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Teacher to develop TY lesson plans for Sunspotter.org

The Sunspotter.org team at Trinity College Dublin are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher to develop lesson plans for transition year students based around Sunspotters.org. The teacher will lead the development of the lesson plans and produce a workbook and description of the lessons by the end of the project period. 


VEX Robotics Program in Dublin

VEX Robotics Program was set up in Cork for secondary schools in 2012-13. It is being expanded to their primary schools early this September with the VEX IQ program. The program is supported by EMC. If there are schools in the Dublin Region interested in getting involved please contact Nancy directly. nancy_mcintyre@roboticseducation.org


RSC online course in Quantitative Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry now have an online course on Quantitative Chemistry. It will be FREE for a limited time.


Ingenious Ireland Science Walking Tours of Dublin

Congratulations to Ingenious Ireland Science Tours of Dublin who have just won a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and they now need another guide to join the team.  


Kid Wind - 2 day workshops in July

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. 


Robert Boyle Summer School

Date: 
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 - Sun, 6 Jul 2014

The 3rd annual Robert Boyle Summer School will take place this year 3rd – 6th July at his birthplace of Lismore, Co. Waterford. Programme includes barbecue in Lismore Castle grounds, tour of Jacobean Gardens and costumed re-creation of Boyle's Experiments.


SciFest 2013 - Berlin Long Night of Science Award

Congratulations to Conor Begley, Coláiste Rís, Dundalk, Co Louth, who won the Berlin Long Night of Science Award via SciFest 2013. Attached is his account of the event.


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.


The Royal Institution

The inimitable Prof Aoife McLysaght speaking at The Royal Institution on 'Copy number variation and the secret of life!'


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