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RDS STEM Learning Facilitator programme 15/16

The RDS is calling for Expressions of Interest from Primary school teachers interested in participating in the 2015 /2016 RDS STEM Learning Facilitator programme to become peer-leaders in science and maths primary education.  


CASTeL Science Teaching Summer School

The 5th annual CASTeL Science Teaching Summer School will take place in DCU in June. To register and find more information please email: castel@dcu.ie, register online at www.dcu.ie/castel/events/teacher-workshops.shtml or call 01-700 5276.


Light & Shadow

Celebrate the International Year of Light with UCD Science on 23rd May 11am – 3pm. They are offering you an exciting and entertaining programme of talks, exhibits, interactive demonstrations and tours. Light & Shadow allows you to explore light in nature, technology, communication, health and art. Although this is a FREE event you must register in advance in order to attend.


Science & Technology in Action

Science and Technology in Action (STA) annually produce a set of industry led lessons, designed to support the teaching of science and related subjects in second level schools.


Register Today for Free* Research Tour in September 2015

Saffron Travel run an exclusive Science Programme in Belgium and are offering a free research tour for teachers. Register here for more information and you will be contacted with full itinerary details. Bookings are based on a first come first served basis.
*Accomodation and Activities throughout the research tour will be free but delegates are responsible for arranging their own flights.


9th Chemistry Demonstration Workshop for Teachers

Sponsored by the SSPC, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Dept. of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Limerick and Pharmachemical Ireland, the 9th Chemistry Demonstration Workshop will be held at the University of Limerick on the 15th-19th June. Registration now open!


IoP School Student Physics Award

Does your school have an annual prize day? Is there a prize for Physics? Would you like to reward and acknowledge the efforts of a special student in your class?


ICI Medal Award

Congratulation to Donnacha Mac Gearailt, on obtaining the highest marks in last year's Leaving Cert Honours Chemistry paper! He is pictured receiving his medal from Pat Hobbs, President of The Institute of Chemistry of ireland, at the ISTA Annual Conference in Cork. His paper was selected by the SEC. He is now studying Pharmacy in UCC.


EUMETSAT Minecraft Competition

EUMETSAT, a global operational satellite agency that gathers satellite data on weather, climate and the environment, has launched a Minecraft satellite-building competition for 6-16 year olds called Build a weather satellite in Minecraft’.


Zayed Future Energy Prize worth €100,000

The Zayed Future Energy Prize recognises individuals, organisations, and schools who have contributed significantly to the fields of renewable energy and sustainability. 2016 will be the 8th year of the award. 


Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching

EPI*STEM, The National Centre for STEM Education formerly known as NCE-MSTL at the UL is pleased to announce that the 2 year part-time Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching (Level 8) will run again in September.


Maths Counts 2015 Conference

Maths Counts 2015 will be on 17th & 18th April - registration still open.


Design your Nano gear winners 2015

Top prize in the secondary school category went to Jack Thurk 2nd year, St. Columba's College, Dublin, for his design of a scrum cap that can alert players and staff to potential head injuries in real time, as a rugby match is being played.


Citizen Science

National Cat Survey - the results are in! The Irish Times linked up with Dr Aoife McLysaght from Trinity College to do a citizen science survey on cats.


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