Sheila Porter

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Timothy McGrath  will represent Ireland at the International Science and Engineering Fair in California next May. Photograph: Keith Arkins

A student who developed a biofilter to combat “dead zones” in oceans and freshwater, has been named overall winner of SciFest 2019. Timothy McGrath, (...)

Adam Kelly with his SciFest 2018 award. The Skerries student was named  BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year last January. File photograph: Keith Arkins

A 17-year-old student from Co Dublin will have an asteroid named in his honour after winning an international science and engineering award. Adam Kel(...)

Adam Kelly, a fifth year student from Skerries Community College, is the overall winner at SciFest 2018 Photograph: Keith Arkins

Large-scale quantum computers are set to be the next frontier in advanced computing but they are not yet widely available, which means there is a requ(...)

 Caolann Brady, overall SciFest winner 2016, Christopher Carragher, overall SciFest winner 2014, and Margie McCarthy, head of education and public engagement at Science Foundation Ireland. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

Second-level students across Ireland should put their skills in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) to the test by participating in thi(...)