Athlone Institute of Technology Award Winners 2019

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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Ronan Walsh
School Colaiste Choilm, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
"Beat The Drought" - A smart, staged, domestic greywater, eco-treatment system.
Teacher Triona Muldoon
o
Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Amy Fallon, Andrea Whyte
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Using Artificial Neural Networks and Autoencoder to Detect When an Internet Connected Toy has Been Hacked
Teacher Martina Roache
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Sean Brennan, Declan Delaney, Robert Brennan
School Colaiste Mhuire, College st, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Project
Interactive First Aid Kit
Teacher Eva Acton
o
Award Specsavers Making a Difference Award
Students Sean Brennan, Declan Delaney, Robert Brennan
School Colaiste Mhuire, College st, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Project
Interactive First Aid Kit
Teacher Eva Acton
o
Award Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award
Students Stephen Kelly, Christopher Kerrigan
School Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
Low voltage detection & alert system for electric fences
Teacher Mairead Cusack
o
Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Luke Spollen, Donie Staunton, Darragh Farrell
School Oaklands Community College, Sr. Senan Avenue, Edenderry, Co. Offaly
Project
Should the high tackle rule in rugby be more severe
Teacher Rebecca Kenneally
o
Award Environmental Award
Students Leah Shaw
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Citrus Fruits - A Global Answer to Drought
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Hannah Duffy, Niamh Jordan
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Irish heather honey means buzzness. Move over manuka!
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Award Chemistry Award
Students Liadhan Murray
School Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
An Investigation into the Levels of Hidden Aldehydes in E-cigarette Liquid
Teacher Elaine Howlin
o
Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Republic of Ireland Section)
Students (School Award)
School Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
Teacher Elaine Howlin
o
Award ESERO Discover Space Award
Students Vena Dandu, Chloe O’Rourke-Harris
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Asteroid Mining: The New Solution
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
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Award ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award
Students (Teacher Award)
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Teacher Ms. Julie-Anne Greaney
o
Award Maths in Science Award
Students Orla Lyons
School Lanesboro Community College, Knock, Lanesborough, Co. Longford,
Project
Step over Maths; a step in the right directions?
Teacher Michael Lyons
o
Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Eoin McLoughlin, Scott Lawrence, Patrick Mullooly
School CBS Roscommon, Abbeytown, Ballypheasan, Roscommon
Project
The effects of roof material on water runoff
Teacher Breege Grennan
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AIT Award Winners - Special Awards

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Award Best School Award (sponsored by AIT)
Students (School Award)
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Teacher Ellen Maguire, Julie-Anne Greaney
o
Entrepreneurship Award (sponsored by Enterprise Ireland)
Award First Place
Students Irene Finnerty, Aoife O’Neill, Aoibhe Lennon
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Smart electric fence
Teacher Martina Roache
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NISO Health and Safety Award
Award First Place
Students Amy Fallon, Andrea Whyte
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Using Artificial Neural Networks and Autoencoder to Detect When an Internet Connected Toy has Been Hacked
Teacher Martina Roache
o
Award Second Place
Students Aoife McDermott, Aisling McCarthy
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Track that crash
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
AIT Health and Wellbeing Awards
Award First Place
Students David Masterson, Sean Tiernan
School Moyne Community School, Farmullagh, Moyne, Co. Longford
Project
To investigate if excessive home screen time use has a negative effect on the wellbeing of 1st year students
Teacher John Masterson
o
Award Second Place
Students Daniel Madigan, Oliver Duffy, Joshua Gray
School Moyne Community School, Farmullagh, Moyne, Co. Longford
Project
The science of sleep & its link with health
Teacher John Masterson
o
Cunningham's Pharmacy Health Science Awards
Award First Place
Students Liadhan Murray
School Tullamore College, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
An Investigation into the Levels of Hidden Aldehydes in E-cigarette Liquid
Teacher Elaine Howlin
o
Award Second Place
Students Neil Hannon, Luke Coffey, Damien Kelly
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Anaphylaxis – we need a reaction!
Teacher Martina Roache
o
Award Third Place
Students Orla Cuffe, Ivana Devery, Aine Cassidy
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Can Holly make your farm Jolly?
