€250 Public Vote Prize, sponsored by Medical Supply Company.

This year’s ReelLIFE SCIENCE competition has had a tremendous response from students and teachers all around the country, with over 250 videos received from 24 counties. We’ve been hugely impressed with the amount of work that has so evidently been put into the videos, but also the scientific knowledge of the students and their ability to communicate what were often challenging topics.  Continue reading “€250 Public Vote Prize, sponsored by Medical Supply Company.”

Announcing the ReelLIFE SCIENCE Special Guest Judges for 2014!

ReelLIFE SCIENCE is delighted to be able to announce the Special Guest Judges for 2014 who will view the shortlisted videos and decide on the overall winners for this year’s competition.

Prof. Stephen Curry, Imperial College, London
Prof. Stephen Curry, Imperial College, London

Stephen Curry, a native of Northern Ireland, is a Professor of Structural Biology at Imperial College, London where he teaches life sciences students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His main research interests currently are in structural analysis — mainly using X-ray crystallography— of the molecular basis of replication RNA viruses such as foot-and-mouth disease virus and noroviruses (which include the infamous ‘winter vomiting bug’).

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Announcing the ReelLIFE SCIENCE Video Topics For 2014!

Here you will find the 2014 ReelLIFE SCIENCE Primary and Secondary school video topics. Teachers and students can select a topic and decide what they are going to focus on for their particular 3 minute video. Check out our Teachers’ Tips page for advice on preparing, making and submitting your video online before the October 17th deadline.

2014 Primary School Topics

  • ‘The Power of Science’
  • ‘The Food we Eat’
  • ‘Science in the Garden’
  • ‘Our Marine World’
  • ‘The Science of Exercise’

2014 Secondary School Topics

  • ‘Science Heroes’
  • ‘Exploring the Cell’
  • ‘Medicines’
  • ‘Physics in Real Life’
  • ‘Vision’ in partnership with VISICORT

This year, to give you more information about the different topics and perhaps give you some ideas for your video, we’re delighted to be able to showcase some of the best scientific research being carried out in NUI Galway, via a weekly series of articles by the researchers themselves.

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