Winners

2016 Special Award Winners

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Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Award

  $200/project ($200 cash)
    (3106) CALM: A Computational Approach for Landslide Mitigation and Study
        Student: Nitish Bhatt
        School: Gonzaga High School

    (3207) Effects of Exposure to Offshore Oil Emergency Response Activities on Feather Microstructure and Mass of Thick-billed Murres
        Student: Caitlyn Pratt
        School: Holy Heart

College of the North Atlantic Engineering Technology Award

  $100/project; plaque/student ($100 cash)
    (2111) Wind Turbines: Which Rotor Blade Design is the Most Efficient?
        Student: Gabrielle Dupont
        School: Mount Pearl Senior High

Conservation Corps Award - Conservation

  $250/project ($250 cash)
    (3222) Organic Waste: More Than Just Compost
        Student: Parsa Abdi
        School: Holy Heart

Conservation Corps Award - Climate Change

  $250/project ($250 cash)
    (3108) Wave Energy
        Student: Mackenzie Woodfine
        School: Waterford Valley High School

Fisheries and Marine Institute Ocean Innovation Youth Award

  $250/project; conference attendance; project published in journal ($250 cash)
    (3207) Effects of Exposure to Offshore Oil Emergency Response Activities on Feather Microstructure and Mass of Thick-billed Murres
        Student: Caitlyn Pratt
        School: Holy Heart

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Award

  $100/project; plaque/student ($100 cash)
    (3103) Exoplanet Computer Simulation and Modeling Software
        Students: Mitchell Hynes , Josh Murphy
        School: Holy Heart

Memorial University, Department of Biochemistry Award

  1st place Senior $100/project ($100 cash)
    (3218) Implementing Biomarkers in Cardiomyocyte Cells for the use in Cardiotoxicity Screening
        Student: Ameer Farrukh
        School: Holy Heart

  2nd place Senior $50/project ($50 cash)
    (3107) The Effect of pH on the Extraction of Caffeine in Coffee Beans
        Student: Chelsea Abbott
        School: Holy Heart

  1st place Intermediate $75/project ($75 cash)
    (2102) Aquaculture Unutilized Resources: Perspective Source of Biofuel
        Student: Nisarg Dave
        School: Gonzaga High School

  2nd place Intermediate $50/project ($50 cash)
    (2210) Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
        Students: Kurtis Collins , Kameron Collins
        School: Waterford Valley High School

  1st place Junior $75/project ($75 cash)
    (1204) Antioxidants to the Rescue!
        Student: Rashmi Elangage
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

  2nd place Junior $50/project ($50 cash)
    (1229) Cafféine pour Daphnia?
        Student: Rachel Boyce
        School: Villanova Junior High

Memorial University Department of Biology Award

  $100/project ($100 cash)
    (1225) Do Hand Sanitizers Work?
        Student: Rebecca Vicars
        School: Holy Trinity High School

  $125/project ($125 cash)
    (2208) The Effect of Ionizing Alpha Radiation on Plant Growth and Germination
        Student: Henry La Prairie
        School: Holy Heart

  $150/project ($150 cash)
    (3214) Low Cost Phantom Model for Point of Care Ultrasound Training
        Student: Dina Shehata
        School: Holy Heart

Memorial University Department of Chemistry Award

  1st place Senior $100/project ($100 cash)
    (3222) Organic Waste: More Than Just Compost
        Student: Parsa Abdi
        School: Holy Heart

  2nd place Senior $50/project ($50 cash)
    (3211) The effect of Natural antacids vs Chemical Antacids on the stomachs PH level
        Student: Hayley Whiteway
        School: Holy Heart

  1st place Intermediate $75/project ($75 cash)
    (2102) Aquaculture Unutilized Resources: Perspective Source of Biofuel
        Student: Nisarg Dave
        School: Gonzaga High School

  2nd place Intermediate $50/project ($50 cash)
    (2212) A Chemical Analysis of Two Ponds
        Student: Erin Burt
        School: Holy Spirit High School

  1st place Junior $75/project ($75 cash)
    (1204) Antioxidants to the Rescue!
        Student: Rashmi Elangage
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

  2nd place Junior $50/project ($50 cash)
    (1132) Do All Liquids Evaporate at the Same Rate
        Student: Andrew Hippern
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

Memorial University Department of Ocean Sciences Award

  $150/project; $50 for school; plaques for student and school ($200 cash)
    (2102) Aquaculture Unutilized Resources: Perspective Source of Biofuel
        Student: Nisarg Dave
        School: Gonzaga High School

