|I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here |
School students interact with real scientists online and vote for their favourite scientist. Your students challenge the scientists over fast-paced online text-based live CHATs. They ASK the scientists anything they want, and VOTE for their favourite scientist to win a prize of €500 to communicate their work with the public.
Start: 01/10/2016 End: 01/05/2017 Admission: Secondary school students (Munster) (14-17 years) www.imascientist.ie/teachers
Phone: +44 (0) 1225 326 892
|Maths Week |
Maths Week Ireland 2015 had well over a quarter of a million people engaged (we have accounted for more than 270,000)...! This included at least 229,000 pupils doing enriching maths activities in school and on-line, Over twenty thousand joining in various large scale events such as Maths in the City Dublin & Belfast, Mallow Maths and Science Fair, Celebration of Mind Botanic Gardens and attending over 150 events at partner centres all across the island and tens of thousands doing Maths Week puzzles in various media. Through media coverage Maths Week reached into every home on the island. Thanks to all teachers, schools, partners, presenters and sponsors and to all who participated to make it the biggest Maths festival in the world!
Start: 15/10/2016 End: 23/10/2016 www.mathsweek.ie/2016
Various locations Waterford
|National Science Week 2016 |
The 21st annual National Science Week, involving more than 800 events and 250,000 participants, will take place from 13th to 20th November this year. More information to be announced on the website below.
Start: 13/11/2016 End: 20/11/2016 www.science.ie
Phone: + 353 (01) 607 3008
Geography Awareness Week will take place this year from 13th to 19th of November with events taking place nationwide and a National Competition
Start: 13/11/2016 End: 19/11/2016 www.geographicalsocietyireland.ie/geoweek-2016.html
All Ireland Carlow
|The Galway Girl Hackathon |
Female teens work together in developing apps. Mentoring will be provided to assist students throughout the day. No prior knowledge required.
Start: 22/11/2016 Times: 10am-3pm Admission: Female secondary school students (13-18 years) www.insight-centre.org
Various locations Waterford
|BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017 |
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition takes place from 11th to 14th January 2017, at the RDS in Dublin. For event updates or for more information on how to enter competition, visit the site below.
Start: 11/01/2017 End: 14/01/2017 www.btyoungscientist.com
Phone: (ROI): 1800 924 362 (NI): 0800 917 1297
|Engineers Week 2017 |
Engineers Week is a week long programme of nationwide events with the aim of celebrating the world of engineering. Engineers Week 2016 was a great success. Visit the website to find out more about the free interactive events taking place in your county for Engineers Week 2017.
Start: 04/03/2017 End: 10/03/2017 www.engineersweek.ie
Phone: 01 665 1340
|Tech Week 2017 |
Tech Week is Ireland's nationwide festival of technology, aimed at students, parents and the public. Tech Week provides hands-on opportunities to learn about how computing and technology are shaping every area of life including Education, Health, the Environment, and more. Objective #1 is to inspire students to engage with STEM subjects, and equip them with the knowledge and experience necessary to make informed choices about their future subject and career choices. Objective #2 is to educate all citizens – of every age and background – about the challenges and rewards of our fast-changing technological society.
Start: 23/04/2017 End: 09/04/2017 techweek.ie/
Phone: 01 23 777 23