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HOWL - DCU students with Accenture 'Best Technology Enabled Solution' award

HOWL - DCU students with Accenture 'Best Technology Enabled Solution' award

Conor Coyle and Colm Fallon, fourth year PhD students in the Faculty of Health and Human Performance at DCU, have won this year's 'Best Technology Enabled Solution' at the latest Accenture 'Leaders of Tomorrow' Awards.

>>full text |11 April 2012

HOWL - DCU students with Accenture 'Best Technology Enabled Solution' award

HOWL - DCU students with Accenture 'Best Technology Enabled Solution' award

Conor Coyle and Colm Fallon, fourth year PhD students in the Faculty of Health and Human Performance at DCU, have won this year's 'Best Technology Enabled Solution' at the latest Accenture 'Leaders of Tomorrow' Awards.

>>full text |11 April 2012

DCU Students at the 2012 annual Marketing Breakfast.

Smartmail project – DCU students reach Innovation final in France

Two DCU students, Claire Quigley (Fiontar) and Sinéad Murtagh (Electronic Engineering) attended the finals of the European Forum for Innovative Start-ups, INNOVACT 2012, held in Reims, France.

>>full text |11 April 2012

DCU Students at the 2012 annual Marketing Breakfast.

How they 'split the atom' and brought the news to the world

The DCU Celsius Group will host an event on Friday 13th April at 4:00pm in The Helix to mark the 80th anniversary of the splitting of the atom by Ernest Walton and John Cockcroft, thus achieving nuclear fission for the first time.

>>full text |10 April 2012

DCU Students at the 2012 annual Marketing Breakfast.

Dublin City University Northern Ireland Access Scholarship Fund

In celebration of the 21st anniversary of the DCU Access Programme, DCU has announced a new scholarship award of €1000 (approx. £850) to students from economically disadvantaged communities in Northern Ireland.

>>full text |10 April 2012

DCU Students at the 2012 annual Marketing Breakfast.

DCU Structured Mentorship Closing Event

DCU Alumni and the DCU Careers Service co-ordinate the annual mentorship programme for second-year students, which takes place over a six-month period.

>>full text |10 April 2012

DCU Students at the 2012 annual Marketing Breakfast.

2012 Marketing Breakfast

This year's annual Marketing Breakfast for final year undergraduate and taught postgraduate marketing students was hosted by DCU Business School Marketing Group in The Helix.

>>full text |5 April 2012

MRSA Bacteria

DCU researcher creates green solution to MRSA superbug

An team of researchers, led by Dr Nicholas Gathergood, School of Chemical Sciences, D.C.U, has created an antimicrobial drug which targets highly resistant strains of the MRSA superbug.

>>full text |5 April 2012

>>full text |4 April 2012

DCU Hybrid Awards Celebrate Student Media Excellence

DCU Hybrid Awards Celebrate Student Media Excellence

The Hybrid Awards, DCU’s Student Media Awards, will take place in The Helix, Dublin City University on Thursday April 5th at 8pm.

>>full text |4 April 2012

President's Awards for Civic Engagement

DCU Invent spin-out company tackles Internet capacity crunch

Pilot Photonics Ltd, a spin-out company built on the work of research teams in Dublin City University and the Tyndall National Institute in Cork, has succeeded in attracting seed investment of €300 000 from Enterprise Ireland and AIB Seed Capital Fund.

>>full text |4 April 2012

President's Awards for Civic Engagement

Mary Davis addresses women's networking forum at DCU

Ms Mary Davis, President and Managing Director of Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia and former independent Presidential candidate has addressed the Women’s Innovation Network (WIN@DCU) entitled ‘I am, in Business, in Community, in Politics …. A Woman of Influence’.

>>full text |3 April 2012

Surface Tension: The Future of Water

Surface Tension: The Future of Water

A DCU/DKIT project entitled "Surface Tension: The Future of Water" has been selected to exhibit to the prestigious World Science Festival in New York this summer.

>>full text |2 April 2012

DCU student wins All-Ireland Handball title

Dr O'Hara appointed to Teaching Council

Dr Joe O'Hara, Head of the School of Education Studies, has been appointed to the Teaching Council by the Universities and named Third Level Colleges.

>>full text |2 April 2012

DCU student wins All-Ireland Handball title

DCU student wins All-Ireland Handball title

DCU student, Donal Wrynn has claimed the All-Ireland Handball Minor Singles 40 x 20 title in Roscommon.

>>full text | 26 March 2012

Interactive eLearning Programme Designed to Promote Equality in the University Sector Launched

Primary School Students become Engineers for a day

The Faculty of Engineering and Computing hosted Engineers Week for the fifth running here in DCU.   The aim of the week is to create awareness and enthusiasm about the engineering profession and engineering as a career. 

>>full text | 26 March 2012

Interactive eLearning Programme Designed to Promote Equality in the University Sector Launched

Nobel Laureate Lecture Series

On Thursday 29th March, Dr William Phillips, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics 1997, will deliver two addresses in The Helix as part of the Nobel Laureate Lecture Series hosted by Dublin City University in association with Magnet Networks. 

>>full text | 26 March 2012

Interactive eLearning Programme Designed to Promote Equality in the University Sector Launched

Interactive eLearning Programme Designed to Promote Equality in the University Sector Launched

Dublin, Wednesday March 21st, 2012: A new interactive Equality and Diversity eLearning programme (LEAD) will allow staff in the university sector to consider their role in building an inclusive environment.

>>full text | 26 March 2012

DCU Library launches Media History Collection

DCU Library launches Media History Collection

The DCU Library Media History Collection has been launched by Professor Brian MacCraith, DCU President and Dr John Bowman, broadcaster, historian and author at an event attended by donors and family representatives.

>>full text | 26 March 2012

DCU signs an Agreement of Intent with Firat University (FU)

Mason Hayes & Curran Green Business Plan Competition

Do you have a great business idea? Have you always thought about setting up your own business but weren't sure where to start?

>>full text | 26 March 2012

DCU signs an Agreement of Intent with Firat University (FU)

DCU signs an Agreement of Intent with Firat University (FU)

Firat University (FU) and Dublin City University (DCU) wish to strengthen their mutual relations through an Agreement of Intent which was signed on the 15th of March 2012.

>>full text | 21 March 2012

PRACE workshop in Dublin Castle, 14/15 March

MA in Comparative Literature - now offered online

The MA in Comparative Literature, the first of its kind to be offered in Ireland, is now being offered online (2-year) and modular (4-year) basis.

>>full text | 21 March 2012

PRACE workshop in Dublin Castle, 14/15 March

Calling all budding scientists - practical science and health for 1st and 2nd year junior cycle students

The Biomedical Diagnostics Institute at Dublin City University is running an exciting practical science and health programme for early Junior cycle students (1st & 2nd year).

>>full text | 21 March 2012

PRACE workshop in Dublin Castle, 14/15 March

€1.2 million Celtic alliance to deliver major healthcare advances

FOUR world-class institutions from Wales and Ireland have launched an exciting new alliance to lead the way in developing cutting-edge healthcare.

>>full text | 20 March 2012

PRACE workshop in Dublin Castle, 14/15 March

Dr. James O'Higgins Norman Awarded Scholarship by US State Department

Dr. James O'Higgins Norman is one of 10 researchers from Ireland to be chosen to participate in a programme on alternatives to political violence at the Irish Institute in Boston College.

>>full text | 14 March 2012

PRACE workshop in Dublin Castle, 14/15 March

PRACE workshop in Dublin Castle, 14/15 March

A strategically significant international workshop, attended by around 70 of Europe's top computational scientists and supported by Dublin City University, will be held in Dublin Castle on the 14 and 15 March.

>>full text | 14 March 2012

DCU launches Career Flag Initiative

Professor Anthony Staines appointed to Board of HEA

Professor Anthony Staines of DCU's School of Nursing, has recently been appointed by Government to the board of the Higher Education Authority.

>>full text | 13 March 2012

DCU launches Career Flag Initiative

DCU launches Green Flag Initiative

DCU President Prof Brian MacCraith was joined by Deirdre O’Carroll from An Taisce on Wednesday March 7th 2012, to plant a tree in the Albert College Garden to mark the launch of the DCU’s Green Flag initiative.

>>full text | 13 March 2012

EU Jobs Initiative

EU Jobs Initiative

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Lucinda Creighton T.D. paid an official visit to DCU on Monday March 12TH

>>full text | 13 March 2012

IASI Award

DCU Alumni Wall

The DCU Alumni Wall 2012 has been officially launched by President Brian MacCraith at the John & Aileen O'Reilly Library.

>>full text | 09 March 2012

IASI Award

DCU increasingly a University of first preference in 2012 CAO figures

DCU defies the national trend in key academic areas. 

>>full text | 09 March 2012

Deborah Naylor and Mrs Bernie Guerin

Service of Remembrance and presentation of memorial scholarships at DCU

Deborah Naylor and Mrs Bernie Guerin The Annual Service of Remembrance took place yesterday for a range of Memorial Scholarships awarded at DCU through the DCU Educational Trust.

>>full text | 29 February 2012

Claire Morgan

DCU Alcohol Awareness Week

DCU Students' Union and drinkaware.ie have teamed up to encourage students to 'rethink their drinking', particularly in a home environment, as part of DCU Alcohol Awareness Week 2012

>>full text | 29 February 2012

Claire Morgan

DCU student makes Leinster Rugby Debut

DCU student Colm O’Shea has made his Leinster debut in the European champions’ RaboDirect Pro12 clash against Benetton Treviso.

>>full text | 29 February 2012

Claire Morgan

Third Sigerson title for DCU Senior Football team

DCU Sigerson Senior Football team have claimed the Sigerson Cup for a third time, in an emphatic victory over NUI Maynooth.

>>full text | 28 February 2012

Claire Morgan

Orla Benson Postgraduate Research Scholarship at DCU supports cancer research

This year’s Orla Benson Postgraduate Research Scholarship has been awarded to Ms Claire Morgan, a postgraduate research student in the School of Biotechnology at Dublin City University. 

>>full text | 22 February 2012

Daráine Mulvihill

DCU Graduate to anchor C4 Paralympics Coverage

DCU Communication Studies graduate, Daráine Mulvihill has been selected by Channel 4 to anchor its coverage of the Paralympic Games in London following a search to uncover new, young presenting talent. 

>>full text | 22 February 2012

IASI Award

ComputeTY 2012 - second-level students demonstrate their computing prowess

This year, over 400 second level students from around the country attended the School of Computing's 'ComputeTY 2012'.

>>full text | 20 February 2012

IASI Award

DCU claim O'Byrne Cup

Congratulations to the DCU Sigerson team on claiming the Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup in dramatic fashion at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. 

>>full text | 20 February 2012

IASI Award

DCU students aim to raise €10 000 for charity

DCU Students' Union is aiming to raise €10 000 next week as part of its annual Raise and Give fundraising drive.

>>full text | 20 February 2012

Science Hack Day Dublin 2012

Science Hack Day Dublin 2012

DCU Students' Union is aiming to raise €10 000 next week as part of its annual Raise and Give fundraising drive.

>>full text | 20 February 2012

IASI Award

Dublin is your place! - Dublin ranked 8th best place to study (QS World Rankings )

According to the latest QS survey, Dublin is ranked 8th best city to study in the world.  The survey places Dublin ahead of cities such as New York, Madrid, Amsterdam, Glasgow and Boston. 

>>full text | 15 February 2012

Eimear O'Kane

President's Research Awards 2012

This year's President's Research Awards were presented to Dr. John Appleby of the School of Mathematical Sciences, Dr. Francesco Cavatorta of the School of Law and Government and to Prof. Josef van Genabith of the School of Computing.

