Pictured at the RDS in Dublin is Mentalist David Meade, one of the mind blowing live acts at this year's exhibition.

David Meade

Pictured at the RDS in Dublin is Mentalist David Meade, one of the mind blowing live acts at this year's exhibition.

2016

2016

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 in the RDS Dublin.

RDS Dublin

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 in the RDS Dublin

2016

2016

Dr Elizabeth Cullen, BT Masters Award 2016 winner

BT Masters award winner

Dr Elizabeth Cullen, BT Masters Award 2016 winner

2016

2016

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 red coats

Red coats

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 red coats

2016

2016

Awards

2016

2016

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2016 overall prize winners Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura from Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan for their project entitled ‘An Investigation into the Effects of Enzymes used in Animal Feed Additives on the Lifespan of Caenorhabditis Elegans'.

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2016 winners

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2016 overall prize winners Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura from Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan for their project entitled ‘An Investigation into the Effects of Enzymes used in Animal Feed Additives on the Lifespan of Caenorhabditis Elegans'.

2016

2016

Pictured here at the launch of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017 is Kieran Behan, Irish Gymnast, Shay Walsh, Managing Director, BT Ireland, and last year’s overall winners, of the 52nd BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura, Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan.

BTYSTE 2017 launch

2017

2017

BT YSTE 2017 launch NI

Top illusionist David Meade joined students from Ballymena Academy and St Patrick’s High School, Keady in the dome at Victoria Square to launch the 2017 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

2017

2017

The 50th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Kicks off tomorrow in Dublin’s RDS It’s that time of year again! The Main Hall in Dublin’s RDS will welcome some of the brightest young minds in the country as the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition returns with the official opening ceremony taking place tomorrow, Wednesday 8th January. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of this competition, BT welcomes home the first ever winner, Kildare’s own John Monahan, the world renowned biotechnologist from Silicon Valley. Picture by Shane O'Neill / Copyright Fennell Photography 2014.

50th anniversary

BT welcomes home the first ever winner, Kildare’s own John Monahan, the world renowned biotechnologist from Silicon Valley.

2014

2014

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2014. Visit by Astronaut Chris Hadfield to the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2014.Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell Photography 2014

Astronaut Chris Hadfield and Colm O'Neill

2014

2014

Pictured is BT Young Scientist of the Year 2014 winner, Paul Clarke from St Paul's College, Killlester, Dublin for his project 'Contributions to cyclic graph theory'. Paul wins the Perpetual Trophy, 5000 euro and the chance to represent Ireland at the 25th European Union Competition for Young Scientists in Warsaw, Poland in September. To celebrate the 50th year of event BT will host the winners on a trip to Silicon Valley later in the year. Picture by Fennell Photography.

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2014 winner

2014

2014

50th anniversary launch

2014

2014

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2014. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell Photography 2014

BT YSTE 2014

2014

2014

Investigating the flow properties of granular materials

Investigation

Investigating the flow properties of granular materials

2015

2015

The 50th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Kicks off tomorrow in Dublin’s RDS It’s that time of year again! The Main Hall in Dublin’s RDS will welcome some of the brightest young minds in the country as the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition returns with the official opening ceremony taking place tomorrow, Wednesday 8th January. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of this competition, BT welcomes home the first ever winner, Kildare’s own John Monahan, the world renowned biotechnologist from Silicon Valley. Picture by Shane O'Neill / Copyright Fennell Photography 2014.

John Monahan

2014

2014

New commemorative stamp recognises the exhibition’s significant contribution to science

BTYSTE 2015 Launch

2015

2015

New commemorative stamp recognises the exhibition’s significant contribution to science

An Post Commemorative stamp

New commemorative stamp recognises the exhibition’s significant contribution to science

2015

2015

STAMP OF APPROVAL FOR THE BT YOUNG SCIENTIST & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION

Commemorative stamp issued

STAMP OF APPROVAL FOR THE BT YOUNG SCIENTIST & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION

2015

2015

An investigation to analyse the percentage of phthalates in CE certified and non-certifed loom bands

Loom bands

An investigation to analyse the percentage of phthalates in CE certified and non-certifed loom bands

