Winners of the 2020 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan, take home first prize at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Winners of the 2020 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE), Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan, have taken home first prize at the Eur(...)

EU  Contest for Young Scientists winners: Anna and Adrian Fleck (both from Germany), Brendan Matusch from Canada and Nicolas Fedrigo also from Canada. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The top prizes in this year’s European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) were awarded to a brother and sister from Germany, and two entrants (...)

Simon Meehan from Ballincollig, Cork, participating in  the European Union Contest for Young Scientists at the RDS, speaking with President Michael Higgins and his wife Sabina Coyne. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has saluted young scientists for their “independence of thought, critical turn of mind and questioning of the status quo”.(...)

Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology exhibition at the RDS last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

The European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) will be held in Dublin next year, marking the 30th anniversary of the competition. It is Eur(...)