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European Space Agency Competition

ESA and its Rosetta mission partners are inviting you to suggest a name for the site where lander Philae will touch down on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November.


SFI Scientists Celebrate the Power of Science

Scientists at Science Foundation Ireland’s seven Research Centres around the country are planning to Celebrate the Power of Science during Science Week. There will be something for all ages, from robotics to photonics, from crystals to disgusting digestion, from nanotechnology to big data, from global warming to smashing science movies!


EUCYS – European Union Contest for Young Scientists 2014

Mega congratulations to Paul Clarke winner at EUCYS 2014 and a special CERN award. Congrats also to his teacher & ISTA member Dr Brian Smith. Paul was national winner of SciFest in 2013 and BTYSTE winner in 2014.


Google Science Fair Winners 2014

Huge congratulations to Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey & Sophie Healy Throw from Kinsale Community School, who won the overall prize at the Google Science Fair 2014. Congratulations also to their teacher and ISTA member Shaun Holly.


Science & Technology in Action

Science & Technology in Action has various on line resources that might be of value when preparing a Transition Year Science programme.


European Amgen Teach initiative

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a series of professional development workshops for the Sciences. These workshops offer teachers upskilling in areas that are in line with new developments in Science education in Ireland.


PDST

Details of PDST courses for all the Senior Science subjects can be found in the attached flyers. On line Registration required and placed limited.


The Midlands Science Festival 2014

The Midlands Science Festival is a seven-day programme of around 50 events running throughout the Midlands with the aim of celebrating science, maths, engineering, technology and it’s importance in our lives.


I'm a Scientist & I'm an Engineer

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


ReelLIFE SCIENCE

The ReelLIFE SCIENCE schools video competition is launching nationwide on Monday September 1st 2014, with a  prizefund of €3000. Teachers and students are invited to engage with Science in a fun way, by making an entertaining and educational short vide


Ocean 180 Video Challenge

The Ocean 180 Video Challenge is entering its second year and middle school classrooms around the world are invited to join our student judging team!


ExpeRimental - Bringing Science Home

ExpeRimental is a series of short films making it fun, easy and cheap to do science at home with your children. The project was the brainchild of Alom Shaha.


Clean Tech Competition 2015

The Clean Tech Competition is a unique, worldwide research and design challenge for pre-college youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources. Due to popular demand, registration for the Clean Tech Competition has been extended to March 6th. 


Academia-Industry Alliance – Joint efforts in Science Education

The final report from the Royal Irish Academy-ALLEA forum: Academia-Industry Alliance – Joint efforts in Science Education compiled by the All European Academies (ALLEA) is now available.


Earth Festival - Science through Art: A collaborative learning experience

The UCD Earth Institute, in association with An Cosán Glas, is delighted to announce Earth Festival, an exciting merging of art and science. You and your school are invited to the exhibition presented in Letterkenny Town Park on 11th-13th November 2014 as part of Ireland’s National Science Week.


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