The Irish Junior Science Olympiad (IrJSO) is a science competition for students who are under sixteen on December 31st of the year of the competition. It is held annually in the Glasnevin campus in Dublin City University (DCU) in October/November.
Finalists qualify through the Junior Certificate Examinations are identified by the State Examinations Commission (SEC).ONLY students who have received an invitation may participate. Substitutes or replacements are not acceptable.
All participants receive a certificate. The top three students are awarded gold medals, the next three silver and the next three bronze. The gold & silver medal winners represent Ireland at the annual International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) in December. The bronze medal winners are on the reserve list.
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Dr. Eamonn Cunningham, IJSO delegation leader 2016
Dr. Pat O’ Malley – CASTeL, School of Chemistry, DCU
Ms. Damienne Letmon – CASTeL, DCU
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