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Maths Week Ireland

Maths Week Ireland is on 12th - 21st October and below are listed a few items of interest. If you are doing activities please register on the website and be in with a chance to win an iPAD.

Lab equipment available to take away

Please check the General Discussion in the Forums of the Members Area if you are interested in some FREE equipment!

CIRCULAR LETTER 0047/2013 Leaving Certificate Chemistry Syllabus Introduction

 CIRCULAR LETTER 0047/2013 Adjustments to the Leaving Certificate Chemistry Syllabus

ISTA Senior Science Quiz Final 2013

Sat, 30 Nov 2013

Thank you to all who participated in the Regional Finals of the ISTA Senior Science Quiz. The top teams will be invited to Trinity College on Saturday 30th November for the Final, which is generously sponsored by PharmaChemical Ireland. We are delighted to announce that Ms Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain is back again this year. The author of the newly published 'How Irish Scientists changed the World', Sean Duke will speak at the intermission and there will be spot prizes.
Charity Christmas cards from the Irish Heart & Lung Transplant Association will also be on sale at the check in desk.

Research Survey: Girls in STEM

Accenture and Silicon Republic are working together to try to find out why so few Irish girls want to study and work in science, technology, engineering and maths. Please support this very important research project by completing this on-line survey.

ICHEC Competitions

The Irish Centre for High End Computing has just launched two competitions. The first is naming Ireland's new supercomputer that was installed in WIT. The second is a coding competition - see attachments.

PDST Chemistry Induction Course

This course is for teachers of chemistry who are new to the profession or new to the revised chemistry syllabus. It focuses on good classroom teaching and learning practices as well as giving participants a hands-on experience to master the skills required in carrying a number of experiments.

How the Higgs Boson was discovered: The inside story

As part of the RDS Speaker Series, Prof Eilam Gross from CERN will give a talk entitled: 'How the Higgs Boson was discovered - the inside story'.

World University Rankings video competition

We are delighted to announce that a short 30 second video submitted by UCC and featuring extracts from a Chemistry Magic Show by Declan Kennedy has been selected as a finalist in the World University Rankings video competition. Please view this short clip!

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