2015

2015

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2015 Award winners Ian O' Sullivan, Eimear Murphy

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2015 winners

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2015 Award winners Ian O'Sullivan and Eimear Murphy

2015

2015

IT TAKES GUTS...SO GET READY FOR THE 2013 BT YOUNG SCIENTIST & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION The 49th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition starts Wednesday, 9th January but we’re getting a...gross....look at some of what you can expect at the RDS this week when one of the special acts gives us a disgusting preview.  It Takes Guts allows you to follow the journey of food into your mouth, through the acid bath in your stomach and along metre after metre of pulsating guts. Pictured is Laura Meade from 'It takes Guts' with Claire Walsh, aged 15 and Naoise O'Driscoll, aged 16 both from Loreto High School, Beaufort, Rathfarnham, Co.Dublin.Picture by Shane O'Neill / Fennells.

Get ready for BT YSTE 2013

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

At the exhibition

2013

2013

Ellipse compass

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013.

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Pic by Shane O'Neill / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Awards Ceremony

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013.

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Pic by Shane O'Neill / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Colm O'Neill BT Ireland

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013.

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Pic by Shane O'Neill / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

YS Tanzania winners

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Exhibition hall

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

BT Arena awards ceremony

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Pic by Shane O'Neill / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Titan the robot

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 8ft high Titan causes a a stir at during his arrival at the 49th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibiton. Copyright Fennell Photography 2013

Titan welcome arch

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 Copyright Fennell Photography 2013 W5 Astonishing Experiments at the BT Arena

W5 Astonishing Experiments at the BT Arena

W5 Astonishing Experiments at the BT Arena, Copyright Fennell Photography 2013

2013

2013

Ulster Rugby players , Stephen Ferris & Dan Tuohy with Olympic Gymnast Kieran Behan at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Stephen Ferris, Dan Tuohy and Kieran Behan

Ulster Rugby players, Stephen Ferris & Dan Tuohy with Olympic Gymnast Kieran Behan at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 Copyright Fennell Photography 2013

Awards

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 Copyright Fennell Photography 2013 Colm O'Neill, CEO BT Ireland, and Minister for Education and Science Ruairi Quinn TD. Present the BT Young Scientist & Technologist's of the Year 2013 award to Emer Hickey, Sophie Healy-Thow and Ciara Judge from Kinsale Community School, Co Cork for their "A statistical investigation of the effects of diazotroph bacteria on plant germination" . The winners receive a Perpetual Trophy, €5000 and the chance to represent Ireland at the 25th European Union Competition for Young Scientists in Prague, Czech Republic in September.

BT Young Scientists and Technologists of the year

Colm O'Neill, CEO BT Ireland, and Minister for Education and Science Ruairi Quinn TD, present the BT Young Scientist & Technologist's of the Year 2013 award to Emer Hickey, Sophie Healy-Thow and Ciara Judge from Kinsale Community School, Co Cork for their "A statistical investigation of the effects of diazotroph bacteria on plant germination"

2013

2013

48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2012

2012

2012

Are anti-pimple agents truly effective

Aoife Kelleher from Presentation College, Galway is pictured showing her project 'are anti-pimple agents truly effective against pimple causing microorganisms' to Minister Ciaran Cannon, Clare Chapman, BT, Fiona Kinniburgh, BT.

2012

2012

Chimney Top Turbine

Mark Danaher and Cirian Nolan from Desmond College, Newcastle West, Co.Limerick with their project, 'Chimney Top Turbine' at the 48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2012.

2012

2012

Circus and Science

BT Ireland, Circus and Science Come to Life at the 48th BT Young Scientist

2012

2012

Colaiste Ailigh, Donegal

Mollie McGinty, Sinead Coleman and Siobhan Halpin, from Colaiste Ailigh, Donegal, with their project ' An damaiste a dheanann ceimiceain coitianta a fhaightear i dtairgi gruaige ar ar gcuid gruaige'

2012

2012

Colour Blind Scanner

Joanna Paisley from College Dungannon, Tyrone with her project 'Colour Blind Scanner'.

2012

2012

comparison and development of farmyard munure pellets

Lorraine Smith from Community School, Laois with her project 'The comparison and development of farmyard munure pellets'.

