Bobbie Culleton, left (11) and Amy McDonnell (12), from Kilraine National School, Co Wexford, with their Lie Detector machine at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition at the RDS Primary Science Fair. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

At the beginning of every year we celebrate science through the young students whose ideas and projects are proudly displayed at the BT Young Scientis(...)

Ian McDonagh from Merlin College with his project on the Cures and Folkways of the Irish Traveller at this Years BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Traveller community may be able to help the HSE deliver better health care, reduce costs and improve patient outcomes, says Ian McDonagh. The 15(...)

President Michael D Higgins addresses the opening ceremony at the 2017 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Alan Betson

What better way to start the year than with the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, President Michael D Higgins said as he declared the off(...)

 Aimee O’Neill and Margot Moore, first year students from Loreto Foxrock, join James Soper of the Ultimate Science Show at the launch of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibitioin, at the RDS. Photograph: Eric Luke

Energy will be in plentiful supply as the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition begins on Wednesday at the RDS in Dublin. President M(...)

BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition: the RDS Main Hall has space for 550 research projects, but demand is such that main organisers BT could provide four times as many projects if space allowed. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The RDS is a scary place during the early days of January. There are kids about, lots of kids, more than 1,200 this year, most of whom seem way smarte(...)

Young Scientists of the Year Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura from Loreto Secondary School Balbriggan with managing director of BT Ireland Shay Walsh and Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan at the RDS. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two students from Balbriggan have captured the top prize in the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Maria Louise Fufezan and Di(...)

Aoife Lordan, Rebecca Maher and Ciara Daly, from Coláiste Choilm, Cork at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s weather is changing and instances of flooding will increase as a result, according to two Cork students exhibiting at the BT Young Scientist(...)

Bright sparks: Alexandra Kenny   and Eve Healy from Santa Sabina Dominican College, whose  project is on smog in rainwater, and Shane Curran (centre) from Terenure College with his project on automated logistics for couriers at  the  oung Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Is seaweed good for fixing your foot blister? What can bird poop tell you about the bird? Can video games make you smarter? And are boys or girls bet(...)

Maureen McNulty and Hannah Smith at the launch the BT Masters in association with the 2016 BT Young Scientist exhibition. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennells

Dr Who isn’t the only one with a time machine; there will be a new way to turn back the clock next January at the annual BT Young Scientist and Techno(...)

 Elizabeth Ring, Aoibhin Farrell and Deidre Flynn from Loreto Abbey Secondary School, Dublin explain their project How well do you know your food? at the 2015 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Record numbers of students have signed up for the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition taking place next January at the RDS. Half of all seco(...)

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