BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp 2012 (25-Jul-12)
BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp 2012
Two Dublin Students Declared 2012 BT Young Scientists of the Year (13-Jan-12)
Two Dublin students with a study on how to track satellites more accurately have won top prize at the 2012 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Mark Kelly and Eric Doyle from Synge Street CBS, Dublin will now represent Ireland in the European event.
The Winning Project 2012!! Simulation Accuracy in the Gravitational Many-body Problem (13-Jan-12)
The 2012 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition winners are the students from Synge Street CBS, Dublin who researched Simulation Accuracy in the Gravitational Many-body Problem.
Judging Under Way at the BT YSTE 2012 (13-Jan-12)
The 79 judges are now behind closed doors to decide who will be the winner of this year's BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Brian O'Driscoll dropped by to check out the rugby projects as well as visits from Minister Richard Bruton and U.S. Ambassador Dan Rooney plus lots more of the amazing projects on display!
Paediatric Resuscitation: How Accurate are Existing Weight Estimation Methods In Ireland? (13-Jan-12)
This student from St. Eunan's College, Donegal investigated Paediatric Resuscitation: How Accurate are Existing Weight Estimation Methods In Ireland?
Cryptography: A Study of the Irish Language (13-Jan-12)
Cryptography: A Study of the Irish Language by a student at Loretto College, Stephens Green
Search for Drought Resistant Genes in Potatoes (13-Jan-12)
The search for drought resistant genes in potatoes by students in Loretto Secondary School, Balbriggan.
Getting humans to Mars (13-Jan-12)
Students from Thurles CBS, Tipperary have been planning a manned mission to Mars.
Charge your ipod using your shoes! (13-Jan-12)
A student from Scoil Muire gan Smal, Roscommon investigated embedding an electricity generation device into a pair of runners so you can charge a battery while you walk.
Nutritional Beverage from seaweed? (13-Jan-12)
Students from Clonakilty Community college found a way to extract antioxidants from seaweed to make a nutritional beverage.
No Limbs No Limits! (13-Jan-12)
Students from Milstreet Community School investigated how people with limb disabilities do in exams and if there are enough facilities to support them.
Surf's App!! (13-Jan-12)
Students from St. Wolstan's Community School, Kildare have developed this app to help beginner surfers pick the perfect first surfboard.
Willing to 'brake' the mould! (13-Jan-12)
Students from Abbey Christian Brother Grammar School in Newry, Co. Down have designed an adaptive braking system to warn the car behind how quickly to brake.
Keep cool when running! (13-Jan-12)
Students from Clonakilty Community College, Cork have developed a vest that uses endothermic packs to keep log distance runners cool.
Coloured Sprinklers to Guide you Out of Fire. (13-Jan-12)
A student from Grosvenor Grammar School has developed a system of fire sprinklers that emit red or green light to direct people out of a building during a fire.
Are Energy Drinks Really Better? (13-Jan-12)
Students from Kildare Town Community School investigated if sports energy drinks really are better.
Can you Win with Arcade Games? (13-Jan-12)
Students from Westmeath explain how likely it is you can win with arcade games such as penny pushers.
No More Bursting Pipes? (13-Jan-12)
Students from Kilkenny College researched a system to prevent house pipes from freezing in cold weather.
Helping Vets to Deliver Calves... (13-Jan-12)
Students from Desmond College, Limerick have developed a system to help vets safely deliver calves.
President Higgins visits BT YSTE 2012 (12-Jan-12)
President Higgins dropped in to see Ireland's future scientists at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Former winners were on hand to greet Ireland's new president as he took a tour of the projects on display.
Beat the Traffic! (12-Jan-12)
Traffic research from students at Rockbrook Park School, Dublin.
Finding the Perfect Golf Swing (11-Jan-12)
Finding the perfect golf swing from Colaiste Pobal, Bheanntrai, Cork.
Safe Driving with the Ice Device! (12-Jan-12)
Safe Driving with the Ice Device from students in Avondale Community College, Wicklow.
Locate your Library Books! (11-Jan-12)
Students from St Michael's College, Dublin have developed a Library Book Locator.
