Technological University of the Shannon Midwest Thurles Award Winners 2023

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Major Award Winners

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Award Best Project Award
Student Chen HongYu
School Rockwell College, Cashel, Co. Tipperary
Project
Analyze the Point Cloud Map Fusion Algorithm of Multi-UAV VSLAM in Dynamic Scenes and Try to Optimize the Solution
Teacher Helen Murray
o
Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Emer Moroney, Chloe Whyte, Caoimhe Delaney
School St Josephs College, Pallas Street, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
The New Sliotar
Teacher Mary Gorey
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Emily Holohan, Nórah Larkin
School Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary
Project
Disposable Vapes: A Study into the Biological and Environmental Effects of Prolonged Use
Teacher Rachel Ahern
o
Award Intel Technology Award
Student Seán O'Sullivan
School Colaiste Chiarain, Croom, Co. Limerick
Project
"Beyond Syntax: A Novel Approach for Plagiarism Detection in Chat GPTGenerated Text using BERT Embeddings and Custom Embedding Layers with Noise Injection"
Teacher Edel Farrell
o
Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Emer Moroney, Chloe Whyte, Caoimhe Delaney
School St Josephs College, Pallas Street, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
The New Sliotar
Teacher Mary Gorey
o
Award Business Excellence Institute Award
Students Darragh Egan, Cian Hayes
School Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary
Project
QRIP
Teacher Rachel Ahern
o
Award Smurfit Kappa Sustainability Award
Students Lucy Ryan, Anna Meehan
School St Josephs College, Pallas Street, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Bin or Flush?
Teacher Mary Gorey
o
Award SciFest Communication Award
Students Catherine Kearney, Mariam TundeMuraina, Sekinat Bamgbose
School Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary
Project
What Lip Balms are the Most Suitable and Why?
Teacher Jacqueline Hayes
o
Award Accenture Maths in Science Award
Student Cillian Carey O' Dwyer
School Rockwell College, Cashel, Co. Tipperary
Project
A regression based forecasting model for Irish Electricity price inflation, using the consumer price index (CPI) as a measure
Teacher Helen Murray
o
Award Regeneron Life Sciences Award
Student Conor Hearne
School Edmund Rice Secondary School, Mount St. Nicholas, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary
Project
The Brain Body Connection, Does Exercise Help our Brains Work Better?
Teacher Mary Bridget Lenane
o
Award SciFest Chemistry Student Award
Students Sarah Brophy, Aoife Kennedy
School St Josephs College, Pallas Street, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Back to Basics - Kophy Scale
Teacher Mary Gorey
o
Award ESERO Ireland Discover Space Award
Student April Slevin
School Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary
Project
How does a size of a meteorite relate to the size of a crater it makes when it hits Earth?
Teacher Jacqueline Hayes
o
Award ESERO Ireland Discover Space Teacher Award
Students
School Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary
Project
Teacher Jacqueline Hayes
o
Award Irish Science Teachers’ Association Student Award
Student Luke Blackwell
School C.B.S. Thurles, Rossa St, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
A Comparative Study on the Effectiveness of a Natural Fertiliser on Different Soils and Investigating the Sustainability of this Fertiliser.
Teacher Danielle Slattery
o
Award Dawn Meats Agricultural Science Award
Student Luke Blackwell
School C.B.S. Thurles, Rossa St, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
A Comparative Study on the Effectiveness of a Natural Fertiliser on Different Soils and Investigating the Sustainability of this Fertiliser.
Teacher Danielle Slattery
TUS Shannon Midwest Thurles Award Winners - Merit and Highly Commended Awards
o
Award TUS Agricultural Science Award
Students Ronan Dockery, Cathal England, Liam O'Dwyer
School Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary
Project
An Investigation into producing beef in a sustainable way
Teacher Jacqueline Hayes
o
Award Merit Award
Student Caitlin O Meara
School St Joseph's College, Pallas Street, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Chemical vs Natural Skin Care
Teacher Mary Gorey
o
Award Highly Commended Award
Students David Hoare, Youssef Muhanna, Kilian Wierczynski
School St Joseph's College, Pallas Street, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Chemical vs Natural Skin Care
Teacher Mary Gorey
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Award Highly Commended Award
Students David Hoare, Youssef Muhanna, Kilian Wierczynski
School Central Technical Institute, Raheen Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.
Project
A and E Near me
Teacher Shauna Burke
o
Award Highly Commended Award
Student Jamie Blake
School Colaiste Mhuire Co-ed, Castlemeadows, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Project
Waste Watchers - An Investigation into Food Waste in Ireland and How to Tackle it
Teacher Katie Carr
o
Award Highly Commended Award
Students Javier Alonso, Pelayo Gutierrez, Lucas Cortizo
School Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
Project
Astro Versus Grass in Professional Football
Teacher Jennifer Denny
o
Award Highly Commended Award
Students Niall Wilson, Emily O'Shea
School Community College Castlecomer, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny
Project
Who is more Ambidextrous? Right of Left Handed People?
Teacher James Power

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