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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.


MATHletes 2015

MATHletes Challenge 2015 launches on Monday 5th January! Also Sean O'Sullivan will be interviewed on New Year's Day by Pat Kenny, talking about MATHletes on UTV's Out With The Old - In With The U on UTV.


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.


Science Video Competition

Get students to make a 3 minute video presenting any topic related to Genetics, Evolution or Ecology! Deadline for online submission is 28th February 2015.


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.


SSPC National Crystal Growing Competition

To celebrate International Year of Crystallography, the Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC), has launched a national crystal growing competition, which is open to primary and post-primary students in Ireland!


The Irish Lab Awards 2014

The Winners of the Irish Laboratory Awards 2014 have been announced. Well done to CBS, Kilkenny who were shortlisted and will receive a finalist certificate. This is three in a row for CBS. Already winners in the ISTA Senior Science Quiz, next week Simon Kieran Bluett, one of their students will receive a gold medal from IoP for top result in the Leaving Cert Physics 2014.


ISTA Senior Science Quiz - National Final 2014

Congratulations and well done to all 48 teams who participated in the National Finals of the ISTA Senior Science Quiz which is sponsored by PharmaChemical Ireland. 

1st: St Andrew's College, Dublin
2nd: Ard Scoil Ris, Limerick
3rd: CBS, Kilkenny
4th: St Gerard's Bray
5th: Blackrock College


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