Thursday, March 23, 2017

LC Physics

Two videos from Ms McCool's LC class. The first one is on "Barton's Pendulum" and the second is on the "Ripple effect"

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Chemistry Professor visits TY Science class

Professor Suresh Pillai, Chemistry department of the IT Sligo visited the Transition Year class in Magh Ene College yesterday. He spoke to the students about how his research group had used nanotechnology to develop an antimicrobial material that is resistant to the superbug MRSA. This material has been incorporated into tiles for use in hospitals etc. He also spoke to the students about time-management.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Dr. Gabriella Farries, a research scientist from UCD, visited the TY Science class today.  Dr. Farries gave a very interesting presentation on 'How do genes help some horses run faster than others'.  Thanks to Ms. Higgins who organised this visit.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Forensic Science lecturer visits LC Chemistry class

Dr. Fiona McArdle from the Forensic Science Department in the IT Sligo, spoke to the LC Chemistry class in Magh Ene College today regarding course options in IT Sligo and careers in science.

Spectroscopy in a Suitcase

Dr. Sarah Hayes, University of Limerick, visited the Leaving Certificate Chemistry class in Magh Ene College today as part of the Spectroscopy in a Suitcase programme. The students had the opportunity to work with instrumentation such as UV and IR spectrometers.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

BT Young Scientist 2017

Please find below the posters from this year's BT Young Scientists in Magh Ene College: