Prize Winners at Environ

The ESAI Student Competition at Environ has been running since 2004. Congratulations to the prize winners of previous Environ student competitions for their presentations and posters and many thanks to all our sponsors. Looking forward to adding some more winners at this years competition at Environ 2024.....

Environ 2023 Atlantic Technological University, Donegal

Best Oral Presentation - Matthew McCole (ATU Donegal), Best Poster Presentation - Silvia Cascone (University of Galway), Best Organic Wastes Recycling Presentation - Marta Mroczkowska (SETU Carlow), Best Wastes & Resources Management Presentation - Clodagh King (DKIT), Best Water Related Presentation - Elena Anedda (University of Galway), Best Social Engagement Presentation - Nicola Watson (Ulster University), Best Natural History Presentation - Elena Aitova (University of Galway), Best Biodiversity Presentation - Hannah Mealy (University College Cork), Best Sensors Oral Presentation - Wesley McCormick (ATU Donegal), Best Sensors Poster Presentation - Ismaila Abimbola (ATU Sligo), Best Analytical Chemistry Poster - Aicha Tasfaout (Dublin City University). 



Environ 2022 Ulster University Belfast

Best Oral Presentation – Wahaj Habib (TCD), Best Poster Presentation – Laura McDaid (ATU Donegal), Best Chemical Sciences Presentation by an Early Career Researcher – Adriana Rioja Cabanillas (Ulster University), Best Chemical Nanoscience and Technology Presentation – Marina Avena Maia (University of Cambridge), Best Water-Related Presentation - Simon Mooney (TU Dublin), Best Waste and Resources Management Presentation – Anna O’Regan (UCC), Best Natural History Presentation – Omotola Odetayo (Wageningen University and Research Centre), Best Social Engagement Student Presentation – Nicola Watson (Ulster University), Best Analytical Chemistry Poster – Padraig McDonagh (ATU Donegal), Best Aquatic Environment Poster – Damir Akhmetshin (SETU Carlow)

Environ 2021 ERI, UCC

Best Oral Presentation - Molly Ann Williams (DCU), Best Poster Presentation – Adrian Delgado Ollero (DCU), Best Postdoctoral Presentation – Dr Martin Boudou (TU Dublin), Best Environmental Geoscience Presentation – Niamh Faulkner (TCD), Best Wastes and Resources Management – Vaishali Vardhan (UCC), Best Social Engagement Presentation – Alison Hardiman (UCC), Best Ecology Presentation - Elena Zioga (TCD), Best Water Related Presentation – Brigid Hooban (NUI Galway),  Best Natural History Presentation – Andrew Neil (TCD), Best Analytical Chemistry Poster – Dylan O’Flynn (DCU), Richard Fitzgerald Memorial Prize for Best Aquatic Environment Poster – Tapiwa Nyakauru (WIT)

Environ 2020 DCU Water Institute

Best Oral Presentation – Merissa Cullen (NUIMaynooth), Best Poster Presentation – Tristan Nolan (UCD), Best Social Engagement Presentation – Eithne Davis (IT Sligo), Best Analytical Chemistry Poster – Stuart McMicheal (UU), Best Natural History Presentation – Kerry Ryan (Teagasc Research Centre & NUIG), Best Wastes & Resources Management Presentation – Ross O’Sullivan (CIT), Richard Fitzgerald Prize Best Aquatic Environment Poster Presentation – Jayne Stephens (UCD),  Best Water Related Presentation – Ruben de la Torre Cerro (UCC)


Environ 2019 Institute of Technology Carlow

Best Oral Presentation – Felipe Guapo (NUI Maynooth), Best Poster Presentation – Sean O’Connor (IT Sligo), Best Biodiversity Presentation – Alan McCarthy (UCC), Best Wastes & Resources Management Presentation – Annija Lace (IT Carlow), Richard Fitzgerald Prize Best Aquatic Environment Poster Presentation – Raymond Wilson (UU), Best Soils Presentation – Aoife Egan (IT Carlow), Best Water Related Presentation – Conall Holohan (NUI Galway)


Environ 2018 Cork Institute of Technology

Best Oral Presentation – Cian White (TCD),  Best Poster Presentation – Sinead Morris (IT Carlow), Best Air Quality Presentation – David Kelleghan (UCD), Richard Fitzgearld Best Aquatic Poster Presentation – James O’Connor (GMIT), Best Plant Biology Poster Presentation – Laurence Kavanagh (IT Carlow), Best Biodiversity Presentation Sarah Gabel (TCD), Best Soils Presenation – Darren Heenan Daly (UCC), Best Wastes Resources Management Presentation – Shane Merrit (CIT), Best Water Related Presentation – Gary Kett (UCC)


Environ 2017 Athlone Institute of Technology

Best Oral Presentation – Aoife Hayes (CIT), Best Poster Presentation – Maya Hotta (AIT), Best Air Quality Presentation – Paul Buckely (UCC), Best Climate Change Presentation – Rosemary Byrne (UL), Best Wastes and Resources Management Presentation – Elisa Di Carlo (UL), Best Water Presentation – Greg Beechinor (UCC), Best Biodiversity Presentation – Paula Tierney (TCD), Best Soils Presentation – Nicholas Waters (NUIG), Richard Fitzgerald Memorial Best Aquatic Environment Poster Presentation – Daithi Maguire (NUIG)

Environ 2016 University of Limerick

ESAI Best Oral Presentation - Daryl Gunning (UCC), ESAI Best Overall Poster Presentation - Paul Buckley (UCC), Best Water Based Presentation - Derek Higgins (University of Limerick), Best Waste and Resource Management Presentation - Tom Wallace (UCD), Best Soils Presentation - Israel Ikoyi (UL) Best Biodiversity Presentation - Tara Dirilgen, UCD



Environ 2015 Institute of Technology Sligo

Best Oral Presentation – Alwynee McGeever (TCD), Best Poster Presentation – Kate Moore (UCD), Best Water Related Presentation – Greg Beechninor (UCC), Best Wastes and Resources Management – Jan Gottsche (GMIT), Best Soils Presentation – Tara Dirilgen (UCD), Best Biodiversity Presentation – Pamela Boyle (IT Sligo)




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