Tony Fagan

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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 (...)

Anna Fleck and her brother Adrian Fleck, from Germany, with their project at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists, at the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There are distinct advantages when a brother and sister work together on a scientific endeavour, according to Adrian Fleck (20) and Anna Amelie Fleck (...)

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”.(...)