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A welcome message from Chris Clark Taispeantas Eolai Og na Bliana BT 2009 ata ar cheann de na

I'm delighted to welcome you to the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2009, one of the finest

taispeantais is suntasai ar domhan maidir le ctirsai eolaiochta,

showcases of science, technology, engineering and

Cuireann se rimead orm failte is fiche a chur romhaibh chuig

teicneolaiochta, innealtoireachta agus matamaitice. Bunaiodh an taispeantas i 1964 ag an Dr. Tony Scott agus an

mathematics in the world. Founded in 1964 by Dr. Tony Scott and the late Father

t-Athair Tom Burke (a fuair bas i mbliana, go ndeana Dia

Tom Burke, this all island exhibition provides a platform

grasta air) agus tugann se deis iontacht do scol6iri 6ga ar fud

for bright young minds to come together to investigate

an oileain teacht le cheile Chun teoirici nua a initichadh, Chun

theories, discover new technologies and advance

teacht ar theicneolaiochtai nua, agus Chun cur len a dtuiscint

current knowledge through innovation. It also fosters

trill an nualaiocht. Spreagann se diogras sna daoine oga Chun

a passion for the very skills that are essential for building

feabhas a chur ar a gcuid scileanna eagsula, na scileanna

the economy for the future and that will help Ireland

ceanna ata chomh riachtanach Chun an eachnamaiocht a

North and South to advance and thrive. And lastly

threisiu ionas gur feidir dul Chun Chinn a chothti 6 thuaidh agus 6 dheas. Agus, i ndeireadh na dala, na dean dearmad ar an spraoi! Seachtain thaitneamhach i seo do na milte mic leinn agus do na cuairteoiri agus iad ag teacht le cheile faoi bhrat draiochta na h-eola!ochta!

this exhibition is about fun - a fun-filled week where thousands of students and visitors can experience and enjoy the magic and wonder of the world

of science. Forty five years on and the exhibition continues to

Ta an taispeantas ar an saol anois le 45 bhliain, agus a ag

flourish and break new records. We'd like to thank

dul 6 neart go neart 'chuile bhliain. Ba mhaith linn ar mbuiochas a ghabhail le gach einne ate pairteach ann,

judges, sponsors, exhibitors and visitors -for your

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Science for their continued support of the Young Scientist Exhibition. We are also delighted to announce that this year we are working with the Department of Education Northern Ireland for the first time and their enthusiasm for the project is greatly appreciated. The students who are showcasing their projects this week are already winners. I would like to congratulate

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Category Awards There are 36 prizes for Individuals and 36 prizes for Group projects. The prizes take the form of 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in Junior, Intermediate and Senior sections of each of the four categories:

Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies

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awarded to an Individual, a Best Group Award

Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals

2. Social and Behavioural Sciences

will also be made. If the title BT Young Scientists

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3. Technology

The Tree Council of Ireland A N R O I N N

OIDEACHAIS AGUS EOLAIOCHTA

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EDUCATION ANDSCIENCE

If the title BT Young Scientist of the Year is

1. Biological and Ecological Sciences

Wyeth Medical Ireland

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BT Young Scientist(s) of the Year 2009

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of the Year is awarded to a Group, a Best Individual Award will be made.

4. Chemical , Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Sustainable Energy Ireland

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Eco Unesco

The prizes are as follows:

Failte

• 1st prize of €300 for both Individual

Dublin Zoo supported by RPII Naturally Wild Camara

Department of

Fresh Film Festival

Education

RTE

VITA.ie The President 's Award

Oideaehais aeuen'SllaE D

Astronomy Ireland Friends of Londini Face - Up Magazine

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HEALTH AND SAFETY AUTHORITY

Birdwatch Ireland

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Order of Malta

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Tipperary Institute Colaiste Dhulaigh Royal Society of Chemistry

,` Irish Aid Department of Foreign Autos An Rolnn GnOthai Eachtracha

IOP Institute of Physics In Ireland

Self Help Africa

IRISH PATENTS OFFICE °A!fINNI

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In the event of a tie in any category, the prize money will be split equally. A number of Highly Commended and Display awards will be awarded in each category by the panel of judges.

j) Irish Blood 'I Transfusion Service Foras na Gaeilge

Answers Thal Matter.

BT Trophy ( perpetual)

Institute of Physics in Ireland Irish Blood Transfusion Service

NUI Maynooth UCD Science

Patents Office Self Help Africa in collaboration with Irish Aid

DCU

The Health Research Board

University College Cork

Safefood Road Safety Authority

Down Syndrome Ireland

Cheque for €2,400

Special Awards ISTA

Science Foundation Ireland

Irish Centre for Talented Youth

Union Contest for Young Scientists

BT Trophy ( perpetual)

Universities for Science

University Limerick

The chance to represent Ireland at the European

and Group projects

Eli Lilly Environmental Protection Agency

Trinity College Dublin

Cheque for €5,000

• 3rd prize of €150 for both Individual

Mensa supported by Eli Lilly

University College Galway

Marie Keating

and Group projects

Science Spin Air Corps

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• 2nd prize of €225 for both Individual

Combat Diseases of Poverty Consortium

Lear

2A,

and Group projects

BT Young Scientist(s) of the Year Trophy (perpetual)

Foras Na Gaeilge Forensic Science Laboratory Comreg Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland

HP

Marie Keating Foundation Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) Int. Year of Planet Earth

Pharmachemical Ireland

Smart Technologies

Primed RadioloAteal Protectloe Inetltote Of Ireland Cenmuncarmn, Regelaawn

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Waterford Institute of Technology

Travel Awards

Robinsons

Intel Student Award

Lennox

Analog Devices Student Award

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Intel and Analog Devices Educator of Excellence Awards

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Analog Devices Student Award This award is presented to an Individual or Group for outstanding work exhibited in the Technology category.

ers Visit Schools!

The prize consists of a trophy plus an all expenses paid trip to America as the guest(s) of Analog Devices, visiting Boston and San Francisco. In addition, Analog Devices will donate €2,500

Last Year's winner of the Analog Devices Technology Award , David McCarthy

to the school of the winning student(s) as a contribution

(6th Year student. C.B.S Midleton) won an all expenses paid trip to Boston and

towards its science laboratory equipment fund.

Silicon Valley in America David(2nd from left) is pictured hereon his visit to . the Analog Devices Design Centre in San Jose, Silicon Valley, California discussing his BT Young Scientist Project with from left Jonathan Audy (Lead Technologist for Power Management, Analog Devices), David McCarthy (2008

SF1 strongly encourages the researchers it supports to visit primary and secondary schools to give talks on their own research , on more general science and engineering topics or on careers in science and engineering.

BT Young Scientist Technology Wilmer), Declan Houlihan (IS Manager, Analog Devicgs),Navdeep Dhanjal(Applications Engineer Analog Devices) and John I

Plower (Design Evaluation Engineer, Analog Devices).

Science Foundation Ireland Research for Ireland's Future

Intel Student Award This award is presented to the best placed project, either Group or Individual, in the Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences category, except where the project has been selected

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is

as BT Young Scientist of the Year winner.

investing in scientific and engineering research underpinning the Biotechnology Technology (ICT) and Sustainable Energy

the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Reno, Nevada in May 2009. The teacher/mentor of the winner(s) in Reno.

and Energy Efficient Technologies sectors

The Eye, Vision and Super- Vision Prof Chris Dainty, NUI Galway (NUIG) Exploring the Maths in your iPod and DVD Player Prof Gary McGuire, University College Dublin (UCD)

in the third level institutions in Ireland. Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2008 , Atlanta, Georgia.

SFI supports the BT Young Scientist and

A day in the life of a Research Scientist

Winners of the Intel Student Award 2008, Ellie Townsend, Lisa O' Sullivan and

Technology Exhibition in order to promote

Prof Martin Caffrey, University of Limerick (UL)

Clara McCarthy from ColbisteChollm, BaUincollig, Co Cork at their exhibition

the benefits of investing in scientific and

stand in Atlanta.

engineering research to young people and

The Kid who Dreamed of putting all Maths Teachers out

the general public and to encourage young

of a Job - (A personal view on discovery and learning about science and the scientific world) Prof Michael Shellekens, University College Cork (UCC)

people to consider undertaking research

Educator o

There are currently over eighty SFI researchers from eleven Higher Education Institutes registered on the SFI Speakers for Schools website with visit titles such as:

(BIO), Information and Communications

The prize is an all expenses paid trip to the USA to compete in

of this award will also receive an all expenses paid trip to ISEF

These visits are considered to be particularly valuable exercises that can have enormous impact for the next generation of Irish scientists and engineers.

Analog Devices Educator of Excellence Award

careers in science and engineering.

The Body's Army against Invaders Dr Derek Doherty, NUI Maynooth (NUIM)

The winner receives the Analog Devices Trophy plus an all expenses paid trip to America.

These awards are presented to the teachers whose commitment and encouragement has consistently enabled their students to participate successfully in the following subject areas: Mathematics , Physics, Chemistry, Technology and Computing at the Exhibition.

Intel Educator of Excellence Award The winner will receive the Intel Trophy plus an All-Expenses paid trip to USA to attend the Intel Educators' Academy. This is run in conjunction with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair also in Reno,

Come visit our stand :

sfi science foundation ireland fonduireacht eolaiochta eireann

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in the Industries Hall to learn more about Speakers for Schools and other SFI Programmes such as the SFI/ Dell Young Women in Engineering Scholarship www.sfi .i outreach or visit

Nevada, in May 2009. Science Foundation Ireland . Wilton Park House, Wilton Place, Dublin 2. Tel: + 353 9 6073200 Fax: + 353 16073036 Email: info@sfi.ie

www.sfi.ie


oung bcientis Biological & Ecological Sciences

Biological & Ecological Junior - Individual

Stand no: 1007 Student(s): Paul Connolly

Overview: My project is designed to show

Stand no: 1101

the effect that various skin products play

Student(s): Niall McCarthy

Mr Frank Kavanagh

Stand no: 1001

Title: Is Monocular Vision Better Than

in the skin pH and the role this plays in

Title: Study of the Effect of Waste on

Mr Jim Hourihane

Student(s): Sarah Casey

Binocular Vision for Estimating Distance?

managing acne.

Numbers of Waders and Wildfowl coming

Title: Pediatrics, Footwear and the

Overview: The purpose of this project was

School: Naomh losaef

to Courtmacsherry Bay

Growing Body - A Scientific Investigation

to determine whether Monocular Vision

Teacher: Ms. Lorraine Carey

Overview: I will see if the numbers of

Overview: This project wishes to

is better than Binocular Vision for

investigate the different types of school

judging distances.

Stand no: 1014

shoe available on the market and the effects of each of these on the wearer.

School: Colaiste Lorcain Teacher: Mr. Sylvester McEvoy

Student(s): Maire Ni Loinsigh

Stand no: 1008

druchtini don cabaiste ag braid

Ms Edel Conway

Dr Lucy Byrnes

Dr Joe Brady

Dr Joe Caffrey

Dr Joe Barry Mr John O'Leary

Or Billy Fitzgerald Dr Patricia Fitzpatrick

Or Jones Irwin

Title: Chun cosc a chur or an damaiste agus dochar a dheanann seilidi agus

Waders and Wildfowl in Courtmacsherry Bay has increased or decreased since 1996 due to domestic and agricultural waste. School: Ardscoil Ui Urmoltaigh Teacher: Mr. John O'Sullivan

Mr Hubert Fuller Professor Michael Hennerty

Dr Kevin Hourihan Ms Lynda McSweeney

Fr. Tom Burke

Teacher: Ms. Theresa Gannon

Student(s): Killian Burgess

modhanna nadurtha.

Stand no: 1102

Dr Mary Kelly-Quinn

Dr Maeve Martin

1923 - 2008

Stand no: 1002 Student(s): David Sims Title: Does Ascophyllum nodosum Respond to Herbivore Attack?

Title: Coffea Arabica Versus Arlon

Overview: Dhein me mo tionscnamh i rith

Student(s): Maire Fitzgerald

Distinctus - Is Caffeine a Natural Pesticide?

Title: To Investigate the Distribution of the

Overview: I am looking at whether the

concentration levels. School: Colaiste Choilm

an samhradh. Chuir me 120 plandai or fas. D'Usaid me rudai nadurtha chun cosaint a chuir ar na plandai . D'usaid me min-saibh gruaige agus airde. Bhi tortha an simiuil agam ag deireadh an tsamhraidh.

Teacher: Ms. Ann Downey

School: Colaiste na Sceilge

of Barn Owls in County Cork and evaluating

Teacher: Ms. Maim NI Sh6illeabhAin

rodenticide use as a possible factor in the

Student(s): Peter Moore

Stand no: 1015

School: Colaiste Choilm Teacher: Mrs. Karma Lyne

Or Padraig O'Kiely Dr Kathy O'Boyle Professor John O'Halloran Professor Bruce Osborne Or Lesley Powell Dr Dagmar Stengel

Young Scientist co-founder

Dr Margaret Keane Dr Mary Cawley Dr Michael O'Leary Dr Niamh Moore Mr Paddy O'Dwyer

Chemical , Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Mr Paid McGee

Dr Anne Breslin

Dr Dermot Walls Dr Brid Crombie-Quilty

Dr Paul Andrews Professor Ray Fuller

Dr Stephen Connon Professor Sean Corish

Dr Catherine Dalton Dr Ursula MacEvilly

Ms Ruby Morrow

Dr Padraig Dunne

Mr Seamus McLoone

Professor Pat Guiry Professor Frank Imbusch

Dr Julian Reynolds Dr Declan Murray Professor Marie Guidon

Mr Sidney Blain

Barn Owl in County Cork and to Evaluate Rodenticide Use as a Possible Factor in the Decline in the Barn Owl Population Overview: Investigating the distribution

decline of the Barn Owl population.

Stand no: 1009

Student(s): Danielle Ronan Title: Breeding Better Bettas

(Siamese Fighter Fish) Overview: I'm going to find out the best

Title: How to Increase Biodiversity in

Balbriggan Area Overview: This is a physiological investigation on the cardiorespiratory

Dublin Gardens

fitness of teenagers in the Balbriggan

area and the correlation between Vo2

temperature, food, and how to introduce the pairs.

the Pitch and Tone Produced in the

max and age, gender.

School: Mount Anville Secondary School

Overview: To investigate how different

School: Balbriggan Community College Teacher: Ms. Theresa Gannon

Teacher: Ms. Maim 0' Donohoe

Dr Tony Scott

Overview: I will research features that influence biodiversity in Dublin gardens using surveys and direct observation and thereby make recommendations for practical improvements for gardeners. School: The High School - Dublin

Dr Orla Feely

Teacher: Dr. Carol Whitford

liquids appear to cause people, especially singers, to produce different sounds through their vocal chords. School: Colaiste Phadraig CBS Teacher: Mr. Kevin Carey

Dr Thomas Quigley

Professor Tom Laffey

Dr Yseult Freeney

Dr Eoin O'Neill

Professor Aidan Moran

Mr Leonard Hobbs

Dr Angela Leahy Ms Annette Cahalane

Mr Bill Hunt

Prof. Tom Brazil

Stand no: 1003 Student(s): John Swanwick

way to breed Bettas, varying the water

Student(s): Brian Cawley

Stand no: 1016 Student(s)', Louise Howe Title: Can Shaped Boundaries Prevent

Title: Best Cooking Methods to Save

Slugs and Snails Reaching Potted Plants?