Easy Access to Lodging your Money (11-Jan-12)
An easy way to lodge cash from St Davids CBS, Dublin
BT YSTE 2012 declared officially open by an Taoiseach (11-Jan-12)
The 48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition has been formally declared open by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Record numbers of entries from across the 32 counties entered the competition with 550 projects selected to exhibit. The categories for this year’s competition range from Technology; Chemical, Physical & Mathematical; Biological & Ecological and Social & Behavioural Sciences. The winner of the competition will be awarded a prize fund of five thousand euro and will go on to represent Ireland at the European Union Science Contest. To date Irish students have taken the European top honours 13 times. The 79 judges must decide in the coming days which project they believe should receive this year’s honour.
How to Build your own Multi-touch Tabletop Computer (11-Jan-12)
Students from Sutton Park, Dublin have built their own multi-touch tabletop computer.
The Ultimate School App? (11-Jan-12)
Students from Belvedere College show us the ultimate school app.
Promoting Hygiene and Safety (11-Jan-12)
Desmond Collage, Limerick create a device to help vets preform Caesarean Sections.
The Solution to Pollution (11-Jan-12)
An improvement in biodegradable plastic from students attending Mount Sackville in Dublin.
The Science Of Winning (11-Jan-12)
Championship Conkers: The science Of winning from Colaiste Muire, Cork
Science Bigger and Better at BT YSTE 2012 (12-Jan-12)
In it's 48th year the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is ready to kick off!
Dublin student takes 2011 BT Young Scientist title (14-Jan-11)
15 year old Alexander Amini from Castleknock College Dublin took the top prize for his project "Tennis Sensor Data Analysis".
Mervyn Storey MLA visits BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2011 (24-Jan-11)
Mervyn Storey MLA visits BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2011
Mary Hanafin's thoughts on BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (24-Jan-11)
Mary Hanafin's thoughts on BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
Joan Burton shares her thoughts on BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (24-Jan-11)
Joan Burton shares her thoughts on BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
Mary Coughlan gives her views on BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (24-Jan-11)
Mary Coughlan gives her views on BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
David Norris' reflections at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (24-Jan-11)
David Norris' reactions at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
Pat Rabitte's thoughts from BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (24-Jan-11)
Pat Rabitte's thoughts from BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
Ryan Tubridy's time at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (24-Jan-11)
Ryan Tubridy's time at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
Rose of Tralee, Clare Kambamettu, visits BT Young Scientist and Technolgy Exhibition 2011 (24-Jan-11)
Rose of Tralee, Clare Kambamettu, visits BT Young Scientist and Technolgy Exhibition 2011
Rick O'Shea at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (24-Jan-11)
Rick O'Shea at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
Barry Andrews visits BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (21-Jan-11)
Barry Andrews visits BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
Caitriona Ruane visits BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (21-Jan-11)
Caitriona Ruane visits BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
Conor Lenihan visits BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011 (21-Jan-11)
Conor Lenihan visits BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2011
The winning project explained (14-Jan-11)
Castleknock student, Alexander Amini explains his use of sensors to improve your tennis game.
Super-heated meteors! (14-Jan-11)
Keady student teams up with Armagh observatory with research to assist astronomers.
Invincityre - the future of tyres? (14-Jan-11)
Are these students onto a motoring winner?
RTE stars meet their public (14-Jan-11)
Fancy finding out the science behind the weather? Some famous faces have been talking about their jobs.
Is there a pattern to the falling leaves? (14-Jan-11)
Loretto students have some interesting research.
Our insights into how seasons get you down. (14-Jan-11)
Research from some Bangor students might help.
Celebs and politicians study form at the BTYSE (14-Jan-11)
Several VIPS are turning up to meet Ireland's bright sparks
Like my new helmet idea for cyclists? (14-Jan-11)
How one Dublin student wants to improve safety on the roads.
Enda Kenny visits BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (13-Jan-11)
Enda Kenny visits BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition
President McAleese officially opens 2011 BT Young Scientist Exhibition (13-Jan-11)
President Mary McAleese has declared this year's event officially underway.
Scene set for 2011 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (10-Jan-11)
Students from across Ireland are preparing to converge on the RDS for the 2011 event.
