Limerick Institute of Technology Award Winners 2016

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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Kalin Foy, Ciara Coyle
School Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick
Project
To Design and Manufacture Wireless Trailer Lights
Teacher Edel Farrell
o
Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Thomas Kennedy, Páraic Wixted, Stephen O'Brien
School John The Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co. Limerick
Project
Educating the Youth of Ireland on Farm Safety
Teacher Mariam Larkin
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Padraig Ryan, Diarmuid O Hanlon
School Ardscoil Rís, North Circular Rd, Limerick
Project
Your Health is Your Wealth: An App You Can Use at Home to Monitor Your Overall Health
Teacher Diane Condon
o
Award Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award
Students Kayla McMahon
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Intelligent Fire Extinguisher System
Teacher Donal Enright
o
Award SEAI Sustainable Energy Award
Students Liam Mulcahy, Neil Heffernan, Seán Lynch
School Ardscoil Rís, North Circular Rd, Limerick
Project
"The Internet of Green Things" - Monitoring Greenhouse Growing Conditions Remotely Over the Internet
Teacher Diane Condon
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Emily Ní Chaoimh
School GAELCHOLÁISTE LUIMNIGH, MEAL SIOR ANRAÍ, LUIMNEACH
Project
Graphology An Bhfuil do Scríobhnóireacht ag Léiriú Níos Mó Eolas Fút ná mar a Cheap Tú?
Teacher Aoife Ryan
o
Award BioPharmaChem Ireland Chemistry Award
Students Cathal Keane
School Kilrush Community School, Kilrush, Clare
Project
Reducing CO2 Emissions Using Enzymes
Teacher Eileen McMahon
o
Award ESERO Discover Space Award
Students Pearse McMullen, Cian McDonnell, Karl Moloney
School Crescent College, Limerick
Project
Exocan
Teacher Anne O'Dea
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Award ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award
Students (Teacher Award)
School Crescent College, Limerick
Project
Teacher Anne O'Dea
o
Award Maths in Science Award
Students Roisin Normoyle, Aoife O'Callaghan, Ciara McCarthy
School Hazelwood College, Dromcollogher, Co. Limerick
Project
Does Wisdom Come with Age?
Teacher Martina Matthews
o
Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Ivor Larkin
School Glenstal Abbey School, Murroe, Co. Limerick
Project
The Effects of Microgravity on Microorganisms
Teacher Helen Costello


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LIT Award Winners - Special Awards

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Award LIT Intel Shannon Award
Students Daniel Farushev
School Villiers School, NC Rd, Limerick
Project
Bionicle Movement Implementation
Teacher Dermot O'Hanlon
o
Award Limerick Council Environment Award
Students Cáit Ní Dhomhnaill, Kelly Niclot
School Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ, Cnoc Na Labhras, Luimneach
Project
An Affordable Water Conservation System
Teacher Caroline Ní Chlúmháin
o
Award Social Sciences Award
Students Erin Barrett, Tara Hamilton
School Ardscoil Mhuire, Corbally, Limerick
Project
Teacher Sarah Hehir and Trish Hynan
o
Category: Junior Life Sciences
Award First Place
Students Ivor Larkin
School Glenstal Abbey School, Murroe, Co. Limerick
Project
The Effects of Microgravity on Microorganisms
Teacher Helen Costello
o
Award Second Place
Students Róisín Casey, Dorota Golinksa
School Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick
Project
Is Radon Gas Slowly Killing You?
Teacher Mairead O Brien
o
Award Third Place
Students Yvonne Leahy, Fiona Kelly
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Nutri-block
Teacher Donal Enright
o
Award Highly Commended
Students Niamh Taylor, Ailís McMahon, Sarah Naughton
School St Joseph's Community College, Carrigholt Rd, Kilkee, Co. Clare
Project
Does Your Face Know What Has Hit It?
Teacher Deirdre McGrath
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Award Highly Commended
Students Elaine Kennedy
School Hazelwood College, Dromcollogher, Co. Limerick
Project
Spraying is a Hazard on the Farm: Know What You’re Doing and Don't Cause Harm!
Teacher Martina Matthews
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Category: Intermediate/Senior Life Sciences
Award First Place
Students Thomas Kennedy, Páraic Wixted, Stephen O'Brien
School John The Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co. Limerick
Project
Educating the Youth of Ireland on Farm Safety
Teacher Mariam Larkin
o
Award Second Place
Students Eleanor O'Loughlin, Roisin Callinan, Ramona Greene
School Scoil Mhuire, Ennistymon, Co. Clare
Project
Formulating a Seaweed Based Skin Cream Using the North Clare Seaweeds Fucus vesiculosus and Fucus serratus for Potential Use in the Cosmeceutical Industry
Teacher Sue-Ann Sheridan
o
Award Third Place
Students Peter O' Regan, Seán McCarthy
School John The Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co. Limerick
Project
Bigorexia: An Investigation into Male Gym-goers and Their Self-perception
Teacher Mariam Larkin
o
Award Highly Commended
Students Patrick Gleeson, Cormac Hanly
School John The Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co. Limerick
Project
An Investigation into Horse Mortality in Ireland due to the Consumption of Hypoglycin A in Sycamore Seeds
Teacher Mariam Larkin
o
Category: Junior Physical Sciences
Award First Place
Students Joe Gilbride
School Glenstal Abbey School, Murroe, Co. Limerick
Project
Pneumatics and Hydraulics. Which Has More Potential Energy
Teacher Helen Costello
o
Award Second Place
Students Yasmin Sheehan, Aisling Egan, Amanda Moloney
School Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick
Project
Finding the Center of the Milky Way Galaxy by Using and Researching Globular Clusters
Teacher Mairead O Brien
o
Award Third Place
Students Lorcan Ahern, Dónal Healy, Bradley Ahern
School Scoil Pól, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick
Project
Aerodynamics of Paper Aeroplanes
Teacher Carol O'Leary
o
Category: Intermediate/Senior Physical Sciences
Award First Place
Students Chelsea Collins, Caoimhe Lynch, Jake Thompson
School John The Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co. Limerick
Project
Protect Your Sight in a UFC Fight
Teacher Mariam Larkin
o
Category: Junior Technology
Award First Place
Students Kayla McMahon
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Intelligent Fire Extinguisher System
Teacher Donal Enright
o
Category: Intermediate/Senior Technology
Award First Place
Students Kalin Foy, Ciara Coyle
School Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick
Project
To Design and Manufacture Wireless Trailer Lights
Teacher Edel Farrell
o
Award Second Place
Students Pearse McMullen, Cian McDonnell, Karl Moloney
School Crescent College, Limerick
Project
Exocan
Teacher Anne O'Dea




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