13 local projects to feature at this year’s BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Thirteen projects from Cavan and Monaghan will be showcased at this year’s BT Young Scientist Exhibition. 10 projects from Cavan and three from schools in Monaghan have been entered in the 2019 competition, which gets underway today.

Among the entrants is an investigation of excessive social media use and anxiety by students in Patrician High School in Carrickmacross. Students from Our Lady’s and Saint Louis Secondary Schools are also taking part.

While in Cavan, students in Colaiste Dun an Rí looked at solutions for the homeless crisis and its existence in rural areas as well as urban. Students from Loreto College and Saint Bricin’s School have also entered. The competition runs in the RDS until Saturday.