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Minister English Announces €2.8 Million Science Foundation Ireland Investment in STEM Public Engagement & Education Initiatives
Public Engagement and Education Awards for 42 Projects Across Ireland
The Minister for Research, Innovation and Skills, Damien English, TD today announced details of a €2.8 million national investment in 42 initiatives aimed at engaging the Irish public in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) through Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover funding awards.
This investment further supports our national aim to have the most scientifically engaged public; breaking down barriers and creating more accessible paths to skill acquisition and ultimately fulfilling careers in science, technology, engineering and maths. Geographically dispersed, it is estimated that these STEM projects will touch 3.6 million people in Ireland by the end of 2017.