Stand no: 1010

Stand no: 1103 Student(s): Mark Caswell Title: The Effect of Different Liquids on Human Larynx

Stand no: 1004 Student( s): Jackie Dineen Title: A Study of Lichens and their Role in Identifying Levels of Pollution

Vitamin C in Cabbage

Overview: This project is about finding a

Stand no: 1104

Overview: To show that cabbage contains

way to stop slugs and snails reaching

Student(s): Deirdre McGuane

vitamin C, to investigate what type and how best to cook cabbage in order to

potted plants using shaped boundaries.

Title: Posterior Rotation of the Right Pelvis from Forces Exerted During Surfing

Mr Barry Kennedy

Overview: My project consists of

maintain the most vitamin C.

Mr Owen Mackessy

identifying, classifying, using photography

School: Colaiste Lorcain

BT Chairperson

and using experiments on Lichens. I have

Teacher: Ms. Sharon Gavigan

Maureen Walkingshaw

between my ten chosen locations. School: Colaiste Choilm Teacher: Mr. Pat Meaney

Dr Michael Byrne

Mr Aaron McCormack

Dr David Silke Professor Des Gillmor

Mr John Dunnion

Mr Des Hourihane Mr Des McCafferty

Ms Ann O'Sullivan

Mr Des McCluskey

Ms Jennifer Cook

Dr Des McQuaid

nodosum) changes overtime due to predator damage. School: Mary Immaculate Secondary School - Lisdoonvarna Teacher: Mr. John Sims

as a deterrent to slugs using varying

Title: A Study of Cardiovascular Fitness

Dr Michael McGrath Professor Bob McCullough

Dr Barry Brunt Mr Ciaran McCullagh

strength of the seaweed (Ascophyllum

Overview: I aim to see does caffeine work

amongst 12-19 Year Olds in the

Dr Rachel Quinlan

Social & Behavioural Sciences

School: Balbriggan Community College

Mr Tom O'Dwyer Dr Diarmiud O'Brien

Special Awards Co-ordinator Dr Larry Taylor

also completed a comparative study

School: Bandon Grammar School Teacher: Mr. Edward Gash

Overview: The project is researching

Stand no: 1017

injuries that occur during surfing. We provide X-ray evidence of the right pelvis

Student(s): Katharine Deane

with posterial rotation as a case study.

Stand no: 1011

Title: Does it Matter Which Food is Fed to

School: Castleknock Community College

Student(s): Flannan Sheehan

Cows in the Production of Milk?

Teacher: Or. Paul Corcoran

Overview: Does it matter what cows eat

Title: Comparison of Pollution Levels in

Title: Enabling Diabetics to Participate in Sport Better Overview: To investigate the effect on blood glucose levels of different amounts and types of carbohydrates taken before

Limerick City and County

sport to help diabetics participate in

Stand no: 1018

Overview: A comparative study of water

Student(s): Jenny Ni Dhubhchanna

how effective they are. From this to

pollution in the Shannon River in Limerick

sport better. School: Sandford Park School

determine the most effective grey water

City and the Feale River in County Limerick.

Teacher: Dr. Alison Graham

School: Colaiste Chiarain Teacher: Ms. Mary Casey

Stand no: 1012

Title: An gad idir aclaiocht agus aclaiocht cordiach/scamhbgach Overview: Taim chun teisteanna a dheanamh or mo bhliain or scoil chun

Student(s): Niamh Jimenez

faigh amach an bhfuil buachailli nips aclai

Title: Carnations and Decay: Maximising the Life of Cut Carnations

na cailin School: Gaelcholaiste Cheatharlach

Overview: It is my aim to investigate the

Teacher: Miss Arne NicCraith

Stand no: 1005 Student( s): Kate Sheehan

Stand no: 1006 Student(s): Ronan Mac Giolla Rua Title: To Investigate the Behaviour of the

in the production of milk? School: Bandon Grammar School Teacher: Mr. Edward Gash

whether or not the humidity of the air has

School: Eureka Secondary School

Stand no: 1100

any effect on the way woodlice distribute

Teacher: Ms. Mary Byrne

Student(s): Vanessa O'Brien

Intermediate - Individual

themselves in a habitat. School: Meanscoil lognaid Ris

Stand no: 1013

in Lough Derg and its Catchment Area

Teacher: Mr. Martin Heavey

Student(s): Mariyah Zia Janjua

Overview: To investigate the growing

Title: The Effect of Various Skin Products

problem of an invasive species in Lough Derg known as the Zebra Mussel and its effect on the surrounding area. School: St Anne's Community College Teacher: Ms. Angela Halley

Title: Zebra Mussels - An Invasive Species

on the pH of Skin and How This Has a Role in the Management of Acne -

A Continuation of My Own Work

of treatment of drinking water and

recycling system. School: St Marys College - Rathmines Teacher: Mr. John Nisbet

Stand no: 1106 Student(s): Maire-Aine Ni Shuilleabhain Title: An Mbionn Eifeacht ag Dath Gruaig/ Craiceann Capaill ar Tarchur Ultra-fhuaim?

Overview: This project investigates

Response to Humidity

Student(s): Fiachra Maguire Title: The GWR and Water Treatment Project Overview. An investigation into methods

causes of deterioration in cut carnations, and from this information attempt to prolong the carnation's life span.

Common Woodlouse (Asellus) in

Stand no: 1105

Overview: Chun fiosru a dheanamh or an difriochtl dtarchur ultra-fhuaim trid achar

dathanna donn/dubh agus ban or chraiceann agus gruaig corpana capall alabhreac

(piebald) agus sceabhach(skewbald). School: Gaelcholaiste Cheatharlach Teacher: MissAlne NicCraith

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Biological & Ecological

Biological & Ecological

Stand no: 1505 Student(s): Alexandria Muir, Conor Nolan, Title: Less Packaging, Good for the Environment but is it Good for us?

Doireann Ni Mhuimhneachain, Title: Gas Safety and the Older Person

their size, eating, living habits and expose

Title: When Good Lunches Go Bad!

Overview: Our project will demonstrate

any special behaviours they have.

Overview: When good lunches go bad!

School: Colaiste Ailigh

Overview: Investigate kidney stones, the

Overview: We plan to investigate which

how the sense of smell diminishes with

School: St Patrick's Community College

School: St Joseph Of Cluny

Teacher: Mr. Micheal 0 Giobuin

composition, shape, size. To produce

fruit contains more harmful bacteria -

age, putting the older person at a greater

Teacher: Ms. Emma Daniel

Teacher: Mr. Robert Browne

St u dent(s): Paul Dal y Titl e: Re p licatin g the Habitat of the Rift

tract bacteria.

Valle y Mbuna

School: Ursuline Secondary School -Thurles

Overview: How I replicated the habitat of

Teacher, Ms. Evelynn Cleary

a q uarium .What I investigated , experimental methods used and m y final conclusion .

Stand no: 1432 Student(s): Katie McCarthy, Edith Dodd, Dervia Gallen Title: Crystals in the Kidney Stones

Stand no: 1419 Student(s): Geraldine Dempsey, Alana Jones, Eleanor O'Mahony

Stand no: 1406 Student(s): Sinead Flynn,

the lake Malawi Mbuna in my home

Overview: To determine if people that are younger, middle aged, or older has the highest blood pressure, and which gender has the highest blood pressure

Overview: We are conducting an observational study on the spiders we find in our homes. We hope to look at

Overview: To study the effect of certain metals on the viability of certain digestive

Stand no: 1107

Junior - Group

risk of gas related accidents.

School: St Ciaran's Community School

School: Colaiste Choilm

Te a cher: Mr . Claran Dunne

Stand no: 1400

Teacher: Mr. Donal 0 Laoire

Student(s): Eimer Murphy , Norah Phillips ,

Stand no: 1426

artificial crystals that form inside the

loose or packaged using the nutrient agar.

kidney stones comparing them to ones that occur in body. School: Loreto College - St Stephens Green Teacher: Ms. Jennifer Campbell

School: Gorey Community School Teacher: Ms. Eleanor Fitzpatrick

Stand no: 1413 Student(s): Cherise McAuley, Eimear Keenan, Title: How Food Affects Blood Sugar Levels

Stand no: 1420 Student(s): Claire Mullen, Shauna Macklin, Aisling Feeley

Student(s): Sarah O'Connell, Aisling Kelly, Megan Hassett Title: Factors Affecting the Hatchability of

Overview: In this project we decided

Title: How Easily Bacteria Travels

Hen Eggs

to investigate the effect of various

Overview: Our project is about the

Overview: Three students, three

Stand no: 1433

Title: To Test the Nutrient Values of 3

Student(s):Orla Kelly, Michelle Horan,

Types of Sphagnum Moss for use as a

Stand no: 1506 Student(s): Shona Stewart, Katie Rabbette,

Stand no: 1108

Title: Milk Quality of Different Breeds of

Student(s): Joshua Joyce

Dairy Cattle

Stand no: 1407 Student(s): John D 0 Callaghan,

Title: The Ecological Value of Old

Overview: This project will investigate the

Liam Mc Carthy,

food types on the blood glucose level of

passing of bacteria from person to person

incubators and 36 hen eggs in 21 days to

Title: The Development of a Convenient Test Method for Somatic Cell Count and its Importance in Milk Production

our classmates. School: St Vincent's Secondary School Teacher: Ms. Audrey McArdle

through hand contact. We intend to use Glo-germ to represent the bacteria. School: Scoil Muire gan Smal Teacher: Ms. Lorraine Beirne

see can we improve the success rate of

Susan Ruane

Salad Crop

hatching hen eggs. School: Scoil Ruain Teacher: Ms. Leah McNamara

Title: A Study of Organisms Living in

Overview To investigate the use of a

Compost Bins Overview: We will investigate which organisms live in compost bins and the

common Irish bog plant as a low cost nutritious salad crop alternative to more

Student(s): Aaron Kelly, Gavin Tucker,

Stand no: 1421

Stand no: 1427

impact the organisms have on the compost

School: Ard Scoil Chiarain Naofa

Title: Effects of Cormorants on Fish Stocks

Student( s): Elaine Brady , Laura Brady,

Student(s): Katie Petherbridge,

soil like how the texture will change.

Teacher. Mrs. Mary Corry

Stone Walls O v erview: This p roject looks at old s tone walls and how the y have a greater p otential to improve our environment

quality of milk from different breeds of dairy cattle. School: Desmond College Teacher: Mr. Donal Enright

Overview: Our project aims to examine

expensive imported products.

Somatic Cell Count (SCC), how it is tested and to develop our own method to test for SCC.

Stand no: 1414

Title: An Investigation into the uses of

School: Kinsale Community School

in Ireland's Inland Waterways

Lorna Mc Menamin

Bryanna O'Kelly, Tara Watts

School: Loreto College - St Stephens Green

Halophytes as a Biofuel Overview: We are investigating the

Teacher: Ms. Mairead Dullea

Overview: We are investigating the

Title: Does Lung Capacity Vary with Age?

Title: Does Chewing Gum that Contains

Teacher: Ms. Jennifer Campbell

effects that the bird species cormorant

Overview: We wish to investigate the

Xylitol Reduce Plaque Levels?

Student(s): Megan Byrne,

Halo p h y te Suaeda Maritima . We wish to

Stand no: 1408

have on the levels of fish in Ireland's

difference, if any, in lung capacity with

Overview: We propose to find out if

Sinead McNamara,

find out if it is compatible to established

biofuel plants .

inland waterways. School: Lanesboro Community College

School: Skerries Community College

Title: Testing the Antioxidant Properties

Teacher: Ms. Carmel Ward

age. The age groups we wish to investigate are teens to 60's. School: St Aidans Comprehensive School

chewing gum with xylitol reduce plaque.

St u dent(s): Henr y Glass Titl e. The Distribution of the Freshwater

Student(s): Lauren Pilkington, Aisling Greenan,

Intermediate - Group

Stand no: 1300

We will use plaque tablets to show plaque and then chew gum.

Stand no: 1500

- Cavan

School: St Dominic's High School

Student(s): Georgina Gilsenan,

Lim p et Ancylus Fluviatilis in a Short

Teacher: Dr. Katie Corbett

of Various Foods

Title: Movement of Littorina Littorea on Two Contrasting Shores Overview: We want to examine the movement patterns of Littorina littorea

Teacher: Ms. Joanne Corbett

Teacher: Ms. Fiona Gill

Pippa Tuthill

and see if they are the same for all types

th an the modern e q ui p ment . School: Dro g heda Grammar School Teacher: Mr. Ronald Hancock

Senior - Individual

Stand no: 1401 Student (s): Isabel Cooke, Megan Quirey,

Overview: We intend to test antioxident

Stand no: 1415

Stand no: 1402

activities of tea, tomatoes, carrots, grapes

Student(s): Niall Corrigan, Barry Burke,

Robert Broughton

S c h o ol: Clon g owes Wood College

Student (s): Colin Fahy, Sam Naghten, Title: Is Lichen Growth Really an Indication of Clean Air? Overview: Investigation into the lichens

Teacher: Mr . Kevin Maume

found on trees in both rural Roscommon

and berries to see if they contain levels of antioxidants advertised by their distributors. School: St Aidans Comprehensive School - Cavan Teacher: Ms. Joanne Corbett

Stretch of the Mone y carragh River Overview: I will examine if water

velocit y affects the distribution and the orientation to water flow of Ancylus fluviatilis in a stream .

determine whether lichen growth reflects

Student(s): Jason Mc Gowan Titl e: An Investi g ation into the Population of Non-native Plants in the Kinlogh Area

air quality. School: Catholic University School Teacher : Ms. Ruth Hickey

Ov e rview: I will surve y 20 bits of

Title: An Investigation into the Water

of location.

Stand no: 1428

Heating Power of Animal Waste

School: Mary Immaculate Secondary

Student(s): Gary Sexton, Eoin Hennessy,

School: St. Clare's Comprehensive School

and Non-designated S.A.C. Raised Bogs

Overview: Our project is to discover

Overview: An investigation into how much water can be heated when pumped through a radiator buried in a horse manure heap and a cow manure heap. School: The Kings Hospital

School - Lisdoonvarna

age or playing sport affects our lung capacity.

Stand no: 1422 Student(s): Cathal Brady, Shane Killoran, Daniel Marron Title: To Conduct a Comparative Quantitative Study of Flora on Designated in Co. Roscommon

if cows graze facing north-south

Teacher: Mr. David Plummer

Title: Training Ciliary and Ocular Muscles

Student(s): Jennifer Lackey, Christine Brady,

Overview: To conduct a comparative

direction using the research instrument

Title: Free Range or Battery Hen Eggs: Which Have the Largest Mass?

Stand no: 1416

quantitative study of Flora on 1 designated

Stand no: 1501

Student(s): Cara Molloy, Megan Mc Clean,

S.A.C. Raise bogs sites and 1 non designated

of observation. School: Meanscoil Na mBraithre

Student(s): Anya Wyatt,

muscles controlling the eye: ciliary and

Teacher: Mr. Kieran Meehan

Eoghan Winchcombe,

extra ocular muscles can be trained like

Stand no: 1429

other muscles to work more efficiently School: Scoil Ruain Teacher: Ms. Colette Treacy

and urban Dublin area . To attempt to Stand no: 1301

Stand no: 1507

Stand no: 1409

Title: Does Involvement in Sport Affect

Lung Capacity? Overview: In our project we want to see if

Teacher: Miss Edel Mc Phelim

Overview: We wish to investigate the

Hannah Bradley

raised bog site, in Co Roscommon.

