The most difficult part of doing a science fair project is actually coming up with a workable idea. Don’t worry; the majority of students have exactly the same problem. Watch the video to help you come up with that perfect idea!
Friday 10th November 2017– Aaron Hannon, from St Muredach’s College, Ballina, Co. Mayo was named the overall winner of SciFest 2017, for his project EnableArm.
Thomas and Dylan from Desmond College in Newcastle West in Limerick set out to design a crutch that would help people with a lower body disability to stand up and sit down more easily. For their innovative design they won the Abbott Runner Up Award a
Prof Hugh McGlynn, Head of School for Science and Informatics in Cork Institute of Technology speaks exclusively about SciFest on its 10th Anniversary at CIT.
DCU successfully hosted their first ever SciFest@College in The Helix, on 6 May 2016. The event was opened by Professor Brian MacCraith president of DCU. 193 students from 15 local post-primary schools participated.
The SciFest@School strand of the SciFest programme was introduced in 2011 to support second-level schools in hosting their own in-house SciFest STEM fair. Participation has grown from 5 schools in 2011 to 71 in 2018.
Friday 7th November 2014 – Christopher Carragher, a sixth year student from Our Lady’s Secondary School, Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan was named the overall winner of SciFest 2014, for his project Memory Buddy.
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SciFest@School in Blackrock College, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
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SciFest@School in St Colman's CC, Midleton, Co. Cork
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SciFest@School in Carrigaline Community School, Carrigaline, Co. Cork
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SciFest@School in Lanesboro CC, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
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