Memorial University Department of Physics

  $50/student ($50 cash)
    (1129) Temperature versus Bounce
        Student: Edward Navales
        School: Mobile Central High School

  $50/student ($50 cash)
    (2110) Les effets de la masse sur la turbulence dans un fluide de deux couches
        Student: Lauren White
        School: Holy Trinity High School

  $50/student ($50 cash)
    (3106) CALM: A Computational Approach for Landslide Mitigation and Study
        Student: Nitish Bhatt
        School: Gonzaga High School

Memorial University Department of Psychology and the Association of Psychologists of Newfoundland and Labrador Award

  plaque & cheque per student
    (1207) Souvient Tu?
        Students: Mahiba Khan , Annika Healey
        School: St. Paul's Jr. High

  plaque & cheque per student
    (2211) Primary Effect vs. Recency Effect
        Students: Megan Coles , Caitlyn Coles
        School: Holy Spirit High School

  plaque & cheque per student
    (3205) Music and Memory
        Students: Caitlin Harte , Sophie Penney
        School: Holy Heart

Memorial University Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences Award

  Best project Civil Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (3106) CALM: A Computational Approach for Landslide Mitigation and Study
        Student: Nitish Bhatt
        School: Gonzaga High School

  Best project Computer Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (3103) Exoplanet Computer Simulation and Modeling Software
        Students: Mitchell Hynes , Josh Murphy
        School: Holy Heart

  Best project Electrical Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (3207) Effects of Exposure to Offshore Oil Emergency Response Activities on Feather Microstructure and Mass of Thick-billed Murres
        Student: Caitlyn Pratt
        School: Holy Heart

  Best project Mechanical Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (1120) Catch The Wind
        Student: Aaron Oates
        School: St. Paul's Jr. High

  Best project Naval & Architectural Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (2111) Wind Turbines: Which Rotor Blade Design is the Most Efficient?
        Student: Gabrielle Dupont
        School: Mount Pearl Senior High

  Best project Process Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (2101) Water Filters
        Student: Andrew Ross
        School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School

Memorial University Faculty of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Sciences Award

  $50/project; plaque/student ($50 cash)
    (3218) Implementing Biomarkers in Cardiomyocyte Cells for the use in Cardiotoxicity Screening
        Student: Ameer Farrukh
        School: Holy Heart

Neety Panu Award

  $100/project ($100 cash)
    (1129) Temperature versus Bounce
        Student: Edward Navales
        School: Mobile Central High School

Newfoundland and Labrador College for Medical Laboratory Science Award

  $100/project ($100 cash)
    (2210) Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
        Students: Kurtis Collins , Kameron Collins
        School: Waterford Valley High School

Newfoundland and Labrador Institute of Agrologists Award

  $50/project, $50 for School; plaque for student & school ($100 cash)
    (1225) Do Hand Sanitizers Work?
        Student: Rebecca Vicars
        School: Holy Trinity High School

Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association Award

  $100/project ($100 cash)
    (1217) Does Nicotine Affect Bacterial Growth
        Student: Hunter McGrath
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

Northeast Avalon Atlantic Coastal Action Plan Award

  $50/project ($50 cash)
    (1112) A Comparison Between Melting Land Glaciers and Melting Icebergs and the Efeects on Sea Level
        Student: Ben James
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  $50/project ($50 cash)
    (2101) Water Filters
        Student: Andrew Ross
        School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School

  $50/project ($50 cash)
    (3206) The population and diversity of benthos of varying ecosystems
        Student: Joan Cherian
        School: Holy Heart

SHAD NL Innovation Award

  Prize provided by SHAD
    (2102) Aquaculture Unutilized Resources: Perspective Source of Biofuel
        Student: Nisarg Dave
        School: Gonzaga High School

Women in Science and Engineering Award

  $50/project; certificate/student ($50 cash)
    (1134) Les Turbines et l'électricité Éolienne
        Students: Lacey Martin , Caroline Cumbie
        School: Villanova Junior High

  $50/project; certificate/student ($50 cash)
    (2212) A Chemical Analysis of Two Ponds
        Student: Erin Burt
        School: Holy Spirit High School

  $50/project; certificate/student ($50 cash)
    (3201) It's only Brain Surgery! Developing a Simulation Tool to train Non-Neurosurgeons to perform Craniotomies for Trauma
        Students: Nora Boone , Grace Clarke
        School: Holy Heart