Cork students awarded first prize in Biology at EU Young Scientist Competition

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25 September 2013 | 0

The 2013 winners of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow, have been awarded First prize in Biology at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists in Prague yesterday.

Representing the island of Ireland, the girls beat competition from over 120 students from 38 countries, ranging in ages from 14-20 to win the award worth €7,000 as well as an honorary award of an all expenses paid trip to the London International Youth Science Forum.

The students from Kinsale Community College, Cork won the 2013 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition prize for their project A Statistical Investigation of the Effects of Diazotroph Bacteria on Plant Germination.

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