Atlantic Technological University Donegal Awards 2023

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Major Award Winners

o
Award Best Project Award
Student Ciara Cannon
School Abbey Vocational School, The Glebe, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
Project
SSAM Coating : Creating Self Sustaining AntiMicrobial Surface Coatings through Nanoscience
Teacher Jamie Brennan
o
Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Ciara McDermott, Siobhán O'Brien
School Loreto Secondary School, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Project
Costal Crumbling
Teacher Margaret O’Reilly
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Patrick Conneely, Aoife Boyle, Shaun McNern
School St. Catherine's Vocational School, Donegal Road, Killybegs, Co. Donegal
Project
To Investigate How Good Different Fabrics are at Blocking UV Beads from UV Light
Teacher Sharon Stevenson
o
Award EirGrid Climate and Delivering a Cleaner Energy Future Award
Student Liam Bonner
School Rosses Community School, Chapel Rd, Dungloe, Co. Donegal
Project
Biodiesel Innovation
Teacher Kevin Boyle
o
Award Intel Technology Award
Students Liam Donnelly, Jack McNelis, Shane McElvogue
School St Ciaran's High School, Ballygawley, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
Project
Smart Line
Teacher Lauren Teague
o
Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Saoirse Gallagher, Sienna Devine, Aimee Quinlivan
School Coláiste Ailigh, Cnoc na Móna, Leitir Ceanainn, Co. Dhún na nGall
Project
Dírethoir Gruaig agus an Damáiste a Dheanann sé.
Teacher Shane Ó Breacáin
o
Award Business Excellence Institute Award
Student Michael Masterson
School Abbey Vocational School, The Glebe, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
Project
BAGS - Back Air Gravitational Support
Teacher Donna Furey
o
Award Smurfit Kappa Sustainability Award
Students Jane Faulkner, Robyn Given, Amy McGroary
School Abbey Vocational School, The Glebe, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
Project
An Investigation on the Most Effective Household Agents at Preventing Fungal Mould on Fruit
Teacher Amanda Flood
o
Award SciFest Communication Award
Student Samaire Fern
School Abbey Vocational School, The Glebe, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
Project
What colour is pi? An analysis of patterns in the visible representation of number sequences using colours observed by people with synesthesia.
Teacher Donna Furey
o
Award Accenture Maths in Science Award
Students Megan Byrne, Roise Boyle, Siomha Johnstone
School Coláiste Ailigh, Cnoc na Móna, Leitir Ceanainn, Co. Dhún na nGall
Project
Fiosrú ar Éifeacht luas an Phiobar ar Luas Fregartha i nDeagorí
Teacher Shane Ó Breacáin
o
Award Regeneron Life Sciences Award
Students Anna Mulhern, Sophia Ward
School Loreto Secondary School, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Project
Antibiotics "The Cure That Kills"
Teacher Margaret O’Reilly
o
Award SciFest Chemistry Student Award
Students Rose Gaffey, Darcy McGranaghan, Ava Molloy
School Loreto Community School, Milford, Co. Donegal
Project
What's up in Mulroy Bay?
Teacher Siobhan Herron
o
Award ESERO Ireland Discover Space Award
Student Ella Dadon
School Loreto Secondary School, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Project
Black Holes and their Effect on the Universe
Teacher Margaret O’Reilly
o
Award ESERO Ireland Discover Space Teacher Award
Students
School Loreto Secondary School, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Project
Teacher Margaret O’Reilly
o
Award Irish Science Teachers’ Association Student Award
Student Jack Hannigan
School Abbey Vocational School, The Glebe, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal
Project
Seasonal Variation in the Antimicrobial Activity of Native Irish Seaweeds
Teacher Donna Furey
o
Award Dawn Meats Agricultural Science Award
Students Danielle Friel, Jodie McFadden, Orla Neely
School Loreto Community School, Milford, Co. Donegal
Project
Investigating Powdered Feed for Lambs
Teacher Roisin Boyle

Category Award Winners

o
Award Life Sciences Winner
Student Jara Schaufler
School Moville Community College, Carrownaff, Moville, Co. Donegal
Project
Proteins Are Not Alike
Teacher Maura McFadden
o
Award Life Sciences Runner-up
Students Noah Deery, Thomas Langford, Devin McCarron
School Scoil Mhuire Secondary School, St. Oran's Road, Buncrana, Co. Donegal
Project
Crime in Ireland - An Analysis of Regional and National Crime Related Data
Teacher Laura Corbett
o
Award Physical Sciences Winner
Student Kian Kennedy
School St Columba's Comprehensive School, Glenties, Co. Donegal
Project
A Qualitative Study on the Microbial Community Present on Domestic Dogs' Fur
Teacher Ruth McPolin
o
Award Physical Sciences Runner-up
Student Kara McGlynn
School Loreto Community School, Milford, Co. Donegal
Project
Investigating the Difference Between Milk Replacer with Twin Lambs
Teacher Roisin Boyle
o
Award Technology Winner
Student Claddagh McKenna
School St Ciaran's High School, Ballygawley, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone
Project
Automatic Windscreen Filler
Teacher Aileen McCaughey
o
Award Technology Runner-up
Students Ethan Gallagher, Jennifer Ward
School Scoil Mhuire Secondary School, St. Oran's Road, Buncrana, Co. Donegal
Project
Guitar Strings
Teacher Eimhear McGuinness
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