BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2017

Magh Ene College was very well represented at the 2017 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in the RDS last week from Wednesday 11th – Saturday 14th January.  Nine Transition Year students from the college presented four different projects at the competition.  This was the greatest number of projects from a single school in County Donegal.  The students were accompanied by their teacher Ms. Higgins. The names of the students and their projects are as follows:

  • Tara Dolan and Chloe Kilkenny: ‘A Survey of Parental Attitudes in the North-West towards the HPV Vaccine’. The students received a Highly Commended Award for their project.
  • Caolán Clancy, Rachel Currid and Jamie-Lee Clancy: ‘A Case-study into Public Awareness of Microbeads in Personal Care Products’.
  • Aine Dillon, Niamh Creevy and Katie Curran: ‘An Investigation into the Effects of Trampling on Ground-dwelling Insects in a Sand Dune Ecosystem in Co. Donegal’.
  • Conor Herity: ‘An investigation into developing a more efficient method of drying woodchip for use in boilers’
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Transition Year students Jamie Lee Clancy, Caolan Clancy and Rachel Currid with their teacher Ms. Higgins at their project stand at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition.

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Transition Year students Aine Dillon, Katie Curran and Niamh Creevy with their teacher Ms. Higgins at their project stand at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition.

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Tara Dolan and Chloe Kilkenny with their project on Parental Views towards the HPV vaccine which was Highly Commended at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

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Transition Year students from Magh Ene College who competed in the BT Young Scientist Exhibition, with their teacher Ms. Higgins.

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Conor Herity who represented Magh Ene College in the Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Category at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition with one of his Judges, Dr. Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain.