Some ideas on where a science career can take you

Are You Up For It?
Are you up for a career in technology?

Science all around us.

Biotechnology Ireland
This website aims to connect members of the Biotech community in Ireland by providing the online tools for interaction.

Centre for Environmental Data and Recording
The Centre for Environmental Data and Recording (CEDaR) was established in 1995 by the Ulster Museum, with the active support of the Environment and Heritage Service (DoE NI), as the Local Records Centre for Northern Ireland.

Chemistry and you
Fascinating site full of facts about chemistry.

Choose IT
ChooseIT is created to help you explore your talents and match them with the rewarding opportunities that a career in IT has to offer.

COFORD - the National Council for Forest Research and Development - is an agency of the Department of Agriculture and Food.

Discover Science
Aims to contribute to Ireland's continued growth and development as a society that has an active and informed interest and involvement in science, engineering and technology.

Electronic and Communications Engineering - DIT
Welcome to the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering. The School is located on the DIT campus at Kevin Street in Dublin.

Electronic Engineering
Electronic Engineering is a creative and challenging profession. It is a career that makes a substantial contribution to our world in delivering cutting edge products and systems. Find out more about applications and devices brought to you through the expertise of Electronic Engineers.

Engineers Ireland
Promoting the art & science of engineering and representing the interests of the engineering profession.

Where would you like to be in 10 years? Designing spacecraft to explore the far reaches of the solar system? Building environmentally safe systems to power cities? Saving lives through new laser applications?

Food for Health Ireland
Food for Health Ireland (FHI) is a unique partnership between four of Ireland’s major dairy processing companies and four public research organisations.

Future Morph
This website is designed to show you just some of the amazing and unexpected places that studying science, technology, engineering and maths can take you.

Get into the science of gadgets
Science programmes from RTE 2

Icons of Irish Science
A series in which Pauric Dempsey talks to eminent Irish scientists whose work has made a global impact.

ICT Ireland
ICT Ireland is the voice of the Information and Communications Technology sector in Ireland.

Irish Universities Promoting Science
Information about the various scientific disciplines, details of and links to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in each of the seven Irish Universities. A section on Careers in Science is also included.

Make Science Real
This web site is based around the lives and achievements of the Parsons family over the last four hundred years, and their contributions to astronomy, photography, engineering and botany.Irelands Historic Science Centre, Birr, Co.Offaly

Midas ireland
MIDAS Ireland (Microelectronic Industry Design Association) is a joint industry and academic organisation which defines and develops the future direction of Integrated Circuit design in Ireland.

Periodic Table - Interactive
Explore key information about the chemical elements through this periodic table.

Popular Science
Website of the American Science Magazine - Popular Science. Lots of very interesting breaking news items in the area of science in general. is a resource for people of all ages who are interested in science. It brings together information on many areas of science, engineering and technology in Ireland for students, parents and teachers amongst others.

Science Spin
The goal of Science Spin is to present science in a dynamic, attractive and informative manner for both a lay and specialist readership. The coverage extends from Astronomy to Zoology, but the editorial approach remains the same - to make science interesting to all.

Scientific American
Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology for more than 160 years.

Silicon republic
Irelands scinece and technology news service.

An online resource proving information about careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) aimed at secondary school students, their teachers, guidance counsellors and parents. The site includes career profiles and video interviews of people working in industry and research, and offers free career talks to secondary schools from STEM volunteers across the country.
STEPS to engineering is about informing young people about the challenges and opportunities presented by science, technology and engineering and raising awareness of engineering as a career choice.

Try Science is your gateway to experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology through on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide.

Understanding Science UCC
Two large sections of this site – Understanding the Natural World and The UCC Public Lectures – explain some of the wonderful knowledge science has discovered about how the natural world works, the place of humans in the world, and the science-based technology on which modern civilisation runs.

Videos from New Scientist
Lots of short videos of new scientific research.

Young scientist
Exhibition of projects from schools and a large technology exhibition too. Usually in early January in the RDS.

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