From left: Michael Hong, Methodist College Belfast. Diarmuid O’Donoghue, Ashton School, Cork. Alicia Huntley, Regents Grammar School, Newtownards and Aaron Hannon, St Mureadachas, Ballina, County Mayo.
Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is an annual competition for the world’s most talented chemistry students at secondary school level.
Dr Cormac Quigley writes:
Three Irish students have achieved bronze awards at the international chemistry Olympiad where they took part in a competition involving 297 students from 76 countries.
Testing their practical and theoretical skills, the competition is the culmination of national competitions in each nation, the students selected representing the best secondary school students at chemistry in their country.
The Irish national competition takes place each year in DCU (details at link below]. The team were accompanied to the competition by myself and Dr. Mercedes Vazquez DCU…