Primary school pupils at the RDS Primary Science Fair in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Left-handed people have a chance to shine at the RDS Primary Science Fair, thanks to a research project on whether, with training, someone can become (...)

 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(...)

Students from Ennistymon Vocational School, Co Clare,  get a chance to present the weather forecast in the RTÉ television studio at the Young Scientist exhibition. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Having a large hat size does not mean you also enjoy a high IQ. There is no connection between the size of your head and the scale of your intelligenc(...)

From left: Ruby Savage, Kyle Read and Joseph Marley of St John the Baptist National School, Midleton, Co Cork, work on their RDS Primary Science Fair project. Photograph: Clare Keogh

More primary school students than ever before will participate this month in the RDS Primary Science Fair, with 120 school class projects going on (...)