National Finalists 2018

National Finalists


Venue SciFest@AIT
School Athlone Community College, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath
Teacher Niall Carty
Student/s Juliette McGrane, Laoise O'Brien, Rebecca Campion
Project Is Clean Country Air Just a Myth?
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Venue SciFest@LIT
School Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick
Teacher Donal Enright
Student/s Ronan Mullane
Project Scrum Developer
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Venue SciFest@GMIT
School St Raphaels College, Loughrea, Co Galway
Teacher David Fogarty
Student/s Miriam Kennedy, Aisling Casserly
Project Compensatory Growth in Barley and its Application to Irrigation in Drought Prone Areas
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Venue SciFest@DkIT
School Ardgillan Community College, Castlelands, Balbriggan, Co Dublin
Teacher Laura Sheahan
Student/s Emily Cathcart, Lucy Ellis
Project Face Scrub Investigation and Revolution
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Venue SciFest@ITS
School St. Clare's Comprehensive School, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Teacher Edel Mc Phelim
Student/s Rachel Mc Partlin
Project Analysis of Calcium Ion, Vitamin D Levels and Dexa Scan in Adult Fracture In-patients Prior to Surgery and Awareness of Secondary School Students of Osteoporosis
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Venue SciFest@LIT Thurles
School St Josephs College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Teacher Mary Gorey
Student/s Aisling Dwyer, Hazel Reynolds, Kiara Hearty
Project No Mower Accidents
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Venue SciFest@WIT
School Meanscoil Gharman, Brownswood, Enniscorthy
Teacher Elaine Nic Réamoinn
Student/s Conn Caomhánach, Con Ó Meachair
Project Investigating the Biological Benefits of EM Probiotics in Agriculture
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Venue SciFest@DCU
School Scoil Mhuire Community School, Clane, Naas, Co Kildare
Teacher Helena Lynn
Student/s Gráinne Lawlor, Enya Nordon
Project An Investigation into the Deposition of Metallic Particles in E-Cigarette Vapour
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Venue SciFest@LIT
School Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare
Teacher John Sims
Student/s Amy Woods
Project Expansion Rates of Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) in North Clare
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Venue SciFest@ITTral
School Coláiste Bhréanainn, Cill Airne, Co Chiarraí
Teacher Marian O'Gorman
Student/s Darragh Fleming, Ethan O Neill, Colm Looney
Project Deer Watch
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Venue SciFest@ITT
School Salesian College, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Teacher Jorge Andres
Student/s Odhran Brady
Project Quantifying Whiplash: An IoT Sensoring Approach to Help Reduce Insurance Claims Costs
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Venue SciFest@CIT
School Douglas Community School, Clermont Avenue, Douglas, Cork
Teacher Cian O Mahony
Student/s Jamie O Callaghan, Benjamin Velon, Eoin Cottrell
Project Pith as a Biodegradable Alternative for Packaging Materials
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Venue SciFest@DIT
School Jesus and Mary College, Our Lady's Grove, Goatstown Road, Dublin 14
Teacher Marc Paul Lynn
Student/s Emma Babos
Project Guardian Pi
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Venue SciFest@DkIT
School Coláiste Dún an Rí, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan
Teacher Michelle Hough
Student/s Caoimhe Byrne, Ílona Mc Carthy, Eabha Garvey
Project An Ecological Investigation into Dún an Rí Forest Park
o
Venue SciFest@LyIT
School St Eunan's College, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
Teacher Jane Gill
Student/s Leo Camacho
Project Making Social Media a Better Place Using Artificial Intelligence
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Venue SciFest@ITB
School Castleknock Community College, Carpenterstown Road, Castleknock, Dublin 15
Teacher Grainne Mulry
Student/s Alison Egan, Áine Morgan, Caoimhe Harrington
Project A Study of Bacteria Found on Pedestrian Crossings in Dublin
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Venue SciFest@ITTral
School Community College Killorglin, Killorglin, Co Kerry
Teacher Marieke O'Connor
Student/s Timothy McGrath
Project An Investigation into Using CRISPR-Cas9 to Genomically Edit Paramecium caudatum to Purify Vibrio cholerae Infected Water in Third World Countries
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Venue SciFest@ITC
School Mountrath Community School, Dysartbeigh, Mountrath, Co. Laois
Teacher Catriona Egan
Student/s Aoife Dunne, Alice Carew
Project Sound Sensitivity: A Statistical Analysis of its Impact on Children with Autism and the Development of a Device to Lessen it
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Venue SciFest@CIT
School Coláiste An Spioraid Naoimh Bishopstown, Cork
Teacher Tim Kerins
Student/s Tony O'Halloran, Aidan Mamo Cooney
Project Applications of Queuing Theory to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Ireland
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Venue SciFest@ITT
School Patrician Secondary School, Newbridge, Co Kildare
Teacher Colin Doheny
Student/s Evan Mather
Project Nature vs Nurture: The Biomimicry of Spider Silk
