SciFest 2018 National Final

SciFest 2018 National Final

SciFest 2018 National Final in Association with Science Foundation Ireland

The SciFest 2018 National Final will take place on 9 November in the Marino Conference Centre, Drumcondra, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9.

At the national final the overall SFI Best Project Award winners and a selection of the Abbott Runners-up and Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award winners from the 16 regional SciFest@College 2018 regional STEM fairs will compete for a number of prestigious awards. This year for the first time a selection of the winners of the ISTA Award at each regional fair will compete for the Broadcom MASTERS Award.

Thirty-seven projects will be on display (sixty-three students). The projects will be evaluated by a panel of judges from academia, business and government, including inspectors from the Dept of Education and Skills. Each of the exhibitors will be presented with an Excellence in STEM Award in recognition of their success at a regional SciFest@College fair.

Mr Richard Bruton, TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment will attend the awards ceremony which will take place at 2 pm.

Travel Awards

  • SciFest 2018 SFI Intel ISEF Award. Trophy and an all-expenses-paid trip for the winning student(s) accompanied by their teacher/mentor to represent Ireland at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona in May 2019. Sponsored by Science Foundation Ireland and Intel.

  • Broadcom MASTERS Award. Trophy and an all-expenses-paid trip for the winning student, accompanied by a parent/guardian, to participate in the Broadcom MASTERS International Programme, including attendance at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, Arizona in May 2019. Sponsored by Broadcom.

  • Berlin Long Night of Science Award. Trophy and an all-expenses-paid trip for the student(s) and their teacher to attend the Long Night of Science in Berlin in June 2019. Supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Other awards include:

  • Boston Scientific Medical Devices Grand Award. Engraved trophy and €500. Sponsored by Boston Scientific.

  • SciFest STEM Outreach Award. Engraved trophy and €300.

  • The Abbott Ireland Life Sciences Award. Engraved trophy and €150. Sponsored by Abbott Ireland.

  • THEA Award. Engraved trophy and €75. Sponsored by the Technological Higher Education Association.

  • ISTA Award. Engraved trophy and €75 . Sponsored by the Irish Science Teachers’ Association.

  • SciFest Scientist of the Future Award. Engraved trophy and €75.

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