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.
The 5th annual CASTeL Science Teaching Summer School will take place in DCU in June. To register and find more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org, register online at www.dcu.ie/castel/events/teacher-workshops.shtml or call 01-700 5276.
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.
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.
Sponsored by the SSPC, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Dept. of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Limerick and Pharmachemical Ireland, the 9th Chemistry Demonstration Workshop will be held at the University of Limerick on the 15th-19th June. Registration now open!
Does your school have an annual prize day? Is there a prize for Physics? Would you like to reward and acknowledge the efforts of a special student in your class?
Congratulation to Donnacha Mac Gearailt, on obtaining the highest marks in last year's Leaving Cert Honours Chemistry paper! He is pictured receiving his medal from Pat Hobbs, President of The Institute of Chemistry of ireland, at the ISTA Annual Conference in Cork. His paper was selected by the SEC. He is now studying Pharmacy in UCC.
Top prize in the secondary school category went to Jack Thurk 2nd year, St. Columba's College, Dublin, for his design of a scrum cap that can alert players and staff to potential head injuries in real time, as a rugby match is being played.