Institute of Technology Sligo Award Winners 2018

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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Niamh Carolan, Emma Birney
School Magh Ene College, Church Road, Bundoran, Co. Donegal
Project
The Attraction of Maglev Trains: A Study into the Thermo Magnetic Properties of Negatively Accelerating Objects
Teacher Yvonne Higgins
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Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Rachel Mc Partlin
School St Clare's Comprehensive School, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Project
Investigation into Calcium Ion Levels in the Anatomy of Adult Fracture In-Patients and Awareness of Osteoporosis Among Students
Teacher Edel Mc Phelim
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Eimear Kearins
School Ursuline College, Finisklin, Sligo
Project
Lifeline: Pacing your Compressions One Beep at a Time
Teacher Anthony Carolan
o
Award Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award
Students Ben Maloney
School St Muredachs College, Sligo Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Project
Detection and Prevention of Mobile Phone Usage Whilst Driving
Teacher Anne-Marie Whelan
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Award Environmental Award
Students Ella Sloane
School St Clare's Comprehensive School, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Project
Habitat Study: An Investigation into The Correlation Between Increased Red Grouse Numbers and High Ling Heather Average Heights In Leitrim Boglands
Teacher Edel Mc Phelim
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Éabha Kenny
School Scoil Muire gan Smál, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town
Project
The Investigation of How Microwave Radiation Affects the Germination and Development of Radish Plants
Teacher Padraig Harlow
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Award BioPharmaChem Ireland Chemistry Award
Students Keith Mulchrone, Olivia Fahey, Shane Dyra
School Davitt College, Springfield, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Project
Water: Fuel of the Future
Teacher Fiona O'Connor
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Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Republic of Ireland Section)
Students (School Award)
School Davitt College, Springfield, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Project
Teacher Fiona O'Connor
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Award Maths in Science Award
Students Rachel Moore, Anne Marie Roberts, Rachel Connolly
School Magh Ene College, Church Road, Bundoran, Co. Donegal
Project
An Investigation of Autumn Foraging Activity of Four Species of Irish Bat
Teacher Yvonne Higgins
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Éabha Kenny
School Scoil Muire gan Smál, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town
Project
The Investigation of How Microwave Radiation Affects the Germination and Development of Radish Plants
Teacher Padraig Harlow


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ITS Award Winners - Special Awards