Title: What Milk Makes the Best Yoghurt? Overview: A study to determine at which temperature yoghurt forms best and to

Schoo: Elphin Community College Teacher: Ms. Brid Fallon

Padraig Kennelly Title: Do Cows Graze in a North-South

Direction?

Teacher: Mr. John Sims

Stand no: 1508 Student(s): Darren Hehir, Steven Tierney, in the Eye to Work More Efficiently Overview: We intend to show that the

record the p ro p ortion of non-native

Student(s): Danielle Mc Glinchey Aimee Mc Daid,

Student(s): Ciara Tummon, Shannen

Title: The Growth of Plants when Exposed to Different Frequencies of Strobe Lighting

plants in each on charts.

difference in mass between free range and battery hen eggs of the same size and discover which is better value.

Title: Which Handwash is the Most

School: St Aidans Comprehensive School

determine which type of milk makes the

Stand no: 1423

Curry, Shauna Kelly

Overview: We are going to monitor the

S c h o ol: Ma g h Ene Colle g e

Effective at Killing Germs?

- Cavan

best yoghurt.

Student(s): Cormac Fitzgerald,

Title: Levels of Particulate Pollution in Co.

growth of plants when exposed to

Teacher: Ms. Joanne Corbett

School: St Mary's College - Londonderry

Luke Colgan, Robbie Doyle

Fermanagh

different frequencies of strobe lighting.

Student( s): Shaunagh O ' Flaherty,

Title: The Conditions that Influence the Freshness of Milk Overview: To establish the extent to which air contributes to the souring of pasteurised cows milk at different

Overview: Investigating the level of

School: Our Lady And St Patrick's College Teacher: Miss Lisa McCluskey

Aine Hanevy,

hed g erow of around 50m each and

Teacher: Ms . Yvonne Higgins

Stand no: 1403

Overview: A project to investigate the

Teacher: Mrs. Ann Blanking

St an d no: 1302

effect of various hand washes on e.coli by

Student(s): Sorcha Crowe

Titl e: Lobster: The Journey from Summer Sea to Christmas Plate

inoculating plates with it and measuring the zones of inhibition. School: St Mary's College - Londonderry

Stand no: 1410 Student(s): William Morgan, Paul Webster, Title: To Investigate Types of Oil in the

O ver view: The life c y cle of the lobster

Teacher: Mrs. Ann Blanking

Treatment of Colic

Stand no: 1404

of oil used in the early treatment of colic and to find out which is the best. School: Scoil Ruain Teacher: Ms. Margaret O'Neill

Overview: To look at the different types

from when they are caught in summer , how artificial hibernation is induced until

the y can be sold before Christmas . School: Colaiste Ghobnait Teacher: Mr. Cormac Coyne

Student(s): Roisin Mulhern, Una Ashford,

Title: Does Eating Cheese Prevent Tooth Decay? Overview: A project to investigate by

Stand no: 1303 St u dent(s): Lorna Madden

acid/base titration which cheese would

Titl e: To Investi g ate Predator-Pre y

be best to eat at the end of meals to neutralise acid in the mouth.

I n t er actions of the Pur p le Sea Urchin ,

School: St Mary's College - Londonderry

Paracentrotus lividus

Teacher: Mrs. Ann Blanking

Stand no: 1417 Student(s): Aine Griffey, Ciara Callinan, Laura Greene Title: Does Location Affect the Size and

Particulate pollution in Co Fermanagh. School: St Fanchea's College Teacher: Mr. Maurice Collins

temperatures - adapt vacuum

Stand no: 1430

Shape of Patella vulgata?

technologies for milk applications.

Student( s): Siobhan Ni hAilpin,

Overview: We want to see if the level of

School: Belvedere College

Nicole De Brun, Shannon Nic Raith

exposure of a shore affects the shape of the shells and foot size of Patella vulgata.

Teacher: Mr. Stephen Carey

Title: What Effect do Different Shampoos have on the Tensile Strength of Hair?

School: Mary Immaculate Secondary

Stand no: 1424

Overview: The purpose of this experiment

Student(s): Elizabeth Kelleher, Hazel Buckley, Bronagh Masterson

two species of starfish, Asterias rubens

and Asterina gibbosa, to right themselves is affected by temperature. School: Mary Immaculate Secondary School - Lisdoonvarna Teacher: Mr. John Sims

Title: Can Our Washed Out Soil Be Saved? Overview: The structure and chemical properties of soils have been affected by current erratic weather.This project aims to develop a solution that agriculture could adopt. School: Moate Community School

Teacher: Ms. Irene O ' Sullivan Stand no: 1511

Title: Breathing Your Way To Good Health

was to determine how various shampoos affect the tensile strength of human hair. School: Colaiste Ailigh

What Lives With Them? Overview: We want to see what other

Stand no: 1418

Overview: Investigate the role of

Teacher: Mr. Micheal 0 Giobuin

Student(s): Eamonn Durnin, Kyle Mulligan,

breathing in health. We hope to verify

Stand no: 1504

Student(s): Moire Sexton Torres, Abigail Slazenger, Title: Olfactory Learning and Memory Overview: This project examines the link between gender and age and olfactory

species live in the pits occupied by sea

Jason McArdle

that correct breathing technique will

Stand no: 1431

Student(s): Aisling Fulcher,

(smell) memory formation through

reduce poor health. Maintain good health where applicable. School: Colaiste Choilm Teacher: Ms. Niamh Ni Dhrisceoil

Student(s): Hazel Ochate, Emma Flynn, Kathy McCarthy Title: To Compare the Activity of the Enzyme Catalase in Different Types of Food Overview: We are goinig to select ten different foods and compare the activity

Niamh Ainsworth, Title: Effect of Carbon Emissions on

olfactory learning tasks and recall.

Aquatic Life Forms

Teachw Dr. Frank Maher

of the enzyme catalase, which is an

park sediments to determine how it affects them. School: St Peter's College - Dunboyne Teacher: Ms. Marie Louise Mc Elroy

Stand no: 1411 Student(s): Cliodhna Shannon, Kaia Phillips,

School - Lisdoonvarna Teacher: Mr. John Sims

Title: Sea Urchins -

Overview: I wish to investigate how pr edation affects the p ur p le sea urchin , Paracentrotus lividus , in terms of its growth and behaviour . School: Scoil Mhuire , Cork.

Stand no: 1405

urchins (Paracentrotus lividus) on the

Student(s): Caoimhe Barnes, Lisa Rogers, Title: A Study of Different Factors Affecting Hand Grip Strength

shore in Doolin.

Teacher: Mrs. Alison Beresford

Overview: We are studying the effects of

Teacher: Mr. John Sims

Stand no: 1304

strength of subjects using a hang grip

Stand no: 1412

Title: An Analysis of Yeast Reproduction in Sugar Substitutes under Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditions Overview: The metabolism of yeast solutions, some "fed" with sugar, others with sugar substitutes and others with only warm water under aerobic and anaerobic conditions.

Student (.): Harriet Byrne

sensor linked to a datalogger. School: Sutton Park School Teacher: Ms. Catherine Tattersall

Student(s): Tomas Carney, Nicky Gray,

School: 0 Fiaich College

Michelle Nic Chartaigh, Aileen Hanson

Title: Ireland's Newest House Spiders

Teacher: Mr. Kenneth Rea

Title: An Tionchar Ata Ag Aois Ages

anti-oxidant in each one. School: St Goban's College

Inscne ar BT6 Fola Dhaonna a Leiriu

Teacher: Ms. Hazel Jennings

School: Mary Immaculate Secondary School - Lisdoonvarna

age , gender and exercise on hand grip

`iU To Study the Effect of Selected Metals on Certain Digestive Tract Bacteria

Stand no: 1503 Student (s): Arnie Barrett, Megan Casey, Title: The Effect of Temperature on the Righting Ability of Starfish Overview: We want to see if the ability of

Stand no: 1509

Stand no: 1425 Student(s): Deirdre Ni Dhochartaigh,

Overview: We will establish various cultures of Daphinia and contaminate them with varying concentrations of car

School Wesley College - Ballinteer


Biological & Ecological

Biological & Ecological Stand no: 1525

Stand no: 1531

Student(s): Shona Fitzpatrick, Leah

Student(s): Zoe Fox, Shannan Feeley,

Fitzpatrick, Conor Ferris

Orlaith Fox

Title: Do I Know My Alcohol Limit? perception of their driving ability after

Title: How do Irish Dancers Compare to Gaelic Footballers in Overall Physical Fitness

consuming alcohol? To test this we will

Overview: We wish to find out whether

get 60 volunteers to use self-test

or not irish dancers are fitter than

will affect how much of it is consumed

breathalyzer kits.

footballers of the same age. We will use

School: Colaiste Ailigh

School: Ashbourne Community School

two tests in our experiment.

Teacher: Mr. Micheal 0 Giobuin

Teacher: Ms. Ailish Kendall

School: St. Clare's Comprehensive School

growing plants in proximity to various

Stand no: 1519 Student(s): Aoife Kilcullen, Jade N1 Ghallchoir, Title: An chuireann boladh na siolta isteach ar an cainniocht a itheann na din fian Overview: The aim of our experiment is to

sources of household radiation.

determine if the scent of wild bird food

School: St Columba's College Teacher: Ms. Karen Hennessey

Stand no: 1512 Student(s): Eamon McKee, Lingfan Gao,

Title: Household Radiation and its Effect on Plants Overview: We plan to study the effect of household radiation on plants. By

Overview: How accurate is people's

Teacher: Miss Edel Mc Phelim

Stand no: 1513 Student(s): Sam Power, Niall Keller, Title: In Golf will Performance Improve

Stand no: 1520 Student(s): Daragh Hill, Jennifer Sullivan,

from the Physical Challenge from

Title: Does Chewing Gum Decrease the

Stand no: 1526 Student(s): Rachel Bridgette, Carol Gallagher, Ronan Healy

Stand no: 1532 Student(s): Theo Marden-Wasteneys,

Carrying your Bag or Pulling a Trolley or

Amount of Bacteria in your Mouth?

Title: Computers and Dry-Eye Syndrome

Adam Torrie, William O'Morchoe

Stand no: 1554

Stand no: 1542 Student(s): Natalie Coyle, Naoise Kelly, Natasha King

Title: Why Left-handed People are More

Title: Tropism Testing

Intelligent than Right-handed People

Overview: The investigation of the

Student(s): Gary Egan, David O'Dowd,

What Lurks Within? toothbrushes for bacteria, and finding

Danielle Gallagher, Aoife Flynn 'Stand no: 1548

Overview: In our project we plan to prove

effects of different light sources and

the statement that "left-handed people

water sources on plant growth and to

Paul Mc Nulty Title: The Effects of Artificial and Organic

are more intelligent than right-handed".

investigate if hormones positively affect

Fertilisers on the Growth of Broccoli

School: Community School

plants growth.

- Carrick-on-Shannon Teacher: Mrs. Jacqueline Walsh

School: The Teresian School Donnybrook Teacher. Ms. Sharon Wilson

Overview: We plan to investigate to growth response of broccoli to artificial

Stand no: 1537

Student(s): Catherine Higgins,

and organic fertilisers and see which grows and tastes the best.

Title: Your Toothbrush Overview: We will be testing out what causes this bacteria, to make

people aware of the potentially dangerous bacteria in toothbrushes School: Loreto Convent - Letterkenny Teacher: Ms. Mary O'Brien

School: Community School,

Student(s): Rose Tully, Jessica Byrne,

Stand no: 1543

Carrick-on-Shannon

Stand no: 1555

Claire Kelly

Student(s): Allan Kilroy-Glynn,

Teacher: Mrs. Edel Farrell

Student(s): Eoghan 0 Carroll,

Title: The Investigation into Anti-oxidant

Cathal Mc Crane, Martin Purcell

Title: Does Going Green Kill?

Stand no: 1549

Eoin Feeney, Peter Mullaney Title: The Lynx Effect: Fact or Fiction Overview: An investigation into the truth of "the lynx effect", whether or not

Driving a Buggy?

Overview: We would like to see if

Overview: This project is an investigation

Title: Rugby Lineouts: Improving the

Shelflife of Homemade Smoothies from Various Fruit Sources

Student(s): Carol Somers, Cathy Dervan,

chewing chewing gum after eating

into whether there is a connection

Success Rate of a Hooker's Throw

Overview: Our project is the investigation

Overview: We will play 15 rounds of golf,

Overview: We intend to investigate

Ann-Marie Lambert

5 carrying a bag, 5 pulling a trolley and 5

reduces the number of Streptococcus

between the prolonged use of computers

Overview: We wish to develop equipment

of the dangers of 'going green' by way of

the activity level and duration of anti-oxidants in smoothies and whether

sealing one's house to better retain heat.

and dry eye syndrome. School: Lucan Community College Teacher: Ms. Aisling Quirke

and a training routine that would help

Title: Deodorant Versus Antiperspirants:

improve the accuracy and distance

School: Marist College - Athlone

Is Hygiene Really that Healthy?

over-night storage or freezing etc

control of a hooker's throw into a lineout. School: Newtown School - Waterford

Teacher: Mr. Cian O'Brien

Overview: We are investigating the

affects these levels.

Teacher: Mr. Damian Keenan

Teacher: Mr . Bryan Ronan

Stand no: 1544

differences between deodorants and antiperspirants, the effects of their

Teacher: Mr. Padraig Harlow

Student(s): Clara McDonnell, Amy Lyons,

ingredients on our body and the links

Stand no: 1556

Megan O'Brien

between aluminium and various diseases.

Student(s): Daniel Keane, Ciara Toolan,

Title: Are Human Earprints as Unique

School: ScoilMuire gan Smal

Claire Brennan

as Fingerprints?

Teacher. Mr. Padraig Harlow

Title: Our Water: Can We Trust It?

driving a buggy. Will this affect the score?

School: Waterpark College - Waterford Teacher: Mr. Brian Dunbar

mutans in your mouth, thus reducing tooth decay. School: Christ King Girls Sec. School Teacher: Ms . Deirdre Brosnan

Stand no: 1527

Stand no: 1515

School: Scoil Moire g an Smal

Stand no: 1533

Stand no: 1538

Student(s): Emma Courtney, Ashley Dooley, Genevieve Courtney

Student(s): Lauran Kilmartin, Hannah Schofield, Clara Lawler

Overview: Our project is to show the

Student(s): Jerome Muldoon, Shane Smith, David Roe Title: The Effects of Sound on Plants Overview: We will investigate the effects of sound on plants and record if there is

Title: A Study of the Health Benefits

Title: How Safe Is Your Water?

harmful effects of refilling and reusing

any difference in the plants receiving

of Probiotics

Overview: We will test the water from

samples have on physical performance

plastic water bottles. We will prove this

no sound.

Overview: Our project will investigate if

various Dublin areas and the reservoirs

and discover which is best to be used

through experimentation.

