SciFest National Final 2021

Award Winners 2021

The major award winners at this year's SciFest National Final are listed below. All of the finalists received an Excellence in STEM Award to mark their success in qualifying to take part in the National Final.

Award

SciFest STEM Champion 2021

Student

Clare Reidy

Project

Cosmic Radiation Protection Simulation

School

Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Teacher

Julie-Anne Greaney

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Award

Teacher of Excellence Award 2021

School

Our Lady's Bower, Retreat Rd., Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Teacher

Julie-Anne Greaney

Award

SciFest STEM Champion 2021 Runner-Up Award

Student

Caoimhe Walsh

Project

CAN-TEENS Make Better Food Choices?

School

St Brogan's College, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co. Cork

Teacher

Karen Corbett

Award

Berlin Long Night of Science Award 2021

Students

Niamh Carolan, Líle Hensey

Project

Keep a Clear Head – An Investigation into the Observed Physiological Brainwave Effects, when present within Interfering Domestic Electromagnetic Fields

School

Ursuline College Sligo, Finisklin, Sligo

Teacher

Anthony Carolan

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Award

Boston Scientific Medical Devices Grand Award 2021

Student

Anna Smyth

Project

The Effects of Temperature on a Hydrogel-based Drug-Delivery System

School

St Andrew's College, Booterstown Ave, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Teacher

Emma Buckley

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Award

Boston Scientific Medical Devices Grand Award Runner-up 2021

Student

Evan Wynne

Project

Self-Stand Chair, a Device to Help Standing up from a Sitting Position for the Elderly

School

Sutton Park School, St Fintan’s Road, Sutton, Dublin 13

Teacher

Joanne Hanratty

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Award

Intel Technology Award 2021

Student

Hari Pranavam

Project

Building an Automatic Weather Satellite Ground Station with Data Analytics

School

St Eunan's College, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Teacher

Michael Harkin

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Award

SciFest STEM Outreach Award 2021

Student

Anna Cooper

Project

Interstitial Investigations - An investigation into the Lag Times between Blood and Interstitial Fluid when using Continuous/Flash Glucose Monitors

School

Presentation College, Headford, Co. Galway

Teacher

John Toner

Award

SciFest Social Sciences Award 2021

Student

Katie Harlow

Project

‘It’s the Small Things’ – An Investigation into the Division of Emotional Labour in the Home and Suggestions on how any Gender Imbalances can be Rectified

School

Meánscoil Muire gan Smál, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town

Teacher

James McLoughlin

Award

SciFest Life Sciences Award 2021

Students

Ethan Kirwan, Jack Kelly

Project

Using Magnets to Help Prevent Heart Attacks

School

Desmond College, Station Road, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick

Teacher

Donal Enright

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Award

THEA Award 2021

Student

Maeve Stillman

Project

Investigating the Effectiveness of Various Face Masks Against COVID -19 Virus and Aerosol Droplets

School

St Mary's College, 35 Northland Road, Londonderry

Teacher

Ann Blanking MBE

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Award

ISTA Award 2021

Students

Caleb Kiely, Binh Hanratty

Project

A Statistical Analysis of Young People's Awareness and Attitudes to COVID-19 in Ireland

School

Coláiste Dún an Rí, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan

Teacher

Robert Lorenz

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Award

SciFest Scientist of the Future Award 2021

Student

Lucy Teape, Kate Lehane

Project

Keep Calm and Carry On Breastfeeding

School

St Brogan's College, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co. Cork

Teacher

Laura O'Regan

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Award

American Psychological Association Award 2021/2022

Student

Katie Harlow

Project

‘It’s the Small Things’ – An Investigation into the Division of Emotional Labour in the Home and Suggestions on how any Gender Imbalances can be Rectified

School

Meánscoil Muire gan Smál, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town

Teacher

James McLoughlin

Award

American Meteorological Society Award 2021/2022

Student

Hari Pranavam

Project

Building an Automatic Weather Satellite Ground Station with Data Analytics

School

St Eunan's College, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Teacher

Michael Harkin

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Award

ASM Materials Education Foundation Award

Student

Maeve Stillman

Project

Investigating the Effectiveness of Various Face Masks Against COVID -19 Virus and Aerosol Droplets

School

St Mary's College, 35 Northland Road, Londonderry

Teacher

Ann Blanking MBE

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