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PharmaChemical Ireland Science Educator of the Year Award 2015

ISTA is delighted that Sheila Porter of SciFest fame has been selected as PharmaChemical Ireland Science Educator of the Year 2015. A member of ISTA since 1971, Sheila has been a member of the Dublin Branch Committee on a number of occassions. Read her story in the May issue of SCIENCE - due out soon!

Amgen Teach Distance Learning Activity

The 3rd Distance Learning Activity (DLA) for the Amgen Teach project will take place during the week of 8th - 12th June 2015 with the title Watermark:The anatomy of an Inquiry Based Science project.

The Walton Club

Unique opportunity for second level students to join Trinity Walton Club on a 10-day science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) camp this summer.

RDS STEM Learning Facilitator programme 15/16

The RDS is calling for Expressions of Interest from Primary school teachers interested in participating in the 2015 /2016 RDS STEM Learning Facilitator programme to become peer-leaders in science and maths primary education.  

CASTeL Science Teaching Summer School

The 5th annual CASTeL Science Teaching Summer School will take place in DCU in June. To register and find more information please email:, register online at or call 01-700 5276.

Light & Shadow

Celebrate the International Year of Light with UCD Science on 23rd May 11am – 3pm. They are offering you an exciting and entertaining programme of talks, exhibits, interactive demonstrations and tours. Light & Shadow allows you to explore light in nature, technology, communication, health and art. Although this is a FREE event you must register in advance in order to attend.

Science & Technology in Action

Science and Technology in Action (STA) annually produce a set of industry led lessons, designed to support the teaching of science and related subjects in second level schools.

Register Today for Free* Research Tour in September 2015

Saffron Travel run an exclusive Science Programme in Belgium and are offering a free research tour for teachers. Register here for more information and you will be contacted with full itinerary details. Bookings are based on a first come first served basis.
*Accomodation and Activities throughout the research tour will be free but delegates are responsible for arranging their own flights.

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