Kalin Foy and Ciara Coyle win SciFest@LIT
Kalin Foy and Ciara Coyle from Colaiste Chiarain Croom to represent Limerick at Ireland’s largest science competition.
Scoil Mhuire School Ennistymon students, Eleanor O'Loughlin, Roisin Callinan and Ramona Greene's project, Formulating a seaweed based skin cream using the North Clare seaweeds Fucus vesiculosus and Fucus serratus for potential use in the cosmeceutical industry, was Intermed/senior second in the Life Sciences Category. Eleanor O'Loughlin, Roisin Callinan and Ramona Greene are pictured with George Porter, SciFest and Brian Aherne, Intel
Of the over 110 projects exhibited at SciFest@LIT 2016, the top prize on the day went to Kalin Foy and Ciara Coyle from Colaiste Chiarain Croom for their project, ‘To design and manufacture wireless trailer lights’. The runner-up prize went to a team from John the Baptist Community School, Hospital with their project on ‘Educating the Youth of Ireland about Farm Safety’. Picture: Alan Place