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Major Award Winners
Award Student(s) School Project Title Teacher
Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award Adam Kelly Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath Can Beet Beat Other Cattle Feeds? Margaret Mandal
Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award

Darren O'Hara Duggan

Marist College, Retreat Rd, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Differentiation Between Infinite & Infinity Using the Koch Curv & Sierpinski Triangle Aine Boland
Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award

Louise O’Shea,
Shauna McGrath

Oaklands Community College, Sr. Senan Avenue, Edenderry, Co. Offaly Transplantation of Tissues & Organs from Pig to Human Ciara O'Donovan
Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award Pádraig McDermott Marist College, Retreat Rd, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Tailgating Detector System Aine Boland
SciFest 10th Anniversary Award

Alexandra Mazur
Caitlin O'Callaghan
Saoirse McNally

St. Mary's Secondary School, Edenderry, Co. Offaly Brainy Slime Margaret Hourigan
SEAI Sustainable Energy Award Killian Fogarty Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly The Answer is Blowing in the Wind Jillian Brown
Newstalk Best Communicator Award Ceara Mulry
Megan Coolahan
Clodagh Moxham
Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath MCPA Pesticide in Drinking Water Martina Roache
BioPharmaChem Ireland Chemistry Award Ronan Murphy
Gerard O'Reilly
Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath Can Plants Lead the Way to Unleaded Soil? Margaret Mandal
RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Education Division) (School Award) Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath   Margaret Mandal
ESERO Discover Space Award Dylan Cuskelly
Jack Harvey
Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly The Production and Testing of Martian Concrete for Construction of Human Sustaining Habitats on Mars Noreen Flynn
ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award (Teacher Award) Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly   Noreen Flynn
Maths in Science Award Darren O'Hara Duggan Marist College, Retreat Rd, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Differentiation Between Infinite & Infinity Using the Koch Curv & Sierpinski Triangle Aine Boland
Irish Science Teachers' Association Award

Michael Lohan
Michael Staunton
Ben Finnerty

Roscommon Community College, Lisnamult, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon The Effect on a Student's Academic Self-Concept and Self-Esteem when Moving from Primary to Post Primary School Dr. Jude Lohan

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AIT Award Winners - Special Awards
Award Student(s) School Project Title Teacher
Best School Award (sponsored by AIT)
Best School Award (School Award) Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath    
Entrepreneurship Award (sponsored by Enterprise Ireland)
1st Place Arisha Ali Loreto College, Green Rd, Commons, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath An Investigation into the Productivity of Lichens as Biofuel (In Comparison with Algae) Lynda Buckley
AIT Health Sciences Award
1st Place Tierna Maguire Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath Diet Induced Thermogenesis - Preventing Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease Ellen Maguire
2nd Place Michael Lohan
Michael Staunton
Ben Finnerty

Roscommon Community College, Lisnamult, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon

The Effect on a Student's Academic Self-Concept and Self-Esteem when Moving from Primary to Post Primary School Dr. Jude
Lohan
3rd Place Jessica Okpeaye Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath The Wonders of Red Palm Oil Margaret Mandal
AIT Sports Science Award
1st Place Jean Carson Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly To Change and Test the Design of a Gumshield to Make it More Comfortable Julie-Anne Greaney
2nd Place Kian Baniassadi
Jack Saunders
Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly Boot For Your Goals Noreen Flynn
Animal Health and Production Award (sponsored by Geraghty & Neary Veterinary Clinic)
1st Place Lorna Boland Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath What Will Bee the End of the Varroa Destructor Mite? Margaret Mandal
2nd Place Adam Kelly Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath Can Beet Beat Other Cattle Feeds? Margaret Mandal
3rd Place Seán Healy
Daniel Doyle
Fionn McDonnell
Marist College, Retreat Rd, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath The Advantages and Disadvantages of Frisian Cows, Jersey Cows and the Cross-breed in the Current Economic Environment Aine Boland
Spectrum Signs Display Awards

Display Award - Group

Bree O'Sullivan
Edel Cleary
Ruth Redmond Mukendi
Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath The Space Between Us Ellen Maguire

Display Award - Individual

Tierna Maguire Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath Diet Induced Thermogenesis - Preventing Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease Ellen Maguire

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AIT Award Winners - Category Awards
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
Category: Senior Life Sciences - Group (sponsored by Bimeda)
1st Place

