Technological University Dublin Tallaght Award Winners 2023

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Major Award Winners

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Award Best Project Award
Student Nikishi Polgolla
School Our Ladys School, Templeogue Road, Terenure, Dublin 6W
Project
An Investigation into the Use of Herbal Plant Extracts that are Effective Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Skin Infections
Teacher Emma Griffin
o
Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Student Gabriela Giuliese
School Blackrock Educate Together Secondary School, The Sandymount Building, Simmonscourt Road, Dublin 4
Project
How Does Hard Water Affect Hair Strength?
Teacher Katie Burrowes
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Sophie Fay, Cara Kelly, Katie Donohoe
School St Wolstan's Community School, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
The Effects of a Medical Walker on Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Teacher Jeremiah Sheehan
o
Award EirGrid Climate and Delivering a Cleaner Energy Future Award
Students Gal Baskin, Rosario Ruiz, Jessica Kala
School Firhouse Educate Together Secondary School, Firhouse, Dublin 24
Project
Testing Different Fruits/Vegetables as Electricity Sources to Power a Microbic Car
Teacher Nicole Geissel
o
Award Intel Technology Award
Students Leo Jordan, Callum Duffy
School Coláiste Phádraig CBS, Roselawn, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Project
InsuCalc
Teacher Kevin Carey
o
Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Sophie Fay, Cara Kelly, Katie Donohoe
School St Wolstan's Community School, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
The Effects of a Medical Walker on Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Teacher Jeremiah Sheehan
o
Award Business Excellence Institute Award
Student Anvi Lal
School Belmayne Educate Together Secondary School, Belmayne Avenue, Dublin 13
Project
My Personal Budget Planner
Teacher Emma Burrowes
o
Award Smurfit Kappa Sustainability Award
Student Alannah Lynch
School St David's Holy Faith Secondary, Greystones, Co. Wicklow
Project
A Comparative Analysis of Beach Litter in Wicklow, its Environmental Effects and Potential Solutions for a More Sustainable Future.
Teacher Carolyn Cavey
o
Award SciFest Communication Award
Student Sophie Mullett
School Sandford Park School Ltd, Sandford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
Project
A Statistical Analysis on the Effects of Pro-Anorexic and Diet Culture Social Media Content on Teens.
Teacher Dana Kilroy
o
Award Accenture Maths in Science Award
Student Enoch Tsang
School The Kings Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20
Project
Are High NFL Draft Picks Overvalued?
Teacher Ciaran O'Connor
o
Award Regeneron Life Sciences Award
Student Nikishi Polgolla
School Our Ladys School, Templeogue Road, Terenure, Dublin 6W
Project
An Investigation into the Use of Herbal Plant Extracts that are Effective Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Skin Infections
Teacher Emma Griffin
o
Award SciFest Chemistry Student Award
Student Gabriela Giuliese
School Blackrock Educate Together Secondary School, The Sandymount Building, Simmonscourt Road, Dublin 4
Project
How Does Hard Water Affect Hair Strength?
Teacher Katie Burrowes
o
Award Irish Science Teachers’ Association Student Award
Students Saoirse Meyer, Alex Fellner Ring, Zofia Theophilo
School Blackrock Educate Together Secondary School, The Sandymount Building, Simmonscourt Road, Dublin 4
Project
How does noise affect your concentration?
Teacher Katie Burrowes
o
Award Dawn Meats Agricultural Science Award
Students Bartosz Lacki, Thiana Fox, Sadhbh Hollywood
School Griffeen Community College, c/o Kishogue Community College, Thomas Omar Way, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Project
Which Fertilizer is Least Likely to Affect Soil pH?
Teacher Fionnuala Quirke

Category Award Winners
o
Award Physics Intermediate - Overall
Students Sophie Fay, Cara Kelly, Katie Donohoe
School St Wolstan's Community School, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
The Effects of a Medical Walker on Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Teacher Jeremiah Sheehan
o
Award Physics Intermediate - Commendation
Students Alessia Miceli, Nicola Maruszak
School St Wolstan's Community School, Clane Rd, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Project
Are Tracking Solar Panels More Effective Than Static Solar Panels?
Teacher Jeremiah Sheehan
o
Award Physics Intermediate - Commendation
Students Niamh Byrne, Genevieve Morgan
School Firhouse Educate Together Secondary School, Firhouse, Dublin 24
Project
Does the Shape and Creation Method Affect the Flight of a Paper Aeroplane?
Teacher Nicole Geissel
o
Award Physics Junior - First Place
Student Enoch Tsang
School The Kings Hospital, Palmerstown, Dublin 20
Project
Are High NFL Draft Picks Overvalued?
Teacher Ciaran O'Connor
o
Award Physics Junior - Second Place
Students Heloise Menton, Holly Burke
School Muckross Park College, Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Project
Tensile Strength of Hair Under Different Grooming Conditions
Teacher Dr Lisa Shine
o
Award Chemistry Intermediate/Senior
Students Gal Baskin, Rosario Ruiz, Jessica Kala
School Firhouse Educate Together Secondary School, Firhouse, Dublin 24
Project
Testing Different Fruits/Vegetables as Electricity Sources to Power a Microbic Car
Teacher Nicole Geissel
o
Award Chemistry Junior
Student Gabriela Giuliese
School Blackrock Educate Together Secondary School, The Sandymount Building, Simmonscourt Road, Dublin 4
Project
How Does Hard Water Affect Hair Strength?
Teacher Katie Burrowes
o
Award Psychology Intermediate
Students Ayomiposi Oshundaro, Lauren Coughlan
School Tallaght Community School, Balrothery, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Project
The Magic Feather: One Weird Trick To Boost Athletic Performance In Tallaght Community School
Teacher Kate O'Gorman
o
Award Psychology Junior - First Place
Student Nia Bernard Webber
School Blackrock Educate Together Secondary School, The Sandymount Building, Simmonscourt Road, Dublin 4
Project
TikTok vs Teenagers
Teacher Katie Burrowes
o
Award Psychology Junior - Second Place
Students Lara Forsythe, Rebecca McDonald
School Muckross Park College, Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Project
Scarefest: Does the Environment You are in Affect How Scared You Become?
Teacher Dr Lisa Shine
o
Award Biology Intermediate/Senior
Student Nikishi Polgolla
School Our Ladys School, Templeogue Road, Terenure, Dublin 6W
Project
An Investigation into the Use of Herbal Plant Extracts that are Effective Against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Skin Infections
Teacher Emma Griffin
o
Award Biology Junior - First Place
Student Alannah Lynch
School St David's Holy Faith Secondary, Greystones, Co. Wicklow
Project
A Comparative Analysis of Beach Litter in Wicklow, its Environmental Effects and Potential Solutions for a More Sustainable Future.
Teacher Carolyn Cavey
o
Award Biology Junior - Second Place
Students Marian Stefu, Nathan Byrne, Ryan Farren
School St. Colmcille's Community School, Scholarstown Rd, Knocklyon, Dublin 16
Project
Effects of Haemochromatosis and Treatment
Teacher Roisin Weldon
o
Award Technology Junior / Intermediate
Students Jack Winkles, Finn Skehill, Callum Reid
School Belmayne Educate Together Secondary School , Belmayne Avenue, Dublin 13
Project
Flovis: A Flu Detection Device
Teacher Emma Burrowes
Oct
31 2024
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Nov
08 2024
SciFest@School in Sandymount Park Educate Together Secondary School, Beech Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4
Nov
29 2024
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