Louis Madden wins two awards at Intel ISEF 2016
Louis Madden impresses the judges at Intel ISEF
Lord Mayor welcomes USC doctoral students to the Mansion House
Lú de Barra, Coláiste Raithín, wins silver at INESPO 2016
Following the SciFest robot to SciFest@College in CIT
Lúc de Barra explains his project to a judge at INESPO 2016
Louis Madden wins two awards at Intel ISEF 2016
Louis Madden impresses the judges at Intel ISEF
Lord Mayor welcomes USC doctoral students to the Mansion House
Lú de Barra, Coláiste Raithín, wins silver at INESPO 2016
Following the SciFest robot to SciFest@College in CIT
Lúc de Barra explains his project to a judge at INESPO 2016

About SciFest

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SciFest is a series of one-day science fairs for second-level students hosted locally in schools and regional level in third level colleges.

Click here to see an overview of SciFest 2015.

We are honoured to have President Michael D Higgins as sole Patron of SciFest - read more here.

SciFest International

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Yet another SciFest student excels at inter-national level! Following Louis Madden's success in winning two awards at Intel ISEF 2016 in Phoenix Arizona in May Lúc de Barra from Coláiste Raithín in Bray achieved a second place silver medal award at INESPO 2016 in Utrecht. Lúc represented Ireland at INESPO as the winner of the SEAI INESPO award at the 2015 SciFest national final.

Guidelines and Events

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All of the SciFest@College 2016 science fairs have now been completed. The SciFest 2016 National Final will take place in the Marino Conference Centre on 11 November.

The entry date for SciFest@College 2017 is Friday 11 March 2017 except in the case of SciFest@NorthWest in St Mary's College, where the entry date Friday 12 May..

 

 

Resources

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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.

Sponsors and Special Awards

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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.

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SciFest Alumni

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Christopher Carragher, overall winner of SciFest 2014, was the recipient of one of the 2015 Naughton Scholarships. Christopher is pictured with his parents and Prof. Brian MacCraith, President of DCU where Christopher is now studying Engineering. Christopher is following in the footsteps of a previous SciFest winner, Simon Bluett.

 

Project Partners

         
           
   

 

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