BT Young Scientist winners take third prize in EU Contest for Young Scientists

The winners of Ireland’s BT Young Scientist 2016, Diana Bura and Mari Louise Fufezan, have taken 3rd prize in the EU Contest for Young Scientists. Their project looked at the effects of enzymes used in animal feed additives on soil. Overall, 45 young scientists from across Europe won prizes this week for their outstanding science projects. EU Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas said: “This year’s winners were picked in a tough competition involving 138 young researchers … It is reassuring to see that Europe has so many bright young minds, and I hope to see many of them in a few years’ time as part of the next generation of top scientists.”
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