Five secondary students represented Ireland at the International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) in Prague from 26-30 July. Leo Doherty (Lumen Christi, Derry), Eimear Kyle (St Finian’s, Mullingar), Philip Krause (Ashton School, Cork), Lucy Dornan (St Andrews, Blackrock, Dublin) and Daniel Quigley
On Wednesday, 20th June, the ADAPT Centre hosted the first of the pilot workshops for Primary Schools. Fourth class students at St. Brigid’s GNS used their problem-solving skills to code Ozobot robots.
The students coded the small robot’s movements using
Registration for the 2018 season of the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO) is now open! The Olympiad – known as “The Problem-Solvers’ Challenge” – seeks to find Irelands’ top young problem solver. Secondary school students are challenged to use logic
On September 30th, the nationwide Problem-Solving Initiative, run by the ADAPT Centre and supported by Science Foundation Ireland over the last two years, culminated in an event which invited members of the public of all ages to test their minds
Today forty-four teams consisting of 176 students aged between 14-19 years, representing 29 countries, will compete in the International Linguistics Olympiad 2017 in Dublin. The International Linguistics Olympiad 2017 (IOL 2017) is being hosted by the Science Foundation Ireland-funded ADAPT
On Friday, 24th March 2017 the ADAPT Centre will host the national final of the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad 2017 at DIT Grangegorman, Dublin. From a starting lineup of 4,000 secondary school students, the top 100 linguistic problem solvers will
Hundreds of young families honed their problem-solving skills with fun games and activities from the Problem-Solving Initiative at the St Patrick’s Festival Big Day Out at Merrion Square, Dublin on Sunday, 19th March 2017. The Problem-Solving Initiative gave visitors to
The preparations for the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad 2017 (AILO) picked up the pace in January this year with 17 problem-solving workshops held in schools and universities across the country reaching almost 480 students from across the island of Ireland.
Do you think you could be Ireland’s top young problem solver? Join the more than 2,600 Irish secondary school students who have already signed up for the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad 2017. The linguistic code-breaking contest aims to identify Ireland’s
Hundreds of people of all ages tested their minds with logic puzzles and brain teasers from the Problem-Solving Initiative (PSI) at free public events during Science Week 2016.
Members of the ADAPT research centre brought the initiative to the Let’s