Published on Thursday20thOctober2016

Record Number of Entries for BT Young Scientist 2017


Pictured are Education Minister Richard Bruton and Shay Walsh, Managing Director BT Ireland with Haritha Olaganathan, Adamstown Community College

Education Minister Richard Bruton was on hand today to help BT Ireland announce a record number of entries for the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, which takes place on 11-14 January 2017.

2,091 project ideas were submitted by secondary students from 375 schools across the island, an increase of 2% from the 2016 exhibition. 550 projects have been shortlisted to compete at the Exhibition, with results issued to schools this week.

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