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PSI News & Events

This section will contain news and information relevant to the Physical Sciences Initiative. It is envisaged that this will act as an electronic noticeboard and will be updated on a regular basis.

New Science Centre - Exploration Station

Ireland is to get its first ever interactive learning centre for children and young adults. Exploration Station will be a purpose-built interactive learning centre designed specifically for Ireland and dedicated to providing children, young adults, their carers and teachers with a hands-on learning and discovery experience. It is expected to open in 2006 and to be located in Kilmainham in Dublin .

For further information contact:
Gerry Donnelly, Press Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment, Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Tel: + 353 1 631 2200 or + 353 87 8112378 (mobile)
E-mail: press_office@entemp.ie

Science News

Ireland is to host the 16th European Union Contest for Young Scientists in 2004.

The event will exhibit the talents of the winners of national science contests from each EU member state as well as national winners from countries including Russia , Korea , Japan , China and the United States . In total, over 100 of the best youth science projects from around the world will be displayed at the event.

The week-long exhibition, will be held at Dublin ’s RDS in September 2004.

Calendar of Events 2004/2005

September 25, 2004
Frontiers of Physics Venue:
Dublin City University

September 25-29, 2004
16th EU Contest for Young Scientists
Venue: RDS Dublin

September 28, 2004
Course: Induction Course for Chemistry Teachers
Venue: Dublin

October 1, 2004
Course: Induction Course for Chemistry Teachers
Venue: Cork

October 7, 2004
Course: Induction Course for Physics Teachers
Venue: Dublin

October 12, 2004
Course: Chemistry Datalogging
Induction Venue: Dublin

October 12, 2004
Course: Induction Course for Physics Teachers
Venue: Limerick

October 14, 2004
Course: Chemistry Datalogging
Induction Venue: Galway

October 14, 2004
Course: Using ICT to enhance the Teaching and Learning of Physics
Venue: Kilkenny Further days in 2005

October 19, 2004
Course: Chemistry Datalogging Induction
Venue: Louth/Monaghan

October 19, 2004
Course: Physics Datalogging Induction
Venue: Sligo

October 21, 2004
Course: Chemistry Datalogging Induction
Venue: Waterford

October 23, 2004
Course: ChemEd-Ireland 2004
Venue: Limerick

November 9, 2004
Course: Physics Datalogging Induction
Venue: Portlaoise

November 11, 2004
Course: Physics Datalogging Induction
Venue: Navan

November 16, 2004
Course: Using ICT to enhance the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry
Venue: Dublin

November 19, 2004
Course: Using ICT to enhance the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry
Venue: Limerick

November 23, 2004
Course: Induction Course for Physics Teachers
Venue: Dublin Further day in 2005

November 25, 2004
Course: Induction Course for Physics Teachers
Venue: Limerick Further day in 2005

November 30, 2004
Course: Using ICT to enhance the Teaching and Learning of Physics
Venue: Galway Further days in 2005

December 3, 2004
Course: Induction Course for Chemistry Teachers
Venue: Dublin Further day in 2005

December 10, 2004
Course: Induction Course for Chemistry Teachers
Venue: Cork Further day in 2005

January 6-8, 2005
ASE Annual Meeting
Venue: Leeds

January 18, 2005
Course: Using ICT to enhance the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry
Venue: Limerick Further day in 2005

January 20, 2005
Course: Using ICT to enhance the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry
Venue: Dublin Further day in 2005

 

 


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