Technological University Dublin Tallaght Award Winners 2022

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Major Award Winners

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Award Best Project Award
Student Maura Moore-McCune
School The Kings Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20
Project
The Development of a Wearable, Fast Moving Object Warning System for Visually Impaired People
Teacher Ciaran O'Connor
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Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Student Amy Carruth
School Kingswood Community College, Ballymount Road, Kingswood Heights, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Project
Fibronot Pro: New Fibromyalgia Detection System
Teacher Ciara Cook
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Student Amy Carruth
School Kingswood Community College, Ballymount Road, Kingswood Heights, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Project
Fibronot Pro: New Fibromyalgia Detection System
Teacher Ciara Cook
o
Award Intel Technology Award
Students Clementine Xu, Austen Moore
School The Kings Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20
Project
Does temperature affect phone battery’s charge rate?
Teacher Ciaran O'Connor
o
Award Institute of Physics Award
Student Saanvi Khopade
School Belmayne Educate Together Secondary School, Belmayne Avenue, Dublin 13
Project
Do Different Tennis Racquets Affect the Speed of the Ball They are Hitting?
Teacher Emma Burrowes
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Award Smurfit Kappa Sustainability Award
Students Méabh Joyce, Shahd Elmileik
School Our Lady's Grove Secondary School, Our Lady's Grove, Goatstown Road, Dublin 14
Project
What happens if I water my plant with things other than water?
Teacher Marc Paul Lynn
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Award Fenergo Communication Award
Students Rían Ó’Héalaí, Kale Bergin
School Belmayne Educate Together Secondary School, Belmayne Avenue, Dublin 13
Project
Does the length of your hurl affect the distance of your strike?
Teacher Emma Burrowes
o
Award Accenture Maths in Science Award
Student Jamie Waters
School The Kings Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20
Project
Is human hearing adaptable to its auditory environment?
Teacher Ciaran O'Connor
o
Award Regeneron Life Sciences Award
Students Aoibhe Kerins, Eve Byrne, Maisy Brady
School St Wolstan's Community School, Ballymakealy, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
To Investigate the Antibacterial Properties of Different Types of Honey
Teacher Tom Kiely
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Award SciFest Chemistry Student Award
Student Afiq Ezani
School Griffeen Community College, c/o Kishogue Community College, Thomas Omar Way, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Project
Do different types of water have different surface tension?
Teacher Fionnuala Quirke
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Award RSC School Chemistry Award SciFest
Students
School Griffeen Community College, c/o Kishogue Community College, Thomas Omar Way, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Project
Teacher Fionnuala Quirke
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Award Irish Science Teachers’ Association Student Award
Students Gabriela Giuliese
School Blackrock Educate Together Secondary School, Booterstown, Dun Laoghaire
Project
Let’s get physical - what sport makes your heart rate increase the most?
Teacher Katie Burrowes

TU Dublin Tallaght Award Winners

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Category: Junior Physical Sciences
Award First Place
Student Saanvi Khopade
School Belmayne Educate Together Secondary School, Belmayne Avenue, Dublin 13
Project
Do Different Tennis Racquets Affect the Speed of the Ball They are Hitting?
Teacher Emma Burrowes
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Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences
Award First Place
Students Dylan Moloney, Jack McEvoy, Karl Gallagher
School St. Kilian's Community School, Ballywaltrim, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Project
What effect does air pressure have when bouncing a football?
Teacher Sarah Watson
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Category: Junior/Intermediate Physical Sciences
Award Highly Commended
Student Cormac O'Toole
School St. Kilian's Community School, Ballywaltrim, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Project
How to make Junior Cycle Science more inclusive of blind students and students who are visually impaired.
Teacher Rachel Ryan
o
Category: Junior Psychology
Award First Place
Students Nia Bernard Webber, Rada Kanevskaya
School Blackrock Educate Together Secondary School, Booterstown, Dun Laoghaire
Project
For the love of food - How our five senses affect our taste
Teacher Katie Burrowes
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Category: Intermediate Psychology
Award First Place
Students Rachel McMahon, Charlotte Stevens, Maja Wirkus
School St Wolstan's Community School, Ballymakealy, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
Deciphering dyslexia: a study in orthographic processing
Teacher Paula Kirrane
o
Award First Place
Students Mairéad Kehoe, Sarah Girvan Hendy Michela Menna
School St Wolstan's Community School, Ballymakealy, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
The Effect of Music on Dogs - Purebreds vs. Crossbreds
Teacher Louise Ward
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Category: Junior Chemistry
Award First Place
Student Afiq Ezani
School Griffeen Community College, c/o Kishogue Community College, Thomas Omar Way, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Project
Do different types of water have different surface tension?
Teacher Fionnuala Quirke
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Category: Intermediate Chemistry
Award First Place
Students Olivia Gallagher, Amy Cawley
School St Wolstan's Community School, Ballymakealy, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
Investigating Whether Saliva Neutralises Acidic Foods
Teacher Tom Kiely
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Category: Junior Biology
Award First Place
Student Gabriela Giuliese
School Blackrock Educate Together Secondary School, Booterstown, Dun Laoghaire
Project
Let’s get physical - what sport makes your heart rate increase the most?
Teacher Katie Burrowes
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Award Second Place
Students Sean Hoey, Luke Duffy, Jack Sammon
School Cross And Passion College, Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Project
A study into which is more effective for muscle recovery: hot baths vs cold baths?
Teacher Aisling Doyle
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Category: Intermediate Biology
Award First Place
Students Hannah Foley Wollmer, Martha Grogan
School St Wolstan's Community School, Ballymakealy, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
Artificial vs Natural fertilisers
Teacher Louise Ward
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Award Second place
Students Niamh O'Connor, Abbie O'Leary
School St Wolstan's Community School, Ballymakealy, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
Can Strength and Conditioning Training Alone Improve your 1 Kilometer Running Time?
Teacher Paula Kirrane
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Category: Junior Technology
Award First Place
Student Maura Moore-McCune
School The Kings Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20
Project
The Development of a Wearable, Fast Moving Object Warning System for Visually Impaired People
Teacher Ciaran O'Connor
o
Award Second Place
Students Clementine Xu, Austen Moore
School The Kings Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20
Project
Does temperature affect phone battery’s charge rate?
Teacher Ciaran O'Connor
o
Category: Senior Technology
Award First Place
Student Amy Carruth
School Kingswood Community College, Ballymount Road, Kingswood Heights, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Project
Fibronot Pro: New Fibromyalgia Detection System
Teacher Ciara Cook
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