Press Releases - 2013
22nd March 2013
50% of students surveyed at BT Business Bootcamp feel that they do not need to leave Ireland to fulfill their full career potential. 78% of students surveyed at BT Business Bootcamp feel that there is a gap in the education system regarding innovation.
12th January 2013
28th December 2012
Fancy seeing Dr. Who’s Dalek and Star Wars R2D2 go head to head in a battle of the robots? Or learn about the journey your food takes from mouth to guts? Or how about coming face to face with an 8ft tall Titan the Robot?
19th November 2012
Belfast, November 2012: BT today announced that 33 projects from 63 students across Northern Ireland schools have qualified for the next BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, one of the largest and longest-running events of its kind in the world.
6th November 2012
Over 4,000 students with 1,879 ideas for a better future. BT has today announced that it has broken all previous records for entries received with the 2013 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition set to be the biggest ever. With 1,879 ideas entered from 4,189 students from 32 counties, never has there been such an appetite from young people to drive a better future for Ireland.
11th September 2012
School students are today being called on to enter the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition by Monday 1st October and showcase their ideas for a better future to the public. In a new survey commissioned by the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, the clear message was that students desperately want their opinions and ideas to be heard. Over 200 students, aged between 12 and 19, from across the island of Ireland participated in the survey which showed that more than 70% of students feel that adults today do not value their opinions.
FINANCIAL AID HELPS THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS TO TAKE PART IN BT YOUNG SCIENTIST & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION
28th August 2012
Through over 800 grants BT have provided more than €300,000 to 335 schools across Ireland over the past seven years The BT Travel & Accommodation Grant Scheme, created for students taking part in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, has provided financial aid totaling over €300,000 through 834 grants to 335 schools across Ireland in the past seven years. Increased in 2012 to €75,000 per year, the BT grant is opening up the competition to a wider number of young people.
FROM ANALYTICS TO INNOVATION - STUDENTS AT THE BT YOUNG SCIENTIST & TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION ADAPT TO A CHANGING IRELAND
23rd May 2012
BT Ireland today launched the 2013 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition and is calling on students throughout Ireland to enter their ideas and inventions by the 1st October 2012.
29th March 2012
Some school students revise their academic and career direction due to the week long intensive skills programme
26th March 2012
The BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp 2012 brings together 32 second-level students from both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland who have demonstrated an ability to understand how and why ideas can be developed into commercially-viable enterprises. The students were selected in January 2012 from over 1,200 secondary school students who competed in this year's BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS in Dublin.