Students look into ways of cultivating crops in space

Students look into ways of cultivating crops in space

Four secondary school students investigating ways of growing crops in space are to have their project tested on a low gravity flight.

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Adam, 17, named 55th Young Scientist winner

Adam, 17, named 55th Young Scientist winner

Adam Kelly from Skerries Community College has been named the BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2019.

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Young Scientist to be crowned today after another year of inventive projects

Young Scientist to be crowned today after another year of inventive projects

Among the 550 projects was one which looks at the impact of 'sledging' on a GAA player's performance.

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Ireland's young scientists share their solutions for the world's problems

Ireland's young scientists share their solutions for the world's problems

They're growing food on the moon, they've created plastic packaging from potato skins and they've built robots to distribute pollen - these are just some of the solutions that Ireland's young scientists have come up with.

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Young Scientist Exhibition: Start of so many great journeys

Young Scientist Exhibition: Start of so many great journeys

Climate change, pollution, and Brexit are among topics being explored at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

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Young scientists look to the future and the impact we have on it

Young scientists look to the future and the impact we have on it

This year, 1,137 students are exhibiting 550 projects across four categories — Biological and Ecological Sciences; Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Sciences; Social & Behavioural Sciences; and Technology.

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Climate change, farm safety and gender diversity taking centre stage at this year's BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Climate change, farm safety and gender diversity taking centre stage at this year's BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Young people's efforts to tackle contemporary issues as diverse as climate change, farm safety and gender diversity will be showcased to the public over the next three days in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

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Thousands to descend on RDS for 55th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Thousands to descend on RDS for 55th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Thousands of students will descend on Dublin’s RDS as the 55th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition kicks off tomorrow.

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President Higgins hails work of young scientists on climate change

President Higgins hails work of young scientists on climate change

President Higgins said he felt the future of Ireland was in safe hands after surveying the exhibits tackling the world’s biggest issues.

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Deadline fast approaching for BT Young Scientist Exhibition entries

Deadline fast approaching for BT Young Scientist Exhibition entries

Organisers of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition are reminding people about tomorrow's deadline.

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Head of Young Scientist exhibition calls for more opportunities for women

Head of Young Scientist exhibition calls for more opportunities for women

The head of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is calling for equal opportunities for women in science.

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Homelessness, mental health and fake news dominate Young Scientist entries

Homelessness, mental health and fake news dominate Young Scientist entries

Homelessness, mental health issues and fake news are dominating the entries for this year's BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition.

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VIDEO: BT Young Scientist & Technology winners announced

VIDEO: BT Young Scientist & Technology winners announced

The winners of the 52nd BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition have been announced.

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President  Higgins: Young Scientist Exhibition students present 'great hope for the future'

President Higgins: Young Scientist Exhibition students present 'great hope for the future'

President Michael D Higgins says he has great hope for the future of science and innovation in Ireland - after witnessing the standard of projects at this year's BT Young Scientist Exhibition.

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