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Scifest@WIT 2018 Award Winners

Scifest@WIT 2018 Awards List

Congratulations to all who participated.

Everybody received a certificate of participation


Science Foundation Ireland Best Project Award

Ag Fiosrú na hEifeachtaí de Phrobhitheacha E.M.

Conn Caomhánach, Con Ó Meachair

Meanscoil Gharman, Enniscorthy

Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award

Testing the effectiveness of market batteries against our Ecological Houseplant Battery

Janet Williams Oshun, Aleksandra Gramiak

St. Mary's College, Arklow

Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award

Child Friendly Drip Bag

Grace Cloney, Maja Maciejowska

St. Mary's Secondary School, New Ross

Intel Award (Best Physical Science or Technology Project)

Arduino controlled garden!

Katharina Eirserfey, Kornelija Gruodyte

Presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny

Environmental Award

An investigation into the attitude of recycling in Irish students in primary schools and how it changes as they grow into secondary school

Michael Rafter, Jack Murphy

Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí, Cill Channaigh

Newstalk Best Communicator Award

Why fidget spinners are more than toys: does stereotypy aid concentration in students with developmental disorders?

Katie Garrett

St. Mary's College, Arklow

BioPharmaChem Ireland Chemistry Award – best chemistry content

Power of the Sea

Elena Kenny, Amy Cahill, Aoife Nolan

St. Mary's Secondary School, New Ross

RSC School Chemistry Award

Mr Sean Fogarty

St. Mary's Secondary School, New Ross

Discover Space Award (ESERO Ireland)

Could Mars have sustained life while at one point in history

Adham Monahan, Ryan Kidby, Michal Wilkowski

Christian Brothers Secondary School, New Ross

Discover Space Teacher Award (Teacher Award)

Mr Shane Curran

Christian Brothers Secondary School, New Ross

Maths in Science Award

Does dancing improve your memory and coordination?

Alanna Collier, Megan Smale

St. Mary's College, Arklow

Irish Science Teachers' Association Award 1st Junior Project

From Wonder Women to Daddy Pig: an investigation of the sexist conditioning of children through TV and film

Róisín Ní Chadhla, Erin O'Sullivan, Ryan Fleming

Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore

GSK Life Sciences Project Award

Potential for Crocus Sativus biotechnological growth in Ireland

Caoimhin O'Leary

Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore

MSD Social and Behavioural  Sciences Award

Friendly Fonts

Sara McLoughlin, Niamh Murphy, Martyna Smyrak

St. Mary's Secondary School, New Ross

Eirgen Intermediate Project Award

The secret to cleaning your gum shield in less than a minute, Grab and Go!

Anna Keating, Alaidh Kavanagh

St. Mary's College, Arklow

Bausch and Lomb Display Award

Does carrying a schoolbag effect your height?

Aine Kavanagh, Niamh Gallagher

Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, Waterford

Sanofi Award for Innovation in Methodology

A Study of The Community Implications of Anaerobic Digesters

Kyle Treacy, Jules Casey, Conor McGoldrick

Ard Scoil na Mara, Tramore

WIT Merit Award

How accurate are the best before dates on milk?

Alice Keenan, Aoife McBride

St. Mary's College, Arklow

WIT Merit Award

Plant-TEK

Kasia Ossowska, Ellen O'Grady

Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, Waterford

WIT Merit Award

The impact of zero grazing on soil nutrients levels.

Daniel Farrell

De La Salle College, Waterford

WIT Merit Award

Water Purification

Belinda Nolan, Peig Delaney

St. Mary's Secondary School, New Ross

WIT Merit Award

Impleachtaí na gCuotaí Inscne ar Dháil Éireann

Robbie Mac Giolla Dé , Conor De Rúit

Meanscoil Gharman, Enniscorthy