Overall & Programme Winners 2014

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Overall Winners

Katie Watchorn

National College of Art and Design

Visual Arts

A Softness Preserved You

Joshua Oware

University of Oxford

Social Sciences

The Presence of Siberia: Power, Pain and Therapy in Solzhenitsyn’s "Ivan Denisovich" and Shalamov’s "Kolyma Tales"

Hause Lin

University of Sussex

Psychology

Ego Depletion and Self-Control Failures: Resource Depletion or Changes in Motivation?

Sam McGrath

University of Chicago

Philosophical Studies

The Zen of Ludwig Wittgenstein: An Elucidation of the Elusive ‘Ethical Point’ of the Tractatus

Dawn Smyth

Waterford Institute of Technology

Nursing & Midwifery

Abortion: Exploring the Ethical, Legal and Political Challenges

Milani Sivapragasam

Western University

Medical Sciences

Exploring Myxoma Virus Oncolytic Virotherapy in Combination with Carboplatin for the Treatment of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Dominic O’Key

University of Leeds

Media & The Arts

Bela Tarr’s The Turin Horse: The (In)Visible Animal

Flurin Eisner

University of Bristol

Mathematics & Physics

Electron Deep Trap States in Oriented TiO2 Nanotubes Arrays

Colin Groundwater

Yale University

Literature

Rhizomatic Mathematics: David Foster Wallace and the Literary Infinite

Siddharth Krishnan

University of Manchester

Life Sciences

Investigating the Role of LRRTM3 in Alzheimer’s Disease: The Characterisation of an LRRTM3 Knock-Out Mouse Model

Elena Butti

Utrecht University

Law

Children’s Rites: Examining the Role of Local Justice in the Ugandan Transitional Justice Process through a Child Rights Approach

Sandra Lukic

University of Edinburgh

Languages & Linguistics

A Slovene to Serbians, a Serb to Slovenes. First Language Attrition: Differences Between the First and the Second Generation of Serbian-Slovene Bilinguals

John Woods

University College Dublin

Irish Language

Ba Mar Chaomhnóir Oidhreachta agus Oide Teagaisc a d’Fheidmigh Antoine Raiftearaí”. Léirmheas a Scríobh ar Fhilíocht Raiftearaí agus an Tuairim sin mar Bhunús na Haiste

Anneloes Hoff

Utrecht University

International Relations & Politics

Interest Representation in the IMCO Committee’s Amendments: The Influence of MEPs’ Political Ideology and Role in the Legislative Process

Daniel McKay

Australian National University

Historical Studies

Dust and Bluster: An Historical Evaluation of the Political Discourse on Drought in Australia

Kim Siang Ong

Nanyang Technological University

Engineering & Mechanical Sciences

Aerodynamic Data Generation and Design Support for Solar UAV – Wind Tunnel Testing

Sarah Martin

McGill University

Education

What is Giftedness?

Pierce Healy

Trinity College Dublin

Economics

An Investigation into the Momentum Anomaly in the Market for Bitcoin

Victoria Ponce Hardy

University of Edinburgh

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Investigating Environmental Justice in Glasgow: 1899-2003. A GIS and Statistical Analysis of Air Quality and Social Deprivation in Glasgow

Sinead Mc Loughlin

Dublin Institute of Technology

Design

Enclosure and Difference. How to Create an Architecture that is under Common Skies and before Divided Horizons

Carly Welham

University of British Columbia

Cultural Studies

Selfies’ vs ‘Sealfies’: Inuit Subsistence Hunting, Food Insecurity, and Animal Rights

Jack Fitzsimons

Trinity College Dublin

Computer Sciences & Information Technology

Identifying Abandoned, Moved and Removed Objects in Automated Surveillance Systems

Joe Thompson

University of Edinburgh

Classical Studies & Archaeology

Discuss the Evidence (both direct and inferred) for Clothing in the British Palaeolithic

Helen Farrants

University of Edinburgh

Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Developing a Mitochondria-Targeting Azide-Based 1,8-Naphthalimide Probe for Hydrogen Sulfide Sensing

