Record numbers attended Frontiers of Physics in Trinity College which was organised by the Institute of Physics Ireland. A comprehensive program of events was put together by ISTA members Paul Nugent & David Keenahan.
Congratulations to Dr Tim Desmond who was recently promoted to Assistant Head of Examinations and Assessment Division at Department of Education & Skills. Tim is a great supporter of ISTA and a member of the Cork Branch.
We are delighted that Dr Tony Scott, co-founder of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, has been awarded a People of the Year Award 2012. In January the 49th exhibition will take place at the RDS on 9th - 12th January. Closing date for entries is 1st October.
The upcoming Magic Materials exhibition at the Science Gallery in Trinity College coincides this weekend with the launch of Nanoweek 2012, which runs from 14th – 21st September.
Google RISE awards program is now open for applications. Funding from $5,000 to $25,000 is on offer to organisations that promote and encourage STEM and Computer Science education.