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Teachers are fundamental to the Young Scientist!

Dr Tony Scott, co-founder of the BTYSTE acknowledges the huge contribution made by teachers to the competition. "Without teachers I don't think that there could be a young scientist competition, they are absolutely fundamental to the whole lot".


Where are they now?

Dick Ahlstrom, Science Editor with The Irish Times finds out what the past 49 young scientist winners are up to now!


FIONN - Ireland's new supercomputer

Minister Seán Sherlock TD, Minister for Research and Innovation announced Ireland’s latest supercomputer called FIONN at the Dunsink Observatory in November. The name, chosen by Oscar O’Donoghue, a student from DCU CoderDojo, stems from Fionnachtana (Irish for Discovery) and Fionn mac Cumhaill.


AMBER launches NanoWOW for Primary Science

AMBER launched NanoWOW for Primary School students, to introduce the world of nanoscience.


Marsh's Library

Congratulations to ISTA member, Nicola McCarty, chemistry teacher at Stratford College on winning Curious Experiments Competition with Marsh's Library. 


International Junior Science Olympiad

Congratulations to the Irish team at the International Junior Science Olympiad in Pune, India. The six-member team arrived back with 4 bronze medals. Dr Paraic James from DCU is the National organiser.


Institute of Physics in Ireland Silver Medal

Congratulations to Gleb Dzhus from CBS in Cork, who was presented with the IoPI silver medal for coming first in Physics in the Leaving Certificate 2013.


SciFest Annual National Awards 2013

Congratulations to Paul Clarke from St Paul's College, Raheny and his teacher Dr Brian Smyth, Dublin Branch Treasurer, who won the top prize at the SciFest 2013 Annual Awards. They will represent Ireland at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles in May 2


Clean Tech Competition

The Clean Tech Competition is a unique, worldwide research and design challenge for pre-college youth. The competition is designed to foster a deeper understanding of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) related concepts, recognise outstanding talent, and prepare the next generation of globally competitive innovators.


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