Blarney Student Richard O'Shea is 2010 BT Young Scientist (15-Jan-10)
The 18 year old's Biomass Fired Cooking Stove for Developing Countries was named the 2010 winner.
The winning project explained (16-Jan-10)
The 2010 BT Young Scientist fills in the backround to his winning idea.
Coleraine teenager honoured in the prize giving ceremony (16-Jan-10)
The award for individual runner-up went to Hannah Eastwood from Loreto College Coleraine, Co Derry for her project entitled “Green rust the good gal” entered in the Senior Section of the Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences category. She was awarded €1,200 and a BT Perpetual Trophy. 1,135 students competed this week with 509 projects from 32 counties across Ireland. Northern Ireland's Education Minister Catriona Ruane was the first to congratulate the teenager.
Newry duo take 2010 Group prize (16-Jan-10)
Best Group which went to Paul McKeever and Bryan Murphy, Abbey Christian Brothers, Co Down for their project entitled “Specs Detector” which was entered in the Intermediate section of the Technology category. They receive a prize of €2,400 and a BT Perpetual Trophy. This project also won the NI award, new in 2010, which was presented to the best overall project from entries throughout Northern Ireland.
2010 Project Spotlight - Radar Technology for GAA Matches? (16-Jan-10)
A group of Tipp students have a system for Croke Park to cut out controversial hurling decisions.
2010 Project Spotlight - The Effects of Permanent Hair Dyes (14-Jan-10)
The effects of over the counter permanent hair dyes on a range of hair samples was investigated by Amy Russell, Hannah Craddock and Hannay Moyne with the guidance of Linda Tyrell at the Holy Faith Secondary School in Dublin.
2010 Project Spotlight - One for the highrollers - Predicting Dice (14-Jan-10)
Padraig Condon and Ahmed El Hilali construct a formula to take out the guesswork. The pupils from St. Gerald's College Mayo supervised by teacher Brendan McHugh.
2010 Project Spotlight - Environmentally Repelling Snails (14-Jan-10)
Medbh Burke and Jane Carkill, students from Mary Immaculate Secondary School Lisdoonvarna Co. Clare, supervised by teacher John Sims look at a more environmentally friendly solution.
2010 Project Spotlight - Can tight collar ties damage your eyes? (14-Jan-10)
Aisling Morris, Alison Garvey and Roisin Oates from Scoil Muire Gan Smal Roscommon research an issue of interest to businessmen across the globe under the watchful eye of teacher Padraig Harlow.
2010 Project spotlight - Wake up and smell the roses (15-Jan-10)
Jack and Rory are highlighting whether the water is used correctly in Sub-Saharan Africa to produce the roses you buy.
2010 Project Spotlight - Environmental Roofing (14-Jan-10)
Siobhan Poll Aoife Burke and Pamela Manley from Scoil Chonglais in Wicklow, with supervision by Eileen Gallagher studied the environmental effects of roofs on houses.
2010 Project spotlight - Renewable energy based solar hydrogen fuel cell (15-Jan-10)
His aim is to produce energy sufficient to power a light using a hydrogen fuel cell. Joseph developed a method of charging an ipod or phone using the energy created through solar power panels.
2010 Project Spotlight - A Solar Powered Shower (14-Jan-10)
Northern Ireland's Alea Hayes and Rhianna McPartland from Oakgrove Integrated College plan to harness some rays.
2010 Project spotlight - Why do women love shopping (15-Jan-10)
A closer behind one of the wonders of the world, why women love to shop? Sarah, Sandra and Kate look at the physiological and psychological differences between women and men when it comes to shopping and why the females like to do.
Minister Michael Martin Praises the Young Einsteins (14-Jan-10)
Government Minister Michael Martin stopped off at the RDS too.
Final judging underway at 2010 event (15-Jan-10)
Nervous moments ahead for students as the judges mull over their final decision.
Taniste Mary Coughlan amongst the visitors in attendance (14-Jan-10)
Several famous names and politicians have been inspecting the projects.
2010 Project Spotlight - Is your cow pregnant? (14-Jan-10)
A Limerick student has a test that may be of help to farmers.
