Munster Technological University Kerry Award Winners 2023

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Major Award Winners

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Award Best Project Award
Student Yasmine Odugbesan
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
How Effective is the Carotenoid Lycopene in regards to UV Protection?
Teacher Fiona O'Connor
o
Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Student Orla Buttimer
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Does the Yondr Pouch Affect Students' Concentration in School Life?
Teacher Roisin Riordan
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Jim Culhane, Paula-Eve Culhane
School Tarbert Comprehensive School, Tarbert, Listowel, Co. Kerry
Project
CPR Pedal Chest Compression Device Mark 2
Teacher Rachael O'Donoghue
o
Award EirGrid Climate and Delivering a Cleaner Energy Future Award
Students Grace Ní Ifearnáin, Emma Ní Ifearnáin
School Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Tobar Mhaigh Dor, Trá Lí, Co Chiarraí
Project
An Exploration of Heating Methods for a Home Biodigester
Teacher Tríona Uí Mhaolchatha
o
Award Intel Technology Award
Students Jerry Lynch, Marcus Kora, Jaidon Ward Barrett
School C.B.S. Secondary School, The Green, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Remote Control Litter Picker
Teacher Máire Fitzgerald
o
Award Intel Technology Runner-up Award
Students Ethan Ward, Donncha Enright
School C.B.S. Secondary School, The Green, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
An Investigation into the State of AI: Will it Take Over Your Job?
Teacher Máire Fitzgerald
o
Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Charlie O' Keeffe, Laura Ward, EllieMai Walsh
School Mean Scoil Naomh Ioseph, Castleisland, Co. Kerry
Project
Investigating if Age Influences Reaction Time
Teacher Tracey Dooley
o
Award Business Excellence Institute Award
Students Keira Geaney, Abbie O' Sullivan
School St. Brigid's Secondary School, New Street, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Project
My Carbon Buddy
Teacher Siobhán Ahern
o
Award Smurfit Kappa Sustainability Award
Students Rebecca O'Sullivan, Éadaoin Healy
School Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
Pollution Is Not The Solution (PINTS)
Teacher Sarah Abbott
o
Award SciFest Communication Award
Students Grace Stack, Aaron McGowan
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Analysing the Radon Levels in Kerry
Teacher Eimear Nolan
o
Award Accenture Maths in Science Award
Student Kai Seino
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Investigating How Paste Extrusion Can Be Used to Make 3D Printing More Environmentally Friendly
Teacher Eimear Nolan
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Award Regeneron Life Sciences Award
Student Margaret De Leon
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
The Dopamine Rush- Does it Affect Students’ Academic Performance?
Teacher Fiona O'Connor
o
Award SciFest Chemistry Student Award
Student Katelyn Moloney
School Presentation Secondary School, Listowel, Co. Kerry
Project
Powering a Bulb with a Coin Battery
Teacher Jessica Keane
o
Award ESERO Ireland Discover Space Award
Students Conan Seino, Sam Gleasure
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Could the ZZ Plant Survive in Martian Soil?
Teacher Roisin Riordan
o
Award ESERO Ireland Discover Space Teacher Award
Students
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Teacher Roisin Riordan
o
Award Irish Science Teachers’ Association Student Award
Students Cathal Fitzgerald, Sam Boyle, Matthew Guerin
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Bugs vs. Beef: Should Insects Be Integrated into Irish Cuisine?
Teacher Fiona O'Connor
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Award Dawn Meats Agricultural Science Award
Student Lillian O'Sullivan
School Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
Growing Plants with Different Liquids
Teacher Sarah Abbott

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