Thursday, 23 July 2009

Upcoming Science Events 2009-2010

These will be a number of Science Events taking place this year.

  • September/October CLEAPSS Practical Skills and Techniques in Chemistry in NEELB, SELB and WELB. SELB venue is St Patrick's HS Keady on Friday 2nd October.
  • January 7th - 9th 2010 the ASE Annual Conference University of Nottingham with International Day on Wed 6th "Science Without Frontiers"
  • March 12th - 21st National Science and Engineering Week; the theme will be ‘Earth’.
  • March Primary Science & Technology Challenge heats in SELB area schools
  • May - CCEA practicals Chemistry th (or th); Physics th (or th)
  • June ASE Northern Ireland Biennial Conference Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th
  • June Young Innovators and Primary Science & Technology Challenge final, W5 Belfast
  • July ASE National Technicians’ Conference and Training Day in NSLC York


NI Science Technicians Conference 2009 at QUB

Sixty-three technicians from all over NI attended this conference on 15th June 2009 in the School of Chemistry at Queens University Belfast.
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Primary Science and Technology Challenge 2009

SELB Regional Challenge heats were held in early May with sixty-two schools taking part over one week. From this 5 schools with the higest points went forward to the NI final in W5 on June 18th.

The theme was based on space as 2009 is the International Year of Astronomy (IYA).

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NI Science Technicians Training in York

Five technicians from each ELB together with their advisory technicians attended an excellent two-day training course at the National Science Learning Centre in York.

The course entitled Technicians as Demonstrators: The Practical Expert in the Classroom was held on June 29th and 30th 2009.

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