Ministers from both sides of the border attend the competition (15-Jan-10)
Minister for Science & Technology Conor Lenihan and Minister for Eduction in Northern Ireland Caitrona Ruane were delighted with the number of students from both sides of the border taking part in this year's competition.
Students Gather for 2010 event (12-Jan-10)
Students have begun setting up their projects ahead of adjudication at the 2010 event at the RDS.
Two Cork Students named BT Young Scientists of the Year. (09-Jan-09)
The Taoseach Brian Cowen is leading the tributes to the joint winners of the 2009 BT Young Scientist of the year title. The pair, 14 year old John D. O'Callaghan and 13 year old Liam McCarthy, 2nd year students from Kinsale Community School, Co. Cork, were entered in the Biological and Ecological Sciences category, junior section with their groundbreaking test to establish the health of cattle using washing up liquid. Officially termed "The Development of a convenient test method for Somatic Cell Count and its importance in Milk Production" it's thought the research could be commercialised for use by farmers in Ireland and further afield. John and Liam are two farmers' sons from Cork, concerned with the financial losses incurred if milk sold from their farms had high contents of somatic cells. Somatic cells reflect infection in the mammary gland of the cow and downgrades the processability of the milk during cheese making. Current tests for somatic cells are expensive and slow. In their research the boys discovered that if a small amount of detergent is mixed with a fresh sample of milk the mixture becomes progressively more viscous as the somatic cell content of the milk rises. With this knowledge in mind they derived a simple apparatus that could be used by the farmer to quickly test the milk and determine its status. This will be of tremendous commercial help to farmers and is a marketable product. An Taoiseach Brian Cowen accompanied by BT CEO Chris Clark presented the pair with a cheque for €5,000, a Waterford Crystal trophy and the opportunity to represent Ireland at the 21st European Union Contest for Young Scientists taking place in Paris this coming September. And the industry of the Cork students is just what the Taoiseach wants to see in these challenging times.
Cork Students take first prize at the 49th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. (11-Jan-13)
Three Cork students have claimed the top honours at the 49th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. The trio wowed the judges with their statistical investigation of effects of diazotroph bacteria on plant germination. Ciara Judge , Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy Throw from Kinsale Community School in County Cork were presented with their prize at a ceremony at Dublin's RDS this evening.
Parkinsons Disease (11-Jan-13)
Static Magnetic Fields (11-Jan-13)
Static Magnetic Fields
Moral issues in bordering counties (11-Jan-13)
Moral issues in bordering counties
Pat Rabbitte VNR (11-Jan-13)
Pat Rabbitte VNR
Eamon Gilmore VNR (11-Jan-13)
Eamon Gilmore VNR
Last year's exhibition winner reflects on a year gone by (11-Jan-13)
Mark Kelly talks about winning The BT Young Scientist of the Year 2012
Robot Run (11-Jan-13)
A new game for the Apple App Store
Enda Kenny at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (10-Jan-13)
Taoiseach Enda Kenny was at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition speaking about the potential for the future.
Future Scientists inspire today's companies. (10-Jan-13)
Interest and engagement have increased at this years BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, says BT CEO Colm O'Neill.
Is XBox easier if you're right handed? (10-Jan-13)
Kerry students investigate if console controllers have a right-handed bias.
Keep your eyes on the road. (10-Jan-13)
Students from Cork try to design the perfect car dashboard.
Protect Your Engine (10-Jan-13)
Roscommon students have developed a way to prevent engine damage from filling a diesel car with petrol.
Ryan Tubridy at the 2013 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (10-Jan-13)
RTE's Ryan Tubridy was one of the many vistors to this years BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.
South African Moisture Sensor (10-Jan-13)
County Down students have developed technology to help farmers in the Third World.
Take A Bow, Sun (10-Jan-13)
Students from Westmeath have developed a solar powered mains cover to help prevent burst pipes in winter.
Day 1 at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (09-Jan-13)
Day 1 at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition
Alerting Driver's to the Dangers of Fatigue (09-Jan-13)
Cork students develop device to detect fatigue in drivers.
