The Science Foundation of Ireland are sponsoring the Science Writer of the Year category at this years National Student Media Awards!

We are delighted to have the SFI back on board to sponsor the award that rewards the best student science writer of the year.

The SFI supports the development and the competitiveness of the science industry in Ireland. Commissioned by the government in 1998, The SFI strive to assist the development of areas such as science, technology, engineering and mathematics by funding studies and research programmes. Their aim is to develop this country into one of the global leaders of scientific development and research.

They also support science writing and the reportage of breaking news in the scientific world. This is evident through their partnership with the Smedias to find this years best science writer in Ireland!