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MiTE Conference

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


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.


Science Gallery is honoured with a stamp

The Science Gallery Dublin has been honoured with its own stamp, as it reaches record footfall figures. An Post have released two 68c stamps which celebrate Irish achievements in science in recent times.


BTYSTE 2015

The 51st BTYSTE will take place at the RDS 8th-10th January! We have been at all of them! See you there.


Sir Martyn!

Congratulations to Prof Martyn Poliakoff on being awarded Knighthood. We were honored to have him give a talk at our Annual Conference in Galway 2014.


Fake Snow!

Prof Martyn Poliakoff explain the chemistry behind fake snow using sodium polyacrylate.

Nollaig Beannaithe agus Athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh!


Education Matters Yearbook

The 8th edition of Education Matters Yearbook was launched in NUI Building in Merrion Square recently. Photo: Dr Tony Hall,  Dr Mary Fleming, Minister Jan O'Suillivan and Prof Maurice Manning.


SMART Futures

Smart Futures is a government-industry programme providing science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers information to second-level students, parents, teachers and careers guidance counsellors in Ireland.


Pumped Film Competition 2015

Bayer, the Irish Heart Foundation and the Federation of Irish Sport have teamed up to provide students with the opportunity to tell from their perspective how they feel about a range of important health & fitness topics.


Institute of Physics in Ireland Silver Medal 2014

Four students shared the top place in physics in the 2014 Leaving Certificate, while a student from Belfast took the top award in Northern Ireland A-Level physics. Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English, presented the Institute of Physics in Ireland silver medals to the students at an event in the RDS on 9th December.


Access Science: calling all citizen scientists

Access Science: calling all citizen scientists. Contact us at science@irishtimes.com or on Twitter @dickahlstrom with your scientific input, observations and questions you would like answered.


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