School: Patrician High School -

antibiotics taken orally kill the problotics

that supply them, to determine if it

during exercise. School: St Wolstan's Community School Teacher: Ms. Paula Kirrane

School: Loreto Convent - Letterkenny

Carrickmacross Teacher: Mr. John O'Rourke

taken orally. We'll investigate what

collects any bacteria on its journey. School: The Teresian School Donnybrook Teacher: Ms. Sharon Wilson

Student(s): Sarah Kelliher, Danielle Higgins, Title: Does Energy in Food Affect Physical Performance? Overview: Using different foods/drinks

Stand no: 1521 Student(s): Roseanne Boyce, Clara McHugh, Title: Bacteria in Refilled Water Bottles

we will investigate the effect these

Teacher: Ms. Susan Kenny

concentration of acid and bile inhibits the growth of probiotics. School: Colaiste Lorcain Teacher: Mr. Sylvester McEvoy

Stand no: 1522

Stand no: 1528

Stand no: 1516

Student(s): Deorbhla O'Shea,

Student(s): Suzy Boyle, Michelle Browne,

S tu d ent ( s ) : S onya O'L oug hli n,

Niamh Murph y,

Lewis Hodgson

Katie O'Brien ,

Title: Photosynthesis for Schools

Title: To Investigate the Various Effects

Stand no: 1534

Title: A Predictive Model of the Spread of

Overview: We intend to improve on the

of Pollution on Fresh Water Salmon

Student(s): Oliver Pemble, Jack

Fallopia Japonica

current method of measuring the rate of

and Trout

Henderson, Paul Curtin

Overview: We are mapping the occurence of Japanese knotweed in selected areas of north Clare and looking to seeif there is a common locational factor.

photosynthesis for leaving cert. biology

Overview: In our project we will be

with the use of aquatic organisms. School: St Vincent's Secondary School

studying the causes of pollution and the various effects it has on fresh water salmon and trout.

Title: An Investigation of the Photosynthetic Growth of Algae in the Presence of S02 and NOx Gases

heating oil. School: Kinsale Community School

on the Northern Island of Lough Corrib

Stand no: 1529 Student(s): Matthew Burke, Niall O'Connor, Alan O'Reilly

Title: The Effects of Artificial Light on

Overview: The Lichens of the remote,

Title: Testing Various Methods of Energy

Animal Movement at Night Overview: We want to see if the movement of a variety of animals is affected by artificial light being left on at night.

uninhabited islands of northern Lough

Saving in a Race Preparation

Stand no: 1535

Corrib will be gps logged, photographed,

Overview: Our project involves student

Student(s): Leona Grenham,

identified and chronicled. School: St. Geralds College Teacher: Mr. Brendan McHugh

performance in running a fitness test

Emma Lennon, Gillian Byrne

and using different variables - sitting, standing and lying down.

Title: Are Wii Fit - A Comparative

Stand no: 1517 Student(s): Sarah Carey, Sarah Danaher,

School: Salesian College - Celbridge

School: Mary Immaculate Secondary

School - Lisdoonvarna

Stand no: 1524

Teacher: Mr. John Sims

Student(s): Dean Cully, James O'Neill,

Teacher: Mr. Jor g e Andres

Title: Disproportionate Sensory Organs -

Stand no: 1530

St an d no: 1518 Student(s): Amanda Shiell, Miriam Adair, Title: How Much Disinfectant do we Really Need?

Do they Enhance our Perception? Overview: We plan to conduct tests on exaggerated/oversized body features to

Student(s): Adam Lavery, Nathan Rodgers , Matthew Logan

see if they provide improved sensory

Overview: We will do serial dilutions with

uptake to allow them be more successful

3 disinfectants and test this on Listeria

innocua. We will look at the growth of

in their environment (survival of the fittest).

Computer Peripherals Overview: We will investigate the amount/ types of bacteria present on keyboards, mice and mobile phones and look at ways

bacteria on a surface.

School: St Patrick's Community College

to prevent and/or eradicate this bacteria.

School: Presentation Secondary School - Cork Teacher: Ms. Gretta O'Sullivan

Teacher: Ms. Emma Daniel

Title: Investigation into Bacteria on

School: Our Lady And St Patrick's College Teacher: Miss Lisa McCloskey

Teacher: Mrs. Tina Reynolds

Teacher: Mr. Damien Langan

Teacher: Mr. Michael Lyons

the population of Daubenton bats. S c h oo l : C o laiste Choilm

Caitriona Nic atSaoir, Caoilfhionn Ni Bhleine Title: Compardid idir na hairionna frith-baictearach ata ag cinealacha

Packaging Components on the Stability

Stand no: 1551

an d Sh e lf Life o f F oo d P ro d uc t s

Student(s): Martin Clancy, M ar k K e ll y, J ames H az l e tt Titl e: F er tili s ers - Which is best? O verview: We i n t en d to investi g ate the

Teacher: Ms. Joan Faherty

School: Grennan College

Overview. Our aim is to replace the artificial preservatives used in active p acka g in g with natural herbs and spices . We hope that it will have positive effects. School: Colaiste Choilm

Teacher: Miss Lisa Cosgrove

Teacher: Mrs. Karina Lyne

Stand no: 1540

Stand no: 1546 Student(s): Kate Mulligan, Caoimhe Byrne, Elena Stallings Title: Irish Bee Propolis - An Evaluation of its Potential in being a Natural Sticky

Teacher: Mr. Michael Doherty

Antimicrobial Agent

Title: To Investigate the Relationship

week to another and to study what

Overview: Investigate antimicrobial

between the Size of a Person's Pinna and

affects the change.

qualities of Irish bee propolis focusing on

its Impact on Hearing

Scho, Skerries Community College

Escherichia coll. Ascertain if native bee propolis from different parts of Ireland has different healing qualities. School: St Josephs College - Lucan Teacher: Ms . Michelle Dunne

Overview: We were interested in seeing

effect of different fertilisers on the grass and soil and conclude which is the most effective in promoting growth.

difriula mil. Overview: The aim of our experiment is

to study and compare the antibacterial activity of honey of different species against E-Coli K-12 and lactobacillus acidophilus Schoob Colaiste Ailig h Teacher: Mr. Miche6l6 Giobuin

School: Lough Allen College Student(s): Kevin McGrath, Alun Cullinan, Stephen Dwyer

Study on the Wii Fit Versus Conventional Exercise Overview: We are trying to find out if exercising with the Wii Fit is as good as conventional exercise and if people find it more enjoyable. School: St Joseph's College - Athlone

School: Lanesboro Community College

Stand no: 1557

Levels in Local Streams

inhabit them.

the Lough Ree area for various types of pollution including Nitrogen, Phosphate and Coliform levels.

Student(s): Freda Nic Oscair,

Title: The Assessment of Natural Active

when exposed to various gases produced

School: Summerhill College

species . We wish to find out if certain

Kieran Cummins

School - Lisdoonvarna

wear lynx deodrant.

factors , such as pollution in rivers, affect

Title: Non-chemical Testing of Pollution

whether algae could survive and grow in the burning of domestic kerosene

Overview: Bats are an endangered

Title: Bat Behaviour and its Relation to Rivers

Student(s): Lena O ' Driscoll, K a te Donnell y, Fiona Creed

Teac h er: M s. Mi c h e ll e H er b er t

Stand no: 1523 Student(s): Art O'Suilleabhain, Kevin Keena, Title: Mapping the Distribution of Lichens

Schoch Dominican College - Drumcondra

Stand no: 1545

School: Hazelwood College

Overview: Our project aims to study

Stand no: 1550 Student(s): Emer Roche , Deirbhle Ni Chlardha, Ronan Harrington

Student(s): Amy Wemyss, Louise Kirwan,

School: Mary Immaculate Secondary

Teacher: Mr. John White

and earprints and comparing their uniqueness. Some scientists have questioned whether earprints should be used in prosecution. We plan to investigate this. Teacher. Ms. Lorraine McCool

women are more attracted to men who

Overview We intend to test the water in

Overview: We're researching fingerprints

Stand no: 1539

Overview: To establish the water quality in local streams we intend to survey the various invertebrates, including their known pollution tolerant levels, which

Teacher: Mr. John Sims

ILA

School: St Josephs College - Lucan Teacher: Ms. Michelle Dunne

Stand no: 1536 Student(s): Kieran Greene, Brendan Feely, Steven Carthy

Title: Particulate Matter in Air in Skerries Overview: To see if the amount of pollution in the air changes from one

Teacl•

Or. Katie Corbett

Stand no: 1541 Student(s): Kathy Spo ll en, A my D u i gnan,

Stand no: 1552 Student(s): Shayan Yousefizadeh, Mark Blanchfield, Darren Maher

whether or not the size of your pinna effects your capacity for hearing. S c h oo l : St . Aidan's C . B . S .

Teacher: Ms . Marie Roane

Stand no: 1558

Student(s): Aodhan 0 Ceanainn, Sean b Fearraigh, Micheal0 Coilman Title An bhfuil baicteir i nduilleoga? Overview: We want to discover if leaves contain guard cell bacteria. School: Colaiste Ailigh Teacher: Mr. Micheal 6 Giobuin

Stand no: 1559 Student(s): Kirsty Kinsella , Patricia Kenny, Sarah Hempenstall Title: Toxic Flushes Overview: We intend to investigate the

Rachel Bleach Title: To Compare the Amount of Vitamin

Stand no: 1547

Stand no: 1553

C Content in Organic and Non-organic Fruit and Vegetables Overview: We'll measure the Vitamin C content of organic and non-organic foods. We'll carry out standardised taste tests and find if they're worth paying

Student(s): Fiona Briggs, Johanna Kenny, Maria 0 Brien Title: Curing and Preservation of Bacon with Different Salt Types and Rosmarinus Officianalis

Student(s): Aimee Desmond, Sarah 0' Donovan, Aisling 0' Keeffe Title: Biodiversity of Groundwater Fauna

Overview: We're testing different salts

groundwater and observing the samples

extra for.

on bacon to see the effects it has on

collected under a variety of microscopes.

School: Our Lady's Bower - Athlone

preservation. We'll then put rosemary

Teacher: Mrs. Ethna Benson

on it to see its effect.

School: Colaiste Choilm Teacher: Ms. Joan Faherty

Overview: An investigation into fauna species in groundwater by sampling

effects of supposed eco-friendly and non eco-friendly toilet cleaners on marine life. We will use mussels as our test subjects. Schook Colaiste Bhride Teacher: Ms. Miriam Rickerby


Social & Behavioural

Biological & Ecological Stand no: 1560 Student(s): Sarah Purcell, Klara Moyne,

Stand no: 1566

Ailsa Doyle

Sinead Sheahan

Title: Does Soil Enrichment Affect the

Title: Intelligent People have Above

Student(s): Kerry Corcoran, James Casey,

Mass of Roots?

Average Amounts of Copper and Zinc

Overview: To investigate if plant roots

in their Hair

School: Loreto Grammar School - Omagh Teacher: Dr. Kevin Gallagher Stand no: 1572 Student(s): Emma Bradley, Ashley McElroy, Dearbhla McGavghey

can serve the presence of nutrients by

Overview: We intend on testing hair

Title: To Investigate if Climate Change

comparing the weights of roots that

samples for copper and zinc using last

Rainfall Levels in Co. Tyrone Could Have a

grew in enriched, semi-enriched and unenriched soil. School: Holy Faith Secondary School Teacher: Ms. Linda Tyrrell

years junior certificate results as part of

Negative Impact on Oilseed Rape Yield

our investigation.

Overview: A few very wet summers have

School: Colaiste na Sceilge

caused flooding of farmland in Co.

Teacher: Mr. Damien Foley

Tyrone. The impact of increased rainfall

Junior - Individual

Sarah Whitsell

Stand no: 2000

Title: What are the Issues Faced by

into the Depletion of Salmon in the

Title: The Heavy Metal Difference

Title: Control of Somatic Cell Count Using

Student ( s): Ryan Bissett

Children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) in

River Moy

Between Tinned and Fresh Fish

Karmine Apple Cider Vinegar to Reduce

Title: New Languages : Generational

Mainstream Education?

Overview: Why are salmon stocks

Overview: We aim to determine the types

Staphylococcus Aureus Infection of

Discrepancies within Leet and Text Speak

depleting is it pollution, climate change

of heavy metal present in fish and to

Irish Dairy Cows

-A Further Study

etc? This project aims to investigate

determine if there is a difference between tinned and fresh fish. School: St Caimin's Community School Teacher: Ms. Maria Sheehan

Overview: Investigate the potential of

Overview: Investigating spelling patterns

apple cider vinegar to prevent

emerging between age groups using

Stand no: 1610

Student(s): Grace Moran, Aisling Reilly, Title: A Further In-depth Investigation

Student(s): Sinead Liddy, Siobhan Weir,

the 'why' and come up with possible solutions. School: St Joseph's Secondary School Teacher: Mr. Declan Cafferkey

on crop yield will be assessed using

Stand no: 1561 Student(s): Alesia McComish , Kathr y n Culhane , Sophie Slater Title: To Investigate the Effectiveness of

Stand no: 1567

oilseed rape grown in variable soil water

Student(s): P.J Hegarty,

Andrew Ferguson, Trevor Gray Title: How to Naturally Increase

conditions. Oilseed rape is grown extensively in parts of Co. Tyrone. School: Loreto Gs - Omagh

Various Spot Creams

Omega 3 in Milk

Teacher: Dr. Kevin Gallagher

Overview: Our project will test different

Overview: The aim of our project is to

types of spot creams to find out which

i by increase the level of Omega3 in m lk

one has the best effect . School: Holy Faith Secondary School Teacher: Ms. Linda Tyrrell

feeding a group of cows a natural source

of Omega3. School: Bandon Grammar School Teacher : Ms. Carena Mullins Stand no: 1568

Anna Burlingham, Jane Wynne

Student(s): Colman Quirke,

Title: An Analysis of Mitotic Index Rate

of Garlic using Additives Versus Distilled Water Overview: We wish to determine whether the Mitotic Index of galium is abnormal

Alan Donoghue, Gearoid Sugrue Title: Is Kerry's Water Safe? Overview: Were determining the quality of Kerry's schools drinking water by using a series of tests and sending some of our

w h en exp osed to additives to check any

samples to University Limerick.

effect on cells.

School: Colaiste na Sceilge

School: St Vincent's Secondary School

Teacher: Mrs. Jennifer Barry

Stand no: 1569 Stand no; 1563

Student(s): Clan O' Broin-Beag,

Studentlsl: Emma Garry , Cliodhna Bolger, Title: Do Stimulants Affect Your Reflexes?

Orla Ni Dubhla, Eimar Bushel-Payne Title: Weight Controlled Red Squirrel Feeder

Overview: An investigation into the

Overview: We want to design a weight

effects of stimulants on the speed of reflexes . The stimulants we are using are coffee , fizzy drinks and energy drinks e . g . Red Bull.

controlled feeder for red squirrels to ensure that the grey squirrels can't get the food.

School: Loreto College - St Stephens

Teacher: Mr. Traolach 0 Maolchathaigh

Marianne Gaule

Green Teacher: Ms. Yseult Whitaker

a Person 's Lungs

Stand no: 1570 Studentlsl: Sarah Deegan, Hannah O'Byrne, Rachel Clancy Title: Does the Ingestion of Foods Rich in Anthocyanins Alter the Blood Sugar Levels of Diabetic Patients? Overview: An investigation into the link

Overview: We are investigating the good

between ingestion of anthocyanins in

Stand no: 1564 Student(s): Triona Ni Dhomhnaill, Maeve Lavelle , Laura Mahon Title: The Effects of Indoor Swimming on

and bad effects of indoor swimming on

fruits e.g. cherries, and the increased

lungs , we shall perform lung tests on

production of insulin cells in the pancreas

swimmers, smokers and other athletes

of diabetic patients. School: Loreto College - Foxrock Teacher: Ms. Helen Hennessy

and compare. School: Naomh losaef Teacher: Ms. Judith Tierney

Stand no: 1565 Student(s): Dearbhaile Mac Intyre, Seafra Gallagher, Charlotte Kieran Title: Bacterial Contamination in Tea Towels Overview The presence and numbers of

various types of micro- organisms will be studied. The tea towels involved in daily use in one household will be analysed. School: Loreto Convent - Letterkenny Teacher: Ms. Susan Kenny

12

School: Colaiste Raithin

predators and from anthropogenic abuse of the environment . Our project will investigate if we can learn any survival

lessons from some aspects of the organisms , physiology and anatomy.

