550 projects will be showcased at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in January, 14 of them from Donegal.
For the second year in a row, the event will be virtual, with the shortlisted entries coming from 219 schools in 29 counties.
Mari Cahalane is the Exhibition Head.
She says Covid 19, the environment, and climate change are some of the key issues being explored………..
Donegal projects –
|Donegal||Abbey Vocational School||An investigation into the optimum microbial activity of nanoparticles.||Biological & Ecological||Individual|
|Donegal||Abbey Vocational School||Treating psoriasis with snail slime.||Biological & Ecological||Group|
|Donegal||Abbey Vocational School||Do subject ambassadors promote uptake of subjects at leaving cert?||Social & Behavioural Sciences||Individual|
|Donegal||Abbey Vocational School||The most effective method of reducing anxiety in secondary school students post covid||Social & Behavioural Sciences||Group|
|Donegal||Abbey Vocational School||Ciotach clean||Technology||Individual|
|Donegal||Abbey Vocational School||A personal mobile device holder for medical environments.||Technology||Individual|
|Donegal||Abbey Vocational School||An app to improve writing in children with dysgraphia||Technology||Individual|
|Donegal||Abbey Vocational School||A dyslexia light with a difference||Technology||Group|
|Donegal||Choláiste Cholmcille||How music affects video game performance||Technology||Group|
|Donegal||Coláiste Ailigh||An dearcadh agus eolas atá ag diagoiri i dtreo Eire aontaithe.||Social & Behavioural Sciences||Individual|
|Donegal||Loreto Convent||Microplastics in water and fish guts||Biological & Ecological||Group|
|Donegal||St Columba’s College||Fighting Fast Fashion for our Future||Social & Behavioural Sciences||Group|
|Donegal||St Columba’s College||How does the influence of viral social media trends affect behaviour in a school environment?||Social & Behavioural Sciences||Group|
|Donegal||The Royal and Prior School||The Haz-Bin An Innovative Hazardous Waste Bin that removes the possibility of contamination, aimed for hospitals and health facilities.||Technology||Group|