Limerick Institute of Technology Thurles Award Winners 2018

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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Paul Hamilton
School Ardscoil Rís, North Circular Rd, Limerick
Project
How do Factors Such as School Context and Gender Influence Student and Teacher Perception of Effective Science Teaching?
Teacher Diane Condon
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Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Aisling Dwyer, Hazel Reynolds, Kiara Hearty
School St Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
No Mower Accidents
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Laura Kennedy, Caitríona Ryan, Aoife Butler
School St Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
The Hear-Band
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Award Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award
Students Ronan O'Gorman, Luke Foley
School Ardscoil Rís, North Circular Rd, Limerick
Project
What Makes an Olympic Rower: A study into the Best Body Type for Rowing
Teacher Diane Condon
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Award Environmental Award
Students Emma Jayne Burke, Kate Williams, Anna Downey
School Ursuline Secondary School, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Japanese Knotweed: Investigating the Extraction Processes of Resveratrol and its Possible Use as a Biofuel
Teacher Anne Molony
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Emma Hayes
School Presentation Secondary School, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Ticking Yes or No: A Statistical Study of Parents’ Attitudes Towards the HPV Vaccine and the Information Sources they use when Making their Decision to opt in or out of the Vaccine Programme
Teacher Charlene O'Brien
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Award Maths in Science Award
Students Paul Hamilton
School Ardscoil Rís, North Circular Rd, Limerick
Project
How do Factors Such as School Context and Gender Influence Student and Teacher Perception of Effective Science Teaching?
Teacher Diane Condon
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Jack Kennedy
School Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed, Castlemeadows, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
To Analyse the Effects on Positivity Using Three Good Things on Mental Health of 1st Year Students in a DEIS School
Teacher Mary C Ryan


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LIT Thurles Award Winners - Special Awards

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Category: Life Sciences - Junior
Award First Place
Students Stephen Hutchinson, William Quinlan
School St Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
The Jedi Craze
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Category: Life Sciences - Intermediate/Senior
Award First Place
Students John McGuinness, Stephen Cleary, Aaron Leahy
School Ardscoil Rís, North Circular Rd, Limerick
Project
What is the Most Effective Way of Removing Pesticides from our Fruit and Vegetables?
Teacher Diane Condon
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Award Second Place
Students Aimie Sims, Samantha Gardner-Murphy, Emilija Stankeviciute
School Scoil Chríost Rí, Presentation Secondary School, Borris Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Project
How Much do you REALLY Know about Coca Cola?
Teacher Jennifer O'Flaherty
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Category: Physical Sciences - Junior/Intermediate
Award First Place
Students Luke Cooney, Sean DunneFirst Place
School St Joseph's College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Plastic Planks
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Category: Technology - Junior/Intermediate
Award First Place
Students Sarah Johnson, Eva Noonan, Sarah-Kate Coffey
School Presentation Secondary School, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
A Wireless Connection for Machinery Equipment Lights
Teacher John Flynn
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Category: LIT Dept. of Applied Social Sciences Award
Award Special Award
Students Jack Kennedy
School Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed, Castlemeadows, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
To Analyse the Effects on Positivity Using Three Good Things on Mental Health of 1st Year Students in a DEIS School
Teacher Mary C Ryan
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Category: LIT Social Innovation Award
Award Special Award
Students Laura Murphy, Sarah McCarthy
School Presentation Secondary School, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Not Just For Nails
Teacher John Flynn




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