Clear Winners


Pictured at the Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre’s (SSPC) National Crystal Growing Competition  awards at UL were, Coláiste Bhaile Chláir Galway students, Rachel Scarry, winner for the most innovative crystal; first place prize winner, Aoife Ryan and second runner-up prize winner Billy Clarke. The competition was open to primary and post-primary schools in Ireland and students were challenged to grow a single crystal from a variety of compounds such as: Salt (Sodium Chloride), Alum, Sugar, or Copper Sulphate.

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