Simon Leonard,
Conor Lavin,
Michael Egan

Roscommon Community School, Lisnamult, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon Insight from a New Generation - Fertility Issues Joanne Shea
2nd Place Kayla Malapit,
Daria Bartuzel,
Roberta Gabalyte
Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly The Simplici-tea in Vitamin C Elaine Howlin
Category: Senior Life Sciences - Individual (sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals)
1st Place Tierna Maguire Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath Diet Induced Thermogenesis - Preventing Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease Ellen Maguire
Category: Intermediate Life Sciences - Group (sponsored by Tool & Plastic)
1st Place

Jenny Fox,
Nicole Murray

Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath Growing Plants for Nutrition in Space Margaret Mandal
2nd Place (joint) Dearbhla McCormack,
Ciara Barry,
Tatjana Jocher
Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath The Health Consequences of Sterilizing Baby Bottles Ethna Benson
2nd Place (joint) Caoimhe Clarke MacMahon,
Katie Colton,
Chloe Gannon
Mercy Secondary School, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath Does Participation in Transition Year Enhance Self-efficacy and Pscyhological Well-being for its Participating Students? Emer Clarke
Highly Commended

Ceara Mulry,
Megan Coolahan,
Clodagh Moxham

Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

MCPA Pesticide in Drinking Water

Martina Roache

Highly Commended Leah Prendergast,
Jill Brierty,
Aoife Hanley
Oaklands Community College, Sr. Senan Avenue, Edenderry, Co. Offaly Does Exercise Improve Cognitive Ability? Deirdre Roddy
Category: Intermediate Life Sciences - Individual (sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals)
1st Place Lorna Boland Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath What Will Bee the End of the Varroa Destructor Mite? Margaret Mandal
2nd Place Niamh Feighery Clonaslee Vocational School, Clonaslee, Co. Laois Lungworm - Cattle Killers of the Year Maire Donlon
3rd Place Jessica Okpeaye Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath The Wonders of Red Palm Oil Margaret Mandal
Category: Junior Life Sciences - Group (sponsored by Bionua)
1st Place Michael Lohan,
Michael Staunton,
Ben Finnerty
Roscommon Community College, Lisnamult, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon The Effect on a Student's Academic Self-Concept and Self-Esteem when moving from Primary to Post Primary School Dr. Jude
Lohan
2nd Place Liam Feely,
Cian Beirne,
Eugene Casey
Scoil Mhuire, Farnbeg, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon To See Whether Slurry Affects Frogspawn's Growth Rate Modwena Geoghegan
3rd Place Aaron Guirke,
Josh Griffin
Mullingar Community College, Millmount Rd, Bellview, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath Investigating the Effect of Energy Drinks on Student Memory Leanne Moore

Highly Commended

Aaron Masterson Weir,
Jack Crampton
Oaklands Community College, Sr. Senan Avenue, Edenderry, Co. Offaly Hidden Behind the Glove Rebecca Kenneally

Highly Commended

Emily Ray,
Hannah Doyle
Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath Bioremediation of Polluted Water Samples Using the Azolla Fern Margaret Mandal