'Leet' and 'Text ' speak. Looking at rapid

to maintain a low somatic cell count in

fluctuation and change in approaches to

milk samples.

spelling shorthand via the internet.

School: St Josephs College - Lucan

School: Balbriggan Community College

Stand no: 2007

Student(s): Lisa Twohig, Luke Twomey,

Teacher: Ms. Michelle Dunne

Teacher: Mr. Kevin Curran

Student ( s): Kate Lawler

Stand no: 1616 Student(s): Heather Mulcahy, Rebecca Casey, Emma 0' Halloran Title: Predicting Success in Pedigree Dogs: A Further Study

Stand no: 2001 Student(s): Gerard Shanahan Title: Addison's and Addisonian Crisis-A Public Awareness

another Computer Game?

Overview: My project investigates the

the Wii as an alternative source of exercise.

Overview: After studying three breeds,

pubic awareness of Addison's disease and

School: Ard Scoil Natriondide

the functions of the adrenal glands.

Teacher: Ms . Caroline Concannon

Student(s): Liam Hennessy, Ian Curtin,

Dearbhla De Barra

Title: Fresh Fruit? An Investigation into the Effectiveness of Packaging Overview: The aim of our project is to investigate which type of packaging is

most effective in preventing bacterial germination in fruit.

Title: Wii - A Form of Exercise or just

School: Colaiste Choilm

School: Colaiste Choilm

Teacher: Mr. Donal 0 Laoire

Teacher: Mr. Hugh O ' Callaghan

before mating is a genetic factor or an

School: Balbriggan Community College

individual breed factor.

Teacher: Ms. Theresa Gannon

Bridgeen Deveeney,

Stand no: 1606 Student(s): Louise Stack,

Stand no: 1612

School: Christ King Girls Sec. School Teacher: Mrs. Laura Mc Namara

Title: How Sweet Is Your Potato?

Kellieanne O'Brien,

Overview: We intend to investigate to their sugar concentration to determine

Title: Where Do Hazelnuts Go? Overview: The see at what rate hazel nuts are removed after they have fallen

the ideal sugar molarity of these potatoes

different potato varieties in relationship

for cooking. School: Mulroy College Teacher: Mr. Stephen Doherty

Student(s): Jessica Bowen,

Aisleen Sheehan, Title: To Investigate the Different Species of Micro-Organisms and their Ability to Survive Depending on the Concentration of Chlorine Found in Various Treated Water Samples Overview: A project investigating the identity and number of micro- organisms

present in various chlorine treated water samples from our locality. School: Colaiste Choilm Teacher: Mrs. Karina Lyne Stand no: 1602 Student(s): Sile Stafford, Rebecca Kummert,

Title: A Study Of Cystic Fibrosis and Ways of Improving Mucus Detachment

Overview. We are investigating the effect of vibrations of different frequencies on the removal of Cystic Fibrosis mucus from membranes lining the alveoli. School: Sutton Park School

Teacher: Ms. Catherine Tattersall

Student).): Ciaran Kennedy, Clan Glenfield

Title: Nutrient and Pesticide Comparison of Organic and Conventionally Grown Apples Overview: We aim to determine whether

or not home grown produce is better for you than organic/conventionally grown produce obtained from a supermarket. School: Skerries Community College Teacher: Dr. Katie Corbett

Overview: Obesity is a huge problem. Many of us prefer to play computer games than exercise. I'm investigating

Stand no: 1617

Title: What's your Carbon Footprint? An

Student ( s): Shona Mulligan,

Investigation into Households in the

Overview: The aim of this project is to

Hannah Doherty , Niamh Mc Donnell

Balbriggan Area

Stand no: 2008 Student(s): Oisin Roche-Lancaster Title: Safer School Uniforms Overview: I am doing a project on safer school school uniforms and their visibility in general - in the dark and in the evening.

from the trees and to see what is

study the distribution and problems

Title: To Investigate How Schools

Overview: This project is investigating the

School: Skerries Community College

removing them.

associated with the Japanese Knotweed

Contribute to the Development of Type 2

average carbon footprint of households in

Teacher: Dr. Katie Corbett

problem in our area and identify possible remedies. School: Douglas Community School Teacher: Mr. Clan 0' Mahony

Diabetes in their Students and what they

the Balbriggan area in comparison to the

Stand no: 1600

Stand no: 1603 Stand no: 1571 Student(s): Aoibheann Laird, Elizabeth McKenna , Dearbhla McGuigan Title: Can the Cockroach Teach Humans Some Survival Techniques? Overview The cockroach has a reputation as being very resilient to attack from

Staphyloccus infection of Irish dairy cows

Overview: I intend to find out what issues/difficulties are faced by children with CP in mainstream education and what could be done to help them. School: Castletroy College Teacher: Ms. Celine Moloney

Stand no: 1611

Title: Fertility Problem with Freemartin Calves Overview: We aim to look at the problem that arises with females of mixed twin calves. These female calves will be

School: Mary Immaculate Secondary

School - Lisdoonvarna Teacher: Mr. John Sims

Stand no: 1601

Teacher: Mr. John White

Student(s): Tommy Collison

we intend to see if predicting a champion

Student(s): Micheal Griffin,

Stand no: 1562 Studentls): Niamh Gaskin,

Stand no: 1605

probably be infertile.

Senior - Group

Stand no: 2006

Stand no: 1615 Student(s): Stephanie Quilligan, Meabh Coakley, Fiona Cunniffe

Stand no: 1604

Student(s): Ronan Doyle, Cillian Bracken, Eoghan 0' Connor Title: Japanese Knotweed - Not the Gardeners' Friend

Stand no: 2002 Student(s): Gerard Byrne

can do to Prevent it

national average.

Overview: To investigate what schools do

School: Balbriggan Community College Teacher: Ms. Theresa Gannon

to contribute to the development of type

Student(s): Jack Cowhig Title: Social Networking Sites Overview: I will be doing research on

2 diabetes and how they can prevent it,

Stand no: 1607

Stand no: 2009

social networking sites. I will be building

Student(s): Kevin 0 Connor , Paul Stewart,

Stand no: 1613

by looking at what foodstuffs are

Stand no: 2003

Title: Investigation into the Activity of

Student(s): Conor Costello, Ciaran

supplied in the school.

Student(s ): James Goodman

a social networking site model and inform

Cellulase Enzymes Produced by Marine Micro-or g anisms

Buckley, Eoin Boland Title: To Investigate the Orthopaedic

School: Confey Community College

Title: Cigarette Smoking - Awareness of

students of potential risks

Teacher: Mrs. Virginia 0' Hehir

the Addiction and its Consequences

School: Midleton College

Overview, Our project is to investigate

Problems induced by School Chairs

among the Irish Youth - An Investigation

Teacher: Mrs. Louise Curtin

the activity of cellulase enzymes from

Overview: We propose to conduct an

Overview : This project considers the

various fungi isolated from the sea-sponge: Haliclona Simlulans. School: Colaiste Choilm

investigation into the long and short-term effects caused by improper

continual uptake of smoking by youths

seating in schools throughout the

smoking to be a major contributing factor.

Stand no: 2010 Student(s): Amanda Ni Neighill Title: Cofra Cosaint Cogaisi

Teacher: Ms . Ann Downey

country. We consequently hope to

School: Balbriggan Community College

Overview: Glas le alarm a cheapadh chun

Studentlsl: Aisling McGrath, Cathal Burke, Title: Identification of Mosquito Species within Ireland to Estimate Potential Risk

develop suggestions and possible solutions that can be utilised through further study. School: Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal Teacher: Mr. Sean Foley

Teacher: Ms. Theresa Gannon

of Viral Transmission Overview: To visually identify the

Stand no: 1614

Overview: Given obesity levels are of

School: Castleknock Community College

Student(s): Bobby Tang, Michael Zhang, Richard Stewart Title: Measuring Level of Infection of an Open Wound

national concern I am testing dance as a

School: Balbriggan Community College

Stand no: 2011 Student(s): Seosamh Mac Oscair Title: Does Crossed Hand-eye Dominance Help or Hurt when Shooting Basketball Free Throws

Teacher: Dr. Paul Corcoran

Overview: We aim to create a patch or

Teacher: Ms. Theresa Gannon

Overview: I want to determine if crossed

Stand no: 1609 Student(s): Aine Smyth, Laura Shells,

bandage, which can be incorporated onto a normal dressing, and which accurately shows level of infection.

Stand no: 2005 Student(s): Aidan Doran

shooting basketball free throws.

Title: Factors Determining Running Speed

School: The Royal Belfast

Title: A Statistical Study of 'The Public

Teacher: Mr. Micheal d Giobuin

of Young People

Academical Institute

Awareness and Acceptance of Bluetooth

Overview: Is there a determining factor

Teacher: Mr. William Johnston

Proximity Marketing'

Stand no: 1608

mosquito species found in Ireland and

to assess their associated health risks to Irish people.

and shows the legal permissible age for

nach mbeadh paisti i ndan leigheas no abhar eile a thogail as cofra gan cead o

Stand no: 2004 Student(s): Megan Gallagher Title: Should Dance be part of the School

dhuine fasta.

School: Gaelcholaiste Chineal Eoghain Teacher: Inion Eabha Ni Mhonachain

Curriculum? A Scientific Investigation

cardio workout concluding they should be included in Physical Education.

hand/eye dominance helps or hurts when

School: Colaiste Ailigh

Stand no: 2012

that influences the running speeds and

Overview: In my project I hope to prove if

winning power of young people.

bluetooth proximity marketing works and

School: Our Ladys College - Drogheda Teacher: Miss Frances O'Regan

if it attracts business for people who use it.

Student(s): Sinead Dullaghan Title: Do Dogs and Cats have a Paw Preference?

School: Kinsale Community School

Overview: This project is about paw

Teacher: Mr. John Corcoran

preferences in cats and dogs. I will investigate left/right preferences and see how it compares to handedness in humans.

School: St Louis Secondary School Teacher: Ms. Siobhan Greer


Social & Behavioural Stand no: 2013

Overview: In my project I am going to see

Stand no: 2406

Stand no: 2412

Stand no: 2419

hypnopaedia - the experimental process

Student(s): Eva Twomey, Claire Whyte,

Student(s): Joy O'Leary, Sophie O'Brien,

Student(s): Brendan O'Brien,

Title: Investigating Marriage and Divorce

James Flynn, Aidan Donegan

Junior - Group

if there is a major difference between low

whether or not there is a link between

Title: Blades or Studs on Football Boots?

calorie products and regular products.

nail biting and symptoms of obsessive-

of learning while asleep by means of

Stand no: 2400

Title: Pay-by-Weight: Useless Menace or

lessons recorded on disks or tapes.

Student(s): Dean Donnelly, Stephen Bailey

the Key to the Future?

Overview: Investigate the difference in

Title: Whole School Energy Audit

A Comparative Study

School: Terenure College

compulsive disorder (OCD). School: Colaiste Ailigh

School: Presentation Secondary School -

Title: It's Sugar not Fat that leads

attitudes to divorce and marriage

Overview: A study and audit of the whole

Teacher: Mr. Michael Shanahan

Overview: This project is aiming to show

Overview: A comparative study of blades

Teacher: Mr. Micheal 0 Gioboin

Tipperary

to Childhood Obesity

that where domestic waste collection is

between rural and urban dwellers,

school energy input and output including

- An Investigative Study

financed by a pay-by-weight payment

teenagers and adults, males and females

transport, heating, food consumed,

Overview: This project will test the

system, the rate of domestic recycling

and different religious beliefs.

electricity, fuel etc with a view to change.

School: Colaiste Choilm

School: Douglas Community School

Teacher: Ms. Rosemary Murphy

Teacher: Mr. Clan 0' Mahony

injuries caused by restrictive movement

Teacher: Ms. Olivia 0' Brien

Stand no: 2104

during training and matches.

Student(s): Jack Geary

Stand no: 2111

School: Glenamaddy Community School

Title: The Effect of "Brain Training" on IQ

Student(s): Seoighe Kearney

Stand no: 2304

hypothesis that it is sugar not fat in the

is increased.

Overview: I want to test the effects of the

Title: Public Reaction to Teenage Fashion

Student(s): Laura Breslin

average Irish teenagers diet that leads to

School: Colaiste Choilm

well known Nintendo "Brain Training"

Styles - A Social Experiment

Title: Why are certain Leaving Cert.

childhood obesity.

Teacher: Mr. Pat Meaney

game on human brain power as measured

Overview: In this project I will attempt to

Subjects so Popular?

School: Balbriggan Community College

Overview: I want to investigate the

Teacher: Ms. Theresa Gannon

Teacher: Ms. Deirdre Hardiman Stand no: 2014

Stand no: 2413

Stand no: 2420

Stand no: 2407

Student(s): Emma Canning,

Student(s): Niamh 0' Donovan,

Student(s): Colleen Heavey,

Rebecca Hempson

Megan Alo, Saoirse Gould

Student(s): Patrick Bell

by an IQ test.

ascertain the attitudes of the public

Title: To Examine the Factors which

School: Colaiste Cholmain

towards three different teenage fashion

factors affecting subject choice for the

styles through direct observation of

Leaving Certificate, including the choice

Stand no: 2401

Mickaela Bursey,

Title: Why Do Girls Wear Make-up?

Title: Do Boys or Girls of Different Ages

encounters between my 'experiment

between pass and honours maths.

Student(s): Anna Henderson,

Title: Do Subliminal Messages Work?

Overview: We think that girls don't just

have Better Visual Memory?

School: Naomh losaef

Darcy McGahan,

Overview: We want to know if and how

wear make-up because they want to

Overview: Our project is to investigate

Title: A Statistical Study of the Influence

subliminal messages work. We will carry

impress boys we want to find why they

which gender and age group have better

of Taste and Labelling on the

out our experiment by seeing how people

really want to wear it.

visual memory by using 3D coloured

School: Elphin Community College

shapes, flash cards, puzzles and surveys.

Teacher: Mr. Shane Holohan

Influence the Eating Habits of 2nd

Teacher: Mrs. Teresa Kearney

Year Students Overview: This project will examine

Stand no: 2105

group' and the public

factors that affect student eating habits.

Student(s): Lucy 0 Donovan

School: Davis College

It will look at the importance of a good

Title: A Statistical Analysis of Peoples'

Teacher: Ms. Maria White

diet for their development. What causes

Attitudes towards Cancer and the

the students to choose these foods and

Prevention Of Cancer including Breast

Teacher: Mr. Paul de hOra Stand no: 2305

Acceptability of Low Fat Foods

react to subliminal messages.

Stand no: 2112

Student(s): Aoife Bell

Overview: We aim to determine peoples'

School: The Kings Hospital

perception of taste towards low and

Teacher: Mr. Noel Cunningham

School: Scoil Mhuire Can Smal Teacher: Ms. Anne Meade

how can good habits be developed.

and Lung Cancer

Student(s): Chris Martin

Title: To Examine the Effects of Caffeine

School: St. Geralds College

Overview: My project aims to find out

Title: The use of Taste Tests to Investigate

on Student Memory and Processing Skills

regular foods and to see whether labelling

the Correlation between the Taste and

or taste impacts peoples' food choices.

