Limerick Institute of Technology Moylish Award Winners 2021

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Major Award Winners

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Award SciFest Best Project Award
Students Ethan Kirwan, Jack Kelly
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Using Magnets to Help Prevent Heart Attacks
Teacher Donal Enright
o
Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Student Orna Collins
School Castletroy Community College, Newtown, Castletroy, Co. Limerick
Project
'Cov-idiosynchrasies' - An exploration of factors associated with non-compliance, amongst Irish adolescents, with behavioural recommendations during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Teacher Ellie Murnane
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Lucy Noonan, Joanna Ryan
School Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ, Laurel Hill, South Circular Road, Limerick
Project
Optimizing leg splint orthotics for individuals with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease CMT
Teacher Karen Kinnerk
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award Runner-up
Students Ethan Kirwan, Jack Kelly
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Using Magnets to Help Prevent Heart Attacks
Teacher Donal Enright
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award Runner-up
Student Emma McAndrew
School Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ, Laurel Hill, South Circular Road, Limerick
Project
Comparing the efficacy of Natural, Honey-Based Wound Dressings to Synthetic Wound Dressings for Infected Wounds
Teacher Karen Kinnerk
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award Runner-up
Student Laura Brennan
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Treatment on Ecchymosis using Ultrasound
Teacher Donal Enright
o
Award Intel Technology Award
Students Lucy Noonan, Joanna Ryan
School Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ, Laurel Hill, South Circular Road, Limerick
Project
Optimizing leg splint orthotics for individuals with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease CMT
Teacher Karen Kinnerk
o
Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Ethan Kirwan, Jack Kelly
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
“Using magnets to help prevent heart attacks”
Teacher Donal Enright
o
Award Fenergo Communication Award
Student Daniel Walshe
School St.Brendan's Community School, Birr, Co. Offaly
Project
The Effect Of Social Media on Politics and Activism in the GenZ/Millennial Generation
Teacher Kelly-Anne Milne
o
Award Environmental Award
Student Ella Mooney
School Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
Project
Does the level of nutrients in seawater affect the abundance of Ulva lactuca?
Teacher John Sims
o
Award ESERO Discover Space Student Award
Students Peggy Donovan, Katelyn Moloney
School John the Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co. Limerick
Project
Supernova an explosion far far away
Teacher Emma Donnelly
o
Award ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award
Student (Teacher Award)
School John the Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co. Limerick
Project
Teacher Emma Donnelly
o
Award Accenture Maths in Science Award
Student Orna Collins
School Castletroy Community College, Newtown, Castletroy, Co. Limerick
Project
'Cov-idiosynchrasies' - An exploration of factors associated with non-compliance, amongst Irish adolescents, with behavioural recommendations during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Teacher Ellie Murnane
Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Sophie Walker, Clodagh Donohoe, Ava Palmer
School St. Marys Secondary School Newport, Newport, Co. Tipperary
Project
Why Do Teenagers Drop Out Of Sport?
Teacher Marion Dineen
Award Junior Innovation Award
Students Cathal Ryan
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
A Chemical Alternative to Google Maps
Teacher Donal Enright
Award Merit Award
Student Keelin Murphy
School Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ, Laurel Hill, South Circular Road, Limerick
Project
The Disproportionate Nature of the Gender Gap in Irish Politics
Teacher Karen Kinnerk



Category Award Winners


Category: Junior Life Sciences

Award First Place
Student Ella Mooney
School Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
Project
Does the level of nutrients in seawater affect the abundance of Ulva lactuca?
Teacher John Sims
Award Second Place
Student Ciara McDonnell
School Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
Project
House Searching by Hermit Crabs
Teacher John Sims
Award Third Place
Student Fionn Rush
School Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
Project
Does the availability of food affect the movement of periwinkles (Littorina littorea)
Teacher John Sims



Category: Junior Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Student Cathal Ryan
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
A Chemical Alternative to Google Maps
Teacher Donal Enright



Category: Junior Technology

Award First Place
Student Laura Brennan
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Treatment on Ecchymosis using Ultrasound
Teacher Donal Enright



Category: Intermediate Life Sciences

Award First Place
Student Orna Collins
School Castletroy Community College, Newtown, Castletroy, Co. Limerick
Project
'Cov-idiosynchrasies' - An exploration of factors associated with non-compliance, amongst Irish adolescents, with behavioural recommendations during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Teacher Ellie Murnane
Award Second Place
Student Keelin Murphy
School Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ, Laurel Hill, South Circular Road, Limerick
Project
The Disproportionate Nature of the Gender Gap in Irish Politics
Teacher Karen Kinnerk
Award Third Place
Student Emma McAndrew
School Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ, Laurel Hill, South Circular Road, Limerick
Project
Comparing the efficacy of Natural, Honey-Based Wound Dressings to Synthetic Wound Dressings for Infected Wounds
Teacher Karen Kinnerk
Award Fourth Place
Student Daniel Walshe
School St Brendans Community School, Birr, Co. Offaly
Project
The Effect Of Social Media on Politics and Activism in the GenZ/Millennial Generation
Teacher KellyAnne Milne



Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Students Ethan Kirwan, Jack Kelly
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Project
Using magnets to help prevent heart attacks
Teacher Donal Enright



Category: Intermediate Technology

Award First Place
Students Lucy Noonan, Joanna Ryan
School Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ, Laurel Hill, South Circular Road, Limerick
Project
Optimizing Leg Splint Orthotics for Individuals with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease CMT
Teacher Karen Kinnerk



Category: Senior Life Sciences

Award First Place
Student Fatima Bibi
School Coláiste Nano Nagle, Sexton Street, Limerick
Project
What Are the Alternatives to Single-use Plastics?
Teacher Kelly Walsh

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