Waterford Institute of Technology Award Winners 2019

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Major Award Winners

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Award Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award
Students Sam Dunning
School Coláiste an Chraoibhin, Duntahane, Fermoy, Co. Cork
Project Investigating air flow around a satellite launching rocket
Teacher Cathrena O'Keeffe
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Award Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Evelina Ziznevska, Mihaela Bet, Sarah McGowan
School Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, Ozanam St, Waterford
Project
Virtual Reality Technology and its Impact on Future Learning
Teacher Aoife Frisby
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Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Students Ellie Quinn, Bríd Madigan
School St. Mary's Secondary School, Morrissysland, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Breathe Easy, Live Easy
Teacher Sean Fogarty
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Award Specsaver's Making a Difference Award
Students Ella Lyng, Jane Prendergast, Sinéad Ryan
School St. Mary's Secondary School, Morrissysland, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
MediTeddi
Teacher Emma Kavanagh
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Award Intel Technology Award
Students Cathal McCurdy
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, James's St, Gardens, Kilkenny
Project
Using rainwater from gutters to generate renewable electricity
Teacher Caroline Mercer
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Award Institute of Physics Award
Students Niamh O'Shea, Niamh Ogilvie
School St. Mary's Secondary School, Morrissysland, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Clash of the Ash - High Tech Cool Tech
Teacher Sean Fogarty
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Award Environmental Award
Students Clare Doyle, Nhan Slevin, Emma Geoghegan
School St. Mary's Secondary School, Morrissysland, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
How the hair on your head can save the seabed
Teacher Ms. Emma Kavanagh
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Award Newstalk Best Communicator Award
Students Niall Hogan, David O'Flynn, Michael McGrath
School Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore, Co. Waterford
Project
The effect of electrolytes on an athletes performance
Teacher Linda Kiely
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Award Chemistry Award
Students Caoimhe Woods, Hannah DeLongue
School Presentation Secondary School, Greenan, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Project
Bubble Bottles
Teacher Jacqueline Ryan
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Award RSC School Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry Republic of Ireland Section)
Students (School Award)
School Presentation Secondary School, Greenan, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Project
Teacher Jaqueline Ryan
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Award Discover Space Award (ESERO Ireland)
Students Eolann Murphy
School Scoil na mBraithre, Mitchell St, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
Project
Blackholes and relating topics
Teacher Maria McSweeney
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Award Discover Space Teacher Award
Students (Teacher Award)
School Scoil na mBraithre, Mitchell St, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
Project
Blackholes and relating topics
Teacher Maria McSweeney
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Award Maths in Science Award
Students Ellen Maye
School St Augustines College, Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
Project
How does your calculator work?
Teacher Norin Twohig
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Award Irish Science Teachers' Association Award
Students Róisín Ní Chadhla, Jovana Gajic
School Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore, Co. Waterford
Project
Cervical Check and the HPV Vaccine - Information, Opinion and Fake News
Teacher Niamh Shannon
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WIT Award Winners - Special Awards

Award GSK Life Sciences Project Award
Students Ella Devereux
School St Mary's College, St Mary's Rd, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Project
Children with autism cannot wait
Teacher Joanne English
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Award Eirgen Intermediate Project Award
Students Sinead O'Brien, Heather Roche, Orlaith Gaffney
School St. Mary's Secondary School, Morrissysland, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
Magnetic plastic is fantastic
Teacher Emma Kavanagh
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Award Sanofi Award for Innovation in Methodology
Students Ross O’ Loughlin, Conor McInerney
School Coláiste Bhríde Carnew, Main St, Carnew, Co. Wicklow
Project
The effect of breathing rate on time in swimming and difference in lung capacity of a swimmer and a non-swimmer
Teacher Miriam Rickerby
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Award MSD Social and Behavioural Sciences Award
Students Clíona Dunne, Katy Hynes
School Loreto Secondary School, Granges Rd, Gardens, Kilkenny
Project
Assessing parental attitudes towards the HPV vaccine for adolescent boys in the South East
Teacher Brendan Williams
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Award Bausch and Lomb Display Award
Students Paulina Markowska, Klaudia Malodobry
School Christian Brothers Secondary School, Mountgarrett, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
The effects of temperature on crystal growth
Teacher Shane Curran
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Award WIT Merit Award
Students Pádraig O hOldain, Bo Connery Butler
School Coláiste Pobail Osraí, 6-7 Ormonde Rd, Gardens, Kilkenny
Project
Imscrúdú ar éifeachtúlacht Cuileann ar an borrphéist Trichophyton verruscom
Teacher Oisín Mac Cinneide
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Award WIT Merit Award
Students Desiree McCarthy, Aimee Hennessy
School Presentation Secondary School, Dungarvan Rd, Greenan, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Project
Quick Pen
Teacher Jacqueline Ryan
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Award WIT Merit Award
Students Marianna Cavallazzi
School Our Lady of Lourdes Secondary School, Rosbercon, New Ross, Co. Wexford
Project
How Does Your Personality Type and Predominant Cognitive Functions Affect Your Views on Artificial Intelligence?
Teacher Mary P. Pilkington
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