Stand no: 2408

Student(s): Saoirse Murphy,

Stand no: 2421

what people know about cancer and its

Overview: To test my sample groups

Price of Food Products

memory and processing skills both before

School: Kinsale Community School

Sarah Mc Cormack,

Student( s): Bridann Cronin, Clare Fehin,

prevention and improve awareness.

Student(s): Darragh Cullen, Jacob Brennan

and after consumption of coffee.

Teacher: Ms. Joan Crowley

Title: Does Advertising Change Teenagers'

Title: Left Handed People Vs Right

Shane 0' Callaghan

Attitudes Towards Smoking?

Handed People

Title: A Qualitative Study on the use of

Stand no: 2402

Overview: We want to survey 100

Overview: We wish to investigate whether

Natural Horsemanship and Traditional

left handed people are faster at using

Training Practices

Teacher: Mr. Brendan McHugh Stand no: 2015

School: Kinsale Community School

Overview: My project is about given

Student(s): Dermot Costello

Teacher: Mr. Gerard Hogan

people blindfolded food tests on various

The control group will consume

products and seeing which they prefer

decaffeinated coffee.

Title: Does Believing in Yourself Make a

Stand no: 2415

Difference?

Stand no: 2106

out of: cheap, company branded

School: Naomh losaef

Student(s): Andrew Hanley,

teenagers on their attitudes towards

Teacher: Mr. Paul de hOra

Mark Twomey,

smoking before and after showing them

Overview: Our project aims to investigate

Student(s): James Dolan

and expensive.

left handed equipment than right

Overview: I plan to find out whether or

School: Davis College

Title: Does the Consumption of Caffeine

and compare the use of natural

Title: Telepathy: A Study

handed equipment.

not motivation and self belief play any

adverts and posters on smoking.

or Sugar Affect your Reflexes, Reaction to

School: Clonkeen College

School: St Vincent's Secondary School

horsemanship and traditional horse

Overview: This project is an investigation

Teacher: Ms. Maria White

Responses of Light and Sound and

Teacher: Miss Maire Duffy

Teacher: Ms. H Daly

training practices used in the mid-west

role in performance by doing tests with

Stand no: 2306

and without motivation factors.

into the existence of telepathy. I will

Student(s): Shane 0' Connor

School: Terenure College

do this by testing my fellow third year

Title: How Air Travel Affects People

Mental Abilities? Overview: We want to find out if caffeine

Stand no: 2409

Stand no: 2416

School: Hazelwood College

students for telepathic abilities.

Overview: The aim of my project is to investigate how air travel affects people. I

or sugar improves your reflexes, reaction

Student(s): James Lardner,

Student(s): Roksaha Nowicka, Gregor Shaza

Teacher: Ms. Marie 0' Connor

School: Community School - Shanon Teacher: Ms. Marie O'Conghaile

Stand no: 2300

want to find out why peoples ears pop, if

to responses and mental abilities.

Max Van Der Lee,

Title: ZJEDNOCZENI / Reunited

Student(s): Sadhbh Soper Ni Chafraidh

frequent flyers ears pop, if your taste

School: Blackrock College

Title: Is Cycling in Dublin City Safe?

Overview: The object of this project is to

Stand no: 2422

buds still function at altitude and how

Teacher: Ms. Sarah Fraser

Overview: To investigate the safety of

find out the difficulties and challenges

Student(s): Cait Nic Giolla Rua, Saoirse

Stand no: 2107

Title: To Investigate Possible Effects of Online Social Networks on Social Skills

alcohol affects you on a flight.

facing non-nationals who move to Ireland.

Labhaois Nic Aoidh, Criostoir Mc Amhalai

Student(s): Nathan Feeney

cyclists and cycle lanes in Dublin city

School: Comprehensive School - Listowel

Stand no: 2403

centre. Interview Fred Barry (NRA) and

We will also study the opportunities and

Title: Gneasachas Teangeolaioch agus

Title: The Breakfast Club Continued... Overview: An evaluation of the Breakfast

Overview: This project investigates if usage of online social networking services

Teacher: Mr. Shaun Holly

Student(s): Melissa 0 Neill, Molly Gibson,

make suggestions to improve cycle lanes.

possibilities present in Ireland. This will

Dearcadh Gneaschlaonta

Title: Are you Loving your Dog to Death?

School: St Conleths College

be done by collecting data in the form

Overview: Is e an aidhm ata againn no fail

Overview: Our project aim is to provide

Teacher: Ms. Gobnait NiAonghusa

of questionnaire

amach an bhfuil ceangailt idir struchtor

Teacher: Mr. David Nicholas

Intermediate - Individual Stand no: 2100 Student(s): Keith Nolan Title: Laws of Attractiveness

I

Overview: An investigation into

Student(s): Eoin Keady

and studs in football boots. Investigating

I

Overview: What I want to study is

Senior - Individual

region.

Overview: An investigation into how the

Club from the point of view of the

such as MSN and Bebo has an effect on

theory of facial symmetry and eye colour

nutritional value, correspondence to the

normal human social skills.

Stand no: 2307

bias influences your choice of

food pyramid and use by students.

School: The High School - Dublin

Student(s): Jamie Donnelly

evidence of the rising level of obesity

Teacher: Dr. Carol Whitford

Title: Before You Know It -

in dogs.

Stand no: 2410

School: Donabate Community College

gramaduil teangai digsiola agus dearcadh

Teacher: Ms. Regina Clifford

gneaschlaonta.

partner/mate.

School: Community School, Carrick-on-Shannon

Why Time Flies and the Year Dies

School: Kinsale Community School

Student(s): Aimee Gilmartin, Kate Dunne,

School: Colaiste Phadraig CBS

Teacher: Ms. Marie O'Conghaile

Stand no: 2301

Teacher: Ms. Joan Crowley

Title: Air and Sea Transport - The

Stand no: 2417

Teacher: Mr. Kevin Carey

Overview: My project investigates why

Student(s): David Crowe

time (in years) passes quickly for some

Economic Impact of Transporting our

Student(s): Colm O'Reilly,

Stand no: 2101

Stand no: 2108

Title: The Future of the Family Farm in

people but slowly for others - why the

Student(s): Amy Morgan

Student(s): Stephen Lehane

North Clare. What Lies Ahead?

Title: The Effect of the Moon on Crime

Title: Do Gender and Age of a Teacher

Overview: I want to see what will happen

Rates and Sleeping Patterns

Change Students' Willingness to Learn?

to the family farm in North Clare in the

Overview: My project is discovering if the

Overview: To compare levels of positive

future. Who will take over from the

School: Colaiste Ailigh Teacher: Mr. Shane 0 Breacain

Stand no: 2404

Daily Goods

James Redmond, Philip Webb

Stand no: 2423

years "fly by" or "drag by".

Student(s): Orla de Burden,

Overview: Our Project will investigate

Title: A Study of the Growth Rates of our

Student(s): Caoimhe Ni Chathail,

School: Terenure College

Ciaran 0 hUaithne,

the economical impact of transporting

Student Population over a 6 Month Period

Brid Ni Fhearraigh , Eimear Ni Eanaigh

Title: An Ceatadan Paisti Nach Bhfuil

our daily goods. We compare the fuel,

Overview: This project investigates the

Title: Slan Le Strus! Eifeacht Bholadh ola

Sr[anta go Dlithoil sa Charr

time and costs with different modes

regular growth rate of teenagers and

eisintiuil ar leibheal strusa.

Overview: We are measuring the

of transport.

investigates differences in growth rates

Overview: Ba mhaith [inn eifeacht boladh

during summer/winter among the genders

olla eisintiuil difriuil ar leibheail strus

and the different age categories.

a fhiosru.

School: Balbriggan Community College

School: Colaiste Ailigh

Teacher: Ms. Theresa Gannon

Teacher: Mr. Shane 0 Breacain

Teacher: Mr. Tom Hughes Stand no: 2308

moon affects criminal behaviour in

and negative activity in classes of

present owners?

Ireland, the sleep patterns of teenagers

secondary students when teachers of

School: Mary Immaculate Secondary

Student(s): Rebekah McKinney-Perry

percentage of children who are not

School: St Dominic's High School

legally restrained while travelling in cars

Teacher: Ms. Fiona Gill

and the behaviour of a teenage boy.

varied ages and genders are teaching.

School - Lisdoonvarna

Title: To Investigate the Reaction Times of

School: St Pauls Secondary School

School: Clonkeen College

Teacher: Mr. John Sims

Teenage Girls Versus Teenage Boys in

in Donaghmeade.

Teacher: Ms. Claire Flatley

Teacher: Miss Maire Duffy

Response to Different Stimuli

School: Gaelcholaiste Reachrann

Stand no: 2411

Stand no: 2302

Overview: An investigation whether or

Teacher: Ms. Jacinta Ni Dhubhain

Student(s): Rachel Tynan, Clodagh Phelan

Student(s): Sinead Mcloughlin

not reaction times of teenage boys are

Stand no: 2418

Stand no: 2424

Stand no: 2109

Title: Using Learning Styles to Improve

Stand no: 2102

Student(s): Stephen O'Brien,

Student(s): Kate Smith, Carol Greenan,

Student(s): Sarah Fenton

Student(s): Sarah Malone

Title: Investigation into Various

consistently faster than teenage girls in a

Stand no: 2405

Learning and Subject Choice

Study Methods

variety of different situations involving

Student(s): Lochlainn Garvey,

Craig Sullivan, Andy Joyce

Amy Mc Gorman

Title: Positive or Negative

Overview: Can we show that understanding

Title: The Stress Factor Overview: Does being overweight,

Overview: This project will investigate

different stimuli.

Daniel Quinlan,

Title: Male Vs. Female Multitasking: Brain

Title: The Stroop Effect: The Influence of

Re-inforcement

different learning modalities can improve

four different study methods and find out

School: Loreto College - Foxrock

Title: Road Safety

the way we learn and assist with

Age and Sex

Overview: The project is about the

Drain or Boost in Efficiency?

inactive and smoking affect body mass

Teacher: Ms. Helen Hennessy

- The Penalty Points System

subject choice?

Overview: An investigation to see if males

Overview: We wish to investigate the stroop

and females differ in how they pay

effect and if it varies with age and sex. School: St Aidans Comprehensive School

index, blood pressure, blood sugar levels,

attitude of students and teachers towards

the study method that works best for a

body fat percentage and do these factors

been given out to and praised and the

group of first year secondary students.

Overview: Our project wishes to examine

School: Mount Temple Comprehensive

ratio between the two.

School: St Joseph's Secondary School

recent additions to the Penalty Points

School

attention to two things at once and

lead to stress.

Teacher: Mr. Declan Cafferkey

System and whether these additions have

- Cavan

School: Moyle Park College

which sex is more efficient.

School: Blackwater Community School

Teacher: Mr. Barry Kearns

School: 0 Fiaich College

Teacher: Ms. Joanne Corbett

Teacher: Mr. David King

dramatically improved road safety.

Teacher: Ms. Audrey Carty Stand no: 2303

School: Catholic University School

Student(s): Amy Norton

Teacher: Ms. Ruth Hickey

Stand no: 2103

Stand no: 2110

Student(s): Sam Mitchell

Student(s): Colm 0 Maoltuile

Title: Hypnopaedia -

Title: Low Calorie, Difference or Not?

Title: Is There a Link Between OCD

What's all the Hype About?

and Nail Biting?

Teacher: Mr. Kenneth Rea

1-

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Social & Behavioural

Social & Behavioural School: Arklow Community College Teacher: Ms . Helen Corbett

Overview: We propose to delve into this

Stand no: 2512

Stand no: 2518

Overview: An assessment and analysis of

Stand no: 2532

Stand no: 2438

Student(s): Susan McGing, Aneesa Smith, Eabhan Rowe

Student(s): Annie O'Leary, Aisling 0' Kane

Student(s): Lizzy Moran, Orlaith Kearney,

Student(s): Lorna Tate, Aisling Kiely

Title: To Investigate the Effects of the

Title: Tionchair Bia , Mothuchan

Stand no: 2432

Title: Do Pedestrian Crossings allow the

"contagiousness" of yawning.

Nintendo Game "Brain Training" on

Title: Subliminal Messaging - The Truth Behind It All

the historic Irish death rates to enable predictions about future death and life

Aoife Ni Dhonaile , Rebecca Ni Riain

phenomenon. We plan to do a number of experiments to question the

Student(s): Michael Breen ,

Elderly Enough Time to Cross?

School: Community School,

the Mind

Overview: In this project we intend to

School: St Marys College - Rathmines

a g us Aclaiocht

Kyle Fitzgerald , Michael Walsh

Overview: We will investigate if the

Carrick-on -Shannon

investigate the effects of subliminal

Teacher: Mr. John Nisbet

daoine at aclaiocht a g us mothuchan na

Title: A Generational Difference! Attitudes Towards Drink Driving!

School: Colaiste losagain

Overview: This is a survey of attitudes towards drinking and driving of people aged 18-25 and 50-65 and the possible

elderly have enough time to cross the roads at pedestrian lights. To do this we will time and survey pedestrians at

Teacher: Mrs. Jacqueline Walsh

daoine sin .

Stand no: 2506

Overview: To determine the effects the "Brain Training" game has on mental faculties e.g. memory, reflexes and focus by testing subjects before and after

pedestrian lights.

Student(s): Hannah Ni Chonghaile,

Brain Training.

School; Loreto College - Foxrock

Deirdre Ni Mheachair, Title: An Bhfuil Gaol a Bhaineann le Ceol

School: Colaiste Choilm

Stand no: 2425 Student(s): Rachael Toland deBurca ,

Overview: Feachaint ar eifeacht aiste bia

Teacher: Ms . Valerie Ni Chochlain Stand no: 2426

effectiveness of ad campaigns.

Student(s): Aoife Ni Chroidhedin , Aisling

School: St Joseph's Academy - Kildare

Ni Ra g hallia g h , Caoimhe Ni Chrdinin

Teacher: Ms. Sinead Sheils

Teacher: Ms. Helen Hennessy

Teacher: Mr. Pat Meaney

Agus Cothromaiocht?

'expectancy rates.

messaging in advertising and everyday

life and the truth behind it all. School: Meanscoil San Nioclas Teacher: Dr. Colette Ni Nuanain

Stand no: 2526 Student(s): Darren Noonan, Evan Horgan,

Title: Exam Year Stress Overview: Our project will focus on stress and stress management in teenagers who are in an examination year. We will also see how students manage this stress. School: Carrigallne Community School Teacher: Ms. Maura Carroll

Title: An Investigation into the

Effectiveness of Team-teaching in a North Cork School

Stand no: 2533

Stand no: 2519 Student(s): Conor Donohoe,

Overview: Through the distribution of

Title: How do People in Today ' s Society

Student(s): Eoin Crowley, Nigel Salter,

Overview: Ta an tionscnamh seo bunaithe

Stand no: 2513

Jonathan Kilduff

literacy tests, conduction of interviews

treat " Over the Counter Drugs " ?

Intermediate - Group

ar eifeacht ata ag ceol and at

Student(s): Michelle 0 Connor,

Title: Do State Examinations Reflect

and surveys and observation of lessons,

Overview: We are going to use surveys

we wish to investigate the effectiveness

Overview: A T-test formula on first year

of team teaching in a north Cork school.

people today treat and store everyday

Overview: Ta muid ag iarraidh dlfriochtai i gcumas boladh daoine agus na mothdchan a theann lena boladh sin a fhiosru .

