A dazzling display of teenage brainpower – the 45th year of the BT Young Scientist Exhibition (The Irish Times – Sat, Jan 09, 2010)
It’s the young scientists competition again.
This year, there have been a record number of entrants, with submissions from 32 counties and 329 schools.
Young Scientist in Numbers
329 schools represented
1,588 projects entered
534 entries in Biological and Ecological Sciences
303 entries in Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Sciences
553 entries in Social and Behavioural Sciences
198 entries in Technology
€2,400 Prize for Young Scientist of the Year. The prize also includes the opportunity to represent Ireland at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists
57 Percentage of female entrants
43 Percentage of male entrants