SciFest is now an Official Gaisce Challenge Partner. We are honoured to have President Michael D Higgins as Sole Patron of SciFest for a number of years. We are now delighted to announce that SciFest has joined Gaisce - The President's Award as a Challenge Partner.
SciFest alumni continue to achieve success and represent their country with distinction on the international stage. The latest SciFest student to excel at this level is Caolann Brady from St Wolstan's Community School, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.Caolann came second in her category at Intel ISEF 2017 in Los Angeles.
Smart Futures offers FREE talks for post-primary schools across the country, from volunteers working in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). This is a great way to inspire your students and support them before they make subject choices for Senior Cycle.
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.