Andrew Jobling

Durham University

Business

BP in Russia: Analysis of the TNK-BP Failure

Programme Winners

Wilfred Lim

Nanyang Technological University

Visual Arts

New House

Liath Gleeson

Trinity College Dublin

Social Sciences

Explain and Discuss the Significance of Paid Work in Society Today

Diego Garaialde

Dublin City University

Psychology

Measuring the Effects of Gaming Principles on the Productivity and Motivation of College Students

Tadhg O’Laoighaire

University College Cork

Philosophical Studies

Thinking Makes it So; A Defence of Narrative Reflection as the Appropriate Measure of Worthwhile Life

Shion Gosrani

University of Edinburgh

Nursing & Midwifery

A Brief Exploration of the Socialisation of Gender and Emotional Intelligence to Gain an Understanding of Why Nursing Remains a Predominantly Sex Segregated Profession

Grace McKenna

Queen’s University Belfast

Medical Sciences

Identification of Tumour Suppressor Genes whose Loss Mediates Sensitivity to Conventional Chemotherapy and Targeted Therapeutics

Stephen Quinn

Trinity College Dublin

Media & The Arts

Performing Beyond Postmodernity: Taylor Mac and the Queer Metamodern

Aaron Reid

Queen’s University Belfast

Mathematics & Physics

Solar Vortices

Ellen Howley

University College Dublin

Literature

Seamus Heaney’s Plateaus: Transitions between Air, Ground and Underground, and the Relationship between the Local and the Imaginative

Marán Lowry

Queen’s University Belfast

Life Sciences

Assessing the Escapement Success of Migrating European Silver Eel (Anguilla anguilla L.) from Lough Neagh Using Acoustic Telemetry to Corroborate a Traditional Mark/Recapture Method

Kyrsten Baker

Trinity College Dublin

Law

Sexual Offender Notification Schemes: A Product of ‘New Penology’ and Populist Punitiveness and Inadequate to Tackle the Issue of Sexual Offending

Tracy O’Connor

Queen’s University Belfast

Languages & Linguistics

To What Extent can the Poetry of Borja da Costa be Seen as Promoting the Idea of a Common National Identity?

James Pow

Queen’s University Belfast

International Relations & Politics

Still Rising: The Career Politician in the British House of Commons, the Cabinet and the Shadow Cabinet

Ciarán Quinn

Queen’s University Belfast

Historical Studies

How did the Irish Free State’s Efforts to Regulate Sexuality (And its Motivations for Doing So) Compare with Trends Elsewhere in Interwar Europe?

Fiona Malone

University of Limerick

Engineering & Mechanical Sciences

The Automated Decellularisation of Ovine and Porcine Biological Tissues: A Prelimenary Investigation

Megan Turner

St. Mary's University College

Education

"Mind and Memory, Understanding and Delight" Views of Literature and Memory in Education

Justin Katiraei

Harvard University

Economics

The Suitability of Headline Unemployment (U3) in Federal Reserve Policy

Susannah Finn

Trinity College Dublin

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Meta-Analysis of Grain Yield and N Dynamics of Legumes in Cereal Systems

Andy Lim

Nanyang Technological University

Design

The Mnemonics Kit

Ruth Daly

Maynooth University

Cultural Studies

Why Restorative Justice is Best Practice: The Simultaneous Pursuit of Justice and Peace in Post-Genocide Rwanda

Himel Dev

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Computer Sciences & Information Technology

User Interaction Based Community Detection in Online Social Networks

Louisa Brophy Browne

National University of Ireland, Galway

Classical Studies & Archaeology

Discuss and Evaluate the Main Points of the Debate on the Ethics of Archaeological Work in War Zones and Occupied Territories Using Case Studies

David Jones

University College Cork

Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Preliminary Investigation into the Optimization of Sample Systems for the Study of the Vinyl Substitution Reactions of 3(2H)-Furanones

Tadhg Giles

Trinity College Dublin

Business

Capital Flight & the Case of Panama

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