Shay Walsh

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Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan (16) from Coláiste Choilm, Cork, whose project won them this year’s title of BT Young Scientists of the Year.  Photograph: Chris Bellew/ Fennell Photography 2020

Two transition-year students from Co Cork have won the overall prize in the 2020 BT Young Scientists & Technology Exhibition for groundbreaking re(...)

Leo Varadkar with students Alison Egan and Caoimhe Harrington (left) from Castleknock Community College. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

The Government’s ambition is not only to nurture talent in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem), but especially to tackle inherent gender(...)

Rhys Morgan and Rob West from Morgan and West Unbelievable Science with Aditya Joshi (centre) from CBS Synge St at the launch of the BT Young Scientist Exhibiton. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Projects relating to climate change account for two thirds of entries qualifying for the final stage of this year’s Young Scientist & Technology E(...)

Participants at the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS review their work

The dominance of projects on mental health issues for young people and climate change is the standout feature of 550 projects that will feature in the(...)

More than one in three Irish people believe they could not live without WiFi, with nearly 50 per cent of 19 to 24-year-olds saying they depend on it, according to a survey on attitudes to science.  Photograph: Bloomberg.

More than one in three Irish people believe they could not live without WiFi, with nearly 50 per cent of 19 to 24-year-olds saying they depend on it, (...)

 BT Communications Ireland Limited recorded a 7 per cent drop in revenues to €425.5 million for the 12 months ending March 2018. Photograph: Getty Images

BT Ireland paid a €289 million dividend to its UK parent in 2018, a year in which revenues slipped but operating profits climbed. Newly filed account(...)

Adam Kelly from Skerries Community College is announced winner of the 2019 BT Young Scientist of the Year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The 2019 winner of BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSE) Adam Kelly (17), a pupil at Skerries Community College, has suggested he may(...)

From left to right: Sophie Kelly (16), Rachelle Biayi (16) and  Karl Fitzpatrick (15), from Pobalscoil Neasain in Baldoyle, Dublin at the launch of the 55th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019  at the RDS Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Thousands of students from across the island of Ireland are descending on Dublin’s RDS for the 55th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BT(...)

For the 11th year running, there are more girls (56 per cent) than boys competing in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph:  Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

There are strong indications that more female students are embracing chemistry, physics and maths; subjects traditionally dominated by male students. (...)

Embarking on a little scientific experiment at an event in Synge Street CBS to mark the launch of the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition were second year students Yaduvir Harhangi and Martin Goz. Photograph: Colm Mahady /Fennell Photography

Students thinking of participating in the 2019 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) have been advised to begin brainstorming and th(...)

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