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BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2017
Sponsors for Desmond College

Desmond College would like to acknowledge the generous sponsorship by the following local companies of our 2017 BT Young Scientists: Coach House Travel Miko Metals Weekly Observer / Vale Star Prestige Detection Pallas Foods Mid-West Alarms Parents’ Association Desmond Credit … Continue reading

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Sponsors for Desmond College

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2017

5th Year students Jaimie Campbell and Niamh O’Connell having a chat with Ryan Turbidy at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2017. Desmond College BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition participants 2017. Michel Murphy, Leona Mulally and Rhea Crowley pictured with … Continue reading

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BTYSTE 2017 : Overview

11 projects accepted 21 students involved Best represented School in Limerick for the 5th year 4th Highest represented school in Ireland SPECIAL AWARD: Science for Development Award (Worldwise global schools, Irish Aid and Gorta Self Help Africa – €5000 bursary) … Continue reading

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Emily Duffy, 6th Year Student, speaker at
BTYSTE 2017 Workshop, on Thurs 12th Jan with Rio Ferdinand

Emily Duffy, Desmond College 6th Year Student, will be participating in a workshop on Thursday 12th January 2017, 3-4PM, with former England and Man Utd. footballer, Rio Ferdinand, at this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Emily has been … Continue reading

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BTYSTE 2017 Workshop, on Thurs 12th Jan with Rio Ferdinand

Desmond College, yet again, is One of the Highest Represented Schools at the 2017 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition

Ergonomic Planter – Senior Technology (Jack O Connor and Diarmuid Curtin) A Study into the meaning and development of Play over the last five decades – Junior Social (Conor Fox) Autistic Communication System – Intermediate Technology (Alice Duffy) A Rush … Continue reading

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Winners of the
2016 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp
announced at NovaUCD

Alanna Slater Desmond College, Top Left, part of the winning team at this years BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp. A talented team of five teenagers from Offaly, Dublin, Kilkenny and Limerick today claimed the winning spot at the 2016 BT … Continue reading

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2016 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp
announced at NovaUCD

The BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp

Three Gaelcholaiste Ui Chonba students, Siun Ni Cheallaigh, Roisin Nolan & Alanna Slater have been selected for this years BT Business Boom Camp. In total 30 intermediate and senior students from the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 have been … Continue reading

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TY Young Scientists Visit Their Old Primary School to Show Their Projects

TY students Mary O Connor, Niamh O Connell and Jamie Campbell visiting their old primary school in Shanagolden to show their BT Young Scientist projects.

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Bags of potential in Emily’s Limerick Life-Saving idea

“A county Limerick teenager has come up with an invention which is not only a potential life-saver for homeless people but has also spawned a new business that’s helping people get back into the workforce …”   Read the Full … Continue reading

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How a 15-year-old’s Invention is Saving Lives on the Streets of Dublin

  Read the full article in thejournal.ie >> Former street drinkers are being hired to manufacture a sleeping bag specially designed for homeless people …

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Young Scientists Visit Local Primary Schools

Desmond College Young Scientists that took part BT Young Scientist recently visited local primary schools to show the pupils the projects they displayed at the RDS. They visited the schools that Desmond College helped prepare for their primary science fair … Continue reading

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BT Young Scientist 2016

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Young Scientists in independent.ie

Siún Ní Cheallaigh, Róisín Nolan and Alanna Slater, all 16, from Limerick presented their natural pH indicator for detecting spoiled milk. Siún explained the indicator was made from red cabbage, and could be added straight to a milk sample or … Continue reading

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BT Young Scientist 2016

Desmond College have a proud tradition in this the biggest science competition of its kind in the world. Desmond College has been entering projects in this competition since 1966 and has had numerous winners over the years. 2016 saw 15 … Continue reading

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Desmond College Success at BTYSE 2016

We are delighted to announce that Desmond College received 7 Awards at the BTYSE 2016! We got a Teacher of Excellence award – this is Mr Donal Enright’s second time winning this award. Another teacher, Ms Corkery, is also a … Continue reading

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