Irish team attend EUSO 2017

Six Irish second-level students travelled to Copenhagen this weekend to participate in this year’s European Union Science Olympiad competition (May 7-14) under the mentorship of Dr. Paul van Kampen, School of Physical Sciences; Ms. Niamh Hunt, School of Biotechnology; and Dr. Pat. O’Malley, School of Chemical Sciences.

The Irish delegation include:

Stephen Trenier, St. Bricin’s College, Belturbet, Co. Cavan
Theo Bolger, Sandford Park School, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
Antonia Huang, Mount Anville, Mt. Anville Rd., Dublin 14
Brian Durkan, St. Muredach’s College, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Kevin Jansson, Presentation Brothers College, Mardyke, Co. Cork
Andrew Nash, Colaiste Muire Realt na Mara, Crosshaven Co. Cork

The European Union Science Olympiad (EUSO) is a multidisciplinary, integrated science, practical-based, team competition for EU second level school science students who are sixteen years of age or younger on December 31st prior to the competition. Young EU students get an opportunity to display their scientific capabilities, develop their talents and promote their career as scientists.