Engage Education Ireland FINAL summer iday will be on July 6th in London. This iday event is ALL EXPENSES PAID - flights, accommodation, transfers whilst in the UK is all covered!
We wish all the students sitting both the Junior & Leaving Cert exams the very best of luck. ISTA Members are requested to send their comments on the various papers to the Subject Convenors. All the Reports are posted under Forums in the Members Area.
ISTA is delighted to sponsor SciFest. This has been the most successful year yet with 7200 students entering over 3060 projects. Since SciFest was launched nationwide in 2008 more than 32,200 second-level students have participated in the programme.
A Maths and Chemistry teacher is required in Gymnasium (Secondary I and II) in Germany. The school year will start September 8th, however to integrate new staff there is an orientation week starting on August 26th. Full details attached. For more jobs check out our Facebook.
The award-winning science journalist, broadcaster and author Mary Mulvihill has died aged 55, following a short illness.
A genetics graduate and Scholar of Trinity College Dublin, who later studied journalism at Dublin City University, she was one of the pioneers of science journalism in Ireland. She was also a passionate advocate of women in science.
On Tuesday 1st September at 12noon, the Nobel Laureate Thomas C Südhof will give a talk in The Helix in DCU. It is aimed at secondary school students and teachers and is FREE. An excellent speaker and with compelling thoughts on the areas of physiology and medicine. Advance Booking essential.
At ITLG Global Tech Summit held in DCU recently, Brian MacCraith, Craig Barrett, Mary Moloney and Michael Murphy discussed new sources of innovation emerging from collaborative environments, such as Hackathons, Coderdojo, eLearning and digital learning structures.
Congratulations Niamh Nyhan, Ellen Fitzgerald and Aoife Dolan, Sacred Heart Secondary School, Clonakilty who won a Gold Medal at the 7th International Sustainability Olympiad INESPO 2015. Ellen, Niamh and Aoife were the overall winners of the SEAI award at the SciFest National Final 2014. Their prize was to compete in INESPO 2015 in Amsterdam.