Thanks to all who participated in the National Finals of the ISTA Senior Science Quiz in Trinity on Saturday 30th November. The quiz was generously sponsored by PharmaChemical Ireland. Thanks also to Trinity College for providing the excellent venue, to Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain who was guest presenter and Sean Duke, author of the newly published 'How Irish Scientists changed the World'. The year's associated charity was Irish Heart & Lung Transplant Association.
The Minister for Research and Innovation, Seán Sherlock, TD, announced the launch of a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) Education Review Group, which is expected to prepare a report on STEM education in Ireland over the next six months.