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Invent Nano Winners

Invent Nano is a national competition run by AMBER at Trinity College, which challenged secondary school students to come up with their vision of the future using nanotechnology. 


PharmaChemical Ireland Science Educator of the Year Award 2014

Congratulations to Rory Geoghegan who received PharmaChemical Ireland Science Educator of the Year 2014.


Lodge Award 2014

Congratulations to Dr Declan Kennedy on receiving the Lodge Award 2014. This is given on very rare occassions and there are only six past recipients.


Science for School - UCD paid research in July

Prof. Teeling's bat lab at UCD are organizing a 4-week long paid (€3000 minus taxes) research training opportunity for the secondary schools science teachers in July 2014.


MATHletes Challenge 2014

MATHletes Challenge 2014 is a pioneering maths tournament for Ireland based on the Khan Academy approach to learning and teaching maths. Students from 5th and 6th class in primary school and 1st to 3rd year in secondary school junior cycle compete online and face to face against their peers, with over €20,000 in prizes and the title of MATHletes Challenge Champion 2014 on offer.


SCRATCH International Programming Trial

You are invited to participate in SCRATCH International Programming Trial. Details attached.


IoP Ireland Spring Meeting - 50 years looking forward 1964-2014

IoP Ireland celebrated their half-century of physics across the island of Ireland in Dun Laoghaire. Click here for Programme of Events.


Winners of Irish Chemistry Olympiad in DCU

Well done to all the participants in the Irish Chemistry Olympiad. The winners go to the International Final in Vietnam.


Google Science Fair 2014

The fourth annual Google Science Fair has now launched. The online competition inspires thousands of students aged 13-18 to use their interests and talents to explore an area of science that they’re passionate about – and be in with a chance of winning life-changing prizes. 


SciFest 2014

SciFest is open to all second-level students. Visit the website for updates www.scifest.ie


EMC

We are delighted that EMC are on board as Silver Sponsors at our upcoming Annual Conference in Galway on April 11th-13th.


GIREP-MPTL Conference

From 7th - 12th July the next GIREP-MPTL Conference takes place in Palermo, Italy for Physics teachers.
 


Minister for Research Seán Sherlock to consider merits of joining CERN

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.


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