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SciFest Annual National Awards 2013

Congratulations to Paul Clarke from St Paul's College, Raheny and his teacher Dr Brian Smyth, Dublin Branch Treasurer, who won the top prize at the SciFest 2013 Annual Awards. They will represent Ireland at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles in May 2


Clean Tech Competition

The Clean Tech Competition is a unique, worldwide research and design challenge for pre-college youth. The competition is designed to foster a deeper understanding of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) related concepts, recognise outstanding talent, and prepare the next generation of globally competitive innovators.


National Finals of ISTA Senior Science Quiz

Thanks to all who participated in the National Finals of the ISTA Senior Science Quiz in Trinity on Saturday 30th November. The quiz was generously sponsored by PharmaChemical Ireland. Thanks also to Trinity College for providing the excellent venue, to Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain who was guest presenter and Sean Duke, author of the newly published 'How Irish Scientists changed the World'. The year's associated charity was Irish Heart & Lung Transplant Association.


STEM Education Review Group

The Minister for Research and Innovation, Seán Sherlock, TD, announced the launch of a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) Education Review Group, which is expected to prepare a report on STEM education in Ireland over the next six months. 


'Apples and Atoms' Walton sculpture

A sculpture celebrating the life and work of Ernest Walton, Ireland's only Nobel laureate for science and a former Trinity College Dublin graduate and professor, has been officially unveiled at the college outside the Physics Department.


Idea for Science School Tour - MakeShop at the Science Gallery -

The combination of Science Galleryand Makeshop makes for an informative and practical day out for school groups of all ages.


Track the Spread of Flu in Ireland

A new website Flusurvey.ie has been set up and is being hosted at NUI Galway and aims to Track the Spread of Seasonal Flu in Ireland. The initiative is a collaboration between National University of Ireland, Galway, the 


Women in Physics - Ireland

The School of Mathematics and Physics at Queens University Belfast and IoPI are inviting your female students to participate in the first “Women in Physics – Ireland” event on the 19th of March 2014. Please email mp.outreach@qub.ac.uk by Friday 13th of December indicating the number of required places, which will be allocated on a first come first served basis. 


apps4gaps

The Central Statistics Office are running an All-Ireland apps4gaps competition for students. There is also an open category where teachers can also enter!


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