Mount Saint Michael, Rosscarbery

BT Young Scientist 2020

BT Young Scientist 2020

BT Young Scientist 2020

This year Mount Saint Michael will have four projects at the BT young scientist in the RDS Dublin.

The exhibition will take place from the 8th to the 11th January 2020.

Alyssa Mannix

Project Title: A More Efficient Energy Transfer Medium, FibreOptic Cables

Alyssa will investigate the effectiveness of transferring energy as light impulses over distance. As the fibre network is rolled out across the country is there an opportunity to transfer our energy requirements more efficiently using light impulses in the fibre optic cables.

Darragh Nagle and Oisin O Sullivan

Project Title: Dispelling the Plague of Fake News Effortlessly.

Darragh and Oisin will investigate how to compile and disseminate public information more effectively. The overall aim is to counter fake news by allowing people to fact check public information more easily.

Katie-May Cole-Mariotti, Áine O Sullivan, Tara Keating.

Project Title: Hail, Rain Or Shine? How Does This Leave Our Beaches.

The effect of single weather events on the rate of sand deposition and erosion on our beaches.

The project examines the effect of weather events on the beach in Ownahincha. In also looks to examine the contributing factors to beach erosion and deposition over a short timescale.

Ellen O Donovan.

“The Relationship between Perceived Stress and Diet in Second Level School Pupils: Is a good diet associated with low perceived stress?

The effect healthy diet may have on alleviating or preventing perceived stress levels.

All the students have been developing their projects and their research over the past 10 weeks and longer.

An enormous amount of good will and assistance from people in the local community lending their expertise, support and time;

We would especially like to thank:

Mr Anthony Beese, Mr Paul Nagle, Mr Jimmy Murphy MaREI, Mr Michael and Brian Burns Skibbereen, Mr Hugh Kavanagh, Mr FachtnaShannahan, Mr Teddy Browne Cork Co Council, KD electronics.

thanks again to all who have assisted in any way.

a further thank you to our teachers Brendan Hogan, Bernie Power and Alison O Neill for their continued effort and support encouraging and facilitating the BT Young Scientist Competition each year

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