Dundalk Institute of Technology Award Winners 2017

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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Dearbhla McCourt, Ruth Clarke
School St Vincent's Secondary School, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Project
Park and Stride - The Hidden Hazards
Teacher John White
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Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Jack Curtis
School Ardgillan Community College, Castlelands, Balbriggan, Co Dublin
Project
Advanced Ecological Study of Wavin Lake
Teacher Laura Sheahan
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Conor Greene
School Patrician High School, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Project
Muscle Nutrition
Teacher John O'Rourke
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Award Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award
Students Peter Suresh, Barry Dunne, Oliver McGuinness
School Bush Post Primary School, Riverstown, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Project
Ultra Clean Caps
Teacher Emma McMahon
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Award SciFest 10th Anniversary Award
Students Jack McGovern
School St. Oliver's Community College, Rathmullen Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Project
The Future of Insect Eating from an Entomologist's Point of View
Teacher Deirdre Dunford
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Award SEAI Sustainable Energy Award
Students Cian Bolger Hayes
School Ardgillan Community College, Castlelands, Balbriggan, Co Dublin
Project
Energy Scavenging Clothing
Teacher Patrick Brennan
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Adam Tegart
School Ardgillan Community College, Castlelands, Balbriggan, Co Dublin
Project
Muscle Madness: A Study on the Effects and Dangers of Protein Supplements on Teenagers
Teacher Laura Sheahan
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Award BioPharmaChem Ireland Chemistry Award
Students Ava McCaul, Lucy Fitzsimons
School Coláiste Dún an Rí, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan
Project
Troponin: Indicator of Heart Attack or Shock to the System?
Teacher Lorraine Hickey
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Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Education Division)
Students (School Award)
School Coláiste Dún an Rí, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan
Project
Teacher Lorraine Hickey
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Award ESERO Discover Space Award
Students Brendan Watters
School St. Patrick's Classical School, Moatlands, Navan, Co Meath
Project
Using the SOHO Spacecraft to Discover Comets
Teacher Sinead O'Sullivan
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Award ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award
Students (Teacher Award)
School St. Patrick's Classical School, Moatlands, Navan, Co Meath
Project
Teacher Sinead O'Sullivan
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Award Maths in Science Award
Students Oisín Gartlan, Cathal O'Rourke, Shaun Courtney
School Patrician High School, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Project
Road Surfaces and Wheel Shapes - Creating a Smooth Roll
Teacher John O'Rourke
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Emily Dickson
School Coláiste Dún an Rí, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan
Project
Breastfeeding Support Groups: A Statistical Analysis into Whether Women Who Have Access to this Support Will Persevere Through the Challenging Times
Teacher Lorraine Hickey


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DkIT Award Winners

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Category: Best Senior or Intermediate Project
Award First Place
Students Rachel Campbell, Bronagh Cassidy, Aoife Lowth
School St Vincent's Secondary School, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Project
ARIA or Manual? A Statistical Analysis into Which Method of Grading Retinal Images for Diabetic Retinopathy is the Most Effective
Teacher John White
Category: Junior Life Sciences
Award First Place
Students Hazel McMorrow, Niamh Flynn
School
Project
Tea for Two, Tea for Who?
Teacher Geraldine McCaffrey
Award Second Place
Students Niamh Murphy, Laura Cunningham
School Eureka Secondary School, Kells, Co. Meath
Project
To Fear, or Not to Fear: An Investigation into the Factors that Affect Phobias
Teacher Mary Wright
Category: Junior Physical Sciences or Technology
Award First Place
Students Nikodem Kawonczyk
School St. Macartan's College, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan
Project
The Smart Aquarium
Teacher Hugh Moyna



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