Limerick 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 Ruth Daly
School Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick
Project
To Investigate the Effect of Water and Soil Toxicity on Daphnia
Teacher Niamh Naughton
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Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Thomas Curtin, Dylan Moloney
School Desmond College, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Height Adjustable Crutch
Teacher Donal Enright
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Thomas Curtin, Dylan Moloney
School Desmond College, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Height Adjustable Crutch
Teacher Donal Enright
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Award Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award
Students Padraig, Conor Woulfe Walsh
School Scoil Mhuire agus Ide, Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick
Project
Sizzling Sports
Teacher Lorna Doherty
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Award SciFest 10th Anniversary Award
Students Clodagh O'Brien, RoisinTan, Mimi Gasso Bernadas
School Crescent College Comprehensive, Dooradoyle Rd, Dooradoyle, Limerick
Project
Lacuna - Getting a Grip on the Game
Teacher Carol McLoughlin
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Award SEAI Sustainable Energy Award
Students Darragh Lyons, Dylan Walsh
School Scoil Mhuire agus Ide, Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick
Project
Hay Hay Briquette
Teacher Rebecca Phillips
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Stephen Parkes
School Crescent College Comprehensive, Dooradoyle Rd, Dooradoyle, Limerick
Project
Gravity Explained and Visualised
Teacher Anne O'Dea
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Award BioPharmaChem Ireland Chemistry Award
Students Michéal McInerney, Brendan O'Gorman, Darragh Nagle
School Meánscoil na mBráithre, Ennistymon, Co. Clare
Project
Seaweed Don't You See Has Lots of Iodine, so Good for You and Me
Teacher Eimear McInerney
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Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Education Division)
Students (School Award)
School Meánscoil na mBráithre, Ennistymon, Co. Clare
Project
Teacher Eimear McInerney
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Award ESERO Discover Space Award
Students Ciara O Connell
School St Joseph's Secondary School, Tulla, Co. Clare
Project
Analysing the Impact Craters on Mercury
Teacher Mairead O'Brien
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Award ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award
Students (Teacher Award)
School St Joseph's Secondary School, Tulla, Co. Clare
Project
Teacher Mairead O'Brien
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Award Maths in Science Award
Students Leona Mullally, Rhea Crowley, Micheal Murphy
School Desmond College, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Honey Bees - Natural Born Mathematicians
Teacher Donal Enright
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Liam Power, Ruairi Hanniga, Ronan O Connor
School Hazelwood College, Dromcollogher, Co. Limerick
Project
An Investigation into the Production of Selenium-Enriched Dairy Products
Teacher Martina Matthews


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LIT Award Winners - Special Awards

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LIT Communicator Award
Award First Place
Students Kallen McCarthy
School Crescent College Comprehensive, Dooradoyle Rd, Dooradoyle, Limerick
Project
Eliminating Bacteria in the Mouth
Teacher Anne O'Dea
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Limerick Council Environment Award
Award First Place
Students Jamie Hennessy, David Noonan, Sean O'Connor
School Hazelwood College, Dromcollogher, Co.Limerick
Project
PoopPower! An Investigation
Teacher Martina Matthews
Category: Junior Life Sciences
Award First Place
Students Ruth Daly
School Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick
Project
To Investigate the Effect of Water and Soil Toxicity on Daphnia
Teacher Carol McLoughlin
Award Second Place
Students Liam Power, Ruairi Hannigan, Ronan O'Connor
School Hazelwood College, Dromcollogher, Co.Limerick
Project
An Investigation into the Production of Selenium-Enriched Dairy Products
Teacher Martina Matthews
Award Third Place
Students Tara O'Brien, Lauren Moran
School Hazelwood College, Dromcollogher, Co.Limerick
Project
Migraine, It's not Just a Headache!
Teacher Martina Matthews
Award Highly Commended
Students Michéal McInerney, Brendan O'Gorman, Darragh Nagle
School Meánscoil Na mBráithre, Ennistymon, Co. Clare
Project
Seaweed Don't You See Has Lots of Iodine, so Good for You and Me
Teacher Eimear McInerney
Award Highly Commended
Students Rose Hyland, Rachel Condon, Eibhlin Hayes
School Scoil Pól, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick
Project
Water You Drinking? An Investigation into the Hygiene of Disposable and Reusable Bottles
Teacher Carol McLoughlin
Award Highly Commended
Students Shaun Moloney, Shane O'Sullivan, Aidan Kinahan
School Scoil Pól, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick
Project
How Different Stimuli Affect the Cardiovascular and Nervous System
Teacher Carol McLoughlin
Category: Intermediate/Senior Life Sciences
Award First Place
Students Eimear Colbert, Rachel Mullane
School Coláiste Mhuire, Askeaton, Co. Limerick
Project
Will the Effectiveness of Nettle Foliar Spray Vary with Water Hardness?
Teacher Karol Davern
Award Second Place
Students Caitriona Brady Halmschlag, Finnian Brady Halmschlag
School Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick
Project
An Investigation into the Effect of Desalinated Water on the Growth of Plants
Teacher Edel Farrell
Award Third Place
Students Emmet Browne, Peter O'Dwyer
School Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh, Meal Sior Anraí, Luimneach
Project
Neamhionannas na nDéagóirí Idir Oideachas agus Gníomhaíocht ar an Úsáid de FCG chun Damáiste Craiceann a Chosc (Teenager's Disparity between Education and Action on the Use of SPF to Prevent Skin Damage)
Teacher Ciara Ní Dhrisceoil
Category: Junior Physical Sciences
Award First Place
Students Padraig Walsh, Conor Woulfe
School Scoil Mhuire agus Íde, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Sizzling Sports
Teacher Lorna Doherty
Award Second Place
Students Hannah Lucey
School Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick
Project
How Old is the Universe?
Teacher Edel Farrell
Award Third Place
Students Anna Shaw, Teagan McGarvey
School Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh, Meal Sior Anraí, Luimneach
Project
Fizzy Fun! Staidéar ar Réimse Taibléadaí Broidearnach agus na Coinníóllacha is Fearr don Fizz is mó
Teacher Ciara Ní Dhrisceoil
Category: Junior Technology
Award First Place
Students Oisin O'Sullivan, Oisin Enright, Kevin Dee
School Scoil Mhuire agus Íde, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Up and Off
Teacher Rebecca Phillips
Category: Intermediate/Senior Technology
Award First Place
Students Thomas Curtin, Dylan Moloney
School Desmond College, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Height Adjustable Crutch
Teacher Donal Enright




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