DONEGAL STUDENTS SCOOP TOP GONGS AT BT YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARDS

first_imgThe McGeehin brothersDONEGAL students have picked up top honours at the BT Young Scientist of the Year awards.Top of the class goes to Letterkenny brothers Ronan and Eóin McGeehin from Coláiste Ailigh who scooped two awards.They came first in the Chemical, Physical and Mathematical sciences category. They were also given the special Intellectual Ventures Award.The teenagers wanted to develop an early warning system to tell motorists when the road surface becomes icy.There was another first for Donegal when the Science Foundation Ireland Special Award went to Mulroy College student Chloe Bradley with her project to investigate the nutritive value of gorse and heather as a food source for mountain sheep!Coláiste Ailigh student Odhrán Mac Fhionnghaile took silver on his study of Irish attitudes to global warming in the social and behavioural sciences section. And Ultan O’Fearail, Conor Logue and Mikey Sweeney – also from Coláiste Ailigh – took runners-up spot in their category with the plant science project in the biological and ecological sciences section. DONEGAL STUDENTS SCOOP TOP GONGS AT BT YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARDS was last modified: January 10th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BT Young ScientistDONEGAL STUDENTS SCOOP TOP AWARD AT BY YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARDSlast_img read more