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Young Scientist Competition
Two first prizes and a second prize
Rory D Hughes won first prize in the Intermediate Technology (Individual Category) with his project on Sensor controlled Medical Warning system.
Conor Farrell, Alex Buckley and Andrew Cleary won first prize in the Intermediate Technology (Group Category) with their project on variety of atmospheric and other effects during the total solar eclipse in Australia.
Eoin MacMahon won 2nd prize in the Senior Technology (Individual Category) with his project "Speech recognition aid to learning"
Congratulations also to the other Gonzaga students whose projects were accepted for
display at the exhibition:
Jack Doherty and Stephen Herlihy have a project on using brain impulses as switches..."Brain Computer Interface Aids in A.L.S" Junior Technology
Alan Hickey has an Intermediate Social and Behavioural project on Influences on Decision making Processes.
Daniel Mulcahy has an Intermediate Technology project on an automatic sound level warning device.
In its 49th year the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is much more than a competition; it is an unforgettable experience of a lifetime for the students who take part.
The exhibition itself is the final stage in the competition which is open to all
second level students from Ireland, both North and South. As well as the 550 student
projects on display, there are a further four exhibition halls filled with science
and technology based exhibits and entertainment, making it a thrilling event for
those who enter and for general visitors too.
There are over 100 prizes to be won, including the prestigious
BT Young Scientist(s) of the Year Award and the chance to represent Ireland at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists.
Many previous winners of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition have gone on to amazing careers in the science and technology industries. Indeed, many of them used their award as a springboard to launch their professional lives.
For more detailed information including entry details visit:
The Exhibition of Science Projects is in the RDS.
It is open to the public on Saturday
from 0930 to 1730
Family Ticket €25 – 2 adults and up to 3 children
Tickets can be bought at the Door.
This years special entertainment:
3D Secrets of the Cosmos,
Science Museum It Takes Guts
Titan the Robot
W5 Astonishing Experiments World of Robots
Mr. O’Briain and Mr. Lynch have done a fine job in supporting the boys over the many months of preparartion for this year’s competition.
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