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Venue SciFest@Derry
School St Killian's College, Carnlough Co. Antrim
Teacher Sean Connolly
Student/s Liam Black, Cathal McDonnell
Project QUAD for Quads
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Venue SciFest@ITS
School Magh Ene College, Church Road, Bundoran, Co Donegal
Teacher James Gilmartin
Student/s Niamh Carolan, Emma Birney
Project The Attraction of Maglev Trains: A Study into the Thermomagnetic Properties of Negatively Accelerating Objects
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Venue SciFest@LITTipp
School Ardscoil Ris, North Circular Rd, Limerick
Teacher Diane Condon
Student/s Paul Hamilton
Project What Makes a Good Science Teacher? A Statistical Analysis of Diverse Second-Level Student and Teacher Attitudes on What Constitutes a Good Science Teacher
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Venue SciFest@AIT
School Moate Community School, Church Street, Moate, Co Westmeath
Teacher Mairead Cusack
Student/s Emma Kelly, Brian Conlon
Project Ireland’s Burning Problem: A Study of the Ecological Impact of Irish Gorse Fires
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Venue SciFest@ITB
School Skerries Community College, Balbriggan St, Skerries, Co. Dublin
Teacher Louise Sullivan
Student/s Adam Kelly
Project An Open Source Solution to Simulating Quantum Computers Using Hardware Acceleration
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Venue SciFest@DCU
School Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan, Co Dublin
Teacher Niamh Mc Nally
Student/s Chloe Johnston, Tara Kelly
Project Are the Number of Canoeists Not Disinfecting Their Equipment After Use Contributing to the Spread of Aphanomyces astaci in Irish Waters?
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Venue SciFest@Derry
School St. Mary's College, Northland Road Derry
Teacher Ann Blanking
Student/s Kayleigh Doherty
Project The Development of a Simple Wound Dressing that can Indicate Infection
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SciFest 2018 Boston Scientific Medical Devices Grand Award Finalists
Venue SciFest@Derry
School St. Mary's College, Northland Road Derry
Teacher Ann Blanking
Student/s Kayleigh Doherty
Project The Development of a Simple Wound Dressing that can Indicate Infection
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Venue SciFest@ITTral
School Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Mounthawk,, Tralee,, Co. Kerry
Teacher Eimear Nolan
Student/s Jessica Murphy, Diana Meriakri
Project An Investigation into Using Antiprotons for Cancer Therapy
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Venue SciFest@ITS
School Ursuline College, Finisklin, Sligo
Teacher Anthony Carolan
Student/s Eimear Kearins
Project Lifeline: Saving Lives One Beep at a Time
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Venue SciFest@LITTipp
School St Josephs College, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co Tipperary
Teacher Mary Gorey
Student/s Laura Kennedy, Caitríona Ryan, Aoife Butler
Project The Hear-Band
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Venue SciFest@CIT
School Christ King Girls' Secondary School, Half Moon Lane, South Douglas Road, Cork
Teacher Denise Quilter
Student/s Nicole Marinos
Project Visual Communication Device to Promote Patient Participation and Wellness During Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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Venue SciFest@GMIT
School Presentation College, Athenry, Co Galway
Teacher Caroline Carr
Student/s Niah McCarthy, Aibhe Regan
Project A Dual Sensor, Stereo-Feedback Headset for the Visually Impaired
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SciFest 2018 Broadcom MASTERS Award Finalists
Venue SciFest@DCU
School Santa Sabina Dominican College, Greenfield Road, Sutton, Dublin 13
Teacher Paul Nugent
Student/s Aoife McMahon
Project Which Paper Shopping Bags Decompose Most Efficiently?
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Venue SciFest@DkIT
School Eureka Secondary School, Kells, Co. Meath
Teacher Mary Byrne
Student/s Roisin Murtagh
Project An Investigation into Sound Pollution in my Environment
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Venue SciFest@ITB
School Castleknock College, Castleknock, Dublin 15
Teacher Tom Tierney
Student/s Jack Crushell
Project Lasers: A Solution Without a Problem
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Venue SciFest@ITS
School Scoil Muire gan Smal, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town
Teacher Padraig Harlow
Student/s Éabha Kenny
Project The Investigation of how Microwave Radiation Affects Living Organisms
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Venue SciFest@ITTral
School Community College Killorglin, Killorglin, Co Kerry
Teacher Kevin Foley
Student/s Lily Eyers
Project The Rear Guard
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SciFest@School in Coláiste Bhríde, Carnew, Co. Wicklow
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26 2019
SciFest@School in Blessington Community College, Naas Rd, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Feb
26 2019
SciFest@School in The Kings Hospital School, Lucan Road Old, Dublin 20
Feb
27 2019
SciFest@School in Scoil Chriost Ri, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
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