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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C
# Young Scientist
'Hopefully projects like these will inspire more young scientists'
We checked in on two BTYSTE projects we’ve been following.

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WE TOOK A peek at what it’s like behind-the-scenes for two BT Young Scientist projects as they built their inventions up from scratch last month.

Alzheimer’s Alert and Hel-Mate were innovative devices from two schools in Limerick – the first designed to make sure carers known when a patient with Alzheimer’s stands up when they’re not under direct observation, the second to detect concussion during sport as soon as it happens.

The big event finally arrived, and over the past few days they displayed their finished projects for judges, fellow students and the public.

Hel-mate scooped a special Irish Patents Office award.

We spoke to the students and their teachers in the RDS to see their finished product.

Watch the video above for our full report.

Previously: These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer’s patients >

More: This Young Scientist project could help spot concussion injuries during sport >

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