Intel ISEF | Regional Awards

Intel ISEF | Regional Awards

Intel ISEF | Regional Awards

SciFest is affiliated to the Society for Science & the Public who organise the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF)). As part of the affiliation SciFest receives a number of regional awards each year from the Society for Science & the Public. Based on the judges’ scores at the SciFest National Final and specific criteria provided by the Society for Science and the Public these regional awards are presented to students who have participated in the national final.

Four Intel ISEF Regional Awards were presented at the SciFest 2018 National Final.


SciFest 2018 Intel Excellence in Computer Science Award

One Intel Excellence in Computer Science Award is provided to be presented to the top project in the Computer Science Category (9th-12th grades only) portion of the fair.

Award: Certificate and $200.00 Award

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Award Winner: Adam Kelly Skerries Community College, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Project Title: An Open Source Solution to Simulating Quantum Computers Using Hardware Acceleration

Teacher: Louise Sullivan

Regional Venue: Institute of Technology Blanchardstown



SciFest 2018 Yale Science and Engineering Association Award

The Yale Science & Engineering Association, Inc. (YSEA) provides one award to be presented to an outstanding 11th grade project exhibiting in the areas of Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or Chemistry, though in extraordinary cases it may be awarded to a 10th or 12th grade project.

Award: Certificate and Medal

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Award Winner: Ronan Mullane, Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick

Project Title: Scrum Developer

Teacher: Donal Enright

Regional Venue: Limerick Institute of Technology Moylish



SciFest 2018 American Psychological Association (APA)

The American Psychological Association (APA) Education Directorate provides one award certificate to recognise outstanding research in psychological science under the category of Behavioural and Social Sciences.

Award: American Psychological Association Certificate

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Award Winner: Paul Hamilton, Ardscoil Ris, North Circular Rd, Limerick

Project Title: What Makes a Good Science Teacher? A Statistical Analysis of Diverse Second-Level Student and Teacher Attitudes on What Constitutes a Good Science Teacher

Teacher: Diane Condon

Regional Venue: Limerick Institute of Technology Thurles



SciFest 2018 Mu Alpha Theta Award

Mu Alpha Theta, the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honour Society provides one award for an individual or group project that demonstrates the most challenging, original, thorough and creative investigation involving mathematics accessible to high school students. To qualify for the award the project does not necessarily have to be entered in the mathematics category.

Award: Mu Alpha Theta Certificate

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Award Winners: Tony O’Halloran and Aidan Mamo Cooney, Coláiste An Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown, Cork

Project Title: Applications of Queuing Theory to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Ireland

Teacher: Tim Kerins

Regional Venue: Cork Institute of Technology

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