Desmond College Students formally recognised for their participation in Chain Reaction at the University of Limerick

Desmond College is one of only six schools in Ireland who are participated in the Chain Reaction Project at the University of Limerick. The chain reaction project is an FP7 funded project that focuses on creating a sustainable approach to inquiry based science education in Ireland and within the other partner countries including the UK, Greece, Italy, France, Jordan, Germany, Slovakia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Georgia.

The projects aims to develop critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving skills amongst students. The students attended the National Conference on the 19th March where they presented their project about “The story Behind the Ice Bucket Challenge”. The Students were then presented with a plaque to acknowledge the contribution they have made to this project.

Eoin Considine, Conor Kennedy, Liam Dowling and Claire Mortell use their skills of inquiry at the University of LimerickDiarmuid Curtin, Patreeze Nugent, Shauna Hallinan and Sean McElliggott present their poster at the Chain Reaction Express Yourself conference at the University of Limerick
Robert Meehan, Seamus Hurley, Emma Herbert, Jack O Connor, Conor Reidy present their poster at the Chain Reaction Express Yourself conference at the University of LimerickMs Cregan, Dr John O Reilly, Emma Herbert, Jack O Connor, Diarmuid Curtin and Ms Corkery receiving a plaque for their contribution to the Chain Reaction Project at the University of Limerick

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