ReelLIFE SCIENCE @ HOME Finalists Announced – time for YOU to vote!

3 FinalistsThe finalists of ‘ReelLIFE SCIENCE @ HOME 2020’ are today announced as WILLIAM STOKES, representing Baltydaniel NS (Newtwopothouse, Co. Cork), ENYA O’REILLY HUERTA, representing Naas Community College (Naas, Co. Kildare) and MAX KAMALARAJAH, representing Wallace High School (Lisburn, Co. Antrim).

From a total entry of 133 videos, made by hundreds of young science communicators representing 80 primary schools, secondary schools and youth groups around Ireland, these three videos were judged to be the best by a volunteer panel of 40 NUI Galway scientists and science students, based on their scientific content, production values and x-factor. Continue reading “ReelLIFE SCIENCE @ HOME Finalists Announced – time for YOU to vote!”

ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2019 Winners Announced at Galway Science and Technology Festival!

RLS19 Winners
ReelLIFE SCIENCE Winners 2019 (l-r: Baltydaniel NS, Holy Family School for the Deaf, Rosses NYP. Photo credit: Aengus McMahon)

The winners of ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2019 were announced at the 22nd Galway Science and Technology Festival in NUI Galway as BALTYDANIEL NS from Newtwopothouse, Co. Cork at primary school level, HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF from Cabra, Dublin 7 at secondary school level, and ROSSES NEIGHBOURHOOD YOUTH PROJECT from The Rosses, Co. Donegal at Community Level.

Winning videos were selected from a total of 191 entries made by over 1,300 participants in 77 schools and community groups around Ireland, by a panel of judges including geneticist, author and BBC presenter Dr. Adam Rutherford, BT Young Scientist and SciFest winner Adam Kelly and meteorologist and RTE weather forecaster Joanna Donnelly, who was on hand to present the prizes, along with Science Foundation Ireland Head of Education and Public Engagement Margie McCarthy. Continue reading “ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2019 Winners Announced at Galway Science and Technology Festival!”

ReelLIFE SCIENCE Winners 2018 Announced!

Winners 2018

Today, to coincide with Science Week 2018, the winners of ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2018 are announced as POWERSCOURT NS from Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow at primary school level, LORETO SECONDARY SCHOOL, Kilkenny at secondary school level, and LACKAGH FORÓIGE GROUP at Community Level.

Winning videos were selected from a total of 175 entries from more than 80 schools and community groups around Ireland, by a panel of judges including aeronautical engineer and astronaut-candidate Norah Patten, BT Young Scientist and Technologist of the Year 2018, Simon Meehan and comedian and TV presenter Dara Ó Briain, who said:

“I was delighted to be a guest judge in this year’s competition and see how much enthusiasm, knowledge and energy is pouring out of Science classes across the country!”

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