Waterford Institute of Technology Award Winners 2021

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Major Award Winners

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Award SciFest Best Project Award
Student Conor Fitzmaurice
School St. Kieran's College, College Rd, Kilkenny
Project
How Do Quantum Phenomena Give Rise to the Reality We Know?
Teacher David Hennessy
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Award Runner-up Best Project Award
Students Tom Murphy, Tadhg Cotter
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
Do Different Types of Bread Decompose at Different Rates and What Method is Most Effective when Attempting to Preserve Bread?
Teacher David O’Heney
o
Award Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award
Student Conrad Gahmig
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
How to Reduce Muscle Ache
Teacher David O’Heney
o
Award Intel Technology Award
Student Fionn Prizeman
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
How Do Fibre Optics Work?
Teacher David O’Heney
o
Award Institute of Physics Award
Student Fionn Prizeman
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
How Do Fibre Optics Work?
Teacher David O’Heney
o
Award Fenergo Communication Award
Student Mark Malovychko
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
How Effective Are the Methods Currently Being Used to Clean up the Ocean from Plastic.
Teacher David O'Heney
o
Award ESERO Discover Space Student Award
Student Conor Fitzmaurice
School St. Kieran's College, College Rd, Kilkenny
Project
How Do Quantum Phenomena Give Rise to the Reality We Know?
Teacher David Hennessy
o
Award ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award
Student (Teacher Award)
School St. Kieran's College, College Rd, Kilkenny
Project
Teacher David Hennessy



Category Award Winners

Category: Intermediate Life Sciences

Award First Place
Students Tom Murphy, Tadhg Cotter
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
Do Different Types of Bread Decompose at Different Rates and What Method is Most Effective when Attempting to Preserve Bread?
Teacher David O’Heney
Award Second Place
Student Ava Byrne Kavanagh
School Glenart College, Coolgreaney Rd, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Project
Covid-19 and its Effect on the Flu Season in Ireland
Teacher Laura Sinnot
Award Third Place
Student Conrad Gahmig
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
How to Reduce Muscle Ache
Teacher David O’Heney



Category: Intermediate Physical Sciences

Award First Place
Student Conor Fitzmaurice
School St. Kieran's College, College Rd, Kilkenny
Project
How do Quantum Phenomena Give Rise to the Reality We Know?
Teacher David Hennessy
Award Second Place
Student Cathal Murphy
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
Why the Quality of Oil has Decreased since the 1980s
Teacher David O’Heney



Category: Intermediate Technology

Award First Place
Student Fionn Prizeman
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
How Do Fibre Optics Work?
Teacher David O’Heney
Award Second Place
Student Daniel Molloy
School Glenart College, Coolgreaney Rd, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Project
The Media's Influence on Biotechnology
Teacher Laura Sinnot
Award Third Place
Student Mark Malovychko
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
How Effective Are the Methods Currently Being Used to Clean up the Ocean from Plastic?.
Teacher David O'Heney



Category: Senior Life Sciences

Award First Place
Student Andy Rowe
School Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Sráid Shéamais, Cill Channaigh
Project
What Does your Favourite Music Genre Say about You?
Teacher David O'Heney
Apr
22 2024
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Apr
22 2024
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Apr
22 2024
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Apr
23 2024
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