Please follow the links to view: category award winners - Life Sciences; category award winners - Physical Sciences; category award winners - Technology; Communication award winners; .These awards are provided by IT Tallaght.

Major Award Winners
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
SFI Discover Best Project Award Claire Nichols Sutton Park School, St Fintan's Road, Sutton, Dublin 13 Correlation or coincidence: solar flares, lunar phases, and stock market activity Catherine Tattersall
Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award

Dylan Bagnall

The King's Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 Rate of perceived exertion: does it depend on the gym machine used and the sport teenagers play? Ciaran O'Connor
Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award David Wood
Jenny Clements
The King's Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 Find my car Ciaran O'Connor
Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award Cherie O'Keeffe
Jonathan Andrews
David Joyce
Sutton Park School, St Fintan's Road, Sutton, Dublin 13 A medical device to treat hand burns Catherine Tattersall
Newstalk Best Communicator Award Hannah Killeen Santa Sabina, Dominican College, Sutton, Dublin 13 Investigate the effects of different types of water on plant growth Paul Nugent
PharmaChemical Ireland Best Chemistry Project Award Mathilde Lyons
Isabel Browne
St Louis High School, Charleville Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6 Measuring NO2 levels in Dublin's city centre Máiréad O'Brien
RSC Education Division  School Chemistry Award   St Louis High School, Charleville Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6   Máiréad O'Brien
SEAI Sustainable Energy Award Jan Przybyszewski St Kilian's Deutsche Schule, Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14 Tidal-powered two-way energy generation device Fiona Martin
EPI-STEM  Maths in Science Award Thomas Dooley Willow Park School, Rock Road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin Binomial distribution Fiona Keary
Irish Science Teachers' Association Award Naomi Flynn
Clodagh Gibson
Emma Tarpey
Santa Sabina, Dominican College, Sutton, Dublin 13 To investigate the effect of pollution on stomata numbers in leaves Claire Murphy

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IT Tallaght Award Winners
CATEGORY: SENIOR LIFE SCIENCES - BIOLOGY
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Michael Wood
David McDermott
Coláiste Phádraig CBS, Roselawn, Ballydowd, Lucan, Co. Dublin Does sudden temperature change have an effect on epileptic patients? Kevin Carey

 

CATEGORY: SENIOR/INTERMEDIATE LIFE SCIENCES - PSYCHOLOGY: INDIVIDUAL
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Anna Porter Newpark Comprehensive School, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin Why do women stay in STEM careers? Lynn Anderson

 

CATEGORY: SENIOR/INTERMEDIATE LIFE SCIENCES - PSYCHOLOGY: GROUP
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Aoibhe Casey
Sofia Gutsaeva
Jesus and Mary College, Goatstown Road, Dublin14 To investigate some of the physical and psychological reactions teenagers have in the dark Emer O'Reilly
2nd Place Eleanor Donohoe
Hannah Harte
Sandford Park School, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 How the amount of make-up can alter people's perception of a woman Dana Kilroy

 

CATEGORY: INTERMEDIATE LIFE SCIENCES - BIOLOGY
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Katie Francis
Amy Kerr
Confey College, Leixlip, Co. Kildare Investigation of how night vision can be enhanced in humans Orla Delaney
2nd Place Amy Murphy
Jassjot Sohanpal
Sophie Cooke
St. Louis High School, Charleville Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6 The evolution of hydroponics Máiréad O'Brien

 

CATEGORY: JUNIOR LIFE SCIENCES - BIOLOGY: INDIVDUAL
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Hana Gallagher Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, 53 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 How earthworms react to sound, pitch and rhythm Yseult Whitaker

 

CATEGORY: JUNIOR LIFE SCIENCES - BIOLOGY: GROUP
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Naomi Flynn
Clodagh Gibson
Emma Tarpey
Santa Sabina, Dominican College, Sutton, Dublin 13 To investigate the effect of pollution on stomata numbers in leaves Claire Murphy
2nd Place Sarah Carway
Róisín Long
Alex Brennock
Sandford Park School, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 A study of Dublin's water Dana Kilroy

 

CATEGORY: JUNIOR LIFE SCIENCES - PSYCHOLOGY
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Dylan Bagnall King's Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 Rate of perceived exertion: does it depend on the gym machine used and the sport teenagers play? Ciaran O'Connor
2nd Place Caoilainn Carey Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green, 53 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 Technology:  the way forward for studying? Yseult Whitaker

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CATEGORY: JUNIOR/INTERMEDIATE PHYSICAL SCIENCES - PHYSICS/MATHS
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Claire Nichols Sutton Park School, St. Fintan's Road, Sutton, Dublin 13 Correlation or coincidence: solar flares, lunar phases, and stock market activity Catherine Tattersall
2nd Place Ben Buller
Kevin Marcoi
Luke Henry
King's Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 The Trebuchet Noel Cunningham

 

CATEGORY: JUNIOR/INTERMEDIATE PHYSICAL SCIENCES - CHEMISTRY
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Mathilde Lyons
Isabel Browne
St Louis High School, Charleville Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6 Measuring NO2 levels in Dublin's city centre Máiréad O'Brien
2nd Place Cherie O'Keeffe
Jonathan Andrews
David Joyce
Sutton Park School, St Fintan's Road, Sutton, Dublin 13 A medical device to treat hand burns Catherine Tattersall

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CATEGORY: INTERMEDIATE TECHNOLOGY
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Ian Moore
Adam Murphy
Coláiste Lorcain Community College, Castledermot, Co. Kildare Effects of texting while driving Geraldine Waldron
2nd Place Bethany Doddrell Sutton Park School, St Fintan's Road, Sutton, Dublin 13 A design for an enhanced road safety system to use on motorways Catherine Tattersall

 

CATEGORY: JUNIOR TECHNOLOGY
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Jan Przybyszewski St Kilian's Deutsche Schule, Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14 Tidal-powered two-way energy generation device Fiona Martin
2nd Place David Wood
Jenny Clements
King's Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 Find my car Noel Cunningham

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COMMUNICATION
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
Highly Commended Kelvin Tsang
Dermot Luttrell
Ryan Corrigan
Kildare Town Community School, Dunmurry Road, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare How do calisthenics affect student attainment? Sinéad Sheils
Highly Commended Eve McMahon
Sarah O'Brien
Emily McGrory
St Wolstan's Community School, Clane Road, Celbridge, Co. Kildare An investigation into the factors that affect relative pitch Karen O'Callaghan
Highly Commended Conor Lamb Sandford Park School, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Is turning down the brightness on your phone the secret to a better night's sleep? Dana Kilroy
Highly Commended Clodagh Scott St Kilian's Deutsche Schule, Roebuck Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14 Raising agents Fiona Martin

 

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