Co. Down Students Develop Portable Lifeguard (09-Jan-13)
Students from St. Louis Grammar School have invented a device aimed at keeping children safe. The device works by tracking the distance between the reciever and the transmitter which will let parents know how far away their children are.
Cork students develop casing to improve phone signal (09-Jan-13)
Students from Colaiste Choilm Secondary School have come up with a way to ensure that you'll never be out of signal again!
Life Jackets Saving Lives (09-Jan-13)
Cork students investigate attitudes of fishermen into wearing life jackets.
Limerick students keep their eye on the ball (09-Jan-13)
Students from Ardscoil Rís develop App to raise awareness about testicular cancer.
Sensing Treadbare Tyres! (09-Jan-13)
Co Meath students develop sensor to detect treadbare tyres.
Students from Desmond College, Limerick aim to take GAA training by storm! (09-Jan-13)
Limerick students have developed a device to take the danger out of Hurling and Camogie training. Pupils at Desmond College hope to provide a safer alternative to traditional Hurling and Camogie training.
BTYSTE 2012 - Wellington College (12-Jan-12)
BTYSTE 2012 - Wellington College
BTYS&TE 2011 - Loreto Grammar School (11-Jan-12)
BTYS&TE 2011 - Loreto Grammar School
Northern Ireland Minister for Education Catriona Ruane pops into the RDS (07-Feb-09)
Minister Ruane may be overseeing education in the North these days but it doesn't stop her from checking in on how the youngsters from her native Mayo are doing.
Sir Reg Empey drops into the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (06-Feb-09)
The Northern Ireland Minister for Employment and Learning was impressed with the innovation he saw at this year's Exhibition
A Variety of Student Projects (09-Jan-09)
Students from all over Ireland are enjoying the excitement of Europe's largest student Science event.
Rainfall levels in Co Tyrone are not going unnoticed by the girls in Loretto School in Omagh (09-Jan-09)
Dearbhla McGaughey and Antoinette McGettigan completed a study on the rainfall levels in Co Tyrone and if it is having a negative impact on the oil seed rape yield.
Rubot sets Guinness World Record at BT Young Scientist Exhibition (09-Jan-09)
Rubot made history by solving a Rubik's cube in record time for a robot, 1min 4seconds. Rubot was designed by Irish Aviation Engineer Peter Redmond.
Minister for Education & Science enjoys a break from his heavy workload (09-Jan-09)
Batt O'Keefe was in optimistic form as he issued a rallying cry for Ireland to become world leaders in scientific research.
Yong Scientist Founder Dr Tony Scott reflects (09-Jan-09)
Joint founder of the Young Scientist Exhibition, Dr Tony Scott, tells us about the history of the event and the intricacies of judging such a broad contest
Under the Influence- Drink or Diet? (09-Jan-09)
Ciara Stein, a 13 year old student from Presentation Secondary School Tralee believes she has discovered a flaw in drink-driving breathalyser results.
The Ergo bag-a solution to heavy schoolbags?? (09-Jan-09)
13 year old Ciaran Trotman from Castletroy College in Limerick has come up with a design for a school bag to help improve poor posture in students.
Minister Mary Hanafin visits the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (09-Jan-09)
Minister for Social and Family Affairs Mary Hanafin visits the RDS and shares her thoughts on the exhibition and her love of science.
'RAD' Aaron's robot inspired by natural world (09-Jan-09)
Antrim student Aaron Kelly from Ballyclare High School, has created a robot that mimics animal movements.
Omagh Girls inspired by cockroaches! (09-Jan-09)
3 girls from Tyrone have studied the inexterminable cockroach, to see if there's anything humans can learn about survival.
Student Patrick Reel has found away to bring his favourite board games on the road (09-Jan-09)
Patrick has developed a magnetic system that allows you to bring your all your favourite board games in the car for those boring long journeys.
Minister Jimmy Devins, gets to grips with some cutting edge technology (09-Jan-09)
Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation- Jimmy Devins, enjoyed some of the impressive exhibits lighting up this years Young Scientist Exhibition.
Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny samples projects (08-Jan-09)
Enda Kenny took a walk about in the RDS and is optimistic the future of the country is in good hands.
Cystic Fibrosis (07-Jan-09)
Girls project on cystic fibrosis
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