24 Co. Tipp Projects To Compete At BT Young Scientist & Technology

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Twenty four projects from Tipperary students have been selected to compete at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition to be held from January 12th to January 14th.

Schools in Borrisokane, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Roscrea, Tipperary Town, Clonmel, Cahir, Fethard and Cashel have been qualified to present at the virtual exhibition.

The projects can be viewed by registering at  https://portal.btyoungscientist.com/.

The students projects include:  masks and their impact on perception, barriers to retrofitting homes, GPS technology in sports, how are household chores allocated, comparison of government approach to the pandemic between Spain and Ireland,  pets and the pandemic, solar panels, fermented foods and the gut to mention a few.

The winner of the overall title will be awarded the title  BT Young Scientist(s) of the Year Trophy, a cheque for €7,500 / £6,750 and the chance to represent Ireland at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists.

The results for all the award categories will be announced on Friday.