Irish Olympiad of Experimental Science

2022-2023 IrEOES

The Irish Olympiad of Experimental Science (IrEOES) is an individual science competition for Transition Year and Fifth Year students. The first round takes place online and is accessible to any eligible student who wants to take part. You are eligible if you live and go to school in Ireland, are in Transition Year or in Fifth Year, and were born on or after 1st January 2006.

Round 2 of IrEOES 2022-2023 took place in Dublin City University on Saturday 21st January, 2023.

A total of 74 students took part: 28 in Biology, 19 in Chemistry, and 27 in Physics. The standard was incredibly high. Many thanks to Caoilte O Rourke O Cuirrin, Natalija Aleksejenko, Orlaith Condon, Paul Grimes, Roisin Byrne, and Toby Segasby for helping out on the day.

After the competition, the students were treated to an interdisciplinary lecture by Dr. Adam Murphy of DCU on grain-4-lab.

The 6 medal winners in each subject are:

Biology

gold Lorne Walsh St. Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Dublin
silver Rachel Shaw St. Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Dublin
bronze Ashen Wijayaratne Templeogue College, Dublin
bronze Christian Domsa Colaiste de Lacy, Ashbourne, Co. Meath
bronze Fiona Evans Calasanctius College, Oranmore, Co. Galway
bronze John Paul Holden CBS Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Chemistry

gold Anastasia Vakaloudi Scoil Mhuire, Cork
silver Frances Hardy Dominican College, Taylor’s Hill, Galway
bronze Elizabeth Hart St. Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Dublin
bronze Raghav Rashgotra Presentation Brothers College, Mardyke, Co. Cork
bronze Sara Posiewka St Mary’s College, Dundalk, Co. Louth
bronze Yanko Yanchev Tullamore College, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Physics

gold Yitian Chen St. Andrew’s College, Booterstown, Co. Dublin
silver Yilong She St. Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Dublin
bronze Anna McKernan Calasanctius College, Oranmore, Co. Galway
bronze Biye Guo Mercy Secondary School, Tralee, Co. Kerry
bronze Melaniya Stolbova Dominican College, Taylor’s Hill, Galway
bronze Thomas Murphy Good Counsel College, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Round 1 of IrEOES 2022-2023 took place online on Saturday November 12th 2022.

A total of 203 students took part, 96 in Biology, 41 in Chemistry, and 66 in Physics. A huge thanks to all the teachers who brought the competition to the attention of their students.

For further information contact:

Paul van Kampen
Irish EOES Country Coordinator
Phone: (01) 700 5023
Fax: (01) 700 5287
Email: IrEOES@dcu.ie