Mary Immaculate Secondary School

Big Bang Northern Ireland - Sentinus Young Innovators

Big Bang Northern Ireland
Big Bang Northern Ireland - Sentinus Young Innovators

Big Bang Northern Ireland 2019 hosted 3000 young people from all over Ireland displaying project work and having fun in the Jordanstown campus of the University of Ulster.

The Big Bang Northern Ireland, which incorporates Sentinus Young Innovators, celebrates the achievements of young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Representing Mary Immaculate were students: Dylan Egan, Maeve McMahon, Sarah McNamara, Leah McNamara and Jessica O'Donoghue.

Congratulations to all of our students who represented Mary Immaculate and a thank you to their mentor John Sims and Sally McNamara for accompanying the students to Belfast on 21st June 2019.

Sarah McNamara's project was titled "A tale of two soils - a comparative study of upland and lowland soils in the Burren"

Maeve McMahon's project was titled "Evaluation of the use of software as a tool to count populations of different shellfish on seashores"

In the Junior 11 - 14 year old category Leah McNamara and Jessica O'Donoghue were Runner Up winners.Their project was titled "Snail communities in three habitats types in the Burren".

In the Senior 17 19 year old category Dylan Egan was deemed the winner. His project was titled "LifeSaver - A New Automatic Lifejacket Inflation System"

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