The halls of the RDS, Dublin, will be alive with the incomparable buzz of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, with the award-winning event set to return to the venue from 11th – 14th January 2023. Organiser and CWiT member, BT Ireland, has announced a brilliant line-up of science and technology acts who will perform in the venue, alongside the amazing showcase of projects by school students from across Ireland.
The special guests that are sure to inspire all in attendance include:
- Secrets of Superhero Science: Dr Barry Fitzgerald (The Superhero Scientist) shows the science behind the superpowers of some of the most iconic superheroes ever. Most importantly, you’ll discover how these technologies could be used to fight diseases, to combat climate change, and to create new and more sustainable sources of energy.
- Strong Women of Science: Join Aoife Raleigh and Maria Corcoran in their acclaimed show where you can learn the science behind some of the most astounding circus tricks. In a fun, fast-paced performance, find out how acrobats, jugglers and hula hoop artists perform their awe-inspiring acts.
- Freestyle Physics: Headspins, Backflips, Dance-offs; The laws of Physics like you’ve never seen them before! Join physicist and TV presenter Mark Langtry, aka ‘The Science Guy’, and his hip hop crew as they fuse science and dance together in this jaw-dropping display of physics in action, all to the funky tunes from DJ Emc².
- Sustainable Outer Space 3D: In an immersive experience, find out how we can continue to explore the final frontier in a sustainable way. The satellites that orbit Earth play a huge role in banking, GPS and data collection which allow us to live in the modern world, but it’s essential that we keep debris and rubbish out of our skies so that we can continue discovering.
- Smash your Goals – secrets to success: Discover how science can improve your performance on and off the pitch, with physicist, professional footballer and TV presenter, Mark Langtry, aka The Science Guy. Uncover the secret science to your success, hearing from Ireland’s top athletes and performance psychologists, to help you fulfil your potential, achieve your dreams and smash your goals!
Announcing the special acts, Mari Cahalane, Head of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, said “BT Ireland is excited to bring another top line-up of guests and special acts to the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2023 in January. Discovery and learning in a way that is fun, interesting and inspiring is at the core of BTYSTE and the guests and special acts for this year’s exhibition capture that perfectly. Attendees can expect to be blown away by the talent on show from students all over the country as well as entertained by this year’s spectacular line up. The BTYSTE 2023 promises to be a highlight of the new year and the hottest ticket in town. We can’t wait to welcome students, teachers and visitors back in the doors’’
The RDS will also be home to the most important stars of the exhibition – the students taking part in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition and the Primary Science Fair. This year, 550 projects from 212 schools from across the island of Ireland will represent their schools in the BTYSTE.
In the Exhibition Hall at the RDS there will also be 50 amazing stands from brilliant partners including the Department of Education, Analog Devices, Horizon Pharma, and RTE.
Tickets for the event cost €10 for children, €15 for adults, and €35 for a family ticket. Ticket prices for students, senior citizens, and those who require additional financial supports will continue to be provided at a discounted rate. To avoid disappointment, book your ticket for the BTYSTE 2023 today by visiting https://btyoungscientist.com/
Contributed by the team at BTYSTE