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Would you like to develop your career in the medical device, biopharmaceutical, and pharmaceutical sectors in the west and midwest? Enrol now to gain a Level 7 science degree in one year part-time, funded through Springboard.
Roisin Molloy, from Oughterard, studying Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at UL, is a student on Johnson and Johnson’s WiSTEM2D (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing, and Design) programme and is one of a group of four students who won an award at an International Women’s Day Conference called Press for Progress held in UL last week.
If you are interested in giving leadership to local teens in a voluntary capacity, why not sign up to Ballina’s Neighbourhood Youth Project. Established on Pearse Street in 1998, the youth project has provided wonderful services to local youth over the years and has, in recent times, been increasing its focus on STEM — science, technology, engineering, and maths — related initiatives.
Organisers of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, have suggested that Ireland needs to take an early, more rounded, approach to fostering an interest in STEM with students. This comes as this year’s Leaving Cert results show an increase, under the new marking scheme, of student securing top level marks in STEM subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, technical graphics, and maths.
Ten Westmeath primary schools will receive the esteemed Discover Primary Science and Maths (DPSM) award for science and maths excellence.
NUI Galway will host the 52nd annual Irish Science Teachers’ Association Conference on Friday and Saturday.
Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme is calling on Galway primary schools nationwide to help them track the arrival of spring by getting involved in Greenwave 2014.
Students throughout Westmeath have been called upon to put their knowledge of science to the test and enter SciFest 2014! Sponsored by SFI Discover and now in its seventh year as a national project, SciFest is an all-inclusive, all-island science competition where second-level students showcase science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) projects at a series of one day science fairs held regionally in the 14 Institutes of Technology and the University of Ulster, Derry.
This new physics course uses an engaging hands-on method for teaching physics to develop the student’s basic understanding of the subject. The student can then use this knowledge to sit the higher level Leaving Certificate physics exam. The course is designed to help students work in teams to explore how the world works by creating experiments to test their ideas.
Discover Science & Engineering (DSE) has announced that six primary schools across Westmeath have received an Award of Science and Maths Excellence as part of the Discover Primary Science & Maths (DPSM) programme.