Cork Institute of Technology Award Winners 2020


Major Award Winners

Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Anna Peare, Sarah Fitzgerald
School Kinsale Community School, Kinsale, Co. Cork
Project
A Statistical And Experimental Analysis Of The Link Between Reading For Pleasure And Problem-Solving Skills
Teacher Shaun Holly
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Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Student Andrea Marshall
School St Aloysius School, St Maries Of The Isle, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork
Project
Ideal Angles in Ballet
Teacher Katie O’Donovan
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Aishling Reeves, Nadia O'Sullivan
School Scoil Mhuire gan Smal, Blarney, Co. Cork
Project
SIDS temperature monitor
Teacher Marguerite O'Donoghue
Award Specsavers Making a Difference Award
Students Sean Moloney, Michael Ware
School St Brogan's College, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co. Cork
Project
To research the challenges of transitioning from primary to secondary school for students with autism and develop an information book to help ease their transition
Teacher Norma Sheahan
Award Intel Best Technology Project Award
Students Aishling Reeves, Nadia O'Sullivan
School Scoil Mhuire gan Smal, Blarney, Co. Cork
Project
SIDS temperature monitor
Teacher Robert Nolan
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Award Institute of Physics Award
Student Tija Tony
School St Aloysius School, St Maries Of The Isle, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork
Project
Sustainability And Moss; a comparative study of the amount of carbon dioxide present in moss from different locations.
Teacher Katie O’Donovan
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Student Ellen O'Donovan
School Mount St Michael, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork
Project
Relationship between diet and perceived stress in secondary school pupils: is a good diet associated with low perceived stress?
Teacher Alison O'Neill
Award Environmental Award
Students Rachel Henderson, Aoife Walsh, Meadhbh Hurley
School Kinsale Community School, Kinsale, Co. Cork
Project
Climate Change Education Gone Too Far? A Statistical Study of the Links Between Climate Change Education, Locus of Control, Eco-Anxiety and its Effects on Youth’s Actions
Teacher Shaun Holly
Award Environmental Award
Students Mia Casey, Emer Heery, Sylvie Plant
School Kinsale Community School, Kinsale, Co. Cork
Project
Investigating the Feasibility of Converting Kinsale into a Virtual Power Plant in Order to Reduce our Carbon Footprint
Teacher Shaun Holly
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Award Chemistry Award
Students Tomas Kiely, Darragh Collins O Brien, Charlie Nolan
School St. Brogan's College, Bandon, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co. Cork
Project
Can Lugworm be used as a biomarker for soil pollution?
Teacher Laura O’Regan
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Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Republic of Ireland Section)
Students (School Award)
School St. Brogan's College, Bandon, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co. Cork
Project
Teacher Laura O’Regan
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Award Maths in Science Award
Students Eilís O'Donoghue, Bebhinn Blanche Lombardd
School Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven, Co. Cork
Project
Would Cork have Been Napoleon's Waterloo? - A Study on Martello Towers in Cork Harbour as a Successful Defence Mechanism during the Napoleonic Era
Teacher Bridget Lehane
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Clodagh O Sullivan, Kate Lehane, Leah Lordan
School St. Brogan's College, Bandon, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co. Cork
Project
Can regular exercise contribute to your mental well being and your concentration levels
Teacher Laura O’Regan
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Award Merit Award
Student Miriam Murphy
School Scoil Mhuire gan Smal, Blarney, Co. Cork
Project
There is no Planet B - A statistical analysis into the misconceptions made by Irish people towards climate change.
Teacher Marguerite O'Donoghue
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Award Merit Award
Student Sarah Lane
School St Aloysius School, St Maries Of The Isle, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork
Project
Mathematics of Origami
Teacher Katie O’Donovan
Award Merit Award
Student Orlaith Twomey
School Millstreet Community School, Millstreet Town, Co. Cork
Project
An Investigation into the Quality of Chilled Milk before Pasteurisation and how long it stays suitable for Human Consumption.
Teacher Shane Guerin
Award Merit Award
Students Aoife Ní Chonghaile, Sorcha Ní Dhonnabháin, Lily-Sue Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh
School Colaiste An Phiarsaigh, Gleann Maghair, Corcaigh
Project
Éalaigh ón gCathaoir
Teacher Caoimhín Ó Buachalla
Award Merit Award
Student Eva Crowley
School Kinsale Community School, Kinsale, Co Cork
Project
Do-re-mi or ABC: A statistical investigation on whether using song as a mnemonic device is effective for learning.
Teacher Shaun Holly
Award Merit Award
Student Gráinne Ní Chróinín
School Gaelcholáiste Carrigaline, Waterpark House, Church Road, Carrigaline
Project
Insliú, Insliú, Insliú!
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