Stand Number: 1300

Project title: Using silica nanoparticles to create self-sustaining antimicrobial surface coatings

Overview: My aim is to create lasting antimicrobial surfaces using silica which I will then test on bacterial cultures grown on nutrient agar.

School Name: Abbey Vocational School

School County: Donegal

Stand Number: 1301

Project title: Al-energy

Overview: Creation of air-aluminium cell capable to power relative small devises or larger ones by combining the cells into battery.

School Name: Adamstown Community College

School County: Dublin

Stand Number: 1302

Project title: A Surgical Forceps Incorporating Frustrated Total Internal Reflection For Energy Efficient Sealing and Cutting of Tissue Using Light Energy

Overview: A surgical forceps that incorporates optics to create conditions of frustrated total internal reflection to facilitate energy-efficient sealing and cutting of tissue using light energy.

School Name: Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk

School County: Kerry

Stand Number: 1304

Project title: An Analysis of Routing Algorithms for Electronic Design

Overview: I am investigating the use of routing algorithms in designing computer chips and developing my own improved algorithm for use in the field

School Name: Scoil Mhuire

School County: Clare

Stand Number: 1305

Project title: Optimising Packing Problems With Computational Analysis And Further Mathematics

Overview: An attempt to reduce excessive packaging waste through the use of a 3D scanner and using convex hulls to help find the minimum packaging needed.

School Name: Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk

School County: Kerry

Stand Number: 1306

Project title: An investigation into the optimisation of swimming tumble turns

Overview: I will calculate the criteria for an optimal tumble turn which maximises speed and minimises effort

School Name: St Finian's College

School County: Westmeath

Stand Number: 1400

Project title: A Rubbish Physics Project

Overview: Creative ways to encourage scientific exploration, using repurposed products and produce a user-friendly book with step-by-step instructions for primary school students.

School Name: Desmond College

School County: Limerick

Stand Number: 1401

Project title: Pollution is not the Solution

Overview: this project will review air pollution in our surrounding area we will also be using a survey to see how much pollution people producing.

School Name: Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine

School County: Kerry

Stand Number: 1402

Project title: Quantitative Water Analysis of Mulroy Bay to Measure the Efficacy of a New Sewage System.

Overview: Testing water samples before and after the operation of a new sewage treatment plant. To see if water quality has improved.

School Name: Loreto Community School

School County: Donegal

Stand Number: 1403

Project title: U'Ve Been Framed?

Overview: If there is a correlation between the value of sunglasses and the level of UV protection they provide.

School Name: Castleblayney College

School County: Monaghan