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Science and engineering ambassadors from Donegal aim to influence a new generation through school visits

  • Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD, visits Inver primary school to launch a new national initiative promoting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)
  • Back to School for STEM is being rolled out by AbbVie, a Sligo-based business which features many Co Donegal employees in senior positions
  • The biopharmaceutical company is using the programme to inform teachers and students about the exceptional career opportunities that such qualifications can unlock
  • Research shows that many Irish students are not choosing to study STEM subjects at third level, largely due to negative perceptions of science

Read full press release here