Athlone Institute of Technology Award Winners 2021

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Major Award Winners

o
Award Best Project Award
Student Hannah Duffy
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co Westmeath
Project
The Final Straw! Microplastics in Irelands Inland Lakes
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Student Katie Harlow
School Meánscoil Muire gan Smál, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town
Project
It's the Small Things - An Investigation into the Division of Emotional Labour in the home and suggestions on how any gender imbalances can be rectified.
Teacher James McLoughlin
o
Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Student Clare Reidy
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co Westmeath
Project
Cosmic Radiation Protection Simulation
Teacher Aoife Curley
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Student Sarah Fitzpatrick
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
I Hear Everything - An investigation into the lack of knowledge and inclusion of Sensory Processing Disorder in society
Teacher Gavin Beirne
o
Award Business Excellence Institute Award
Students Killian McGrath, Evan McGreal
School Coláiste Mhuire, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Project
P.A.S.S.T - Pedestrian Alert Safety System for Trams
Teacher Eva Acton
o
Award Intel Best Technology Project Award
Student Ronan Lyons
School Lanesboro Community College, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Project
Too Hot -Stop!: An integrated temperature scanner and stop go system
Teacher Michael Lyons
o
Award Institute of Physics Award
Student Clare Reidy
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Cosmic Radiation Protection Simulation
Teacher Aoife Curley
o
Award Fenergo Communication Award
Student Chloe Donoghue
School Meánscoil Muire gan Smál,Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town
Project
'Push Me To My Limb-its'
Teacher James McLoughlin
o
Award Environmental Award
Student Hannah Duffy
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
The Final Straw! Microplastics in Irelands Inland Lakes
Teacher Ellen Maguire
o
Award Chemistry Award
Students Eoin McLoughlin, Michael Reilly, Jack O'Gara
School C.B.S. Roscommon, Abbeytown, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon
Project
How Coniferous Forests Affect Water Quality in the River Suck Co. Roscommon
Teacher Breege Grennan
o
Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Republic of Ireland Section)
Students (School Award)
School C.B.S. Roscommon, Abbeytown, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon
Project
Teacher Breege Grennan
o
Award ESERO Discover Space Student Award
Student Clare Reidy
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Cosmic Radiation Protection Simulation
Teacher Aoife Curley
o
Award ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award
Student (Teacher Award)
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Teacher Aoife Curley
o
Award Accenture Maths in Science Award
Student Katie Harlow
School Meánscoil Muire gan Smál,Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town
Project
'It's the Small Things' - An Investigation into the Division of Emotional Labour in the home and suggestions on how any gender imbalances can be rectified.
Teacher James McLoughlin
o
Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Abbie Maunsell, Sarah Ryan
School Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
Nature’s Nappies
Teacher Sarah Rossiter
Award Junior Innovation Award
Student Ronan Lyons
School Lanesboro Community College, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Project
Too Hot -Stop!: An integrated temperature scanner and stop go system
Teacher Michael Lyons
Award Merit Award
Student Conor Lyons
School Lanesboro Community College, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Project
An investigation into the factors that influence the use of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs NSIDS's among GAA club players
Teacher Michael Lyons
Award Merit Award
Students Clodagh Brien, Nikka Campbell, Alisha Collins
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
What are we Recycling- What are we Recycling? – An investigation into the recycling knowledge of young people and the creation of application to raise awareness for proper recycling practices.
Teacher Fiona Kelly



Category Award Winners


Category: Junior Life Sciences

Award First Place
Students Abbie Maunsell, Sarah Ryan
School Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
Nature’s Nappies
Teacher Sarah Rossiter
Award Second Place
Student Michelle Hughes
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Blooming Good Algae
Teacher Ellen Maguire
Award Third Place
Students James O'Beirne, Bruce O'Beirne, Paul O Beirne
School Marist College, Retreat Rd, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
The Five Second Rule: Fact or Fiction?
Teacher Julie Coyle
Award
Fourth Place
Student Evan Gallagher
School Coláiste Mhuire, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Project
An Investigation into Different Athletes Diets and Which Diet can be Sustained for an Average Irish Person
Teacher Eva Acton



