National Final Award Winners 2020

SciFest National Final 2020 - Award Winners

Award

SciFest SFI STEM Champion 2020

Student

Caoimhín O'Leary

Project

An Image Analysis of Rehabilitating Patients' Exercises to Measure and Improve Recovery

School

Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore, Co. Waterford

Teacher

Niamh Shannon

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Award

Teacher of Excellence Award 2020

School

Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore, Co. Waterford

Teacher

Niamh Shannon

Award

SciFest SFI Runner-Up Award 2020

Student

Conor Casey

Project

AMSIMP: Using Machine Learning to Improve Numerical Weather Prediction

School

Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Teacher

Sarah Abbott

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Award

Broadcom MASTERS International Programme Award 2020

Student

Eoghan Ó Fearáin

Project

Beef or Leaf (An Rian Coise Charbóin a Bhaineann le hAistí Bhia Éagsúla)

School

Coláiste Ailigh, Cnoc na Móna, Leitir Ceanainn, Co. Dhún na nGall

Teacher

Siobhán Laighneach

Award

Berlin Long Night of Science Award 2020

Students

Finn Nankivell, Cian Glynn

Project

Lost

School

Stratford College, 1 Zion Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6

Teacher

Helen O'Kelly

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Award

Boston Scientific Medical Devices Grand Award 2020

Students

Dara Newsome, Conor Bradshaw, David Hughes

Project

Specs - An Adapted Spectacle System for Dementia Patients

School

Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Teacher

Eimear Nolan

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Award

Boston Scientific Medical Devices Runner-up Award 2020

Student

Ellen Woodward

Project

‘Inside Out’ – A Wearable Device that Externalises Internal Emotions

School

Ursuline College Sligo, Finisklin Rd, Sligo

Teacher

Anthony Carolan

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Award

Specsavers Making a Difference Grand Award 2020

Students

Molly Cunnane, Katie Hannelly

Project

Our Farmers – ‘Deaf as Doornails?’ An Investigation into the Effect of Machine Noise on our Farmers’ Hearing

School

Castlerea Community School, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon

Teacher

Pauline Dervin

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Award

Specsavers Making a Difference Runner-up Award 2020

Students

Sean Moloney, Michael Ware

Project

To Research the Challenges of Transitioning from Primary to Secondary School for Students with Autism and Develop an Information Book Addressing these Challenges to Help Ease their Transition

School

St Brogan's College, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co. Cork

Teacher

Norma Sheahan

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Award

Intel Technology Award 2020

Students

Dara Newsome, Conor Bradshaw, David Hughes

Project

Specs - An Adapted Spectacle System for Dementia Patients

School

Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Teacher

Eimear Nolan

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Award

SciFest Life Sciences Award 2020

Student

Giulia Baratta

Project

Toxicological Investigation of Pesticides Using Paramecium as a Model Organism

School

St Andrew's College, Booterstown Ave, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Teacher

Hilary Rimbi

o

Award

THEA Award 2020

Students

Alice Davoren, Emily Cullinan

Project

The Effect of Greywater on Soil Nutrients and Earthworm Population

School

Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare

Teacher

John Sims

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Award

ISTA Award 2020

Students

Erinn Leavy, Sophie McCardle

Project

An Analysis of Physiological and Running Metrics in 3 km Cross Country Running in Comparison to Track and Treadmill

School

St Vincent's Secondary School, Seatown Place, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Teacher

John White

o

Award

SciFest Scientist of the Future Award 2020

Student

Aoibheann Mangan

Project

Hospital Holly and Henry - A Mobile Trinal Interactive Solution to Eradicate Children's Fears of Medical Procedures

School

Mount St Michael Secondary School, Convent of Mercy, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Teacher

Paula Campbell

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Award

Yale Science and Engineering Association Award 2020

Student

Caoimhín O'Leary

Project

An Image Analysis of Rehabilitating Patients' Exercises to Measure and Improve Recovery

School

Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore, Co. Waterford

Teacher

Niamh Shannon

Award

American Psychological Association Award 2020

Student

Ellen Woodward

Project

‘Inside Out’ – A Wearable Device that Externalises Internal Emotions

School

Ursuline College Sligo, Finisklin Rd, Sligo

Teacher

Anthony Carolan

Award

American Meteorological Society Award 2020

Student

Conor Casey

Project

AMSIMP: Using Machine Learning to Improve Numerical Weather Prediction

School

Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Teacher

Sarah Abbott

Each of the finalists will be sent an Excellence in STEM Award to mark their achievement in reaching the National Final of SciFest 2020.

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