10 Kerry projects have qualified for the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.
BT, the organiser of the event, delivered the good news to over 1,100 students nationwide involved in the 550 finalist projects.
Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine students will have three projects in the national finals; one each are in the Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Sciences category, the Social and Behavioural Sciences grouping and the Technology class.
Tarbert Comprehensive School is nominated in the Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Sciences and the Social and Behavioural Sciences groups.
Elsewhere, Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra, C.B.S. Secondary School, Coláiste Bhréanainn, Killorglin Community College and Castleisland Community College have one project each in varying categories.
The national finals take place on the second weekend in January, 2020 in Dublin.
List of Kerry Finalists
Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine – An investigation into the correlation between economic prosperity and the mental wellbeing of residents in the Republic of Ireland.
Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine – AMSIMP: An Open Source Implementation to Simulating Tropospheric and Stratospheric Dynamics on a Synoptic Scale
Tarbert Comprehensive School – This is the final straw
Tarbert Comprehensive School – The Hardest Choice
Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine – Electromagnetic Brake System
Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra – An investigation into Electroencephalography and how it can help emulate human empathy and emotion in Artificial Intelligence
C.B.S. Secondary School – A statistical analysis into vaccine hesitancy in first year males
Coláiste Bhréanainn – Electronic Tag and Scanning App for Livestock
Killorglin Community College – An investigation into the knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards invisible disabilities to create a Wellbeing course for Secondary School students
Castleisland Community College – Is happiness a state of mind or a state of wellbeing? An exploratory study