20 Meath projects shortlisted for BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Twenty projects from 12 Meath schools have qualified for the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition which will take place in January.

They are among 550 shortlisted projects from 1,440 that entered the competition.

The shortlisted projects will be showcased at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition which runs from Wednesday 12th to Friday 14th January 2022.

Enfield Community College and St Joseph's Mercy, Navan each have three projects that qualified.

St Michael's Loreto, St Patrick's Classical School, Navan, Eureka, Kells as well as Dunshaughlin Community College each have two projects in the competition, while the other projects are from Ashbourne Community School, Beaufort College, Navan, Boyne Community School, Trim, Laytown and Drogheda Educate Together, Ratoath Community College and St Ciaran's Community School, Kells.

Over 1,000 students will represent their schools and communities at the virtual exhibition.

Entries were received from over 2,700 students, with 1,440 project ideas. The shortlisted entries span 219 schools from 29 counties.

Following the success of the first ever virtual BTYSTE in January, which reached more than 77 countries around the world; this year’s finalists will once again compete on a virtual stage to both a national and international audience.