2012

2012

Easy Flow Sensor

Niall Quinn and Rory O' Boyle, from St. Louis Grammar School, Down, with their project ' Easy Flow Sensor'

2012

2012

Eazi-Paint!

Ronan Collins from Colaiste na Sceilge, Co.Kerry is pictured showing his project 'eazi-paint! Painting made easier, safer and faster' to Senator Mark Daly and Peter Morris.

2012

2012

Eco Heater

Imogen English Ciaran Faherty and David Brooks from St Kevins Community College, Wicklow with their project "Eco Heater" which uses compost to generate heat using a heat exchange system

2012

2012

Factors Affecting Payout

Caolan Jameson, Sean Dunlea and Jack Ryan from Marist College Athlone, Westmeath with their project " The physics of a penny pusher archade game: An investigation of the factors affecting payout".

2012

2012

Is a hurling helmet safe

Evan Breathnach, Maitis MacCeallabhui and Allen Pasoma from Colaiste Ailigh , Donegal with their project "Is a hurling helmet safe and can it be improved?"

2012

2012

Launch of the 48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Launch of the 48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2012.

2012

2012

Personal Portable Security System

Sean Duffy and Warren Gleeson from Desmond College, Newcastle west , Co Limerick with their project "invigil8: A personal portable security system' which incorporates a sensor light, intruder alarm, a safe, a slef charger, a carbon monoxide sensor, a personal alarm a smoke alarm and a case.

2012

2012

Safe driving with the Ice Device

Daire Flood and Cillian Kavanagh from Avondale Community College, Wicklow with their project "Safe driving with the Ice Device" - a stainless steel heated water tank which supplies warm water to your window washers on your car.

2012

2012

St Leo's College

Anna Julian, Peggy Miller and Catherine Byrne from St Leo's College, Carlow with their project 'The development of a phone application and other methods to stop the deterioration of literacy skills in irish youths'

2012

2012

St Mary's Academy CBS

Keane Nolan and DJ Hanley from St Mary's Academy CBS, Carlow with their project 'the comparative analysis of raw versus pasteurised milk and the potential use of natural preservatives in milk to mitigate the effects of poverty in rural Africa'

2012

2012

St Wolstan's Community School

Sarah Hart, Caitriona Eves and Alswyn Hennessy-Doyle from St Wolstan's Community School, Kildare with their project, 'Differences in peoples perception of natural and synthetic scents'.

2012

2012

The surfboard solver app

Isabelle Fagan , Elaina Duggan and Niamh Egan from St Wolstan's Community School, Kildare with their project "The surfboard solver app".

2012

2012

Tipping water trough

Conall Davidson, Pierce Toner and Darren Hughes from St Patrick's High School, Armagh with their project 'Tipping water trough'.

2012

2012

To investigate whether Irish TV can help improve children's Irish

Laura Peoples, Eilis McClay and Meadhbh McGinley from Loreto Community School, Donegal setting up their project, 'To investigate whether Irish TV can help improve children's Irish'.

2012

2012

Traffic Model

Ryan Kinsella, Ryan Shiels and Patrick Jaworski from Colaiste Phadraig, Lucan, Dublin with their project "Pattern formation in a non-homogenous traffic model"

2012

2012

Vitamins, catalase and alzheimers

Haley McGuinness and Grace Campbell from St Marys College Londonderry with their project "Vitamins, catalase and alzheimers"

2012

2012

Work-Safe

Ciara Keenan and Laurence McManus from St Louis GS, Down with their project 'Work-Safe'.

2012

2012

Floor Keyboard

Some students on the Floor Keyboard at BTYSTE

2011

2011

Photosynthesis and Respiration Amplified

Pictured is Rachel McCann from Our Lady's Secondary School, Castleblaney, Co.Monaghan with her project, Photosynthesis and Respiration Amplified.

2011

2011

President Mary Mc Aleese

President Mary Mc Aleese with students Stephen Conroy, Keith Lok and Stephen Dunne all from Colaiste Phadraig Lucan, Dublin, with their project ' Blasting swine Flu'

2011

2011

Reverse Aid

Matthew Cole from Abbey Christian Brothers, Co.Down with his project Reverse Aid

2011

2011

Catalase, Metals and Alzhimer's

Grace Campbell from St Mary's College, Derry with her project, Catalase, Metals and Alzhimer's.

