Limerick Institute of Technology Thurles Award Winners 2017

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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Christine Delaney, Seamus Ryan, Kate Madden
School St. Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Project
When in Doubt Swing it Out!
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Joseph O'Donoghue
School St. Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Project
Solar Sleeve
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Sean Hogan, Luke O'Gorman, Paddy Carey
School St. Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Project
Place Mat for the Visually Impaired
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Award Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award
Students Dylan Dockery, Cian White, Sean Williams
School Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary
Project
Trailer Safety Gate
Teacher Mary Brady
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Award SciFest 10th Anniversary Award
Students Jack McCoy, Rory McMahon, Edward McMahon
School Ardscoil Ris, North Circular Rd, Limerick
Project
An Investigation into the Growing Momentum of Political Polarisation
Teacher Jack Corrigan / Phil Harte
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Award SEAI Sustainable Energy Award
Students Joseph O'Donoghue
School St. Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Project
Solar Sleeve
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Laura Bergin, Sheelagh Cleary, Niamh Slattery
School Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary
Project
Comparative Analysis of Milk Replacers for Lambs
Teacher Mary Brady
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Award BioPharmaChem Ireland Chemistry Award
Students Gareth McCarthy, Daniel Nolan
School Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed, Castlemeadows, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Turning Milk into Plastic
Teacher Emma Carey
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Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Education Division)
Students (School Award)
School Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed, Castlemeadows, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Teacher Emma Carey
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Award Maths in Science Award
Students Sadhbh Leahy, Caoimhe Perdue
School Ursuline Secondary School, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Fastest Fingers First - Do Texters Pay the Price?
Teacher Olivia Hogan
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Simon Humphries
School St. Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Project
Say No to 3G Astroturf
Teacher Mary Gorey


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LIT Award Winners

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Category: Life Sciences - Junior
Award First Place
Students Aoife Fahy, Maria Carrie
School Colaiste Dun Iascaigh, Cashel Road, Cahir, Co Tipperary
Project
An Evaluation of Nail Polish
Teacher Stephanie Hassett
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Award Second Place
Students Denis Sheehy, Hugh Guest
School Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary
Project
Can You Use the Placebo Effect to Enhance Athletic and Academic Performance, and if so Which is More Effective of the Two?
Teacher Jackie Hayes
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Category: Life Sciences - Intermediate
Award First Place
Students Isabel Finlay, Laoise Nugent, Kate Atkinson,
School Presentation Secondary School, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Does Overwintering Affect the Levels of Falcarinol in Carrots?
Teacher Dr Trish Stapleton
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Award Second Place
Students Laura Daly, Niamh Ryan
School Presentation Secondary School, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Less Flooding Less Drought, Lets Get Back to Grass Roots
Teacher Dr Trish Stapleton
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Category: Physical Sciences - Junior
Award First Place
Students Cormac Walsh
School Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed, Castlemeadows, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
An Investigation into the Addition of Manure into Concrete
Teacher Mairead Hayes
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Category: Physical Sciences - Intermediate/Senior
Award First Place
Students Evan O'Callaghan, Robbie Holmes, Lloyd O'Dea
School John The Baptist Community School, Hospital, Co Limerick
Project
Shake It Off: An Investigation into Whether Dancing and Exercising to Music Helps Alleviate the Effects of Parkinson’s Disease
Teacher James Devereux
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Category: Technology - Junior
Award First Place
Students Jack O Brien, Joe Bourke, David Madden
School St. Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Project
The Window-Cator
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Category: Technology - Intermediate
Award First Place
Students Lisa Fanning, Niamh Keane, Jane Hyland
School Ursuline Secondary School, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
FarmBlue
Teacher Anne Marie Bourke
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Category: LIT Dept. of Applied Social Sciences Award
Award First Place
Students Ciara Kennedy, James Ryan, Laura Slattery
School St. Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Project
Alcohol Use and Abuse
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Award Second Place
Students Sarah Ryan, Lauren Cloonan, Laura Maher
School Ursuline Secondary School, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
To Investigate the Effect on the Milk for Processing of the Possible Overuse of Peracetic Acid when Sterilizing Milking Machines and Bulk Tanks
Teacher Anne Molony



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