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
o
AIT Sports Science Award
Award First Place
Students Cristina Muriel
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Exercise, a menu for success
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Award Second Place
Students Luke Spollen, Donie Staunton, Darragh Farrell
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Should the high tackle rule in rugby be more severe?
Teacher Rebecca Kenneally
o
Bimeda Animal Health, Welfare and Production Award
Award First Place
Students Ellen O’Beirne, Eabha Dolan
School Scoil Mhuire gan Smal, Convent Rd, Ardnanagh, Roscommon
Project
Comparing radishes grown in three different varieties of soil.
Teacher Anne Marie Callaghan
o
Award Second Place
Students Molly Flynn, Aoife Flynn
School Tullamore College, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
To investigate what colour seeds birds are most attracted to
Teacher Noreen Flynn
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Award Third Place
Students Hannah Lennon, Eimear Gavin, Millie O'Brien
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Code Red
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Spectrum Signs Display Awards
Award Display Award - Group
Students Hannah Lennon, Eimear Gavin, Millie O'Brien
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Code Red
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Award Display Award -Individual
Students Leah Shaw
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Citrus Fruits - A Global Answer to Drought
Teacher Ellen Maguire
AIT health and Nutrition Award
Award First Place
Students Eve Murray, Megan Hough, Alex Brady
School St. Brendan’s Community School, Townparks, Birr, Co. Offaly
Project
A vegetarian world
Teacher Aoife O’Hara
Award Second Place
Students Benny Jagha, Sinead Keane, Emma-Louise Kelly
School Columba College, Killucan, Co. Westmeath
Project
Is Monosoduim Glutamate Deciding What We Eat?
Teacher Enya Scally


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AIT Award Winners - Category Awards

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Category: Senior Life Sciences - Group (sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals)
Award First Place
Students Kate Duffy, Isabelle Clarke
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Sphagnum: A Super Solution for Superbugs?
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
o
Award Second Place
Students Sinead King, Benny Jagha, Emma Louise Kelly
School Columba College, Killucan, Co. Westmeath
Project
Is Monosoduim Glutamate Deciding What We Eat?
Teacher Enya Scally
o
Award Third Place
Students Chloe Gavin, Zanib Maida Khan
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Is veganism “truly” virtuous
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
o
Category: Senior Life Sciences - Individual
Award First Place
Students Leah Shaw
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Citrus Fruits - A Global Answer to Drough
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Award Second Place
Students Sinat Azeez
School Tullamore Community College, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
How Good is Green Tea?
Teacher Elaine Howlin
o
Award Third Place
Students Kate Olwill
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Can whorf save the planet?
Teacher John Friel
Category: Senior Life Sciences - Group
Award First Place
Students Neil Hannon, Luke Coffey, Damien Kelly
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Anaphylaxis – we need a reaction!
Teacher Martina Roache
o
Award Second Place
Students Michelle Corcoran, Kirsty Lohan
School Moate Community School, Aghanargit, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
Cut chemicals out, uv will help the washout
Teacher Mairead Cusack
o
Award Third Place
Students Cian Flaherty, Eoin Rhatigan
School Colaiste Mhuire, College St, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath,
Project
An investigation into the effects of global warming on floods in Ireland & creating an alert
Teacher Eva Acton
o
Category: Intermediate Life Sciences - Individual (sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals)
Award First Place
Students Orla Lyons
School Lanesboro Community College, Knock, Lanesborough, Co. Longford,
Project
Step over Maths; a step in the right directions?
Teacher Mary O’Brien
o
Award Second Place
Students Chantelle McGivern
School Tullamore College, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
Effect of Environmental Condition on Surface Tension
Teacher Jillian Browne
o
Category: Junior Life Sciences - Group (sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals)
Award First Place
Students Grainne Kelly, Emer Keenan
School Moate Community School, Aghanargit, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
An investigation of the drought tolerance of Irish grasses
Teacher Mairead Cusack
o
Award Second Place
Students Hannah Duffy, Niamh Jordan
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Irish heather honey means buzzness. Move over Manuka
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Award Third Place
Students Molly McDonnell, Jessica Collins
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Bio gum
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
o
Award Highly Commended
Students Aoife ni Leochain, Niamh Reynolds, Aoife Cloonan
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Phone swap: and its dangers
Teacher Martina Roache
o
Award Highly Commended
Students Ellen Grennan, Amy Noonan
School Tullamore College, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
How one sense heightens another
Teacher Elaine Howlin
o
Award Highly Commended
Students Aoife Kelly, Shahzaib Masood
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Social Media and Me
Teacher Clare Brett
o
Category: Junior Life Sciences - Individual (sponsored by PPD)
Award First Place
Students Donal McDermott
School Marist College, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Can Recycled Plastic Solve the Housing Crisis?
