Science and Computing Events 2018-01-18T21:31:59+00:00

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.

  Event About   Contacts Dates Location
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.


November Nationwide
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