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Institute of Technology Sligo Environmental Award
Award First Place
Students Brad Flynn, Paddy Reilly
School Ardscoil Phádraig, Granard, Co. Longford
Project
Bird Boxes: Are they any Benefit?
Teacher Michael Domican
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Business Innovation Awards
Award First Place
Students Chris Curran
School St Clare's Comprehensive School, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Project
The Use of Augmented Reality to Enhance Students' Learning Experiences
Teacher Edel Mc Phelim
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Category: Junior Life Sciences
Award First Place
Students Anna Cox Kenny, Grace Sharkey, Ella Coleman
School St Nathy's College, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon
Project
Changing Tastes?
Teacher Oonagh Redmond
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Award Second Place
Students Éabha Kenny
School Scoil Muire gan Smál, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town
Project
The Investigation of How Microwave Radiation Affects the Germination and Development of Radish Plants
Teacher Padraig Harlow
o
Award Third Place
Students Maja Labusinska, Lynda Hanley
School St Nathy's College, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon
Project
What Does Make-up Do to Your Skin?
Teacher Colette Mooney
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Category: Intermediate Life Sciences
Award First Place
Students Amy Prendergast, Nicola Thornton
School St Joseph's Secondary School, Foxford, Co. Mayo
Project
Think Fast!!!
Teacher Marie D'Arcy
o
Award First Place
Students Ella Sloane
School St Clare's Comprehensive School, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Project
Habitat Study: An Investigation into The Correlation Between Increased Red Grouse Numbers and High Ling Heather Average Heights In Leitrim Boglands
Teacher Edel Mc Phelim
o
Award First Place
Students Rachel Mc Partlin
School St Clare's Comprehensive School, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Project
Investigation into Calcium Ion Levels in the Anatomy of Adult Fracture In-Patients and Awareness of Osteoporosis Among Students
Teacher Edel Mc Phelim
o
Award Second Place
Students Éilis Burke, Tara Duggan, Amy Hopkins
School Ursuline College, Finisklin, Sligo
Project
Smells like Non-Sense
Teacher Anthony Carolan
o
Award Third Place
Students Brad Flynn, Paddy Reilly
School Ardscoil Phádraig, Granard, Co. Longford
Project
Bird Boxes: Are they any Benefit?
Teacher Michael Domican
o
Award Highly Commended
Students Ellen Bastible, Laura Keane
School Ursuline College, Finisklin, Sligo
Project
Does the Girl Fall far from the STEM: An Investigation into Why More Boys than Girls Enter STEM Careers
Teacher Anthony Carolan
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Category: Senior Life Sciences
Award First Place
Students Matthew Walsh, Kalem Garrett, Paul Flood
School Moyne College, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Project
First Aid Ignored?
Teacher Aine O'Beirn
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Award Second Place
Students Carol Ann Monaghan, Grainne Redmond, Julie Gaine
School Mercy College, Chapel Hill, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Project
Codladh i do Chulaith Scoile
Teacher Caoimhe Lynn
o
Award Third Place
Students Rosaleen Keehan, Amy Keenan O'Hara, Molly Budd
School Mercy College, Chapel Hill, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Project
Can Birds Predict the Weather?
Teacher Caoimhe Lynn
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Category: Junior Physical Sciences
Award First Place
Students Niamh Carolan, Emma Birney
School Magh Ene College, Church Road, Bundoran, Co. Donegal
Project
The Attraction of Maglev Trains: A Study into the Thermo Magnetic Properties of Negatively Accelerating Objects
Teacher Yvonne Higgins
o
Award Second Place
Students Mubeen Ali, Olivia Bruen, Ellie Fahy
School St Nathy's College, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon
Project
Influence of Roof Tiling Material on Global Warming
Teacher Oonagh Redmond
o
Award Third Place
Students Leah Conlon, Chloe Brennan, Niamh McLoughin
School St Nathy's College, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon
Project
Light Helps Us See but Stops Us Seeing
Teacher Oliver Brady
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Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences
Award First Place
Students Keith Mulchrone, Olivia Fahey, Shane Dyra
School Davitt College, Springfield, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Project
Water: Fuel of the Future
Teacher Fiona O'Connor
o
Award Second Place
Students Jack Freeman, Jack McDonnell, Jack McDermott
School St Nathy's College, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon
Project
Can We Find Anything More Efficient Than Salt to Melt Ice on Roads?
Teacher Oonagh Redmond
o
Award Third Place
Students Taylor Lynch, Amy Torsney
School Ursuline College, Finisklin, Sligo
Project
The Hair Olympics: Testing the Strength and Elasticity of Different Hair Types
Teacher Anthony Carolan
o
Award Highly Commended
Students Callum Maguire
School Sligo Grammar School, The Mall, Sligo
Project
Reflection of Light off Wet Tarmacadam
Teacher Rita Shannon
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Category: Junior Technology
Award First Place
Students Ben Maloney
School St Muredachs College, Sligo Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Project
Detection and Prevention of Mobile Phone Usage Whilst Driving
Teacher Anne-Marie Whelan
o
Award Second Place
Students Jenny Bailey
School Lough Allen College, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim
Project
Easy Shirt
Teacher Marie Ruane
o
Award Highly Commended
Students Amy Bohan
School Lough Allen College, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim
Project
Running an Engine on Water
Teacher Marie Ruane
o
Category: Intermediate Technology
Award First Place
Students Michael Fleming
School Davitt College, Springfield, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Project
Reading Robots: An Investigation into the Use of Neural Evolutionary Augmentative Topology in the Evolution of Neural Networks
Teacher Fiona O'Connor
o
Award Second Place
Students Chris Curran
School St Clare's Comprehensive School, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Project
The Use of Augmented Reality to Enhance Students' Learning Experiences
Teacher Edel Mc Phelim
o
Category: Senior Technology
Award First Place
Students Eimear Kearins
School Ursuline College, Finisklin, Sligo
Project
Lifeline: Pacing your Compressions One Beep at a Time
Teacher Anthony Carolan



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