UCD School of Physics International Masterclass 2014 will be held on the 21st of March between 9.30am-4pm. The day will consist of practical lectures, hands-on data analysis, and an international video conference to compare your results live with students in other countries. This activity is open to secondary school students with an interest in studying physics at University level and is FREE. Closing date for applications is 23rd February.
Minister for Research Sean Sherlock has asked his department to carry out a review of Ireland's international engagement on research and innovation, with particular attention to the costs and benefits of joining CERN.
From 1st February, students from 1st to 3rd year in secondary school junior cycle will compete online against their peers, with a chance to win more than €10,000 in prizes and the title of MATHletes Challenge Champion 2014.
CASTeL at DCU are running a series of four workshops funded by the Amgen Science Teacher Training Initiative, focused on the teaching and learning of science, in particular chemistry and biology, through an inquiry approach.
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 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.
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.