2011

2011

Gandini Juggling Team

Eimile Thornton, Deirdre Murphy, Orla Kelly, from Loreto College, Stephen Green, Kyrill Zorin, Artyom Zorin both from St Conleths College, Dublin with the Gandini Juggling team.

2011

2011

Gandini Juggling Team

Deirdre Murphy and the Gandini Juggling team.

2011

2011

Optical Cloaking

Daniel Hobbs and Killian Campbell from Maynooth Post Primary School with their project, Optical Cloaking.

2011

2011

Signality

President Mary Mc Aleese with her husband Martin talks to students Abeer Shahid and James Mc Cartan from Abbey Christain Brother G's Down, with their project 'Signality' at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS.

2011

2011

Message from the RDS to a distant planet

Students from Colaiste Iosagain, Stillorgan, Dublin from left, Roisin Tiernan and Aisling O' Reilly, who sent a live link message from the RDS to a distant planet, as part of one of the exhibitions from Cork Institute of Technology

2011

2011

Previous Young Scientist Winners

Previous Young Scientist Winners, Back Row: Emer Jones 2008, Liam McCarthy 2009, Ronan Larkin 2004, John D O'Callaghan 2009, Aisling Judge 2006, Front row : Richie O'Shea 2010 and Alexander Amini 2011.

2011

2011

Terrific Turbine

Kieran Hall and Emma Stephens from Glenageary Killiney National School with their project Terrific Turbine.

2011

2011

Attracts Highest Entry Levels in 47 Years

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Attracts Highest Entry Levels in 47 Years Record breaking 3,943 student enter total of 1,735 projects.

2010

2010

Mentoring Programme

BT Business of Science & Technology Programme, the pioneering new mentoring programme to progress students from the classroom to the boardroom.

2010

2010

Pictured at the RDS in Dublin is Mentalist David Meade, one of the mind blowing live acts at this year's exhibition.

David Meade

Pictured at the RDS in Dublin is Mentalist David Meade, one of the mind blowing live acts at this year's exhibition.

2016

2016

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 in the RDS Dublin.

RDS Dublin

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 in the RDS Dublin

2016

2016

Dr Elizabeth Cullen, BT Masters Award 2016 winner

BT Masters award winner

Dr Elizabeth Cullen, BT Masters Award 2016 winner

2016

2016

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 red coats

Red coats

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 red coats

2016

2016

Awards

2016

2016

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2016 overall prize winners Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura from Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan for their project entitled ‘An Investigation into the Effects of Enzymes used in Animal Feed Additives on the Lifespan of Caenorhabditis Elegans'.

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2016 winners

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2016 overall prize winners Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura from Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan for their project entitled ‘An Investigation into the Effects of Enzymes used in Animal Feed Additives on the Lifespan of Caenorhabditis Elegans'.

2016

2016

Pictured here at the launch of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017 is Kieran Behan, Irish Gymnast, Shay Walsh, Managing Director, BT Ireland, and last year’s overall winners, of the 52nd BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura, Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan.

BTYSTE 2017 launch

2017

2017

BT YSTE 2017 launch NI

Top illusionist David Meade joined students from Ballymena Academy and St Patrick’s High School, Keady in the dome at Victoria Square to launch the 2017 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

2017

2017

The 50th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Kicks off tomorrow in Dublin’s RDS It’s that time of year again! The Main Hall in Dublin’s RDS will welcome some of the brightest young minds in the country as the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition returns with the official opening ceremony taking place tomorrow, Wednesday 8th January. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of this competition, BT welcomes home the first ever winner, Kildare’s own John Monahan, the world renowned biotechnologist from Silicon Valley. Picture by Shane O'Neill / Copyright Fennell Photography 2014.

50th anniversary

BT welcomes home the first ever winner, Kildare’s own John Monahan, the world renowned biotechnologist from Silicon Valley.

