Aoife Dolan, Ellen Fitzgerald and Niamh Nyhan win first prize at INESPO 2015
Christopher Carragher wins top award at Intel ISEF 2015
INESPO 2015 Opening Ceremony
Intel ISEF 2015 in Pittsburgh
Christopher Carragher and teacher Kathryn Higgins at Intel ISEF
Niamh Nyhan, Ellen Fitzgerald and Aoife Dolan at INESPO 2015
Aoife Dolan, Ellen Fitzgerald and Niamh Nyhan win first prize at INESPO 2015
Christopher Carragher wins top award at Intel ISEF 2015
INESPO 2015 Opening Ceremony
Intel ISEF 2015 in Pittsburgh
Christopher Carragher and teacher Kathryn Higgins at Intel ISEF
Niamh Nyhan, Ellen Fitzgerald and Aoife Dolan at INESPO 2015

About SciFest

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SciFest is a series of one-day science fairs for second-level students hosted locally in schools and at regional level in the Institutes of Technology.

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

SciFest 2014 Overview

SciFest International

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SciFest student wins a top award at Intel ISEF 2015 in Pittsburgh and has asteroid named in his honour. Christopher Carragher from Our Lady's Secondary School, Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan participated in Intel ISEF as the overall winner of SciFest 2014. Christopher was placed second in his category - Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

Guidelines and Events

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The closing date for entries to SciFest@College 2015 is Friday 13 March 2015 except in the case of SciFest@NorthWest in St Mary's College, Derry, where the entry date is Friday 1 May.

 2015 entry guidelines for teachers and students can be accessed here.

Resources

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This site contains a wide range of resources for teachers and students in the form of a STEM fairs toolkit to support them in developing projects and in inquiry-based learning in general.

'Science Fairs in Ireland - Information for Teachers' - all you need to know about participating in a science fair in Ireland

SciFest Alumni

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Christopher Carragher, overall winner of SciFest 2014, was just one of five recent SciFest alumni to achieve success at the 2015 BTYSTE. Christopher shared the limelight with three other SciFest 2014 finalists Rachel Ní Dhonnachdha, Megan Duffy and Zoe McGirr. Completing the successful quintet were Conor Begley and Rian Cathgart.

 

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