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Winners of BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Congratulations to Ian O'Suillivan and Eimear Murphy from Coláiste Treasa who won the top prize at the 51st BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition with their Social & Behavioural project 'Alcohol Consumption: Does the apple fall far from the tree?" Congratulations also to their teacher, Derry O'Donovan, is a member of the Cork Branch of ISTA.


Ernest Walton coin

Central Bank issues coin commemorating Ernest Walton and gives special award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.


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.


Science & Technology in Action

The 10th edition of Science & Technology in Action was recently launched by Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O'Suillivan. It should now be in all schools and has various on line resources that should be of value to teachers when preparing a Transition Year Science programme or getting ideas for projects to enter competitions such as SciFest & Young Scientist.


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.


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