2014

2014

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2014. Visit by Astronaut Chris Hadfield to the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2014.Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell Photography 2014

Astronaut Chris Hadfield and Colm O'Neill

2014

2014

Pictured is BT Young Scientist of the Year 2014 winner, Paul Clarke from St Paul's College, Killlester, Dublin for his project 'Contributions to cyclic graph theory'. Paul wins the Perpetual Trophy, 5000 euro and the chance to represent Ireland at the 25th European Union Competition for Young Scientists in Warsaw, Poland in September. To celebrate the 50th year of event BT will host the winners on a trip to Silicon Valley later in the year. Picture by Fennell Photography.

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2014 winner

2014

2014

50th anniversary launch

2014

2014

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2014. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell Photography 2014

BT YSTE 2014

2014

2014

Investigating the flow properties of granular materials

Investigation

Investigating the flow properties of granular materials

2015

2015

The 50th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Kicks off tomorrow in Dublin’s RDS It’s that time of year again! The Main Hall in Dublin’s RDS will welcome some of the brightest young minds in the country as the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition returns with the official opening ceremony taking place tomorrow, Wednesday 8th January. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of this competition, BT welcomes home the first ever winner, Kildare’s own John Monahan, the world renowned biotechnologist from Silicon Valley. Picture by Shane O'Neill / Copyright Fennell Photography 2014.

John Monahan

2014

2014

New commemorative stamp recognises the exhibition’s significant contribution to science

BTYSTE 2015 Launch

2015

2015

New commemorative stamp recognises the exhibition’s significant contribution to science

An Post Commemorative stamp

New commemorative stamp recognises the exhibition’s significant contribution to science

2015

2015

STAMP OF APPROVAL FOR THE BT YOUNG SCIENTIST & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION

Commemorative stamp issued

STAMP OF APPROVAL FOR THE BT YOUNG SCIENTIST & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION

2015

2015

An investigation to analyse the percentage of phthalates in CE certified and non-certifed loom bands

Loom bands

An investigation to analyse the percentage of phthalates in CE certified and non-certifed loom bands

2015

2015

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2015 Award winners Ian O' Sullivan, Eimear Murphy

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2015 winners

BT Young Scientist of the Year 2015 Award winners Ian O'Sullivan and Eimear Murphy

2015

2015

IT TAKES GUTS...SO GET READY FOR THE 2013 BT YOUNG SCIENTIST & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION The 49th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition starts Wednesday, 9th January but we’re getting a...gross....look at some of what you can expect at the RDS this week when one of the special acts gives us a disgusting preview.  It Takes Guts allows you to follow the journey of food into your mouth, through the acid bath in your stomach and along metre after metre of pulsating guts. Pictured is Laura Meade from 'It takes Guts' with Claire Walsh, aged 15 and Naoise O'Driscoll, aged 16 both from Loreto High School, Beaufort, Rathfarnham, Co.Dublin.Picture by Shane O'Neill / Fennells.

Get ready for BT YSTE 2013

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

At the exhibition

2013

2013

Ellipse compass

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013.

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Pic by Shane O'Neill / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Awards Ceremony

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013.

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Pic by Shane O'Neill / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Colm O'Neill BT Ireland

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013.

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Pic by Shane O'Neill / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

YS Tanzania winners

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Exhibition hall

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

BT Arena awards ceremony

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Pic by Shane O'Neill / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Titan the robot

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 8ft high Titan causes a a stir at during his arrival at the 49th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibiton. Copyright Fennell Photography 2013

Titan welcome arch

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 Copyright Fennell Photography 2013 W5 Astonishing Experiments at the BT Arena

W5 Astonishing Experiments at the BT Arena

W5 Astonishing Experiments at the BT Arena, Copyright Fennell Photography 2013

2013

2013

Ulster Rugby players , Stephen Ferris & Dan Tuohy with Olympic Gymnast Kieran Behan at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

Stephen Ferris, Dan Tuohy and Kieran Behan

Ulster Rugby players, Stephen Ferris & Dan Tuohy with Olympic Gymnast Kieran Behan at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright 2013 Fennell Photography

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 Copyright Fennell Photography 2013

Awards

2013

2013

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2013 Copyright Fennell Photography 2013 Colm O'Neill, CEO BT Ireland, and Minister for Education and Science Ruairi Quinn TD. Present the BT Young Scientist & Technologist's of the Year 2013 award to Emer Hickey, Sophie Healy-Thow and Ciara Judge from Kinsale Community School, Co Cork for their "A statistical investigation of the effects of diazotroph bacteria on plant germination" . The winners receive a Perpetual Trophy, €5000 and the chance to represent Ireland at the 25th European Union Competition for Young Scientists in Prague, Czech Republic in September.