Highly Commended

Kirsty Lohan,
Clodagh Claffey,
John Horan

Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath Cleaning and Populating the Dipping Pond at Dun na Si Heritage and Amenity Park Margaret Mandal
Category: Junior Life Sciences - Individual (sponsored by Alkermes)
1st Place Adam Kelly Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath Can Beet Beat Other Cattle Feeds? Margaret Mandal
2nd Place Orla Lyons Lanesboro Community College, Lanesborough, Co. Longford School Type and Gender: Limits on Subject Choice in 1st Year? Michael Lyons
3rd Place Zoe Martin Loreto College, Green Rd, Commons, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath The Effect of Blue Light on Sleep Linda Buckley
Highly Commended Adam Kingi Lanesboro Community College, Lanesborough, Co. Longford Understanding How the Weather Affects Fishing Michael Lyons
Category: Senior Physical Sciences - Group (sponsored by Arran Chemical)
1st Place Dylan Cuskelly,
Jack Harvey
Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly The Production and Testing of Martian Concrete for Construction of Human Sustaining Habitats on Mars Noreen Flynn
2nd Place Conor Healion,
Andrew Meehan
Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly Going Straight for it, isn't Always the Fastest Way! Noreen Flynn
Category: Senior Physical Sciences - Individual (sponsored by Arran Chemical)
1st Place Darren O'Hara Duggan Marist College, Retreat Rd, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Differentiation Between Infinite & Infinity Using the Koch Curv & Sierpinski Triangle Aine Boland
2nd Place Erifeoluwa Jamgbadi Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath To Investigate if the Use of Hydrogenation Would be a Good Catalytic Converter to Reduce the Amount of Carbon Dioxide Coming from Cars Ellen Maguire
Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences - Group (sponsored by Arran Chemicals)
1st Place Ronan Murphy,
Gerard O'Reilly
Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath Can Plants Lead the Way to Unleaded Soil? Margaret Mandal
2nd Place Ciara Kelly,
Ciara Farrell,
Dennis Lawless
St. Mary's Secondary School, Edenderry, Co. Offaly Harnessing the Power of Our Ocean's in the Event that Sun Disappears Pat Costello
3rd Place Alison Byrne,
Rachael Purcell,
Charlotte Blair
Loreto College, Green Rd, Commons, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath Do Musician's Fingers Differ in Length to Non-musicians? Lynda Buckley
Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences - Individual (sponsored by Arran Chemicals)
1st Place Killian Fogarty Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly The Answer is Blowing in the Wind Jillian Browne
2nd Place Angel Delaney Roscommon Community School, Lisnamult, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon The Physics of Skateboarding Tricks Joanne Shea
Category: Junior Physical Sciences - Group (sponsored by Arran Chemicals)
1st Place Rory Kilgarriff,
Dylan Corcran,
Donnagh Claffey
Marist College, Retreat Rd, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath How Changing the Input Voltage Affects the Rotational Speed of a Self Made Brushless In-runner DC Motor Aine Boland
2nd Place Michelle Corcoran,
Roisin Gill-Fagan
Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath A Study of the Causes and Effects of TCMs in Milk Margaret Mandal
3rd Place Liadhan Murray,
Aoife Mollen
Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly Investigation of the Oxidation Occurring in E-cigarette Liquid Elaine Howlin
Highly Commended

Finn Ryan,
Jake Mullally,
Ben Sheriff

Roscommon Community School, Lisnamult, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon Potato Power Joanne Shea
Category: Junior Physical Sciences - Individual (sponsored by Arran Chemicals)
1st Place Ellen O'Brien Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly Examination of the Effectiveness of an Oxygen Barrier in Water Pipes Noreen Flynn
2nd Place Jean Carson Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly To Change and Test the Design of a Gumshield to Make it More Comfortable Julie-Anne Greaney
3rd Place Christiaan Gerber Oaklands Community College, Sr. Senan Avenue, Edenderry, Co. Offaly Solar vs. Fossil Fuels Clare Mahon
Category: Intermediate Technology - Group (sponsored by Ericsson)
1st Place Rebecca Armstrong,
Kasey McCormack,
Shauna Mannion
Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath Eco Power Ciaran MacCarthy
2nd Place Jack Hayden,
Eoin McDonnell,
Cian O'Brien
Roscommon Community School, Lisnamult, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon Cycling Safety Sensor Joanne Shea
Category: Intermediate Technology - Individual (sponsored by Ericsson)  
1st Place Pádraig McDermott Marist College, Retreat Rd, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Tailgating Detection System Aine Boland
Category: Junior Technology - Group (sponsored by Ericsson)
1st Place Andrew Naughton,
Oisin Gately
Coláiste Mhuire, Ballygar, Co. Galway Bye Bye Badgers Rita O'Connor
2nd Place Jack O'Regan Kenny,
Seán Murphy,
Conor Farrell
Coláiste Mhuire, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath To Develop an Emergency GPS Locator for Search and Rescue in Waterways Around Ireland Eva Acton
3rd Place Ciara Nicholson,
Lauren Power
Sacred Heart Secondary School, Daingean Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly Does Going on Your Phone Before Bed Really Effect You? Sindy Meleady
Category: Junior Technology - Individual (sponsored by Ericsson)
1st Place Umair Mushin Marist College, Retreat Rd, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Health Electricity Aine Boland
2nd Place Thomas Dillon Marist College, Retreat Rd, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Arduino Telegram Project Aine Boland
3rd Place Conor O'Regan St. Aloysius College, The Park, Athlone, Co. Westmeath Mathz4u Keith Rowe

 

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