Waterford Institute of Technology Award Winners 2018

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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Conn Caomhánach, Con Ó Meachair
School Meánscoil Gharman, Brownswood, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Project
Ag Fiosrú na hEifeachtaí de Phrobhitheacha E.M.
Teacher Elaine Nic Réamoinn
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Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Janet Williams Oshun, Aleksandra Gramiak
School St Mary's College, St Mary's Rd, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Project
Testing the Effectiveness of Market Batteries Against Our Ecological Houseplant Battery
Teacher Joanne English
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Grace Cloney, Maja Maciejowska
School St Mary's Secondary School, Irishtown, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Child Friendly Drip Bag
Teacher Sean Fogarty
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Award Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award
Students Katharina Eirserfey, Kornelija Gruodyte
School Presentation Secondary School, Loughboy, Kilkenny
Project
Arduino Controlled Garden!
Teacher Peter Fitzgerald
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Award Environmental Award
Students Michael Rafter, Jack Murphy
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
An Investigation into the Attitude of Recycling in Irish Students in Primary Schools and How it Changes as They Grow into Secondary School
Teacher Eddie Teehan
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Katie Garrett
School St Mary's College, St Mary's Rd, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Project
Why Fidget Spinners Are More Than Toys: Does Stereotypy Aid Concentration in Students with Developmental Disorders?
Teacher Joanne English
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Award BioPharmaChem Ireland Chemistry Award
Students Elena Kenny, Amy Cahill, Aoife Nolan
School St Mary's Secondary School, Irishtown, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Power of the Sea
Teacher Sean Fogarty
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Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Republic of Ireland Section)
Students (School Award)
School St Mary's Secondary School, Irishtown, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Teacher Sean Fogarty
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Award ESERO Discover Space Award
Students Adham Monahan, Ryan Kidby, Michal Wilkowski
School Christian Brothers Secondary School, Mountgarrett, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Could Mars Have Sustained Life While at One Point in History?
Teacher Shane Curran
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Award ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award
Students (Teacher Award)
School Christian Brothers Secondary School, Mountgarrett, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Teacher Shane Curran
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Award Maths in Science Award
Students Alanna Collier, Megan Smale
School St. Mary's College, St. Mary's Rd, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Project
Does Dancing Improve Your Memory and Coordination?
Teacher Joanne English
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Róisín Ní Chadhla, Erin O'Sullivan, Ryan Fleming
School Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore, Co. Waterford
Project
From Wonder Women to Daddy Pig: An Investigation of the Sexist Conditioning of Children Through TV and Film
Teacher Niamh Shannon


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WIT Award Winners - Special Awards

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Award GSK Life Sciences Project Award
Students Caoimhin O'Leary
School Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore, Co. Waterford
Project
Potential for Crocus Sativus Biotechnological Growth in Ireland
Teacher Niamh Shannon
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Award MSD Social and Behavioural Sciences Award
Students Sara McLoughlin, Niamh Murphy, Martyna Smyrak
School St. Mary's Secondary School, Irishtown, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Friendly Fonts
Teacher Sean Fogarty
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Award Eirgen Intermediate Project Award
Students Anna Keating, Alaidh Kavanagh
School St. Mary's College, St. Mary's Rd, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Project
The Secret to Cleaning Your Gum Shield in Less than a Minute, Grab and Go!
Teacher Joanne English
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Award Bausch and Lomb Display Award
Students Aine Kavanagh, Niamh Gallagher
School Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, Ozanam St., Waterford
Project
Does Carrying a Schoolbag Affect Your Height?
Teacher Rosario Burke
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Award WIT Merit Award
Students Alice Keenan, Aoife McBride
School St. Mary's College, St. Mary's Rd, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Project
How Accurate Are the Best Before Dates on Milk?
Teacher Joanne English
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Award WIT Merit Award
Students Kasia Ossowska, Ellen O'Grady
School Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, Ozanam St., Waterford
Project
Plant-TEK
Teacher Rosario Burke
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Award WIT Merit Award
Students Daniel Farrell
School De La Salle College, Newtown, Waterford
Project
The Impact of Zero Grazing on Soil Nutrients Levels
Teacher Mary McDonagh
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Award WIT Merit Award
Students

Belinda Nolan, Peig Delaney

School St. Mary's Secondary School, Irishtown, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Water Purification
Teacher Sean Fogarty
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Award WIT Merit Award
Students Robbie Mac Giolla Dé, Conor De Rúit
School Meánscoil Gharman, Brownswood, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Project
Impleachtaí na gCuotaí Inscne ar Dháil Éireann
Teacher Elaine Nic Réamoinn



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