Unfortunately we’re again not able to run IrJSO in 2022. We really hope to be back in 2023.
IrJSO 2020 and 2021
Due to circumstances related to Covid-19, IrJSO did not run in 2020 and 2021.
Welcome to IrJSO 2019 and congratulations if you have received a letter inviting you to participate in IrJSO this year.
The IrJSO competition was held on SATURDAY 2nd November 2019 in DCU (Glasnevin Campus).
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. If you completed Junior Certificate in 2019, achieved high grades in Science and Maths and were born in 2004, then check with your school Principal to see if a letter of invitation has been sent to you.
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 Qatar (ijso2019.edu.gov.qa). 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 29th October 2019.
The list of finalists is available HERE. The name as it appears in this list will be as it appears on the Certificate. If your name is incorrect or is not on the list, then please contact Odilla Finlayson as soon as possible (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Competition will take place in DCU on Saturday 2nd November 2019.
Schedule for 2nd November 2019:
|10:00 – 10.50 h||Registration in Business School, DCU (Glasnevin Campus) [arrive anytime between 10.00 and 10.40 h]|
|11:00 – 13:30 h||Selection Examination (QG15)|
|13:30 – 14:30 h||Break (free time)|
|14:30 – 15:30 h||Awards Ceremony in DCU Stokes Extension (SA101)|