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Savour Science at Savour Kilkenny Food Festival

Savour Science at Savour Kilkenny Food Festival

The Calmast team travelled to the neighbouring city of Kilkenny for the brilliant Savour Kilkenny Food Festival with a special series of displays with a food theme.

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Waterford's Blackwater Community School wins Scifest Final

Waterford's Blackwater Community School wins Scifest Final

28th October 2011 - A project from Blackwater Community School Lismore won the national finals of Scifest. Eoghan Flynn and Ruairi O'Neill beat off excellent competition from winners of all the other regional finalists.

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Waterford Harvest Festival SEP 10 2011

Calmast Team were out in force (Force 6 winds) to entertain, engage and educate the crowds at the family fun day, Picnic in the Park, one of the highlights of the Waterford Harvest Festival

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STEM at Spraoi

STEM at Spraoi

Calmast is delighted again to participate in the Spraoi Festival in Waterford this August Bank Holiday Weekend. We are doing a full range of activities for all ages including science demonstrations and field games. Come along there's fun for all- we're just beside the Big Top in the People's Park

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Discover STEM Summer Camp for Teenagers Underway

Discover STEM Summer Camp for Teenagers Underway

Calmast's new programme "Discover STEM" has commenced with teenagers from secondary schools around Waterford this week (13-17th June)

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dzień dobry from Warsaw Science Picnic

dzień dobry from Warsaw Science Picnic

Thousands of Polish visitors got a "cead mile failte" and a "witać" at the Calmast Irish tent at the Science Picnic in Warsaw on Saturday 28th May. The team were invited by the Irish Embassy in Warsaw to develop and present an Irish stand.

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Calmast wins Spirit of Enterprise Award

Calmast wins Spirit of Enterprise Award

Calmast was awarded the prestigious "Spirit of Enterprise Michael Dee Award" at a ceremony in Waterford on Thursday 12th May. The organisers described Calmast as "An organisation which encourages a greater interest among students in maths, science and technology [and] are the worthy recipients of a major enterprise development" Read full press release from organisers -

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Calmast nominated for Spirit of Enterprise Award

Calmast is among a list of 10 exceptional nominees for the prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Michael Dee Award. The award will be announced on Thursday 12 May 2011 after a seminar in the Tower Hotel Waterford. The Award recognises individuals or groups that have contributed to the economic or social wellbeing of theSoutheast. It is named in honour of the late Michael Dee a man who worked tirelessly through his position in Enterprise Ireland and in a voluntary capacity for the betterment of others.

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Calmast Attends ISTA National Conference

Calmast gave a successful workshop on the Mutation Game at the 2011 ISTA National Conference.

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SciFest Waterford Results

WIT was buzzing on Thursday 7th April when more than 150 students from Secondary Schools around the region displayed 70 projects and hundreds more visited. Results can be seen here:

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Southeast Students get Ready for WIT SciFest

Students in final preparations for biggest-ever Scifest

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Launch of Waterford Engineering Week 2011

Launch of Waterford Engineering Week 2011

Waterford Engineering Week will run from 14th - 20th February 2011 catering for over 2,000 at WIT

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Calmast Showcases Evolution Game to Minister

Calmast Showcases Evolution Game to Minister

Calmast demonstrated the Mutation Game to Minister Batt O'Keefe at the Department of Trade, Enterprise and Innovation in Dublin. The board game recently won the coveted Grand Jury Prize in Brussels. The game was developed by Calmast and its UK partners to explain gene mutation to second-level students.

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Calmast wins Grand Jury Award

Calmast wins Grand Jury Award

CALMAST, WIT's Science outreach centre won the prestigious Grand Jury Award at a major European festival in Brussels for a game developed with UK partners to explain gene mutation.

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South East Science Festival due to cause Explosion of Fun!

The South East Science Festival is set to attract thousands of people over the next week with over 40 events taking place in Waterford, Lismore and Dungarvan. There will also be events in Dublin City Libraries which Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) lecturers Eoin Gill and Michael Mc Carthy will present.

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