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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.

Science Educator of the Year 2012

Sincere thanks to PharmaChemical Ireland for their generous sponsorship of the ISTA Science Educator of the Year Awards. This year's recipient, Mary Mullaghy, was presented with a specially commissioned glass trophy by Dr Oliver Ryan, who set up the awards in 1984, for outstanding voluntary contribution to the Association over many years.

NanOlympics 2012

Nanolympics: Where sport and science collide in a tiny tiny adventure!

Craig Venter Lecture ‘What is Life? A 21st Century Perspective’

‘What is Life? A 21st Century Perspective' One of the landmark events of 20th century science was celebrated and reinterpreted for the 21st century in Trinity College Dublin on the evening of Thursday 12th July as part of the Science in the City.

ISTA Annual Conference

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 - Sun, 14 Apr 2013

The ISTA Annual Conference 2013 will take place on 12th - 14th April in Gorey, Co Wexford. Registration opens on Saturday at 9am in Gorey Community School.
Some of the high profile scientists that we hope to have in attendance so far are:

Interview with Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer of CERN

On July 4th, scientists at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) announced they had discovered what looked like the ‘Higgs Boson’. One week later, Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director General of CERN, visited Dublin on the occasion of the ESOF (European Science Open Forum).

International Research Group on Physics Teaching

GIREP is an international membership organisation (founded in 1966), open to individuals with a concern to improve the teaching of physics. Newsletters now available to view on line!

ETS Walton Sculpture Design Unveiled

The design of a new campus sculpture to commemorate Trinity’s Nobel Laureate and former Professor E.T.S. Walton, has been officially unveiled by the Provost, Prof Patrick Prendergast.

Ingenious Dublin Walking Tours

10 things you might not know about Dublin!
Are you curious? Think you know Dublin? Come on one of the unique Dublin walking tours, and hear stories you've never heard before. You'll be amazed!

Women in Science

For much of human history, women were officially excluded from the scientific realm. However, in spite of their invisibility in the history narrative, this did not mean that science was exclusively a man’s world!

Google in Education

Google have recently launched three new education resources. Google in Education booklet, revamped website, and Google+ Page will help educators, students, and parents find Google resources that are useful to them.

PharmaChemical Ireland Teacher Awards 2012

Congratulations to Crana College, Buncrana, Co. Donegal, who were awarded the first place prize of €1,200 for their Science department in the 2012 ISTA PharmaChemical Ireland Teacher Awards. 

ISTA 50th Annual Conference 2012

THANK YOU to ALL those involved in the ISTA 50th Annual Conference 2012. Scibernia has a podcast from the AGM, where they interviewed Yvonne Higgins, Humphrey Jones & Bob Becker.

NCCA LC Syllabi Consultation Report

The NCCA consultation report on the revised LC Biology, Chemistry and Physics syllabi

Request for photos!

The editor of SCIENCE is looking for photos for the cover of our Science Journal. Anything with a science theme is acceptable. If you would like your photo published please forward an electronic copy to  Rory Geoghegan.

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