Meet the Irish SonS team- Paul Nugent

9th February 2017

Paul Nugent is a member of the National Steering Committee for Science on Stage Ireland and has acted as participant, Irish delegation lead and scientific jury member at Science on Stage festivals. He has contributed… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Nicola Sheehan

8th February 2017

Nicola Sheehan is a teacher at Donabate Community College  Numeracy with Knitting Nicola’s project involves teaching numeracy through knitting. Students are taught to knit, and when their confidence has been built up, they work out their… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS team – Sean Fogarty

7th February 2017

Sean is currently teaching science, physics and IT at St. Mary’s Secondary School, New Ross, Co. Wexford and  is also the current chairman of the Irish Science Teachers Association. Sean has worked in the past… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – David Keenahan

6th February 2017

David is a Teacher Network Coordinator with the Institute of Physics. The Institute of Physics operates a Teacher Network throughout Great Britain and Ireland. The role involves supporting Physics Teachers through continuous professional development. The… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Robert Clarke

3rd February 2017

Green Greens? Robert Clarke is a teacher at Confey College, Leixlip Robert’s project outlines the organisation of a collection of student inquiry-based research projects that are designed to question ethical and sustainability issues surrounding global food… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Máire Duffy

2nd February 2017

Homemade Electroscopes Máire Duffy is a teacher at Clonkeen College Máire’s project involves two very simple homemade electroscopes that students can make themselves. Static electricity experiments can be lots of fun but often due to budget… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Enda Carr

1st February 2017

Zippie Chemistry Enda is a teacher at St. Mary’s Secondary School, Glasnevin Enda’s project revolves around chemistry experiments in a zip lock bag. Students are free to select from available combinations of chemicals, mix and… Read more


Meet the Irish SonS 2017 team – Declan Cathcart

31st January 2017

The Wonderful world of woodlice Declan Cathcart is a teacher in Temple Carrig School , Greystones, Co. Wicklow.  Declan’s project describes a sequence of investigations carried out by his students on the living conditions of woodlice… Read more


Eight second level science teachers will represent Ireland at the 2017 Science on Stage festival in Debrecen, Hungary

26th January 2017

Under the motto “Inventing the Future of Science Education” the next Science on Stage festival, the largest European educational fair for STEM teachers, will take place from 29 June to 2 July 2017 in Debrecen,… Read more


Travel scholarships for Teacher Exchange

31st May 2016

Have you seen a project at the festival you especially like? Do you want to continue the exchange with an international colleague you met at the festival? School teachers who met each other as delegates… Read more