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’