Stand no: 2500 Student(s): Aisling Kerr, Aine McNally, Title: Can You Upsize Your Brain?

cothromaiocht. Ta muid ag trial ceol difriul agus ag siul i line direach. School: Gaelcholaiste Reachrann Teacher: Ms. Jacinta Ni Dhubhain

Natural Ability?

and questionnaires to determine how

Stand no: 2433 Student(s): Ciara Walsh, Rachel Kelly, Kate O'Regan Title: Memories Are Made Of This

Samantha Reddy Title: Size Zero Teen Hero? Overview: We want to prove that size zero

psychometric tests is used to predict the

School: Davis College

drugs they buy from the pharmacy.

models are influencing the health of

results of individual's Junior and Leaving

Teacher: Mr. Jim O ' Sullivan

School: Bandon Grammar School

School: Colaiste losagain

Overview: We are investigating whether

Overview: We hope to investigate the

teenage girls.

there are effective techniques to enhance

effectiveness of Brain Training Games by

Stand no: 2507

Stand no: 2527

Teacher: Ms . Valerie Ni Chochlain

School: Blackwater Community School

Certificate. Results are compared to those attained.

memory skills and whether it is easier

testing three groups of students. We may

Student(s): Niamh 0' Brien,

Teacher: Mr. David King

School: Athlone Community College

Student(s): Martha Fitzgerald,

develop a computer program to test with.

Student(s): Paidi Basquel , John Basquel ,

to remember sporting skills than academic information.

School: Our Lady's Secondary School -

Elizabeth Morley Title: An Investigation into the Effect of

Teacher: Mr. James McGrath

Cathal Dunne

School: Loreto College - St Stephens Green

Monaghan

Tyrosine Rich Foods on our Dreaming

Title: How Can You Tell Someone Is Lying? Overview: We will be investigating how to

Teacher: Ms. Yseult Whitaker

Teacher: Ms. Kathryn Higgins

Patterns

tell if someone is l y in g b y looking at their

Stand no: 2434

Stand no: 2501

bod y language , facial expression and

Student(s): Laura Short, Nadine Plummer,

Sarah Sorrier

Title: Mhhh .. Awww .. Ewww .. ! .. Taisteail Boladh .

Stand no: 2427

tone of voice .

Stand no: 2520 Student(s): Elizabeth Neilan,

Overview: Our project aims to investigate

Student(s): Sorcha N( Mhuimhneachain, Marie-Claire Twomey Title: Is Beatha Teanga i a Labhairt

the link between tyrosine consumption

Overview: Our project is a study of the

Title: Have Blondes the Ability to Lower

Student(s): Louise Buckley, Rachael 0' Neill

and dream frequency and patterns.

reasons behind Irish students' preference

Males' IQ?

Title: Are Teenagers Going Logo?

School: Hazelwood College

to learning foreign languages over their

Overview: We want to prove that after

School: Loreto College - St Stephens Green

in exams.

Teacher: Ms. Marie 0' Connor

native language, Irish.

viewing an image of a blonde a male's

Teacher: Ms. Jennifer Campbell

School: Blackwater Community School

Title: Does Make-up Improve Your Look?

Overview: We are investigating how

Teacher: Ms . Sarah Fraser

Overview: Our project will investigate

effective advertising is. To do this we will

Stand no: 2514

Aisling Banahan

School: St Aloysius College

IQ will be lowered.

Teacher: Ms. Angelina Carew

School. ScoilMuire gan Smal

how wearing make-up affects people's

survey students to see if they can recognise

Stand no: 2508

Stand no: 2428 Student(s): Noor Al Omani , Sarah Bourke ,

first impression of a person. we aim to

famous logos within a given time.

Student(s): David Kerley, Micheal Roddy,

find out whether or not make-up really

School: Lucan Community College

Title: Distractions While Driving

Stand no: 2515

Aislin g B y rne

does improve a persons appearance.

Teacher: Ms. Clare Healy

Title: Girl vs Bo y s , Preferences in

School: St Patrick's Academy

Overview: We wish to investigate distractions while driving, such as texting,

Science Subjects

Teacher: Ms. Anne Killen

Stand no: 2502 Student(s): Aisling O'Brien, Heather Coffey

Effective? Overview: We want to investigate if hypnopaedia (sleep learning) is effective

and can aid the results of students

Teacher: Mr. David King Stand no: 2528 Student(s): Aly Egan, Amy Murphy,

Stand no: 2535

Student(s): Maria Corrigan, Susan Clinton

Stand no: 2521

Title: Genetic Information Card Overview: We will find out what effects

Title: "Stress Versus Relaxation" Which is

Student(s): Paula Murphy,

the genetic information card would have

calling, eating etc. by using a driving

More Beneficial to Students

Heather McCabe

on peoples lives. if it was introduced as

Student(s): Sarah Drislane, Marie Murphy, Shelley 0 ' Neill Title: Can People Taste the Difference Between Regular Full Fat/Sugar Options

simulator.

Overview: We are conducting an

Title: Excuse Me, Do You Have Manners?

compulsory, by conducting a survey.

and the Low Fat Diet Options in Various

Overview: How peoples attitudes towards

School: Loreto College - Foxrock

Foods and Drinks?

Teacher: Ms. Helen Hennessy

Overview: We wish to investigate is it

Stand no: 2529

possible for people to taste the difference between various foods and drinks in the full fat/sugar and diet options.

about bo y s' and girls' preferences on the three main science subjects: biology ,

Stand no: 2435 Student(s): Aoife Smith, Ruth McGuinness,

Title: An Investigation into the Minority

School: Bush Post Primary School

Numbers taking Science Subjects at

Teacher: Miss Sharon Boyle

relaxation within the school environment

manners and etiquette has changed over

chemistr y and p h y sics .

Lisa Barry

Leaving Certificate Level

affects a student's ability to successfully

School: St Wolstan's Community School

Title: Is There a Science Behind Babyholding? Overview: We want to find out why some

Overview: To examine the reasons behind particularly the physical sciences at

Stand no: 2509 Student(s): Victoria Kavanagh, Sonya Dunne Title: The Faction on Attraction

cope with exams. School: Dominican College - Drumcondra

the years and in particular the attitudes of different generations of people towards manners School: Dominican College - Wicklow

Leaving Certificate level.

Overview: We hope to research all aspects

Teacher: Ms. Catherine Corry

Teacher: Mr. John O'Brien

minority figures taking science subjects,

Title: Is Hypnopaedia (Sleep Learning)

Teacher: Mr. Padraig Harlow

investigation to see how both stress and

Teacher: Ms . Paula Kirrane

Stand no: 2534 Student(s): Ursula 0' Keeffe, Laura Geary, Emily Heneghan

Catherine Williams Title: Can Teenagers Admit how they see Themselves Socially? Overview: The aim of our project is to discover if teenagers describe themselves as being more extroverted than they really think they are.

School: Blackrock College

Overview: Our survey is going to tell us

Teacher: Mr. Edward Gash

Student( s): Elaine Beinne , Rebecca Duff, Title: Safety in the Sun Overview: Our project is about staying

School: Blackwater Community School Teacher: Mr. David King

Stand no: 2429

people hold babies and young children on

Student(s): Michael O'Sullivan ,

the left side of their bodies and others

School: Hazelwood College

of attraction between males and females,

Teacher: Ms. Michelle Herbert

including personality, looks, genes, and

Stand no: 2516

about the dangers of not covering up and

Stand no: 2536

hold the child on the right.

Stand no: 2522

Bill y Twohi g, Paul O'Reegan

School: Our Ladys College - Drogheda Teacher: Miss Frances O'Regan

subconscious involvement. School: Our Ladys Grove Secondary School Teacher: Mr. Niall Kelly

Student(s): Isobel 0' Reilly, Kate Hoare

protecting themselves in the sun.

Student(s): Darren Walsh,

Title: The Lifest y le of an Irish Teenager

Studentls): Orna Morris, Bernadette Ryan Title: Long Live Roscommon

Title: The Mask of Masculinity - Are Young

School: Scoil Data

Timothy O ' Brien, Cian Sexton

Overview: Compares Roscommon (highest life expectancy) and Leitrims

Men Neglecting their Mental Health?

Teacher: Mrs. Josephine Coughlan

Title: The Influence of Colour on Mood

(county with lower life expectancy)

problems of suicide and depression in young men. We will carry out a survey,

Title: Family Pet or Family Pest

attitudes/perceptions to health by young and old through surveys.

- Paws for Thought

School: Scoil Muire gan Smal

interview and case study. School: Christ King Girls Sec. School

Teacher: Mr. Padraig Harlow

Overview: The difference in lifest y le/awareness to the environment , dru g s etc , of teenagers in Ireland as

Stand no: 2436 Student(s): Kate MacSweeney ,

opposed to teenagers in the U . S . A.

Orla Frawley, Jill Creedon

School: Colaiste Choilm

Title: Do Students of Strict Parents get

Stand no: 2503 Student(s): Aoife Barry, Jenny McCarthy, Title: The Impact of Pre-hydration on Sporting Performance Overview: To find out if pre-hydration affects performance and ability in

Teacher: Ms . Rosemary Murphy

Better Results in Exams?

sporting activities. Also what drinks are best suited to affect performance in a

Overview: We will investigate the

Stand no: 2430

Overview: Conduct surveys in both boys/girls secondary schools. We will

positive way.

advantages and disadvantages of pet

Student(s): Laura Heal y,

present it as a project. We will consult

School: Blackwater Community School

ownership. We will investigate how pet

Caitriona Fitzgibbon , Clodagh Murphy

Teacher: Mr. David King

Title: The Effects Of Music On

books and articles about this subject. School: Christ King Girls Sec. School

Autistic Peo p le

Teacher: Deirdre Brosnan

Stand no: 2504 Student (s): Fiona Gaffney,

Stand no: 2437 Student(s): Niamh Hughes, Madeline Clancy , Aoife Curran 0' Neill Title: Mind Over Music Overview: We want to investigate the claim made by many students that they revise better when listening to music.

Rebecca McHugh

School: St Patrick's Academy

Teacher: Ms. Yvonne Higgins

v . s . an American Teena g er

Overview: In this project we want to find

out if music hel p s communication skills in autistic p eo p le and does it help social skills School: Colaiste Choilm Teacher: ms . Jennifer Allen Stand no: 2431 Student(s): Rebecca Larkin , Michael Pluck , Arnie Copeland Title: Googled To Distraction

Teacher: Ms. Mary O'Leary

investigate the influence which different colours have on mood and to measure the degree to which colour changes mood. School: Cavan Vocational School

of how people approach wordsearches,

Teacher: Miss Kerri-Ann Thornton

Stand no: 2517

Stand no: 2523

the most effective method and how the

ownership may affect your health, in good ways and bad. School: Colaiste Choilm

Student(s): David McDonnell, Eoghan Buckley

brain works with regards to wordsearches.

Stand no: 2537

School: Bandon Grammar School Teacher: Ms. Carena Mullins

Student(s): Aidan Coffey,

Teacher: Mr. Pat Meaney

Teenage Health and Behaviour

Student(s): Tara Doyle, Fiona Martin Title: The Irish Vote that Rocked the Lisbon Boat - What Teenagers Would Do Overview: Assess teenagers' current

Overview: This project aims to explore the

knowledge of the Lisbon Treaty. Provide

Stand no: 2531

area of examination stress and provide an increased understanding of the issue for

two voting opportunities, with minimal

Student(s): Maria Donlan, Aoife Ni Argain Title: Investigating how Musical Talent is a Reflection of Academic Ability Overview: We will compose a test with an abstract section, a verbal reasoning section and a non-verbal/computation section. We will give the test to our two

Stand no: 2510 Student(s): Aisling Deasy, Sinead Crowley

Stand no: 2511

Games Improve Memory?

Student(s): Mairead Murphy,

use of brain training games help improve peoples' memorising ability.

School: Magh Ene College

Elizabeth Powell Title: Giving Blood - Educating Teenagers? Overview: To investigate the influence of education on attitudes to and knowledge of blood donation among male and female transition years in two schools

Teacher: Ms. Anne Killen

Overview: The project proposes to

Overview: We wish to investigate the

Stand no: 2530 Student(s): Conor Moloney, Ashlie Macpherson Title: The Science of the Wordsearch Overview: Our project is an examination

Title: Do Regular use of Brain Training Overview: We are going to see if regular

safe in the sun. We wish to inform people

Overview: In this project we will

Stand no: 2505

in Tipperary.

investigate how high-tech distractions are wrecking our health.

Student(s): Louise Sweeney, Aine Stenson Title: Is Yawning Really Contagious?

School: St Mary's Secondary School Teacher: Mr. Thomas O'Sullivan

Title: How Examination Pressure Affects

students, parents and teachers. We hope

to develop a method of measuring stress levels in the process. School: Colaiste Choilm Teacher: Mr. Pat Meaney

information and extensive information. Compare referendum results and reasons for both. School: Christ King Girls Sec. School Teacher: Ms. Mary O'Leary Stand no: 2524

groups of participants and then compare

Student(s): Frank Murray, Cillian Barden, Title: The Death Rate and Life Expectancy

the results. School: Manor House - Raheny

in Ireland. Can we Predict the Future?

Teacher: Ms. Jill Macklin

Matthew O ' Donovan, James O ' Flynn Title: Journey to the Centre of the Maths Problem! Overview: Using mathematical tests

designed by ourselves we hope to pinpoint the core mathematical weaknesses that contribute to high failure rates in mathematics exams. School: Ardscoil Ui Urmoltaigh Teacher: Mr. John O ' Sullivan


Social & Behavioural

Social & Behavioural Stand no: 2574

Stand no: 2545

Stand no: 2551

Student(s): Kevin McMahon ,

Student(s): David Flanagan,

Student(s): Megan Harlow,

Stand no: 2557 Student(s): Ciara Lynch, Jamie Hanlon,

Ste p hen R y an , Daniel-Spencer Fanning

David Freeman , Conal Gormley

Marie O'Hanrahan, Gillian Corcoran

Aoife Mitchell

Stand no: 2562 Student( s): Michael Allshire, Darragh Curtin, Jake McAuliffe

Title: What are the Signs Telling You?

Title: An Analysis of the Rugby

Title: The Investigation to Determine

Title: Why Lads Love the Lab

Title: Technology in Entertainment:

Overview: Are road signs beneficial to

Conversion

if Self Motivation can be used to help

- Girls Don't Think it's Fab

A Genuine Addiction Threat?

Overview: We intend to answer the

Overview: We aim to investigate young

Stand no: 2569

Overview: We wish to investigate the

- The Students ' Voice

Overview: The Penalty kick or conversion

People Exercise - "Wheelie Good

Student(s): Lauren McCabe,

levels of stress in adolescent girls in

Overview: In our project we hope to

Shannon Brett, Debbie Brown

Junior Certificate year and source the

Title: AIDS - Who Knows?

causes and effects of their stress. School: St. Leo's College Teacher: Ms. Fiona McManus

discover if transition year influences a students decision to undertake a science subject for leaving certificate. School: Loreto Convent - Letterkenny Teacher: Ms. Mary O ' Brien

road users or are they distracting with

Student(s): Aoife Kavanagh, Catherine Jennings, Ellen Cummings

'Title: Stress in Adolescent Girls in Junior Certificate Year

Stand no: 2580 Student( s): Hannah Sheridan, Laoise McNulty, Shauna Quill Title: The Science Choice

written in Irish and English . School: Catholic University School Teacher: Ms . Ruth Hickey

achieve success in this area. School: Colaiste Sheosaimh Teacher: Mr. Michael Fitzgerald

through self motivation people would be more likely to exercise if they had somewhere to channel their concentration eq. power a DVD player.

through interviews and surveys.

