CBS And Mounthawk Students Excel At BT Young Scientist Exhibition

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Mercy Mounthawk students Olivia Moriarty and Tamila Khussainova who came third in their category at the BT Young Scientists Exhibition.

PROJECT from Mercy Mounthawk Secondary School and CBS The Green came third in their group categories in the BT Young Scientists Exhibition in Dublin yesterday.

Olivia Moriarty and Tamila Khussainova’s investigation into the teaching and learning of Junior Certificate Physics and the promotion of STEM to female students received third in the Social and Behavioural Sciences category.

Cian Trant, Seamus Knightly and Conor Crowley of CBS The Green who came third in the intermediate category.

C.B.S. The Green’s Kian Trant, Séamus Knightly, Conor Crowley came third place  in the Intermediate Group in the Technology section for their BEAP: Blind and Elderly Assistance Project – Artificial Intelligence for the blind.

Another student from Mercy Mounthawk school, Robin Porter, was Highly Commended for the development of an anti-microbial smartphone screen protector in the Biological and Ecological section.

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The biggest success from Kerry though were students from St Brendan’s College, Killarney.

James Knoblauch, Harry Knoblauch, Oran O’Donoghue were Overall Runner-Up for Best Group and won the RTÉ Best Social & Behavioural Project Award for ‘An Investigation into conformity and how minorities can influence it.

St Brendan’s College students Darragh Fleming, Colm Looney, Ethan O’ Neill were highly commended in the Biological and Ecological category for ‘Using science to reduce collisions between deer and vehicles’.

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