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Invent Nano Competition

What kind of amazing products and inventions will nanotechnology allow us to have in the future? Enter Invent Nano poster competition to nanoinmylife@tcd.ie
Closing date: Friday 7th March.


International Year of Crystallography (IYCr2014)

2014 has been declared the International Year of Crystallography (IYCr2014) by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Union of Crystallography.


Learn Chemistry Partnership

Learn Chemistry Partnership is a free programme that connects you and your school with the world's leading chemistry community - and all our tools and resources to help you bring chemistry to life in your classroom. 


Science Demos!

Our friend Alom Shaha has a new site with resources and video clips which you might find useful http://sciencedemo.org 


BT Young Scientist 2014

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 Cineworld

Win FREE tickets to the launch of new Irish Sci-Fi Collider this Friday 10th January in Cineworld Dublin, by answering this question.


Teachers are fundamental to the Young Scientist!

Dr Tony Scott, co-founder of the BTYSTE acknowledges the huge contribution made by teachers to the competition. "Without teachers I don't think that there could be a young scientist competition, they are absolutely fundamental to the whole lot".


Where are they now?

Dick Ahlstrom, Science Editor with The Irish Times finds out what the past 49 young scientist winners are up to now!


ISTA at BTYSTE

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!


FIONN - Ireland's new supercomputer

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.