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8 schools across Northern Sound region qualify for 2022 BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Nov 6, 2021 08:11 By News Northern Sound
8 schools across Northern Sound region qualify for 2022 BT Young Scientist Exhibition 8 schools across Northern Sound region qualify for 2022 BT Young Scientist Exhibition
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37 projects across 18 schools in the Shannonside Northern Sound region have qualified for the 2022 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

The virtual exhibition will be held between the 12th and 14th of January
2022.

Entries were received from over 2,700 students, and the shortlisted entries
span 219 schools from 29 counties.

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Climate change and the environment were featured in over 150 projects, while
over 140 projects examine either Covid-19 or other health-related issues.

Co Roscommon leads the way locally, with 14 projects shortlisted, followed
by Co Monaghan with eight nominated projects.

Elsewhere in the region, six projects are shortlisted from Co Cavan, five
from Co Leitrim, and four across Co Longford.

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A full break-down of the shortlisted projects are as follows:

 

Cavan

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Colaiste Dun an Ri: The effect of different coloured lights on Phototropism
- Biological & Ecological, Group

Colaiste Dun an Ri: Anti-bacterial sprays vs. Anti-bacterial wipes -
Biological & Ecological, Group

Colaiste Dun an Ri: How woodlice live in different conditions - Biological &
Ecological, Group

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Colaiste Dun an Ri: The Impact Social Media had during the Covid-19 Pandemic
- Social & Behavioural Sciences, Group

Loreto College: The Effectiveness of Various Low Cost Options to Improve
Indoor Air Quality - Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Individual

St Patrick's College: How the opinions and behaviour of other people
influence how humans think and perform - Social & Behavioural Sciences,
Individual

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Monaghan

Largy College: Which Sanitizer Is Best For You? - Chemical, Physical &
Mathematical Sciences, Group

Our Lady's Secondary School: The Physics Behind Freekicks - Chemical,
Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Group

Patrician High School: How much bacteria are on our Computers? - Biological
& Ecological, Group

Patrician High School: The Effects of Different Energy Drinks on Our Body -
Biological & Ecological, Group

St. Louis Secondary School: An investigation into the gendered nature of
Irish apprenticeships - Social & Behavioural Sciences, Group

St. Louis Secondary School: Need or Belief? Do students actually need energy
drinks to give them energy or is believing that they have energy all they
need? Social & Behavioural Sciences, Group

St. Louis Secondary School: The effects of music on exercise performance on
teenage girls - Social & Behavioural Sciences, Group

St. Macartan's College: An Investigation into the Physics of Gaelic Football
- Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Individual

 

Leitrim

Carrick-On-Shannon Community School: Unearthing the hidden potential of
Irish dung beetles; Aphodius Fimetarius, Aphodius Prodromus and Aphodius
Fossor - Biological & Ecological, Individual

Carrick-On-Shannon Community School: How far are we from equality for
LGBTQI+ people? - Social & Behavioural Sciences, Group

Mohill Community College: The effects of functional neurological disorder on
my everyday life as a student compared to a neurotypical student - Social &
Behavioural Sciences, Individual

Mohill Community College: Can wind turbine blades be made more eco friendly
and cost efficient? - Technology, Individual

St. Clare's Comprehensive School: Community Resource App - Social &
Behavioural Science, Individual

 

Longford

Ardscoil Phadraig: Comparing a reusable battery versus a single use battery
- Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Group

Ardscoil Phadraig: Sleep 2 music ? - Social & Behavioural Sciences, Group

Lanesboro Community College: How can physics be utilized in programming and
can it be used to make video-games more entertaining? - Chemical, Physical &
Mathematical Sciences, Individual

Lanesboro Community College: I wish to investigate the Tack and Green
strength of glues that could have been used by people in my locality in the
19th century and compare them with ones that are available to - Chemical,
Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Individual

 

Roscommon

C.B.S. Roscommon: Investigating the student experience of learning during a
pandemic - Social & Behavioural Sciences, Group

Castlerea Community School: A temperature scanning calorimeter for the
investigation of small organic samples. - Chemical, Physical & Mathematical
Sciences, Individual

Roscommon Community College: An investigation into a novel alternative to
synthetic fertilisers for a future of sustainable agriculture in Ireland -
Biological & Ecological, Group

Roscommon Community College: The effects of make-up in Ireland - Social &
Behavioural Sciences, Individual

Roscommon Community College: Dream Recall and the link to Aptitudes - Social
& Behavioural Sciences, Group

Roscommon Community College: How best to shatter the glass ceiling: An
analysis of the impact of gender quota introduction in local elections with
Roscommon County Council as a case study - Social & Behavioural Sciences,
Group

Roscommon Community College: An investigation into improving the recovery
process of adolescents when moving from the Sympathetic Nervous System to
the Parasympathetic Nervous System during times of stress - Social &
Behavioural Sciences, Group

Roscommon Community College: Turning out in force: An experimental and
statistical analysis of the potential to replace the PR-STV with the FPTP
voting system to increase voter turnout in Ireland - Social & Behavioural
Sciences, Group

Roscommon Community College: An investigation into what makes a yawn
contagious in the context of Covid-19. Does mask wearing break contagion, or
is primal instinct at play? - Social & Behavioural Sciences, Group

Roscommon Community College: The Myth of Physical Disability. Perception v
Reality - Social & Behavioural Sciences, Group

Scoil Mhuire gan Smál: Adrenaline Auto Injectors (AAIs) save lives,
Equitable and accessible training for all - Biological & Ecological,
Individual

Scoil Mhuire gan Smál: Touch and Productivity - Social & Behavioural
Sciences, Individual

Scoil Mhuire Strokestown: Gum shield gainz: statistical Analysis on using a
gum shield on muscle endurance in the gym - Biological & Ecological, Group

Scoil Mhuire Strokestown: More Stress Less Success! A Statistical Analysis
of Attitudes to the Leaving Certificate Post Covid-19 - Social & Behavioural
Sciences, Group.

 

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