Meet our Very Special Guest Judges for 2015

We are delighted to be able to announce a very prestigious panel of Guest Judges who will decide on the overall winners for this year’s competition, funded by the Science Foundation Ireland Discover programme and CÚRAM.

Date: 03-14-12 Location: NBL Subject: Expedition 35 (Soyuz 33S) crew members Tom Marshburn and Chris Hadfield during EVA training at the NBL. Photographer: James Blair
Canadian Astronaut, Commander Chris Hadfield (Photo courtesy Chris Hadfield Inc. Photographer: James Blair, NASA)

Between 1995 and 2013, Canadian Astronaut, Commander Chris Hadfield, flew on three different space missions, becoming the first Canadian to walk in space, the first Canadian to command the International Space Station and a bona fide internet sensation. Chris is also a passionate science communicator and we are over the moon that he will be part of this year’s ReelLIFE SCIENCE team!

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Announcing ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2015

ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2015 Poster
Click on the ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2015 Poster to download a copy for your classroom

ReelLIFE SCIENCE is a novel science video competition for Irish primary and secondary schools, which aims to promote Science in the classroom and beyond, by inviting students to produce a short video communicating a scientific topic in an engaging and entertaining way.

Launching on Monday August 31st 2015, and supported by the Science Foundation Ireland Discover programme and the CÚRAM Centre for Research in Medical DevicesReelLIFE SCIENCE will award €3000 in prizes directly to the winning schools!  The makers of the best video at primary and secondary school level will each receive €1000, to be spent on their science programme, while second and third-placed entries at each level will receive €300 and €200, respectively.  Continue reading Announcing ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2015

ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2014 Winners Announced!

Special Guest Judges Prof. Stephen Curry, Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin and Paul Clarke choose their winners.

ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2014 Winners. Fifth and Sixth class students from Sooey NS, Co. Sligo on learning they won first prize (left). Julien Torrades, Leaving Certificate student in Summerhill College, Sligo (right).
ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2014 Winners. Fifth and Sixth class students from Sooey NS, Co. Sligo on learning they won first prize (left). Julien Torrades, Leaving Certificate student in Summerhill College, Sligo (right).

After competing against more than 250 science videos from all around the country, huge congratulations goes to the Fifth and Sixth class students of Sooey National School, Co. Sligo, for their winning Primary school video ‘The Secret Life of Honey Bees’, and Leaving Certificate student Julien Torrades from Summerhill College, Sligo who takes first place in the Secondary school competition for his video ‘The History of Medicine‘.  Continue reading ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2014 Winners Announced!

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