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.
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 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.
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, 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.