Athlone Institute of Technology Award Winners 2020


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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Tiarnan Clarke MacMahon, Owen Bagnall, Luke Seery
School Meán Scoil an Chlochair, Kilbeggan, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Project
Fighting for Breath: Is the School Drop-off Harmful to Students’ Health?
Teacher Niamh Daly
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Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Rory Kilgarriff, Donagh Claffey, Dylan Corcoran
School Marist College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Mathematically Predicting the National Transition to Electric Vehicles
Teacher Martina Carey
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Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Emily Ray, Sharon Seery
School Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
Dispel the Smell of Goats' Milk
Teacher Mairead Cusack
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Student Marina Caballero
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Ultrasonic Assistant
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Student Ciara Fallon
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Music is My First Love and Music is my Last
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Student Eoin Sheridan
School Gallen Community School, Ferbane, Co. Offaly
Project
Tackling Back Pain due to Sitting Posture using Technology
Teacher Catherine Hopkins
Award Specsavers Making a Difference Award
Students Katie Hannelly, Molly Cunnane
School Castlerea Community School, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
Project
Our Farmers- 'Deaf as Doornails?
Teacher Pauline Dervin
Award Intel Best Technology Project Award
Students Killian McGrath, Evan McGreal
School Colaiste Mhuire,, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Project
Luas Alert
Teacher Eva Acton
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Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Adam Milton, Emma Flannery, Shane Cleary
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Could heating a golf ball enhance its overall performance?" A Statistical data analysis into how the temperature of a golf ball affects the distance it travels
Teacher Mairead Glynn
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Student Ruairí Lyons
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Adolescents' Perception of Barriers to Accessing Mental Health Services: A Cross-Sectional Study
Teacher Clare Brett
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Award Environmental Award
Students Emma Keenan, Hannah Malone
School Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co Westmeath
Project
Does Seaweed contain the solution to Ireland's Fertiliser run-off problem?
Teacher Mairead Cusack
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Award Environmental Award
Students Cliona Mc Cormack, Emily Korzeniewski
School Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
Effects of Dredging on the River Shannon
Teacher Mairead Cusack
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Award Chemistry Award
Students Aoife Murray, Megan Clinton
School Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
Can Biochars Derived from Farm Waste Reduce Greenhouse Emissions from Irish Soils?
Teacher Mairead Cusack
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Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Republic of Ireland Section)
Students (School Award)
School Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
Teacher Mairead Cusack
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Award Maths in Science Award
Student Clare Reidy
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
The Maths of Epidemics
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Abigail Olwill, Dearbhla Furey Callinan, Sophie Gardiner
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Mushroom to Improve
Teacher John Friel
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Award Junior Innovation Award
Student Ciara Fallon
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co Westmeath
Project
Music is My First Love and Music is my Last
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
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Award Merit Award
Students Rachael McCann, Niamh Collins
School Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co. Westmeath
Project
Sitka vs Native Broadleaf: The impact of Ireland's forestry plan on Biodiversity
Teacher Margaret Mandal
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Award Merit Award
Student Orla Lyons
School Lanesboro Community College, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Project
Still driven by gender? A statistical analysis of the impact TY has on students' subject choices for the Leaving Cert and beyond
Teacher Mary O'Brien



Category Award Winners

Category: Intermediate Life Sciences - Group
Award First Place
Students Laoise Mahon, Ellie Carthy
School Convent of Mercy, Roscommon, Convent Road, Ardnanagh, Roscommon
Project
An Investigation of Antibiotic Prescription in GP's in County Roscommon and how it contributes to antibiotic resistance
Teacher Ciara Fergus
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Award Second Place
Students Ava Mc Fadden, Orla Cox
School Convent of Mercy, Roscommon, Convent Road, Ardnanagh, Roscommon
Project
How to make suckler farms carbon neutral
Teacher Ciara Fergus
o
Award Second Place
Students Lauren Kavanagh, Ruby Bennett, Alex Drea
School Sacred Heart School, Daingean Road, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
How tinnitus affects learning in the classroom
Teacher Cathal Dunne
o
Award Fourth Place
Students Anna Campbell, Ciara Carr
School Convent of Mercy, Roscommon, Convent Road, Ardnanagh, Roscommon
Project
An Investigation Into The Ethics Of Stem Cell Research
Teacher Ciara Fergus
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Category: Junior Life Sciences - Group

Award First Place
Students Eleanor Bird, Leah O’Reilly
School Castlepollard Community School, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath
Project
How badly do soft drinks and foods actually cause plaque on our teeth?
Teacher Aoife Brady
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Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences - Group

Award First Place
Students Michael Devine, Korey Kedian, Jack Donnellan
School CBS Roscommon, Abbeytown, Roscommon
Project
An Investigation into the Antimicrobial Properties of Essential Oils.
Teacher Annemarie Callaghan
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Category: Intermediate Technology - Group

Award First Place
Students Kacper Gibas, Sam Kierans, Billy Yan
School St. Mary's Secondary School, Edenderry, Co. Offaly
Project
Forget hidden states?
Teacher Caitlin Rigney
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Category: Intermediate Technology - Individual

Award First Place
Student Nirmitha Premnath
School Our ladys Bower, Retreat Rd, Aghacocara, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Allergy alert
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
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Award Second Place
Student Fiachra Carroll
School Colaiste Choilm, O'Moore St, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
A Simple Solution To Our Recycling Problem
Teacher Ann Molloy
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Category: Junior Technology - Group
Award First Place
Student Lorraine Moran, Anna Harney
School Our ladys Bower, Retreat Rd, Aghacocara, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
investigating loam energy as a potential renewable energy source
Teacher Julie-Anne Greaney
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Category: Junior Technology - Individual

Award First Place
Student Cian Norris
School Marist College, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Formula 1 Wind Tunnel Project
Teacher Julie Coyne
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