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#BT Young Scientist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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