BT Young Scientists and Technologists of the year

Colm O'Neill, CEO BT Ireland, and Minister for Education and Science Ruairi Quinn TD, present the BT Young Scientist & Technologist's of the Year 2013 award to Emer Hickey, Sophie Healy-Thow and Ciara Judge from Kinsale Community School, Co Cork for their "A statistical investigation of the effects of diazotroph bacteria on plant germination"

2013

2013

48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2012

2012

2012

Are anti-pimple agents truly effective

Aoife Kelleher from Presentation College, Galway is pictured showing her project 'are anti-pimple agents truly effective against pimple causing microorganisms' to Minister Ciaran Cannon, Clare Chapman, BT, Fiona Kinniburgh, BT.

2012

2012

Chimney Top Turbine

Mark Danaher and Cirian Nolan from Desmond College, Newcastle West, Co.Limerick with their project, 'Chimney Top Turbine' at the 48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2012.

2012

2012

Circus and Science

BT Ireland, Circus and Science Come to Life at the 48th BT Young Scientist

2012

2012

Colaiste Ailigh, Donegal

Mollie McGinty, Sinead Coleman and Siobhan Halpin, from Colaiste Ailigh, Donegal, with their project ' An damaiste a dheanann ceimiceain coitianta a fhaightear i dtairgi gruaige ar ar gcuid gruaige'

2012

2012

Colour Blind Scanner

Joanna Paisley from College Dungannon, Tyrone with her project 'Colour Blind Scanner'.

2012

2012

comparison and development of farmyard munure pellets

Lorraine Smith from Community School, Laois with her project 'The comparison and development of farmyard munure pellets'.

2012

2012

Easy Flow Sensor

Niall Quinn and Rory O' Boyle, from St. Louis Grammar School, Down, with their project ' Easy Flow Sensor'

2012

2012

Eazi-Paint!

Ronan Collins from Colaiste na Sceilge, Co.Kerry is pictured showing his project 'eazi-paint! Painting made easier, safer and faster' to Senator Mark Daly and Peter Morris.

2012

2012

Eco Heater

Imogen English Ciaran Faherty and David Brooks from St Kevins Community College, Wicklow with their project "Eco Heater" which uses compost to generate heat using a heat exchange system

2012

2012

Factors Affecting Payout

Caolan Jameson, Sean Dunlea and Jack Ryan from Marist College Athlone, Westmeath with their project " The physics of a penny pusher archade game: An investigation of the factors affecting payout".

2012

2012

Is a hurling helmet safe

Evan Breathnach, Maitis MacCeallabhui and Allen Pasoma from Colaiste Ailigh , Donegal with their project "Is a hurling helmet safe and can it be improved?"

2012

2012

Launch of the 48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Launch of the 48th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2012.

2012

2012

Personal Portable Security System

Sean Duffy and Warren Gleeson from Desmond College, Newcastle west , Co Limerick with their project "invigil8: A personal portable security system' which incorporates a sensor light, intruder alarm, a safe, a slef charger, a carbon monoxide sensor, a personal alarm a smoke alarm and a case.

2012

2012

Safe driving with the Ice Device

Daire Flood and Cillian Kavanagh from Avondale Community College, Wicklow with their project "Safe driving with the Ice Device" - a stainless steel heated water tank which supplies warm water to your window washers on your car.

