BTYSE Projects shortlisted for Presentation Secondary School Thurles Students


This year saw an all-time record number of entries in the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, with 2077 project submissions from schools in Ireland. It is a huge achievement to qualify and 5 projects from our school were short-listed.
The qualifying projects include:

  • An exploration of the effects of slurry usage on the earthworm population and hence on Irish soil health on Irish farms- Lucy Kennedy, Flavia Alverez and Bronagh Morrissey.
  • Gas Hear-A device to prevent lives being lost to slurry fumes-Ellen O’Donnell, Alice Ryan and Estelle Parkinson.
  • A study on the uptake of physics in second and third level education-Róisín Coady, Sinéad O’Connell and Clodagh Irwin.
  • Medical devices for the sustainable future-Emma Finlay, Keelan Flynn and Ciara Moloney.
  • To compare the cancerous effects of e-cigarettes to normal cigarettes and observe how they affect cancer cell growth-Michelle Ryan and Caoimhe Lanigan.

The girls will display and present their projects between 6th and 10th of January in the RDS, Dublin. We wish them every success.