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Inspiring Science Education EU project

Dublin City University is currently working with the EU Inspiring Science Education (ISE) project in the development of engaging elearning resources for science classes. In February DCU will be holding an information webinar for schools interested in availing of digital resources and class plans developed in line with the Irish science curriculum. If your school is interested in obtaining more information please contact

Central Statistics Office Competitions

Two CSO competitions for you and your students.
1. The John Hooper Medal for Statistics - statistical poster. Registration Friday 23rd January.
2. The Alice Perry Medal - apps4gaps competition. Registration date Friday 6th February.

Fame Lab 2015

Find out more about the Regional heats of FameLab 2015 in the attachment. The National Final takes place on April 9th in the Science Gallery Dublin.

MiTE Conference

The first International Conference on Mobile Technology in Initial Teacher Education was be held in the Galway Bay Hotel on Saturday 24th January.

Debating Science Issues

DSI – Debating Science Issues is a dynamic debating competition which invites young people to engage in debate on the cultural, societal and ethical implications of advances in biomedical science.

Froggy Facts Workshop

On Friday 6th February, Froggy Facts Workshops will take place in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Turlough Park, Castlebar at 10am -11.45am and 11.45am - 1pm.

IAMTA Junior Problem Solver Quiz

On Wednesday, 21 January  the first Junior Problem Solving Quiz, hosted by the IAMTA, will be held in a number of venues around the country. The quiz will cover all aspects of the Mathematics and Physics Junior Certificate curricula.


Irish Science Teachers' Association award presented by Mr Charlie Dolan, President of ISTA, to Annie Regan from St. Nathy's College, Roscommon, for her project 'Analysing Le Chatelier's Principle'.

Winners of BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Congratulations to Ian O'Suillivan and Eimear Murphy from Coláiste Treasa who won the top prize at the 51st BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition with their Social & Behavioural project 'Alcohol Consumption: Does the apple fall far from the tree?" Congratulations also to their teacher, Derry O'Donovan, is a member of the Cork Branch of ISTA.

Ernest Walton coin

Central Bank issues coin commemorating Ernest Walton and gives special award at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

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