January 23, 2018

Clare Students Take Home Prizes From BT Young Scientist Exhibition

13 January 2018, 01:15 | Casey Mitchell

President Higgins opens BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

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Farming and food projects were among the winners of the coveted BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition on Friday night.

For his efforts, Meehan has received a prize pot of €7,500, the BTYSTE perpetual trophy, and a trip to Bletchley Park in Britain, scene of the legendary Enigma code-cracking project which played an enormous part in defeating the Nazis in World War II.

The overall victor of this year's BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition was 15-year-old Simon Meehan from Cork, who has won €7,500, the BTYSTE Perpetual Trophy and a trip to Bletchley Park in England.

In order to do so, the youngster selected nine different plants from his locality, including asparagus, nettles and blackberries and tested for the presence of chemicals that might be capable of controlling the bacteria.

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Speaking about the winning entry, BT Young Scientist Judge and Chair of the Biological and Ecological Sciences Category Professor John O'Halloran, commented; "This is a really exciting project which explores the possibility of the blackberry leaf extract's ability to control harmful bacteria".

Managing Director of BT Ireland, Shay Walsh, says he is looking forward to the event.

Minister Bruton said he is thrilled with the talent and diversity on display at the exhibition - after 4,251 students entered 2,031 projects into the competition.

"I would like to congratulate every student, teacher and school community involved for all their hard work during the year and especially this week".

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"It's going to be fantastic, it's going to be a lively event this year".

The overall victor was confirmed as Simon Meehan, aged 15, a transition year student from Colaiste Choilm in Cork.

Their project, entitled Feeding 9.6bn people by 2050 included a field study to increase food production in a sustainable manner.

Judging begins later today and each project will be examined by a judge a minimum of three times.

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