Stand Number: 3527

Project title: Hydroponic Greenhouse Cultivation for Sustainable Agriculture

Overview: An investigation in Hydroponic cultivation in comparison to traditional agricultural practice in terms of sustainability and nutritive value

School Name: Coola Post Primary School

School County: Sligo

Stand Number: 3528

Project title: What affects colour perception and can we influence it

Overview: Our project aims to investigate the factors affecting colour perception, and to see if we can help people differentiate between more shades

School Name: Mercy Secondary School

School County: Galway

Stand Number: 3529

Project title: Assessment of the persistence of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema feltiae in peat soil.

Overview: To investigate entomopathogenic nematode persistence at different temperatures (constant and outdoor) and in the absence and presence of host larvae (Galleria mellonella) in peat soil.

School Name: Colaiste Treasa

School County: Cork

Stand Number: 3530

Project title: Transforming HOT WASTE into HOT WATER

Overview: This project explores the use of compost as a renewable energy source to generate hot water through pipes held within the hot compost pile.

School Name: Coláiste Cholmcille

School County: Donegal

Stand Number: 3531

Project title: Taller Together

Overview: An investigation into the benefits of early diagnosis and treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) in adolescents in Ireland.

School Name: Laurel Hill Secondary School FCJ

School County: Limerick

Stand Number: 3532

Project title: Comparing the flora and fauna of city vs country hedgerows

Overview: We plan to investigate the plants and insects found in hedgerows in rural vs urban Kilkenny and compare the results.

School Name: Loreto Secondary School

School County: Kilkenny

Stand Number: 3533

Project title: A BSF Miracle?

Overview: Investigating the possibility of BSFL as a sustainable EU ‘novel food’ through study of its microbiome

School Name: Athlone Community College

School County: Westmeath

Stand Number: 3534

Project title: Reducing Laminitis Incidence among Connemara Ponies: A Practical Approach

Overview: Our project aims to develop a practical strategy and produce a mineral supplement to reduce the incidence of laminitis among Connemara ponies.

School Name: Moate Community School

School County: Westmeath

Stand Number: 3535

Project title: Let Me Put A Filter On That: A Colourful View Into Dyslexia

Overview: Participants read randomly generated words/paragraphs using different coloured screens whilst being timed/documented. All results will be compared to different coloured screens/paper, both with/without disability.

School Name: Loreto Secondary School

School County: Kilkenny

Stand Number: 3536

Project title: Are we making a dogs dinner of our planet?-An investigation into the affect of dog food on our environment

Overview: Our project aims to raise awareness on the unexpected contributor to climate change: dog food, from this we hope to suggest a more sustainable alternative.

School Name: Loreto High School

School County: Dublin