NUI Galway has experienced major increases in CAO applications for science, engineering, IT and medicine courses.
Archive for 2009
An Irish computer programmer is behind the iPhone app which uses the iPhone’s features such as GPS and tilt screen to teach you about astronomy
“Follow the Fleet” is an online project in which primary schoolchildren can follow merchant ships around the world thanks to satellite tracking.
App School is a five-day course being run by SQT Training in association with communications consultant Damien Mulley and young software developer Patrick Collison
The next generation of DNA science has arrived with the opening of the country’s first genome sequencing laboratory.
Seven schools from the south of Ireland recently completed research projects using data logging equipment and presented them in University College Cork as part of the Sensors in Transition initiative.
University College Dublin and Interpol, the international police organisation, have teamed up to fight cybercrime.
Sixty-four secondary school students got the opportunity to use their science skills to solve a murder and build a chemical timer as part of the 2009 Salters’ Festival of Chemistry.
Irish broadcaster and scientist Liz Bonnin has been chosen to present a new science show on BBC television, “Bang Goes the Theory”
“Exploring the Universe: A tale of telescopes, time travel and extra-terrestrials” is the title of a talk at UCD by astrophysicist Dr Andrew Newsam.