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Young Scientist

Best of luck to the following students who are competing in the BT Young Scientist and Technology Competition in the RDS, Dublin this week.

Aoife Kennelly, Sophie Collins and Orla Lynch – project title: Tri-crutch, The Future of Rehabilitation (the development of a three pronged crutch to make the transition from a Zimmer frame to a standard crutch easier).

Jennifer Chadwick and Maeve O’Sullivan – project title: Lurking in the Light – An Oldage Disaster (an investigation into the damaging effects of energy saving light bulbs on eyesight).

Aina Hannisa – project title: Investigating if Sudoku can Improve Mathematical Literacy and Logic Skills.

Alison Peard, Aoife Teegan and Alex Whelan – project title: The Effects of Carbonated Drinks on Teeth

The students have been accompanied to Dublin by teachers Ms Cassidy and Ms Harrington and a further group of RMC students will visit the exhibition on Friday to support the girls and to view the projects undertaken by students in other schools.