Dundalk Institute of Technology Award Winners 2019

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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Ruth Madden
School Largy College, Analore Rd, Legarhill, Co. Monaghan
Project
The Microplastic Filter - A Small Solution to a Global Problem
Teacher Colette Smith
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Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Daire Shankey, Dáire Povall, Calum Quigley
School Patrician High School, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Project
Investigation of the Link Between Excessive Social Media use and Anxiety.
Teacher John O'Rourke
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Niall Murnaghan
School Patrician High School, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Project
An Investigation into the MG53 protein, and its possible uses in medicine
Teacher John O'Rourke
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Award Specsaver's Making a Difference Award
Students Eimear Sherwin, Aine Matthews, Daniella Onunkwo
School Eureka Secondary School, Navan Rd, Gardenrath, Kells, Co. Meath
Project
Should all Teens Switch to Black and White Screens?
Teacher Caroline Shalvey
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Award Intel Technology Award
Students Michael O Reilly, Darragh Nugent, Conor Mc Evoy
School Bailieborough Community School, Virginia Rd, Tanderagee, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan
Project
Safe Towing
Teacher Nuala Burns
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Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Mia Craven, Megan Munnelly, Gaia Pietrzak
School Ashbourne Community School, Dublin Road, Ashbourne, Co. Meath
Project
Calculating the Circumference of the Earth
Teacher Beulah McManus
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Award Environmental Award
Students Lauren Mc Cabe, Alannah Clarke, Freya Watterson
School Coláiste Dún an Rí, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan
Project
Chicken Feathers as an alternative insulator
Teacher Linda Kelly
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Jolie Chang
School Eureka Secondary School, Gardenrath, Kells, Co. Meath
Project
Is Lab-grown meat the answer to a more sustainable future for our planet?
Teacher Craig Lynch
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Award Discover Space Award (ESERO Ireland)
Students Ella Mc Ellin
School Eureka Secondary School, Gardenrath, Kells, Co. Meath
Project
Can we make water to survive on different planets other than earth
Teacher Leo Murphy
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Award Discover Space Teacher Award
Students (Teacher Award)
School Eureka Secondary School, Gardenrath, Kells, Co. Meath
Project
Teacher Leo Murphy
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Award Maths in Science Award
Students Charlie Clavin
School Coláiste Dún an Rí, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan
Project
An Investigation into the number of Regular Shapes vs. Number of Irregular Shapes with 12 Sides or Less that can be Constructed by the use of Euclidean Geometry
Teacher Helen Keenan
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Ruth McGee, Erin Moore, Fiadh O'Grady
School St Vincent's Secondary School, Finglas Rd, Glasnevin, Dublin 11
Project
An investigation to compare the anti-microbial effectiveness of natural versus synthetic soaps
Teacher Laura McGrory
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DkIT Award Winners - Special Awards

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Category: Best Senior or Intermediate Project
Award First Place
Students Aishling Flood, Tara Hegarty, Nadine O'Brien
School St Bricin's College, Belturbet, Co. Cavan
Project
A Comparison of the perceptions of body image and wellbeing among elite sports people, models and non-elite sports people
Teacher Anne-Marie Fay
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Category: Best Junior Life Sciences Project
Award First Place
Students Aoife McQuillan, Ciara Gorham, Kayla Darby
School St Vincent's Secondary School, Finglas Rd, Glasnevin, Dublin 11
Project
Is there a correlation between audiobook genres and the narrator gender?
Teacher John White
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Award Runner-up
Students Joseph Cassidy
School Coláiste Chú Chulainn, Marshes Lower, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Project
How light colour affects plant growth
Teacher Aisling White
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Category: Best Junior Physical Sciences or Technology Project
Award First Place
Students Alex Danev
School St Oliver's Community College, Rathmullan, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Project
How hot do phones get when you use them and what can this do to your phone?
Teacher Deirdre Dunford
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Award Highly Recommended
Students Cara Preston, Ciara Reilly
School St Vincent's Secondary School, Finglas Rd, Glasnevin, Dublin 11
Project
A Fourier Analysis of Mathematical Wave Patterns in Irish Dancing
Teacher John White
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