Young Scientist Competition: 2014 – 2015

Desmond College BT Young Scientist 2015

STUDENTS PROJECT CATEGORY
Laoise Curtin
Emma Roche
Aoife Larkin
That’s Music to my Ears!! Junior
Technology
Diarmuid Curtin
Conor Kennedy
Eamon Browne
So this CAN heat us! Intermediate
Technology
Jack O Connor
Cillian McMahon
Conor Reidy
A Helping Hand Intermediate
Biological
Claire Nolan
Kelli Gayer
So How Many Do You Think??? Junior
Mathematical
Liam Dowling
Conor Leahy
Ladder Safety Attachment Intermediate
Technology
Sean McElliggot
Robert Meehan
Palm Powered Controller Intermediate
Technology
Chris Scannell
Padraig Collins
Colostrum and Calf Management Senior
Biological
Shane Lee
Eoghan McMahon
An Innovative Device which Recycles and
Purifies Water from Washing the Milking Machine
and Transfers it to Troughs for Cattle Consumption
Senior
Biological
Sara Flatley
Lauren Moloney
To investigate the morphological
variation in the shell of Nucella lapillus
at exposed and sheltered shores in Ireland
Intermediate
Biological Group
Diarmuid Flynn
Jack Corkery
Moooove Over Mammy Junior
Technology Group
Julie Cantillion
Teri Keane
Kiara Carroll
An statistical investigation into
the treatment of the Verroa Mite and
its effect on the Native Irish Apis
Mellifera Melliferra (AMM)
Senior
Biological Group
Alice Duffy Horizon Correction Glasses to
prevent Motion Sickness
Individual
Junior Technology
Emma Herbert
Danielle O Connor
Nikita Harnett
Adjustable Crutch Group Senior
Technology Group
Darragh McMathon E-COoker Individual
Senior Technology
Emily Duffy Homeless Wrap Individual
Intermediate Technology
Liam Callinan
Leona Mullally
Is our ambulance network correctly located
to best serve the Irish nation?
Group Junior
Mathematical
Ben Montgomery Self-Similar Sierpinski Fractals Individual Junior
Mathematical

Desmond College Students Support Primary Schools
in Young Scientist Competition

More photos of the Desmond College Students and Teachers who put their experience and expertise in Science to help and support local Primary Schools in the area with their projects for the Young Scientist Competition which takes place in the RDS in January 2015.

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Desmond College Students and Staff Support Local Primary Schools with their knowledge from the Young Scientist Competition Projects Desmond College Young Scientist Competition Students Supporting Local Primary Schools by Showing and Explaining Science Projects A BT Young Scientist 2015 Student from Desmond College Newcastle West promoting science with a group of local primary school students Desmond College Students visiting Locally Primary Schools Desmond College Students visiting Locally Primary Schools Desmond College Students visiting Locally Primary Schools Desmond College Students visiting Locally Primary Schools Desmond college students meet local primary school students Desmond College Students visiting Locally Primary Schools Desmond college students meet local primary school students Desmond college students meet local primary school students Desmond college students meet local primary school students

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Desmond College Launch Young Scientist Week

Staff, students and parents gathered in Desmond College on Monday night for the launch of Young Scientist Week.

The School has seventeen projects accepted into the Competition this year, which makes it the second best represented school in the whole country and the top Limerick School yet again.

Desmond College has a proud and well established tradition of success in this prestigious competition which receives huge media coverage and has captured the imagination of the Irish public.

Desmond College, which places great emphasis on the study of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) is delighted to have 35 of its students taking part in this National Competition.

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Desmond College Students Enjoying the BT Young Scientist Competition

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Kiara Carroll, Julie Cantillon and Terri Keane are Presented with a Perpetual Beekeepers of Excellence award for 2015 from the Irish Beekeepers Association for participating in the BT Young Scientist Competition

Kiara Carroll, Julie Cantillon and Terri Keane are Presented with a Perpetual Beekeepers of Excellence award for 2015 from the Irish Beekeepers Association for participating in the BT Young Scientist Competition

Picture: Eamonn Magee (President of FIBKA) Donal cooper and Guss McCoy (limerick Beekeepers association) pictured with Kiara Carroll, Terri Keane and Julie Cantillon

Dr Eamonn Magee President of the Federation of Irish Beekeepers Association presented Kiara Carroll, Julie Cantillon and Terri Keane with a perpetual Beekeepers of Excellence award for 2015 for participating in the BT Young Scientist Competition.

The girls project was in the senior biological section, it was a statistical investigation into the treatment of the Varroa mite and its effect on the native Irish Apis mellifera. The girls worked with the docile hives of limerick beekeeper Mr Donal Cooper.

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