The 2023 exhibition will proceed as a face to face event. The event will take place from Wednesday 11 to Saturday 14 January, 2023.
The 2023 exhibition will return to the RDS
BTYSTE 2022 will take place virtually from Wednesday the 11th of January to Saturday the 14th of January 2023.
The event will return to a face to face for 2023
The number of projects that qualify will be a max of 550.
There is no change in numbers this year, the number of projects that qualify will be a max of 550, this is the number that would have competed at a physical exhibition.
The exhibition will return to face to face for 2023
Stage one (to September 27th) – Please enter via www.btyoungscientist.com. Screening of all entries will take place as soon after closing date as possible.
Stage two (October tbc) – For those that that qualify you will be sent notification of the process for on-line judging and how to upload more information required by the judges.
Stage three (January) – Judging of top 550 projects will take place virtually and the process around this will be released in December at the latest. There will be changes to some of the T&C’s associated with the exhibition and we will inform those that these changes effect in good time.
All projects will be displayed on a visual display board on their stand also Qualifying Students will submit a 3 minute video that will act as their virtual “stand” on the BTYSTE portal
Judging for the 2023 exhibition will be face to face in the RDS
We are reviewing what technology and platforms we can use to do this. We are working through the mechanism of this over the next few months and will inform those that qualify in good time of how this will happen.
We have existing GDPR guidelines and place which will reviewed and enhanced, if necessary, over the coming months. There will be changes to some of the T&C’s associated with the exhibition and we will inform those that these changes effect in good time.
Yes, students can access the portal to view projects, sponsors stands and shows at https://portal.btyoungscientist.com/
We are working on how best to do this in advance of the 2021 exhibition dates. How this looks and feels will be announced in due course, we want to make sure that we have the best exhibition possible and we need to take time and resource to plan this properly.
We will be reviewing all child protection measures that we currently have in place for BTYSTE and will enhance those if necessary.
We are working on how best to do this in advance of the 2023 exhibition dates. How this looks and feels will be announced in due course, we want to make sure that we have the best exhibition possible and we need to take time and resource to plan this properly.
The deadline for student entries is the 26th of September.
Students can enter a project as normal, in the four categories we have for the exhibition. All the details are on our website www.btyoungscientist.com. The entry system will remain the same and is open to students at www.btyoungscientist.com.
This should form part of your stand / display
The deadline for student’s entries is the 26th of September.
If you are between 12-19 in second level education, yes you can enter next year.
Yes and guidance on this for qualified projects will be send out when you are notified that you have qualified. We hope to once again work with the Patents office so students can get free advice on patenting their projects.
Yes, tickets will be on sale for the event.
Yes! Students projects can be viewed via https://portal.btyoungscientist.com/
This is currently under review.
Luckily with most of our live shows, you will be able to watch them back whenever you like on the portal.
The Primary Science Fair
The deadline for Primary Science Fair will be in November 2021 – the final date will be announced in September.
We will be looking at approx. 100 projects to enter this year and these should come from full class groups in an individual school. If the school has a small community then one or more classes can do a project together as long as there are no more than 30 students involved. Students should be from 3rd-6th class.
PSF judging will take place virtually, with the judges for PSF interviewing the class remotely. This can happen in a classroom setting via MS Teams. The class will be asked to present a poster outlining details of their project, final details of this will be sent to schools when we formally launch PSF @BTYSTE2022..
No, individual classes will need to present their projects.
As we do each year, there will be a max of 30 students per project.
This will be done via a suitable digital platform, which is available to the school and also to the PSF judges.
PSF @ BTYSTE 2022 will take place virtually from Wednesday the 10th of January to Friday the 12th of January 2022.