Now in its tenth year the SciFest programme continues to expand rapidly. We are now seeking a suitably qualified Project Manager to help us take the programme to the next level. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person with a passion for STEM. Applications are now closed.
Aaron Hannon, from St Muredach's College, Ballina, Co. Mayo, won the top award, the SFI Intel ISEF Award at last year's National Final. Aaron went on to win a first place award at Intel ISEF 2018 in Pittsburgh this May. Aaron also won the Boston Scientific Medical Devices Grand Award.
This site contains a wide range of resources for teachers and students to support them in developing STEM projects and, more generally, in implementing an inquiry-based approach to learning in the STEM subjects.
'Science Fairs in Ireland - Information for Teachers' - all you need to know about participating in a science fair in Ireland.
We are delighted to have SFI, Intel Ireland and Boston Scientific as SciFest project partners. Please click here for details of the Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award. SciFest is entirely dependent on sponsorship and gratefully acknowledges the support of all the companies and organisations that make the programme possible.
Aoife Kearns, winner of the SFI Best Project Award at SciFest 2016 in IT Sligo, was the recipient of a 2017 Naughton Scholarship. Aoife was presented with an Excellence in STEM Award at the 2016 SciFest national final by Dr Ruth Freeman, Director, Strategy and Communications, SFI. Aoife is following in the footsteps of previous SciFest winners, Christopher Carragher and Simon Bluett.