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SciFest National Competition May 2023

SciFest National Competition May 2023

Congratulations to all the students who took part in SciFest 2023. Nine of the projects, researched and developed by the students, will go forward to the National SciFest Competition in May this year, hosted by TU Dublin at the Tallaght campus. Thanks to our Science Department teachers for supporting the students with their projects.

  • Melting polar icecaps due to sunlight - Izza Ahmed, Dearbhla Calahane andThitiksha Velu
  • Tracking solar panels more effective than static solar panels - Nicola Maruszak and Alessia Miceli
  • The effects of peppermint chewing gum on memory and focus - Julliette Dowling, Bernie Scott and Laura Mc Laughlin
  • The effects of medical walker on Osteogenesis Imprefecta – Cara Kelly, Sophie Fay, Katie Donohue and Sophie Drennan (unavailable for photo)
  • What chemicals cause plastic to breakdown - Lucy Walsh and Lucy O’Shea
  • Listerine will kill the most bacteria - Lalita Geoghegan, Lucy Keville and Grace Donohoe
  • Investigating if ability affects pitch perfection - Hannah Lofstrand, Alana Luz and Sophie O’Connor
  • How social media affects wellbeing - Ciara Skehan, Saoirse Buchanan and Sofia Schcherbinina
  • Impact of rugby on the brain - Adara Carthy and Louise Byrne
02 2023
Mock Exam - 3rd & 6th Years
06 2023
School Closed - Bank Holiday
07 2023
TY Work Experience - Week 2
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