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Science on Stage

Science on Stage is a European initiative designed to encourage teachers from across Europe to share best practice in science teaching. 

SciFest 2015

ISTA is delighted to sponsor SciFest. This has been the most successful year yet with 7200 students entering over 3060 projects. Since SciFest was launched nationwide in 2008 more than 32,200 second-level students have participated in the programme.

NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest

Congratulations to students from John Scottus Primary School, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, who were one of the winners in the NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest recently.

I'm a Scientist and I'm an Engineer

I'm a Scientist andI'm an Engineer will be running in Ireland this November to blow away the mad scientist stereotype and show students a slice of real science and engineering. 

MEd in Science Education

Trinity College is running a new MEd in Science Education. There are a limited number of places. Full details attached.

ITLG Global Tech Summit - Innovation and the Education Opportunity

At ITLG Global Tech Summit held in DCU recently, Brian MacCraith, Craig Barrett, Mary Moloney and Michael Murphy discussed new sources of innovation emerging from collaborative environments, such as Hackathons, Coderdojo, eLearning and digital learning structures

How do we monitor the weather from space?

EUMETSAT have recently produced a new cartoon about how satellites monitor the weather from space. It explains how weather satellites work, out in the harsh environment of space, and how the data they collect is used for weather forecasts. 

SciFest Gold Medal award winners at the 7th International Sustainability Olympiad INESPO 2015

Congratulations Niamh Nyhan, Ellen Fitzgerald and Aoife Dolan, Sacred Heart Secondary School, Clonakilty who won a Gold Medal at the 7th International Sustainability Olympiad INESPO 2015. Ellen, Niamh and Aoife were the overall winners of the SEAI award at the SciFest National Final 2014. Their prize was to compete in INESPO 2015 in Amsterdam.

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