Science and Computing Events
|This is a listing of the events that are specifically designed to get students thinking about Science or Computing as a career path. Details of the events may change from year to year, so if you are interested you should check the websites for more up to date information.
When the information becomes available it will be carried on this site, so watch your emails for advance notice. If you know of any event not listed here just let us know through the Suggestions form.
|1||Computing Summer Camps||A fun way to learn about Computing in your local area.||Details listed on this site from May onwards. Click here for listing …||June – July||Nationwide|
|2||Maths week||Maths Week is Co-ordinated by CALMAST, Waterford Institute of Technology.||Click here for website …||October||Nationwide|
|3||Careers Zoo||Careers exhibition where employers meet clients||Click here for website …||September||Dublin|
|4||CoderDojo||This is a global network of free, volunteer-led, community based coding clubs for children aged between 7 and 17||Click here for website …||Year round||Nationwide|
|5||Galway Science Festival||Brings shows and workshops to primary and secondary schools throughout Galway City and County engaging the students and nurturing their interest in the STEM subjects.||Click here for website …||September||Galway|
|6||Engineers Week||This is a week-long programme of nationwide events with the aim of celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland.
|Click here for website …||March||Nationwide|
|7||Young Scientist|| Ireland’s most popular science event with thousands of Second Level students submitting projects.
|Click here for website …||January||Nationwide|
|8||Google Call to Code||Call to Code is a Google computer science competition open to students aged 13-18 in Ireland.
|9||Hour of Code||The Hour of Code will take place during the week of Dec 8th – 14th in schools all over the world. Events for teachers will be scheduled through Education centres.||Click here for website …||December||Nationwide|
|10||eSkills for Jobs||The campaign is designed to promote awareness that there is an IT skills gap in Europe.
|Click here for website …||EU event|
|11||European Get Online Week||An annual digital empowerment campaign that engages and empowers people to use technology and the Internet with confidence and skills that allow them to benefit of the world of online opportunities.||Click here for website …||March||Nationwide|
|12||Tech Week||This provides hands-on opportunities to learn about how computing and related technology are shaping every area of life||Click here for website …||April||Nationwide|
|13||Limerick for IT – Get into IT||Click here for website …||March||Limerick|
|14||Scratch||Competitions and support materials
Program to encourage students to discover and learn about computing and software development.
|Click here for website …|
|15||Science Week||Over 800 events nationwide in a fun-packed week for all ages.||Click here for website …||November||Nationwide|
|16||SciFest||This is a series of one-day science fairs for second-level students hosted locally in schools and at regional level in third level colleges.||Click here for website …||Nationwide|
|17||Code Week EU||EU Code Week is a grass-root movement run by volunteers who promote coding in their countries as Code Week Ambassadors||Click here for website …||October||Public Libraries|