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#BT Young Scientist

# bt-young-scientist - Friday 8 January, 2021

This 17-year-old student has won this year's BT Young Scientists top award
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This 17-year-old student has won this year's BT Young Scientists top award

Jan 8th 2021, 2:26 PM 36,447 Views 25 Comments

Gregory Tarr won for his project entitled “Towards detecting state-of-the-art deepfakes”.

# bt-young-scientist - Thursday 7 January, 2021

A Cork student's idea for steering wheel technology that will alert drivers when they are fatigued
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# Young Scientist

A Cork student's idea for steering wheel technology that will alert drivers when they are fatigued

Jan 7th 2021, 6:30 PM 35,059 Views 21 Comments

The project is on display at the virtual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition this week.

# bt-young-scientist - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Michael D tells students of 'critical importance of science' as he launches virtual Young Scientist exhibition
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# Show Goes On

Michael D tells students of 'critical importance of science' as he launches virtual Young Scientist exhibition

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 1:06 PM 11,103 Views 15 Comments

Over 1,000 students from more than 200 schools from the island of Ireland are taking part.

# bt-young-scientist - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells
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# Well Well Well

Bacteria and turbidity: Young Scientists develop solution to monitoring private wells

Jan 11th 2020, 11:00 AM 10,650 Views 3 Comments

Currently, the EPA recommends that wells are tested once a year, but there is no legal requirement to do so.

# bt-young-scientist - Thursday 9 January, 2020

This wristband subtly alerts teachers when a student with Autism is feeling overwhelmed
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# Btyse

This wristband subtly alerts teachers when a student with Autism is feeling overwhelmed

Jan 9th 2020, 11:17 AM 145,349 Views 35 Comments

The project is on display at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition this week.

# bt-young-scientist - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Instagram 'likes' and whether or not money makes people happy explored at Young Scientist Exhibition
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Instagram 'likes' and whether or not money makes people happy explored at Young Scientist Exhibition

Jan 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,958 Views 6 Comments

Climate change is also examined by many of the projects at this year’s competition.

# bt-young-scientist - Sunday 5 January, 2020

'One of Ireland's best exports': How the Young Scientist Exhibition came to Tanzania
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# BT Young Scientist

'One of Ireland's best exports': How the Young Scientist Exhibition came to Tanzania

Jan 5th 2020, 11:30 AM 8,632 Views 4 Comments

Students in Tanzania have taken the Irish model of the event and run with it, says competition co-founder Joseph Clowry.

# bt-young-scientist - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Freshgraze: This student has developed a cloud-controlled fence for livestock
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# Farming Technology

Freshgraze: This student has developed a cloud-controlled fence for livestock

Jan 20th 2019, 7:30 PM 15,563 Views 6 Comments

Charlie Drumm’s project was selected as the Teagasc Special Award winner at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

# bt-young-scientist - Friday 11 January, 2019

Dublin teenager takes home top prize at BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition
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Dublin teenager takes home top prize at BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Jan 11th 2019, 7:49 PM 45,499 Views 22 Comments

Adam Kelly (17) won for his project “Optimizing The Simulation Of General Quantum Circuits”.

This Young Scientist project is turning algae into pints of the black stuff (crude oil, that is)
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# Not Stout

This Young Scientist project is turning algae into pints of the black stuff (crude oil, that is)

Jan 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,623 Views 11 Comments

Greg Tarr has developed a more efficient method of making biofuel.

# bt-young-scientist - Monday 31 December, 2018

The young Irish scientists trying to help contain the Fall armyworm
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# Ireland's Young Scientists

The young Irish scientists trying to help contain the Fall armyworm

Dec 31st 2018, 6:30 PM 14,480 Views 2 Comments

The moth has been ruining crops across Africa since 2016.

# bt-young-scientist - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Climate change and social media - Here's what's in store for the BT Young Scientist Exhibition
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Climate change and social media - Here's what's in store for the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Dec 9th 2018, 12:39 PM 7,282 Views 6 Comments

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 takes place from 9-12 January at the RDS in Dublin.

# bt-young-scientist - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

'You can't stop a student from competing because their mother is a scientist'
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# BT Young Scientist

'You can't stop a student from competing because their mother is a scientist'

Jan 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 57,293 Views 86 Comments

Dr Tony Scott, co-founder of the BTYSTE, said this year’s winner has an “amazing” level of knowledge.

# bt-young-scientist - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'Hopefully projects like these will inspire more young scientists'
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'Hopefully projects like these will inspire more young scientists'

Jan 13th 2018, 9:15 AM 6,964 Views 3 Comments

We checked in on two BTYSTE projects we’ve been following.

# bt-young-scientist - Friday 12 January, 2018

'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths
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'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths

Jan 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,333 Views 9 Comments

It alerts a child’s parents if they are left in a car.

# bt-young-scientist - Monday 1 January, 2018

Loneliness, mental health, separation: How homelessness affects children later in life
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# Btyse

Loneliness, mental health, separation: How homelessness affects children later in life

Jan 1st 2018, 8:30 PM 12,455 Views 14 Comments

Two Cork students examined how homelessness affects children for the upcoming BT Young Scientist Exhibition.

