Institute of Technology Tralee Award Winners 2020


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Major Award Winners

Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Student Conor Casey
School Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
AMSIMP: An Open Source Ensemble Prediction Scheme Using Recurrent Neural Networks to Improve Numerical Weather Prediction
Teacher Sarah Abbott
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Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Dara Newsome, Martin Vladev, David Hughes
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk,, Tralee,, Co. Kerry
Project
Specs - An Adapted Spectacle System for Dementia Patients
Teacher Eimear Nolan
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Dara Newsome, Martin Vladev, David Hughes
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk,, Tralee,, Co. Kerry
Project
Specs - An Adapted Spectacle System for Dementia Patients
Teacher Eimear Nolan
Award Specsavers Making a Difference Award
Students Jack Dakissia, Matthew O Mahony
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk,, Tralee,, Co. Kerry
Project
The review and prevention of sports injuries in the Irish Secondary School setting.
Teacher Eimear Nolan
Award Intel Best Technology Project Award
Students Dara Newsome, Martin Vladev, David Hughes
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk,, Tralee,, Co. Kerry
Project
Specs - An Adapted Spectacle System for Dementia Patients
Teacher Eimear Nolan
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Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Doireann O'Shea, Grace Reidy, Laura Reilly
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
An Exploration into the Physics Involved in Maurice Fitzgerald’s Famous Point for Kerry in the All Ireland Quarter Final in 2001.
Teacher Eimear Nolan
Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Student Julia Klorek
School Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
An econometric investigation into the existence of a statistically significant correlation between personal finance and the mental well-being of the residents of the Republic of Ireland.
Teacher Sarah Abbott
Award Environmental Award
Students Ali O'Donoghue, Eilís Mullane
School St. Brigid's Secondary School, New Street, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Project
Vertical Farming-The Future of Healthy Schools
Teacher Miriam Malone
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Award Maths in Science Award
Student Rachel Feeley
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
A Mathematical Investigation into the Transfer Rate of Energy as Thermal Radiation
Teacher Eimear Nolan
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Niamh Ryan, Evelyn Fox
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
The impact that reality TV has on the perception of body image.
Teacher Eimear Nolan
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Award Merit Award
Students Evan Boyle, Roan Grattan, Oisin Mc Gibney
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
An investigation into the impacts that CBAs have on students and teachers in Irish Secondary schools
Teacher Eimear Nolan



Category Award Winners

Category: Junior Life Sciences

Award First Place
Students Ali O'Donoghue, Eilís Mullane
School St. Brigid's Secondary School, New Street, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Project
Vertical Farming-The Future of Healthy Schools
Teacher Miriam Malone

Award Second Place
Students Niamh Ryan, Evelyn Fox
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
An Investigation Into The Impact That Reality Tv Has On The Perception Of Body Image
Teacher Eimear Nolan

Award Third Place
Students Evan Boyle, Roan Grattan, Oisin McGibney
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
An investigation into the impacts that CBAs have on students and teachers in Irish Secondary schools
Teacher Eimear Nolan

Award Fourth Place
Students Rhiannon Bartlett, Rachel O'Sullivan, Adena Clifford
School Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
Eco-Cosmetics Lipstick
Teacher Sarah Abbott



Category: Junior Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Student Rachel Feeley
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
A Mathematical Investigation into the Transfer Rate of Energy as Thermal Radiation
Teacher Eimear Nolan

Award Second Place
Student Doireann O'Shea, Grace Reidy, Laura Reilly
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
An Exploration into the Physics Involved in Maurice Fitzgerald’s Famous Point for Kerry in the All Ireland Quarter Final in 2001.
Teacher Eimear Nolan

Award Third Place
Students Barry Fitzsimons, Jack O'Sullivan
School Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
Under Pressure
Teacher Sarah Abbott



Category: Intermediate Life Sciences

Award First Place
Students Jack Dakissia, Matthew O Mahony
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
The Review and Prevention of Sports Injuries in Secondary Schools
Teacher Eimear Nolan

Award Second Place
Students Gwyn Holmes, Ciara Sugrue
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Raising awareness on Equine Influenza
Teacher Eimear Nolan

Award Third Place
Students Alanna Lynch, Oisin O' Brien
School Presentation Secondary School Milltown, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Project
Sugar in chocolate
Teacher Veronica O'Donnell



Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Students Aleksandra Glebocka, Jessica McCarthy
School Presentation Secondary School Milltown, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Project
How Different Factors Affect Surface Tension of Water
Teacher Veronica O'Donnell

Award Second Place
Students Danil Purtov, Xisco Serra, Conor Crowley
School Presentation Secondary School Milltown, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Project
3D Hologram
Teacher Veronica O'Donnell



Category: Intermediate Technology

Award First Place
Students Dara Newsome, David Hughes, Martin Vladev
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk,, Tralee,, Co. Kerry
Project
Specs - An Adapted Spectacle System for Dementia Patients
Teacher Eimear Nolan



Category: Senior Life Sciences

Award First Place
Students Julia Klorek
School Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
An econometric investigation into the existence of a statistically significant correlation between personal finance and the mental well-being of the residents of the Republic of Ireland
Teacher Sarah Abbott



Category: Senior Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Student Conor Casey
School Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
AMSIMP: An Open Source Ensemble Prediction Scheme Using Recurrent Neural Networks to Improve Numerical Weather Prediction
Teacher Sarah Abbott
Nov
04 2020
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09 2020
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Nov
11 2020
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Nov
13 2020
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