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Create a young scientists video diary... and win an iPad

Lights, Camera, Action!- Rathmore students Maria Liddy, Dan Miskimmon and Daniel Duffy get filming at the launch of the Belfast Telegraph Student Diary initiative in partnership with BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

The initiative is open to all Northern Ireland finalists who have qualified for the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in January 2012

Qualifying schools are invited to register for the Student Diary initiative by Thursday 15th of December. Schools should register their interest by email to

Four selected schools, to be chosen at random, will be given a video recorder to record their preparations and experience of the exhibition to create a Student Diary.

An overall prize of an iPad will be awarded to the school with the best footage. The winning school will be selected by a BT judging panel after the exhibition.

Rathmore finalists Maria Liddy, Daniel Miskimmon, and Daniel Duffy will be competing at the exhibition with their project Investigating the Exothermic Nature of Worms in Varying Temperature of Soil.

The 2012 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition will take place in the RDS, Dublin from January 11th – 14th.

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