CALMAST- Centre for the advancement of learning in maths, science and technology

Contact person 
Valerie Brett
Institution 
Waterford Institute of Technology
E-mail 
vbrett@wit.ie
Country 
Ireland
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Knowledge Transfer Practice
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
No information provided
Identify the Knowledge Transfer area to which the practice belong 
University-Industry relations
Indicate the country from which the practice is 
Ireland
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
No information provided
What is the title/name of the practice? 
CALMAST- Centre for the advancement of learning in maths, science and technology
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the practice 
Other public education institutions (secondary, etc…)
What is the aim/objective? 
Contribute to Irelands efforts of becoming a smart economy through the dissemination of research and science to EU citizens and raise awareness, boost scientific interest, stimulate understanding and interest in science and incite you adults into a scientific career.
Give an overview of the practice 
Promotes all areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths through continuous annual events including; Waterford Science Festival, Waterford Engineering Week, Maths Week (run nationally), Bealtaine Festival of Outdoor Science, Calmast Summer Camps (inc. Forensics, computing, chemistry, biology etc)
What is the date of creation of this practice? 
Monday, June 2, 2003
Is the practice still active? 
Active
What is the approximate budget needed for implementing this practice? 
0.00€
What kind of resources is needed for implementing the practice? 
time and organisation around event
Is this practice linked to an instrument/policy? 
Yes