2012

2012

St Leo's College

Anna Julian, Peggy Miller and Catherine Byrne from St Leo's College, Carlow with their project 'The development of a phone application and other methods to stop the deterioration of literacy skills in irish youths'

2012

2012

St Mary's Academy CBS

Keane Nolan and DJ Hanley from St Mary's Academy CBS, Carlow with their project 'the comparative analysis of raw versus pasteurised milk and the potential use of natural preservatives in milk to mitigate the effects of poverty in rural Africa'

2012

2012

St Wolstan's Community School

Sarah Hart, Caitriona Eves and Alswyn Hennessy-Doyle from St Wolstan's Community School, Kildare with their project, 'Differences in peoples perception of natural and synthetic scents'.

2012

2012

The surfboard solver app

Isabelle Fagan , Elaina Duggan and Niamh Egan from St Wolstan's Community School, Kildare with their project "The surfboard solver app".

2012

2012

Tipping water trough

Conall Davidson, Pierce Toner and Darren Hughes from St Patrick's High School, Armagh with their project 'Tipping water trough'.

2012

2012

To investigate whether Irish TV can help improve children's Irish

Laura Peoples, Eilis McClay and Meadhbh McGinley from Loreto Community School, Donegal setting up their project, 'To investigate whether Irish TV can help improve children's Irish'.

2012

2012

Traffic Model

Ryan Kinsella, Ryan Shiels and Patrick Jaworski from Colaiste Phadraig, Lucan, Dublin with their project "Pattern formation in a non-homogenous traffic model"

2012

2012

Vitamins, catalase and alzheimers

Haley McGuinness and Grace Campbell from St Marys College Londonderry with their project "Vitamins, catalase and alzheimers"

2012

2012

Work-Safe

Ciara Keenan and Laurence McManus from St Louis GS, Down with their project 'Work-Safe'.

2012

2012

Floor Keyboard

Some students on the Floor Keyboard at BTYSTE

2011

2011

Photosynthesis and Respiration Amplified

Pictured is Rachel McCann from Our Lady's Secondary School, Castleblaney, Co.Monaghan with her project, Photosynthesis and Respiration Amplified.

2011

2011

President Mary Mc Aleese

President Mary Mc Aleese with students Stephen Conroy, Keith Lok and Stephen Dunne all from Colaiste Phadraig Lucan, Dublin, with their project ' Blasting swine Flu'

2011

2011

Reverse Aid

Matthew Cole from Abbey Christian Brothers, Co.Down with his project Reverse Aid

2011

2011

Catalase, Metals and Alzhimer's

Grace Campbell from St Mary's College, Derry with her project, Catalase, Metals and Alzhimer's.

2011

2011

Gandini Juggling Team

Eimile Thornton, Deirdre Murphy, Orla Kelly, from Loreto College, Stephen Green, Kyrill Zorin, Artyom Zorin both from St Conleths College, Dublin with the Gandini Juggling team.

2011

2011

Gandini Juggling Team

Deirdre Murphy and the Gandini Juggling team.

2011

2011

Optical Cloaking

Daniel Hobbs and Killian Campbell from Maynooth Post Primary School with their project, Optical Cloaking.

2011

2011

Signality

President Mary Mc Aleese with her husband Martin talks to students Abeer Shahid and James Mc Cartan from Abbey Christain Brother G's Down, with their project 'Signality' at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS.

2011

2011

Message from the RDS to a distant planet

Students from Colaiste Iosagain, Stillorgan, Dublin from left, Roisin Tiernan and Aisling O' Reilly, who sent a live link message from the RDS to a distant planet, as part of one of the exhibitions from Cork Institute of Technology

2011

2011

Previous Young Scientist Winners

Previous Young Scientist Winners, Back Row: Emer Jones 2008, Liam McCarthy 2009, Ronan Larkin 2004, John D O'Callaghan 2009, Aisling Judge 2006, Front row : Richie O'Shea 2010 and Alexander Amini 2011.

2011

2011

Terrific Turbine

Kieran Hall and Emma Stephens from Glenageary Killiney National School with their project Terrific Turbine.

2011

2011

Attracts Highest Entry Levels in 47 Years

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition Attracts Highest Entry Levels in 47 Years Record breaking 3,943 student enter total of 1,735 projects.

2010

2010

Mentoring Programme

BT Business of Science & Technology Programme, the pioneering new mentoring programme to progress students from the classroom to the boardroom.

2010

2010