This Young Scientist project could help spot concussion injuries during sport
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# Hel-mate

This Young Scientist project could help spot concussion injuries during sport

Jan 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 12,746 Views 3 Comments

It attaches to the back of a helmet and transmits data to a team medic.

# bt-young-scientist - Sunday 31 December, 2017

These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer's patients
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# Young Scientist

These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer's patients

Dec 31st 2017, 4:00 PM 13,619 Views 6 Comments

Alzheimer’s Alert will alert carers to the patient’s movements.

# bt-young-scientist - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

It's 'too difficult': Why 40% of students say they didn't study science in college
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It's 'too difficult': Why 40% of students say they didn't study science in college

Apr 26th 2017, 3:00 PM 10,847 Views 62 Comments

Almost 80% of those who participated in the Young Scientist Exhibition went on to study science and/or technology in third-level education.

# bt-young-scientist - Saturday 4 March, 2017

App that encourages children with autism to make eye contact wins at BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp
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App that encourages children with autism to make eye contact wins at BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp

Mar 4th 2017, 8:30 AM 15,366 Views 12 Comments

The winners were selected by a judging panel of business professionals following an intensive four day workshop at NovaUCD.

# bt-young-scientist - Friday 13 January, 2017

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist
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# BTYSTE

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist

Jan 13th 2017, 10:20 PM 22,421 Views 32 Comments

Over 1,100 students from 375 schools across the island of Ireland competed for the title.

# bt-young-scientist - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars
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20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars

Dec 28th 2016, 9:00 PM 27,243 Views 5 Comments

The entrepreneurs, inventors, entertainers and leaders of the future.

# bt-young-scientist - Saturday 9 January, 2016

This Irish-Indian teenager wants to change the lives of blind children around the world
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This Irish-Indian teenager wants to change the lives of blind children around the world

Jan 9th 2016, 7:45 AM 9,653 Views 12 Comments

Jemin Joseph explains that he is involved so that he can “make a difference in life”.

# bt-young-scientist - Friday 9 January, 2015

Alcohol consumption project wins Young Scientist award
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Alcohol consumption project wins Young Scientist award

Jan 9th 2015, 8:17 PM 30,123 Views 19 Comments

Ian O’Sullivan and Eimear Murphy from Coláiste Treasa in Kanturk, County Cork, won with their project, Alcohol Consumption: Does The Apple Fall Far From the Tree?

# bt-young-scientist - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Here are five projects worth catching as BT's Young Scientist awards get underway
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Here are five projects worth catching as BT's Young Scientist awards get underway

Jan 8th 2015, 6:52 PM 24,996 Views 10 Comments

The next three days will see 550 projects go on display to the general public.

# bt-young-scientist - Monday 5 January, 2015

20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars
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20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars

Jan 5th 2015, 6:30 PM 57,860 Views 26 Comments

Some are still balancing success with the stress of the Junior Cert.

Just how much bacteria is in Ireland's holy water fonts?
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Just how much bacteria is in Ireland's holy water fonts?

Jan 5th 2015, 9:13 AM 11,150 Views 35 Comments

We’ll find out later this week.

# bt-young-scientist - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

More students than ever have applied for next year's BT Young Scientist
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More students than ever have applied for next year's BT Young Scientist

Oct 22nd 2014, 12:36 PM 3,196 Views 6 Comments

And most of them are female.

# bt-young-scientist - Monday 8 September, 2014

Almost 4 out of 5 students are checking social media sites at school
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Almost 4 out of 5 students are checking social media sites at school

Sep 8th 2014, 11:48 AM 4,788 Views 32 Comments

There has also been a big increase in social media related projects at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

# bt-young-scientist - Friday 11 January, 2013

Three Kinsale teens win at BT Young Scientist Exhibition
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Three Kinsale teens win at BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Jan 11th 2013, 8:38 PM 17,714 Views 34 Comments

The prize is heading to the Cork school for the third time in seven years.

# bt-young-scientist - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

PICS and VIDEO: BT Young Scientist competition gets underway
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PICS and VIDEO: BT Young Scientist competition gets underway

Jan 9th 2013, 6:45 PM 5,686 Views 6 Comments

Enda Kenny and Ryan Tubridy both visited the RDS today.

# bt-young-scientist - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Irish Young Scientist winners share top European prize
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Irish Young Scientist winners share top European prize

Sep 25th 2012, 3:29 PM 8,384 Views 12 Comments

Eric Doyle and Mark Kelly from Synge Street CBS are among three top prizewinners at the EU Contest for Young Scientists.

# bt-young-scientist - Friday 13 January, 2012

‘Many-body problem’ simulation wins Young Scientist crown
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# Young Scientist

‘Many-body problem’ simulation wins Young Scientist crown

Jan 13th 2012, 8:30 PM 7,421 Views 22 Comments

Eric Doyle and Mark Kelly’s work may help astronomers predict how objects might travel in outer space.

# bt-young-scientist - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Dublin teen scoops top prize at EU Young Scientist competition
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Dublin teen scoops top prize at EU Young Scientist competition

Sep 27th 2011, 2:55 PM 1,282 Views 3 Comments

Alexander Amini, who won the national competition with a tennis tracking system, wins a top prize at the European equivalent.