Coláiste Ailigh student Iseult Ní Mhathúna won two major prizes in the BT Young Scientist Competition in Dublin today.
Iseult entered a comprehensive and interesting project on the factors influencing young people’s attitudes towards a united Ireland.
To begin with, Iseult was awarded the prize for the best project through Irish, a great achievement among stiff competition of an excellent standard.
Iseult also won third place in the Senior Social and Behavioural category.
Donegal took home a total of 7 prizes across the competition.
Charlie Coyle, Sarah McNeely and Hannah Tinney, students at The Royal and Prior School, Raphoe, Co. Donegal whose ‘The Haz-Bin – An Innovative Hazardous Waste Bin that removes the possibility of contamination, aimed for hospitals and health facilities’ featured at the 58th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition which took place virtually from 12th to 14th January 2022.
Aditya Joshi, aged 15, and Aditya Kumar, aged 16, 3rd year students from Synge Street, Dublin, took home the top prize for a project entitled “A New Method of Solving the Bernoulli Quadrisection Problem”. The students presented their project in the Intermediate section in the Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences category.