Category: Junior Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Student Mohammed Hamzah Mateen
School Marist College, Retreat Rd, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Renewable Energy
Teacher Julie Coyle



Category: Junior Technology

Award First Place
Student Ronan Lyons
School Lanesboro Community College, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Project
Too Hot - Stop!: An Integrated Temperature Scanner and Stop Go System
Teacher
Michael Lyons
Award
Second Place
Students Killian McGrath, Evan McGreal
School Coláiste Mhuire, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Project
P.A.S.S.T - Pedestrian Alert Safety System for Trams
Teacher Eva Acton



Category: Intermediate Life Sciences

Award First Place
Student Hannah Duffy
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
The Final Straw! Microplastics in Irelands Inland Lakes
Teacher Ellen Maguire
Award Second Place
Student Katie Harlow
School Meánscoil Muire gan Smál, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town
Project
It's the Small Things - An Investigation into the Division of Emotional Labour in the Home and Suggestions on how any Gender Imbalances can be Rectified
Teacher James McLoughlin
Award Third Place
Student Conor Lyons
School Lanesboro Community College, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Project
An Investigation into the Actors that Influence the use of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs NSIDS's Among GAA Club Players
Teacher Michael Lyons
Award Fourth Place
Student Sarah Fitzpatrick
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
I Hear Everything - An investigation into the Lack of Knowledge and Inclusion of Sensory Processing Disorder in Society
Teacher Gavin Beirne



Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Students Conor McCarthy, Edward Cleary
School Marist College, Retreat Rd, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Using SIR Models to Predict the Spread of Covid-19
Teacher Julie Coyle
Award Second Place
Student Maria Satchwell
School Meánscoil Muire gan Smál, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town
Project
Physics Behind Swimming
Teacher James McLoughlin
Award Third Place
Students Rachel Bracken, Niamh Rooney
School Ard Scoil Chiaráin Naofa, Frederick St, Clara, Co. Offaly
Project
Material Best Protects an Egg from Breaking?
Teacher Claire Young
Award Fourth Place
Students James Rush, Aaron Martin
School Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
Do Heavier Weights Sink Further in Non-Newtonian Fluid than Light Weights?
Teacher Noreen Flynn



Category: Intermediate Technology

Award First Place
Student Tristan Greene
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Fitn€$$: An App to Provide Financial Incentives to Inactive Kids
Teacher Emma Finneran
Award Second Place
Student Jose Kochumuttam
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Gamers' Gains vs Gamers' Losses
Teacher Fiona Kelly
Award Third Place
Students Megan Sammon, Michaela McGlynn
School Ardscoil Phádraig, Granard, Co. Longford
Project
Do Mobile Phones Affect your Sleep Pattern?
Teacher Alice Magan



Category: Senior Life Sciences

Award First Place
Student Orla Lyons
School Lanesboro Community College, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Project
The Irish Amazon? A Survey of Plants on my Local Bogs which Have Been Identified as Having Medicinal Properties
Teacher Mary O'Brien

Award Second Place
Students Samuel Akinsulire, Samuel Malone, Robert Eager
School Tullamore College, Riverside, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
Project
Changing the Habits of Connectivity
Teacher Elaine Howlin

Award Third Place
Students Daire cox, Nathan McCann
School Lanesboro Community College, Lanesboro, Co. Longford
Project
Peoples' Attitudes and Behaviors towards the Improper Disposal of Medication
Teacher Micheal Lyons

Award Fourth Place
Student Serine Farjallah
School Ard Scoil Chiaráin Naofa, Frederick St, Clara, Co. Offaly
Project
Sleep Deprivation
Teacher Claire Young



Category: Senior Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Student Clare Reidy
School Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Project
Cosmic Radiation Protection Simulation
Teacher Aoife Curley

Award Second Place
Students Shazeya Ahamed, Carley Byers, Ema Astrauskaite
School Royal School Cavan, College St, Cavan
Project
Should We Consider a Future of Inhabiting Mars?
Teacher Rachel Cahill

Award Third Place
Students Jonah Beju, Obinna Nzewi, Daniel Bernotas
School Royal School Cavan, College St, Cavan
Project
Does the Surface of the Floor Affect the Bounce of a Ball?
Teacher Rachel Cahill
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