Teacher Adele Browne
o
Award Second Place
Students Grace O’Flaherty
School Moate Community School, Aghanargit, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Natural Substances at Removing Moss from Lawns
Teacher Mairead Cusack
o
Award Third Place
Students Shauna Scullion
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Natures’ way
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences - Group (sponsored by Arran Chemicals)
Award First Place
Students Irene Finnerty, Aoife O’Neill, Aoibhe Lennon
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Smart electric fence
Teacher Martina Roache
o
Award Second Place
Students Luke Spollen, Donie Staunton, Darragh Farrell
School Oaklands Community College, Sr Senan Avenue, Edenderry, Co. Offaly
Project
Should the high tackle rule in rugby be more severe
Teacher Rebecca Kenneally
o
Award Third Place
Students Ciara McCabe, Katlin Thornton, Hazel O’Connell
School Tullamore College, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
Does juggling improve your concentration?
Teacher Eva Acton
o
Category: Junior Physical Sciences - Group (sponsored by Arran Chemicals)
Award First Place
Students Eoin McLoughlin, Scott Lawrence, Patrick Mullooly
School CBS Roscommon, Abbeytown, Ballypheasan, Roscommon
Project
The effects of roof material on water runoff
Teacher Breege Grennan
o
Award Second Place
Students Poppy Hennessy, Abbie Coolohan
School Moate Community School, Aghanargit, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
Are nut shells are suitable biofuel?
Teacher Margaret Mandal
o
Award Third Place
Students Dylan Farrell, Killian Redmond
School Marist College, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Which gases are the best for use as air drops
Teacher Martina Carey
o
Category: Junior Physical Sciences - Individual (sponsored by Arran Chemicals)
Award First Place
Students Tristan Greene
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
QUIC: The QUadratic equation Instantaneous Calculator
Teacher Niall Carty
o
Award Second Place
Students Oisin Dolan
School Marist College, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Do different rotor designs affect how much energy a wind turbine creates
Teacher Adele Browne
o
Category: Intermediate Technology - Group (sponsored by Ericsson)
Award First Place
Students Amy Fallon, Andrea Whyte
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Using Artificial Neural Networks and Autoencoder to Detect When an Internet Connected Toy has Been Hacked
Teacher Martina Roache
o
Award Second Place
Students Stephen Kelly, Christopher Kerrigan
School Moate Community School, Aghanargit, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
Low voltage detection & alert system for electric fences
Teacher Mairead Cusack
o
Award Third Place
Students Ruairi Lyons, Pranay Goel, Shane Whyte
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
The Music Memory Maestro
Teacher Martina Roache
o
Category: Intermediate Technology - Individual (sponsored by Ericsson)
Award First Place
Students Ronan Walsh
School Colaiste Choilm, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
"BeatTheDrought" - A smart, staged, domestic greywater, eco-treatment system.
Teacher Triona Muldoon
o
Category: Junior Technology - Group (sponsored by Ericsson)
Award First Place
Students Hannah Lennon, Eimear Galvin, Millie O’Brien
School Our Lady’s Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Code Red
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Award Second Place
Students Robert Brennan, Declan Delaney, Sean Brennan
School Colaiste Mhuire, College St, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath,
Project
Interactive First Aid Kit
Teacher Eva Acton
o
Category: Junior Technology - Individual (sponsored by Ericsson)
Award First Place
Students Tristan Greene
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
QUIC: The QUadratic equation Instantaneous Calculator
Teacher Niall Carty
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Award Second Place
Students Oisin Dolan
School Marist College, Cannonsfield, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Do different rotor designs affect how much energy a wind turbine creates
Teacher Adele Browne
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