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2015 Cocker Lecture

The 3rd Cocker Lecture will take place at 6pm on March 5th in the Tercentary Hall (TBSI) in Trinity College. The lecture is entitled 'Alfred Werner (1866-1919), Founder of Coordination Chemistry: What have we learnt since? All welcome!


International Junior Science Olympiad 2014

Ireland obtained 5 bronze medals at the International Junior Science Olympiad in Mendoza in Argentina in December.


Engineers Week 2015

Engineers Week is from 8th-14th February! Check out events in your area.


SEAI - One Good Idea Project 2015

50 Post Primary Schools from around the country have now been shortlisted to go on to Stage 2 of the One Good Idea project and put their campaigns into action.
 


UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2015

An online campaign for UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2015 was launched this week. This year’s campaign will look at how mobile technology can help empower women and girls.


The Irish Times & Citizen Science!

The Irish Times has linked up with Trinity College to do a citizen science survey on catsDr Aoife McLysaght spoke to Ryan Tubridy on RTE 2FM Wednesday 21st to explain the project! 


Central Statistics Office Competitions

Two CSO competitions for you and your students.
1. The John Hooper Medal for Statistics - statistical poster. Registration Friday 23rd January.
2. The Alice Perry Medal - apps4gaps competition. Registration date Friday 6th February.


Fame Lab 2015

Find out more about the Regional heats of FameLab 2015 in the attachment. The National Final takes place on April 9th in the Science Gallery Dublin.


MiTE Conference

The first International Conference on Mobile Technology in Initial Teacher Education was be held in the Galway Bay Hotel on Saturday 24th January.


Debating Science Issues

DSI – Debating Science Issues is a dynamic debating competition which invites young people to engage in debate on the cultural, societal and ethical implications of advances in biomedical science.


Froggy Facts Workshop

On Friday 6th February, Froggy Facts Workshops will take place in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Turlough Park, Castlebar at 10am -11.45am and 11.45am - 1pm.
                                            


IAMTA Junior Problem Solver Quiz

On Wednesday, 21 January  the first Junior Problem Solving Quiz, hosted by the IAMTA, will be held in a number of venues around the country. The quiz will cover all aspects of the Mathematics and Physics Junior Certificate curricula.


Biology for Today: Biotechnology for Life - Symposium for second level biology students

The aim of the symposium is to enrich students’ experience of Biology and Agricultural Science topics. It will also provide them with additional insights into Biotechnology for life. It offers an opportunity to students to appreciate the outcomes of the most up-to-date research in the various biological topics.
Advance booking required.


Tyndall Lectures - Technology Rocks

The 2015 Tyndall Schools' Lecture Series sees Sue McGrath take to the road with her “Technology Rocks”, an innovative, interactive show exploring light, sound, electricity, magnetism and electromagnetism.


Ernest Walton coin

Central Bank issues coin commemorating Ernest Walton and gives special award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.


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