BT YOUNG SCIENTIST

Catch the live awards ceremony at 1pm through the BTYTE portal and Facebook live

2022 BTYSTE winner to be announced this afternoon

See our Day 2 highlights here

The big day is finally here as the winner(s) of the 2022 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition will be announced this afternoon. Judges at the 58th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) will begin their final deliberations this morning to decide who will be crowned the 2022 BT Young Scientist & Technology winner.

Over 1,000 students have shared their fascinating discoveries with the BTYSTE judges, showcasing their projects to a global audience through the virtual portal.

The 2022 BT Young Scientist & Technology winner will receive the BTYSTE perpetual trophy and a top prize of €7,500. Our winners will be announced at the 2022 Awards Ceremony which will begin at 1pm and can be viewed, free of charge, on the BTYSTE portal: https://portal.btyoungscientist.com/.

Mari Cahalane, Head of the BTYSTE said, “The students taking part in this year’s BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition have completely blown us away with the high calibre of talent evident through their projects. Each and every student participating in the exhibition should be immensely proud of the quality of work they have produced this year.

As the final day of the exhibition kicks off, we are greatly looking forward to showcase the live BTYSTE 2022 awards ceremony at 1pm and would like to encourage audiences from across Ireland and the globe alike to tune in via the BTYSTE portal – it’s an event not to be missed!”

The winner(s) of the BTYSTE 2022 will be announced circa 2:30pm this afternoon, keep an eye out for a release and imagery on our winners. And remember, that’s not all from us today, you won’t want to miss out an exciting day of brilliant events at the BTYSTE, including:

  • Physics of Roller-coaster – Tayto Park Adventure – Take off on an adventure to Ireland’s only theme Park and Zoo, and discover the scientists and engineers who use their understanding of the natural world, to create out of this world experiences!
  • Psychologi-Science Magic with David Meade – Join BBC’s David Meade for a roller coaster ride through the mind-blowing ways your brain works. He’ll boggle your mind with perception twisting illusions and jaw dropping demonstrations – and you’ll even learn some of his tricks of the trade!
  • Sustainable Outerspace – This highly visual presentation will explore sustainability in space topics and how humanity is beginning to address this problem in order for us to continue our open exploration and access to space for generations to come.
  • Daily shows from Strong Women Science from Circus 250 –  A helter skelter performance dedicated to bringing circus to new audiences together with science
  • BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2022 Awards Ceremony – Be there to witness the crowning of this years BT Young Scientist(s) & Technologist(s) of the year through the virtual portal!

This and so much more is available today at the BTYSTE 2022! Full schedule of events and instructions on how to access are available here.

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If you have any further queries, require information or would like to coordinate any interviews, please don’t hesitate to contact the following: 

Hanover Communications for BTYSTE: btyste@hanovercomms.com

Sinead Reilly: sreilly@hanovercomms.com / 085 8421970

Conor McCrave: cmccrave@hanovercomms.com / 087 7650970

 

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is much more than a competition – it is the experience of a lifetime for the students and teachers who take part. Designed to raise schools’ engagement in the critical subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), the Exhibition calls upon students aged 12-19 years from all over the island of Ireland to showcase innovative science and technology project. In 2021, visitors from 77 countries accessed the students projects and the on-line portal. The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is supported by several valued partners including the Department of Education, Analog Devices, Stripe, Perrigo, and RTE. Learn more at www.btyoungscientist.com

About BT

BT Group is the UK’s leading telecommunications and network provider and a leading provider of global communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Its principal activities in the UK include the provision of fixed voice, mobile, broadband and TV (including Sport) and a range of products and services over converged fixed and mobile networks to consumer, business and public sector customers. For its global customers, BT provides managed services, security and network and IT infrastructure services to support their operations all over the world. BT consists of four customer-facing units: Consumer, Enterprise, Global and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Openreach, which provides access network services to over 650 communications provider customers who sell phone, broadband and Ethernet services to homes and businesses across the UK.

For the year ended 31 March 2021, BT Group’s reported revenue was £21,331m with reported profit before taxation of £1,804m.

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