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Register Today for Free* Research Tour in September 2015

Saffron Travel run an exclusive Science Programme in Belgium and are offering a free research tour for teachers. Register here for more information and you will be contacted with full itinerary details. Bookings are based on a first come first served basis.

9th Chemistry Demonstration Workshop for Teachers

Sponsored by the SSPC, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Dept. of Chemical and Environmental Sciences, University of Limerick and Pharmachemical Ireland, the 9th Chemistry Demonstration Workshop will be held at the University of Limerick on the 15th-19th June. Registration now open!

SciFest@College 2015

Dates of SciFest@College Events 2015 now available on

PDST Numeracy: Making an IMPACT

Interactive Methods and Practical Approaches to Communication and Thinking: PDST Numeracy conference will take place in The Killeshin Hotel in Portaoise on Saturday 25th April from 9.30am - 3.30pm. Keynote by Dr Terry Maguire, creator of 'Maths Eyes'. Register:

ESA Teachers' Summer Workshop 2015

ESA is organising its 6th Teachers’ Summer Workshop at  ESTEC, the Netherlands, from 8 to 10 July 2015. The workshop is open to both primary and secondary school teachers. Closing date: 26th April. ESERO is offering FOUR bursaries: two to each Primary & Secondary Teachers. Contact Stephanie O'Neill if accepted on course. Stephanie.O'

Amgen Biotech Experience

Amgen Teach are offering another training course where teachers have the opportunity to practice syllabus-relevant laboratory experiments and get access to professional equipment for their own classes.

Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching

A free online course led by Dylan Wiliam and Christine Harrison, to help STEM teachers get to grips with Assessment for Learning.


November 2nd 2015 is the 200th anniversary year of  George Boole’s birthday. If you have ideas or suggestions about how you might like to celebrate the centenary in your school or region please email Ruairí Ó Céilleachair at

Earth Day - Wednesday 22nd April

FREE Tickets available for the screening of the multi-award winning documentary called WATERMARK at 6.30pm on Wednesday April 22nd in The Sugar Club, Dublin. It is hosted by UCD Science Expression & UCD Earth Institute.

Tech Week 2015 26th April - 2nd May

Tech Week is Ireland's nationwide festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public. It provides hands-on opportunities to learn about how computing and related technology are shaping every area of life ... education, health, environment, social interaction, leisure, citizenship ... the list never ends and the pace of change never stops.

DNA Day April 25th

Register your students for a 3 hour practical laboratory experience in the NUI Galway biomedical sciences laboratories! Participants will have the opportunity to practice molecular biology techniques, to learn about DNA structure and function, and to discover how variation in the DNA code underpins human disease.

IoP School Student Physics Award

Does your school have an annual prize day? Is there a prize for Physics? Would you like to reward and acknowledge the efforts of a special student in your class?

ICI Medal Award

Congratulation to Donnacha Mac Gearailt, on obtaining the highest marks in last year's Leaving Cert Honours Chemistry paper! He is pictured receiving his medal from Pat Hobbs, President of The Institute of Chemistry of ireland, at the ISTA Annual Conference in Cork. His paper was selected by the SEC. He is now studying Pharmacy in UCC.

EUMETSAT Minecraft Competition

EUMETSAT, a global operational satellite agency that gathers satellite data on weather, climate and the environment, has launched a Minecraft satellite-building competition for 6-16 year olds called Build a weather satellite in Minecraft’.

Zayed Future Energy Prize worth €100,000

The Zayed Future Energy Prize recognises individuals, organisations, and schools who have contributed significantly to the fields of renewable energy and sustainability. 2016 will be the 8th year of the award. 

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