School: Colaiste Bride Teacher: Ms. Elaine Bowe

people's use of digital media and test whether removing access causes effects consistent with addiction. School: Colaiste Choilm Teacher: Mr. Pat Meaney

Stand no: 2540

Stand no: 2546

School: Scoil Muire gan Smal

Stand no: 2558

Stand no: 2563

people in Ireland.

Stand no: 2575

Student(s): Aine Gilmartin, Aire Lunney,

Teacher: Mr. Padraig Harlow

Student(s): Sarah Graham, Sarah Lynch,

Student(s): Aoife Long, Grainne Barry

School: Killinarden Community School

Student(s): Aran Magurie, Ian Byrne,

Stand no: 2581

Studentl sl: Nuala Gunning , Marie Carty ,

Caroline Custy

Wallace, Lydia 0' Brien Philpott

Teacher: Ms. Helen Concannon

Colin Hassell

Student(s): Niamh O ' Riordan, Eimear

havin g too man y and too much

is of major importance in winning rugby

Pedal Power"

question of why girls in our local area lose

information and sometimes being

matches. We intend to highlight how to

Overview: We're trying to determine, if

an interest in science after primary school

Aine Dolan

Title: Phobias - Battle for the Bravest

Title: The Effects of Different Types of

Stand no: 2552

Title: Greener Grove

Title: Girls and Guys Socialisel

Overview: All data will be tested to

Music on Study

Student(s): Maeve Leonard,

Overview: We want to find out our

Overview: We want to find out if being in

p redetermine p hobias for our experiment

Overview: We will carry out an

Sibeal Crehan, Keely McCormack

hypothesis using systat and T-test. 20

experiment relating to behavioural

p hobias will be tested on 240 teenagers . School: Scoil Muire gan Smal

science. We will do a number of tests to see what types of music influence study. School: Loreto College - Cavan Teacher: Mrs. Carmel Gaffney

results we encounter and how efficiently

school's carbon footprint. Then we will use methods to reduce the footprint and try to become a greener school. School: Our Ladys Grove Secondary School Teacher: Mr. Niall Kelly

a same sex school makes it harder to interact with the opposite sex. School: Our Ladys Grove Secondary

Teacher: Mr . Padraig Harlow

Title: Can we Learn while we are Asleep? Overview: Our project is based on learning ability while asleep. We want to investigate this subject and see what

Stand no: 2541 Student(s): Sorcha Ni Lachtnain,

Stand no: 2547

it works. School: St Joseph's College - Athlone

Aoife Ni Mhuircheartaigh ,

Student(s): Megan Gilcreest,

Teacher: Mr. Damien Langan

Bldithi n Ni Fh ea r g haile Title: Larmhairti Na Cnaipe Snooze ar

Rebecca 0 Reilly , Megan Goldrick

Overview: We know very little about AIDS so we're going to investigate who knows

more about it - people in Kenya or

Deirdre Re g an

Stand no: 2559

Title: Diet - The Physical Edge

Fitzgearld, Niamh O ' Regan

Stand no: 2570

Overview: Our aim in this project is to

Title: Does Playing a Musical Instrument

Student(s): Marisa Penagos,

Overview: We plan to find out whether 13-17 year olds who play musical than those who don ' t play any

School

Title: The Effects of Migration on the Lives of People in South West Kerry

investigate if a diet higher than usual in protein has any effect on a body building muscle. School: St Gerard's

Teacher: Ms. Jackie Donovan

Overview: In this geography project we

Teacher: Ms. Niamh Aylmer

Siobhan Sugrue, Conor Brown

population trends concerning Irish

Student(s): Katie O'Neill, Sara Cobo, Olivia Dellow Title: Foreign Nationals in Ireland Overview: Our project is based on the integration of foreign nationals into

nationals emigrating and foreign

nationals immigrating and the effect this has on our local area.

instruments do better in school instrument.

intend to investigate the effects of local Stand no: 2564

Improve your Academic Ability?

Stand no: 2576 Student(s): Hannah Dobson,

School: Christ King Girls Sec. School Teacher: Mrs. Laura Mc Namara

Dara Murphy, Odette Devereux

Title: Are Jack and Jill Going Down Hill?

Stand no: 2553

Fheidhmiu Co g na!och an Dalta

Overview: To investigate if nursery

Student(s): Freya Kearney,

rhymes have retained their popularity in

Caoimhe Donovan, Lorna Lane

a previous project in which we investigated

Stand no: 2600

Mednscoile sa Mhaidin

Student(s): Diarmuid 0' Donovan, Ben Aherne, Eoin Fitzgibbon Title: Does Kit Colour Affect Performance in Sport? Overview: To test if kit colour affects

the 21st century. Investigate the origins

Title: Sleeping Patterns

performance and outcome in sport and

Irish attitudes towards foreign nationals

Stand no: 2571

the short term memory of girls in three

Student(s): Shauna Nic A Bhaird,

of common nursery rhymes and society's

Overview: We are going to ask people to

discover the most effective kit colour

School Dominican College - Wicklow

Student(s): Harry Moore, James Doyle,

age groups, 10-11, 13-14 and 16-17

Deirdre Marron,

record their sleeping and see what affects

School: Colaiste Choilm

Teacher: Mr. John O'Brien

year olds. To expand on this we will carry

Title: An Investigation into the Effect

it, e.g. video games or coffee.

Teacher: Mr. Pat Meaney

Ian St. Ledger Title: Effects of Modern Technology on our Society

out an extra "investigation", we will study the long term memory of the students in the 13 - 14 age group. School: Loreto College - St Stephens Green Teacher: Ms. Jennifer Campbell

of Colour on Memory Overview: We intend to determine if different coloured text or different coloured backgrounds affects students ' ability to memorise words. School: Magh Ene College Teacher: Ms. Yvonne Higgins

Overview: Is i aidhm car dtionscadail n3 "Chun fail amach an bhfuil tionchar ag

bualadh ar an gcnaipe "snooze" ar fheidhmiu co g naioch an dalta sa mhaidin?" School: Ennis Community College

attitudes towards them. School: Loreto College - Cavan Teacher: Mrs. Carmel Gaffney

School: St Aloysius College Teacher: Ms. Angelina Carew

Stand no: 2542

Student(s): Heidi Mcllvenny,

Stand no: 2554

Stand no: 2560 Student( s): Mark Bagnell, Stephen Lawless, Brendan O'Connor

Student(s): Fiona Brien , Marcella Traynor ,

Jenny Murran, Brid McNamara

Student( s): Zara Fagan , Aoife O'Neill,

Clara Lightholder

Title: How Does our Unconscious Mind

Niamh Cregan

Title: A Com p arative Investigation into

Affect our Behaviour?

the Effectiveness of Learning by both

Overview: We wish to conduct an

Teacher: Miss Deirdre Ui Liathdin

Stand no: 2548

Overview: To investigate the efficiency

unconscious mind affects our everyday

of learning through technological means ,

lives without us realising it.

Title: Male vs Female Intellect: Battle of the Sexes Overview: Over the years, the same question had been asked; Why do girls do better in exams than boys? We aim to answer this question.

such as educational software versus

School: Newtown School - Waterford

School: Pobail Scoil Naomh Coilm Cille

traditional methods , such as school

Teacher: Mr. Bryan Ronan

Modern Educational Technology and Traditional Educational Resources

investigation using a variety of psychological tests on how our

books and work books. School: St Wolstan's Community School Teacher: Mr. Thomas Kiely

I

and the dangerous effects it has on the human body. School: Deele College Teacher: Mrs. Mary Gibbons

Stand no: 2538

Stand no: 2543 Student (s): Paddy Shanahan ,

Stand no: 2549 Student (s): Shane Mc Donagh, James Murray , Niall Hunt Title: Investigation and Reduction in the Quantity of Unnecessary Waste Produced

Darren Shannon , Martin 0' Dwyer

by Industries

Title: To Investi g ate the Effect of Music

Overview: We as a group will investigate

on the Performance of Athletes Overview: This investigation is to discover

the amount of waste produced by industries and raise awareness and

how and wh y music affects the

change this problem for the environment.

psychological and physical abilities of

School: C.B.S. Roscommon

athletes in terms of endurance and speed. School: Colaiste Chiarain Teacher: Mr . James O'Shaughnessy

Teacher: Miss Deirdre Mulledy

Stand no: 2544

Christina 0' Callaghan , Aileen Byrne

Stand no: 2550 Student(s): Laura O'Sullivan,

School: Colaiste na Sceilge

Ireland, their attitudes toward Ireland and

Stand no: 2565 Student(s): Ruth Kelly, Nicola Kavanagh, Annie Kavanagh

Overview: We wish to investigate how

Title: The Meaning of Religion in

much impact modern technology has on society today and how much people rely

Title: Quantifying Power of the Mind

Different Generations

on it for communicating and socialising.

Effect in our GAA Club

Overview: We want to find out if attitudes

School: F.C.J. Secondary School

Stand no: 2577

Overview: This project will investigate

towards religion has changed among different generations of people in Ireland. School: Dominican College - Wicklow

Teacher: Ms. Steph 0' Dwyer

Student(s): Clare Crean, Erin Fitzhenry,

Teacher: Mr. John O'Brien

Student(s): Erin English-Adams,

Overview: We plan to investigate whether

Grace Redmond, Sophie Warren Title: Influences on Interaction

and quantify the power the mind has over sporting performance . Three trials

will be compared: control, hindering and elevating. School: St. David's C.B.S.

John Dunne Stand no: 2572

Title: Middle Child Syndrome

Stand no: 2601 Student(s): Hannah MGovern, Raisin Daly Title: No Sun, No Fun: Keep the Din your Diet! A Statistical Analysis of Vitamin D in the Irish Population

with People

the said characteristics of middle child syndrome and birthing order are indeed true.

Natalia Rachwal, Olimpia Lech

Overview: To investigate if age, gender,

School: F.C.J. Secondary School

Vitamin D Levels in the Irish Population

Stand no: 2561

Title: What is the Link between Body

school type or family have any influence

Teacher: Ms. Steph 0' Dwyer

and compose a recommendation to help

Student(s): Jason Tourish, Nicole Roan,

Image and Teenage Girls considering

on how easily you make friends and talk

Diet Pills? Overview: We look into the danger of taking diet pills and investigate their cost on your health and why they are popular. School: Dominican College - Drumcondra Teacher: Ms. Lorraine McCool

to new people.

Stand no: 2578

School: Kinsale Community School

School: F.C.J. Secondary School Teacher: Ms. Steph 0' Dwyer

Student(s): Thomas Sparks, Canal Howton, Daire Cambell Title: The Comedy Question - It's No

Teacher: Ms. Margaret Cooney

Stand no: 2573

Laughing Matter

Student(s): Ellen Flanagan,

Overview: What' s the funniest type of

Molly Van Der Lee, Clara McKay

comedy and which different age groups

Teacher: Miss Jennifer Dixon

Teacher: Ms. Leila Martin

Stand no: 2555 Student(s): Aoife Cremin, Samantha Coomey, Meghan 0 Brien Title: Missing Children: What Gets Done? Overview: We aim to investigate and uncover the problems and solutions to this growing concern of missing children and to offer more security to the youth.

Senior - Group

Teacher: Ms. Orlaith O'Sullivan

Title: At What Age do Girls and Boys Memories Peak? Overview: We will expand our studies on

Simon Allen Title: Darwin & Us Overview: A comparative study of

modern attitudes to Darwin's work. School: Deele College Teacher: Mrs. Mary Gibbons

Stand no: 2566 Student(s): Orla Ni Dhulll,

Overview: Our project aims to investigate

improve Irish Vitamin D levels.

Stand no: 2602 Student(s): Anna Taatefi, Marcelina Szafranska Title: The Battle of Sexes

School: Colaiste Choilm

Stand no: 2567

Title: A Survey of 100 Traditional Birth

prefer them, from: black, slapstick,

- The Ultimate Memory Test

Teacher: Mr. Pat Meaney

Student(s): Donal Gallagher,

Attendants in Rural Kenya - Evaluating

romcom, vulgar and stand up comedy.

Overview: Our project compares the

Barry Armstrong, Sean Peyton

Stand no: 2556 Student(s): Stephan Hyland, David Coen, Ian Buckley

Antenatal, Anteparium and Post Partum Practices with a view to making Recommendations to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidit

School: Bandon Grammar School Teacher: Mr. Edward Gash

visual memory of the female and male gender together. We do this in the

Stand no: 2579

School: St Louis High School

Overview: A survey of 100 traditional

Student( s): Daniel Breen,

Teacher: Ms. Lorraine Galvin

Title: The Goals of Young People:

Title: How do Colours affect a Person's Behaviour and Influence Peoples' Choices? Overview: Colours are a big part of the world today. They affect people in many

An Investigation

ways and we want to discover why,

birth attendants in rural Kenya,

Anthony O' Reilly, Sarang Joshi

through science. School: Summerhill College Teacher: Mr. Damian Keenan

evaluating antenatal, anteparium and

Title: The Impact of the Discovery of

post partum practices with a view to

Chromium NO on the Local Communities

making recommendations to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity. School: Muckross Park College Teacher: Mr. Adrian Fitzsimons

Surrounding Haulbowline Overview: We plan to research the effects of chromium (VI) on the local communities around Haulbowllne and the

Student( s): Ellie O'Beirn , Alison Duffy,

Title: Do Sleep Pattern have an Effect on

Overview: An Investigation into what

Maeve Brassil Title: Body Image: Her View Vs. His! Overview: Our project is based on the difference in opinions between teenage males and females on what the "perfect" body image in a female is.

Teenage Athletic Performance? Overview: We will record nine athletes' sleeping patterns. They will partake in various tests. In each sport there will be a control who won't change their sleeping patterns.

career people in primary, secondary, and

college education hope to achieve and how changes can occur in their career aspirations. School: Colaiste Choilm Teacher: Mr. Pat Meaney

Stand no: 2568 Student(s): Louise Mc Clay,

following age groups, eg 9-12.

Taylor Gallagher, Neesha Mc Bride

local peoples attitudes and feeling towards it.

School: Our Lady's Bower - Athlone

School: St Aloysius College

Title: Never Take Another Puff

Teacher: Ms. Angelina Carew

Overview: Our project is about how

School: Carrigaline Community School

Teacher: Mr . Patrick Horan

dangerous it can be to take up smoking,

Teacher: Ms. Maura Carroll


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BT Arena - Opening Ceremony - Awards Ceremony - Titan the Robot - The Globe of Death - The Magic of Maths

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ENTRANCE TO EXHIBITION FROM MERRION ROAD

Plan your Young Scientist Experience

11.00a.m. Titan the Robot

2.00p.m. Titan the Robot

12.00p.m. The Globe of Death

3.00p.m. The Globe of Death

1.00p.m.

Check out the various daily show times

The World of Robots

BT Arena The Magic of Maths*

There will be an additional show on Saturday 10th January at 4.00p.m.

10.30a.m. 11.30a.m. 12 . 30p . m .

2.00p.m. 3.00p.m. 4.00p.m.

Screen 3D

BT Eco Theatre 11.00a.m.

2.00p.m.

11.15a.m. 'The Universe, Yours to Discover'

11.45a.m.

2.45p.m.

12.15p.m. 'The Universe, Yours to Discover'

12.30p.m.

3.30p.m.

1.30p.m.

HSA Primary Science Fair Awards

1.15p.m.

4.15p.m.

2.45p.m.

'The Universe, Yours to Discover'

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