestigious awards at the SciFest 2015 National Final.

Get your school on the map with Global Experiment Day: Tuesday 10th November 2015

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.”

Sr Mercedes Desmond to receive honorary doctorate from UCC

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.

RDS STEM Learning National Teaching Conference

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. 

Cool Jobs

The Science Gallery in Dublin is hosting a FREE event on Tuesday 10th November 2-4pm for secondary school students to meet real

City of Physics

Science is about curiosity, wonder and figuring things out – and that’s what City of Physics is about too. Everything, from the atomic to the cosmic, is converging in Dublin this November.

Mole Day

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!


The Alice Perry Medal will be awarded to the best working app.