Welcome to IrJSO 2018 and congratulations if you have received a letter inviting you to participate in IrJSO this year.
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. Finalists qualify through the Junior Certificate Examinations and are identified by the State Examinations Commission (SEC). ONLY students who have received an invitation may participate. Substitutes or replacements are not acceptable.
At the IrJSO competition, all participants will 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 in Botswana (ijso2018.ub.bw). The bronze medal winners are on the reserve list. The top student in the competition will be awarded the Paraic James Memorial Trophy.
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Please complete the application form that you have received and return it to the address on the form by the 15th October 2018.
The list of finalists is available in IrJSO 2018 Finalists.
Competition will take place in DCU on Saturday 20th October 2018. Timetable is available HERE.
If you are unsure about which olympiad you should register for this year, please check this link.
Gold and Silver medal winners will represent Ireland at IJSO in Botswana in December 2018.
- Bronze Medal winners 2018 (order in photo)
Liam Hession, Garbally College, Galway
Ciarán Kavanagh, St. Gerard’s School, Wicklow
Angela He, Scoil Chríost Rí, Laois
- Silver Medal winners 2018 (order in photo)
Rachel Kenny, LHS Beaufort, Dublin
Ruadhán Mac Gloinn, Coláiste Eoin, Dublin
Asma Zulfiqar, Scoil Chríost Rí, Laoise
- Gold Medal winners 2018 (order in photo)
Finley Thomas, Mercy College Woodford, Galway
Emmanuel Safo-Ankoma, St. Geralds College, Mayo
Joe Gilbride, Glenstal Abbey School, Limerick
Dr. Eamonn Cunningham, School of Physical Sciences, DCU
Dr. Pat O’ Malley School of Chemical Sciences, DCU
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