Call for entries for the 2012 BT Young Scientist's Exhibition
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is now in it's 48th year and second level students keen on science and technology subjects are being urged to take part to showcase their talents.
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is much more than just a competition; it is an unforgettable experience of a lifetime for the students who take part. The exhibition itself is the final stage in the competition which is open to all second level students from Ireland, both North and South.
As well as the 520 student projects on display, there are a further four exhibition halls filled with science and technology based exhibits and entertainment, making it a thrilling event for those who enter and for general visitors too.
The BT-sponsored exhibition has gone from strength to strength in recent years, bringing the magic of science, technology, engineering and maths alive in schools and giving students a perfect platform to showcase their talent.
The 47th competition received the highest number of entries in history of the competition with 1,735 projects entered from 346 schools from 32 counties.
BT says it wants to smash more records in 2012.
The 47th competition and title of Young Scientist of the Year 2011 was won by Alexander Amini (15), a Transition Year student from Castleknock College, with his project entitled “Tennis sensor data analysis” which used sensors to identify and analyse different types of tennis shots.
The deadline for entries is 3 October 2011.
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition will take place in the RDS, Dublin from 11 to 14 January 2012.
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