Another great year for budding Tipperary scientists
Students from Tipperary have taken home five prizes from the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2022.
The winners of the 58th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) have been announced.
Aditya Joshi, aged 15, and Aditya Kumar, aged 16, 3rd year students from Synge Street, Dublin, have taken home the top prize for a project entitled “A New Method of Solving the Bernoulli Quadrisection Problem”.
The students presented their project in the Intermediate section in the Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences category.
The 2022 BT Young Scientist & Technology winners received the BTYSTE perpetual trophy and the top prize of €7,500. The worthy winners will also represent Ireland at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists, which takes place in September 2022.
Among the Tipperary winners was Mary Gorey of St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh, who was awarded the Analog Devices Educator of Excellence Award in the Technology category.
Ava Abbott of Cashel Community School was awarded Social and Behavioural Senior Group 2nd place in the Social and Behavioural Sciences for her work in investigating the links between prenatal trauma, traumatic childbirth and adolescent mental health.
Louis Ryan and Patrick Mohn of C.B.S. Thurles were Highly Commended in the Social and Behavioural Sciences category for their project in Voting Patterns.
Robert Dunne of the Cistercian College Roscrea was Highly Commended in the Technology category for Investigating the viability of hydroelectricity in his school as a renewable source of energy.
Darragh Noonan of C.B.S. Thurles was Highly Commended in the Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences for Analyzing and improving the aerodynamics of foam based projectiles (darts) using CFD and CAD to decrease drag and other factors.
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