Three Senior Students to participate in an IBM course on Introduction to Quantum Computing with lectures from MIT, Boston and Cambridge University.

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NEWS / 16 October 2020

Congratulations to Zack Musumeci (6th Year), Mia Quirke (5th Year) and Josh Wynne (5th Year) who have been accepted onto an IBM course on Introduction to Quantum Computing with lectures from MIT, Boston and Oxford University.

IBM will sponsor up to 5,000 students globally to participate in an intensive eight-month Introduction to Quantum Computing online course. Accepted students will take a full-year course called “Qubit by Qubit’s Introduction to Quantum Computing” from October 2020 to May 2021, consisting of live lectures, labs, and problem sets. The course is targeted toward high school students and above with no prior quantum computing experience, and will be taught live by MIT and Oxford quantum scientists. Each lecture is two-hours long: an hour of theory and an hour tutorial walking through practice problems.

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Subject Blogs, Wellbeing, General School News, Parents Association / 15 October 2020
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Playing sports is linked to lower levels of anxiety and depression in teenagers - new DCU research explores the link between physical inactivity and mental health issues

Stratford College took part in the Physical Activity and Wellbeing Study (PAWS) by DCU researchers exploring the association between physical activity and mental wellbeing in adolescents.

Previous studies have examined physical activity levels in adolescents in Ireland as well as the prevalence of mental health distress but this is the first study to explore the association between physical activity levels and mental health in the same cohort.

They surveyed over 5,661 adolescents from 79 post-primary schools nationwide between September & October 2019 and had some significant findings.

Ms Linda Finnegan PE and Well Being Co-ordinator

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