Munster Technological University Tralee Award Winners 2021

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Major Award Winners

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Award SciFest Best Project Award
Student Grace Ni Ifearnáin
School Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Tobar Mhaigh Dor, Trá Lí, Co. Chiarraí
Project
Nature takes on Nature: Eradicating Japanese Knotweed
Teacher Tríona Uí Mhaolchatha
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Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Adam Dineen, Michael Guerin,
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
OnlineOffline
Teacher Eimear Nolan
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Danielle Moriarty, Cara Fleming, Emma Buckley
School Meán Scoil Naomh Ioseph, Clochar na Toirbhirte, Castleisland, Co. Kerry
Project
Which face covering is most effective?
Teacher Tracey Dooley
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Award Business Excellence Institute Award
Students Adam Dineen, Michael Guerin,
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
OnlineOffline
Teacher Eimear Nolan
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Award Intel Technology Award
Student Luca Sara Menku
School Coláiste na Sceilge, Caherciveen, Co. Kerry
Project
Messenger apps and the battery drain
Teacher Anne Griffin
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Award Fenergo Communication Award
Student Jack Doyle
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
An Investigation into Whether Exercise Affects mood
Teacher Eimear Nolan
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Award Environmental Award
Student Grace Ni Ifearnáin
School Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Tobar Mhaigh Dor, Trá Lí, Co. Chiarraí
Project
Nature takes on Nature: Eradicating Japanese Knotweed
Teacher Tríona Uí Mhaolchatha
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Award Accenture Maths in Science Award
Students Liam Waldron, Luke O'Sullivan, Rachel Griffin
School Killarney Community College, New Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Project
The Deterioration of Information through Linear Communication
Teacher Maire Spillane
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Lucy Johnson, Saoirse Driscoll
School Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?
Teacher Sarah Abbott
Award Merit Award
Student Fiona Brosnan, Tara Enright, Joanna Moynihan
School Mean Scoil Naomh Ioseph, Clochar na Toirbhirte, Castleisland, Co. Kerry
Project
Screen time
Teacher Tracey Dooley
Award Merit Award
Student Katie Prendiville
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
The Development Of A Learning Through Play Activity To Combat Racial Bias In Children
Teacher Eimear Nolan
Award Merit Award
Students Coren Hughes, Paula Holmes
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Statistical Analysis And Psychological Study On Suicide Rates In Different EU Countries And How Different Factors Affect Them
Teacher Eimear Nolan



Category Award Winners

Category: Junior Life Sciences

Award First Place
Student Grace Ni Ifearnáin
School Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí, Tobar Mhaigh Dor, Trá Lí, Co. Chiarraí
Project
Nature takes on Nature: Eradicating Japanese Knotweed
Teacher Tríona Uí Mhaolchatha

Award Second Place
Students Lucy Johnson, Saoirse Driscoll
School Pobailscoil Inbhear Scéine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?
Teacher Sarah Abbott

Award Third Place
Student Dan Moriarty
School Coláiste na Sceilge, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry
Project
Which lasts longer? Store-bought Cupcakes or Homemade Ones?
Teacher Anne Griffin

Award Fourth Place
Students Jack O'Sullivan, Ronan Murphy, Oisin O'Connell
School Coláiste na Sceilge, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry
Project
Which Battery Brand Lasts The Longest
Teacher Anne Griffin



Category: Junior Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Students Ollie Shea, Barry Fitzsimons, Jack O'Sullivan
School Pobailscoil Inbhear Scéine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Project
Need for Speed
Teacher Sarah Abbott

Award Second Place
Student Danielle Reardon
School Coláiste na Sceilge, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry
Project
Which Liquid Boils First
Teacher Anne Griffin



Category: Junior Technology

Award First Place
Student Luca Sara Menku
School Coláiste na Sceilge, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry
Project
Messenger Apps and the Battery Drain
Teacher Anne Griffin



Category: Intermediate Life Sciences

Award First Place
Student Katie Prendiville
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
The Development of a Learning Through Play Activity to Combat Racial Bias in Children
Teacher Eimear Nolan

Award Second Place
Students Liam Waldron, Luke O'Sullivan, Rachel Griffin
School Killarney Community College, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Project
The Deterioration of Information through Linear Communication
Teacher Maire Spillane

Award Third Place
Students Coren Hughes, Paula Holmes
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
Statistical Analysis and Psychological Study on Suicide Rates in Different EU Countries and How Different Factors Affect Them
Teacher Eimear Nolan

Award Fourth Place
Student Jack Doyle
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
An Investigation into Whether Exercise Affects Mood
Teacher Eimear Nolan



Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Students Abigail Martin, Daria Oliwniak
School Meán Scoil Naomh Ioseph, Clochar na Toirbhirte, Castleisland, Co. Kerry
Project
Comparing Coated and Non-coated Tablets
Teacher Tracey Dooley

Award Second Place
Students Danielle Moriarty, Cara Fleming, Emma Buckley
School Meán Scoil Naomh Ioseph, Clochar na Toirbhirte, Castleisland, Co. Kerry
Project
Which face Covering is Most Effective?
Teacher Tracey Dooley



Category: Intermediate Technology

Award First Place
Students Adam Dineen, Michael Guerin
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Project
OnlineOffline
Teacher Eimear Nolan

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