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Science Education in Ireland - New Frontiers

The ISTA annual conference ‘Science Education in Ireland ~ New Frontiers’ will take place from 8th - 10th of April 2016 in The Strand Hotel, Limerick and Limerick Institute of Technology.
Registration is now open and must be done on line

ISTA Senior Science Quiz Final 2015

Congratulations and well done to ALL who participated in the the National Finals of the annual ISTA Senior Science Quiz, sponsored by PharmaChemical Ireland, which took place in Trinity College. A special thanks to Dr Conor O’Brien, current President of ISTA and Dr Aoibhínn Ní Shuilleabhain who acted as quizmaster.

10 Things to Know About

10 Things to Know About is on RTÉ One on Mondays at 8.30pm.

Design your Nano Home

The annual AMBER nanoscience poster competition entitled 'Design your Nano Home' is now open for entries from both Primary & Secondary Schools. Closing date: Friday 26th February 2016.

Google Code-in

Google Code-in is a global online contest introducing 13-17 year olds students to open source software development. It is a great way for students to gain real world experience working on an open source project and gain confidence in their skills while having mentors available to help guide them through the contest. Contest launches on Monday 7th December.

Sr Mercedes Desmond to receive honorary doctorate from UCC

Congratulations to Sr Mercedes Desmond, one of the pioneers of science education in Ireland and a founding member of ISTA, who received an honorary doctorate from UCC on George Boole Day 2015. Also in the photo are Prof John O'Halloran, Prof Áine Hyland and Dr Declan Kennedy.

City of Physics

Science is about curiosity, wonder and figuring things out – and that’s what City of Physics is about too. Everything, from the atomic to the cosmic, is converging in Dublin this November.

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