>>full text | 7 February 2012

Eimear O'Kane

DCU delivers live lecture to the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

On Friday 27 January, Dr. Stephen Daniels delivered a live online lecture circa 20 IIT Madras Students from the School of Electronic Engineering.

>>full text | 1 February 2012

Eimear O'Kane

DCU Student runs sub-4 minute mile

DCU student John Coghlan has joined the exclusive club of athletes, which includes his Olympian father, Eamon, to have run a mile under four minutes.

>>full text | 27 January 2012

Eimear O'Kane

Irish Technology Leadership Group and Dublin City University Ryan Academy to advance entrepreurship in Ireland and Silicon Valley

The Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) and Dublin City University's Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurship today announced a major partnership to deliver Kauffman entrepreneurship and innovation programs in Ireland and Silicon Valley with the aim of stimulating economic growth.

>>full text | 27 January 2012

Eimear O'Kane

Dublin City University and RTÉ's The John Murray Show roll out All-Island First Year Fitness Challenge to second-level schools

Dublin City University is joining forces with RTÉ Radio 1's The John Murray Show to launch the First Year Fitness Challenge for schools throughout the island of Ireland.

>>full text | 30 January 2012

Eimear O'Kane

Graduates in high demand in Ireland's 16,000-job localisation sector - Minister Sherlock calls for more skilled graduates in language and technology

Sean Sherlock T.D., Minister for Research and Innovation today launched a guide which urges secondary students to consider language and technology at third level for a potential career in the localisation sector.

>>full text | 25 January 2012

Eimear O'Kane

Oscar nomination for DCU Graduate

Congratulations to DCU graduate, Eimear O'Kane who has been nominated for an Oscar in the Short Film (Live Action) Category for her short film entitled "Pentecost".

>>full text | 30 January 2012

Caroline McDonagh

DCU Mercy Basketball - Victor

DCU Mercy Basketball continued its development with two excellent victories in the National Cup semi finals last weekend in Cork.

>>full text | 18 January 2012

Caroline McDonagh

DCU joins prestigious consortium of EU universities -
to foster regeneration through innovation and entrepreneurship

Dublin City University has been invited to join the prestigious European university network, the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU).

>>full text | 17 January 2012

Launch of SAILS project

Irish researcher launches us edition of Organisation and Scientific Discovery

At the meeting of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia (APS), 17-20 November 2011 Professor John Hurley presented his US edition of Organisation and Scientific Discovery to the library of the APS.

>>full text | 16 January 2012

Caroline McDonagh

DCU student wins SCCUL Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2011

Caroline McDonagh, MBA 2006 won the SCCUL Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 Award at a reception in Clayton Hotel.

>>full text | 16 January 2012

Ger Brophy of GE Healthcare

DCU Communications Graduate Looks to the Cloud for Entrepreneurial Success

DCU Communications graduate and serial entrepreneur, John Dennehy, has recently secured funding for his new company, AssemblyPoint, from SOS Ventures.

>>full text | 13 January 2012

Ger Brophy of GE Healthcare

DCU graduate, Ger Brophy of GE Healthcare, gives lecture at TEDMED conference

DCU graduate, Ger Brophy, can be viewed here giving a talk at a recent TEDMED conference held in Long Beach in the US.

>>full text | 1 January 2012

Launch of SAILS project

Minister Quinn launches €3.75m science education initiative

Ruairí Quinn TD, Minister for Education and Skills today launched a €3.75m EU-funded initiative which will revolutionise the way science is taught and assessed in the classroom. 

>>full text | 1 January 2012

Jennifer Gaughran

DCU student wins 'best undergraduate' award from RIA

Ben Quigley, 4th year student on the BSc in Applicable Mathematics degree, has been awarded a Hamilton Award by the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. 

>>full text | 12st December 2011

Jennifer Gaughran

Music Connections in DCU

A new lunch-time concert series started on a high note when students of St Patrick's College presented a varied programme at The Helix

>>full text | 19th December 2011

Santa Dash

SANTA DASH: in aid of FR Peter Mc Verry Trust and the Arusha Appeal

Over 50 DCU football players and athletes took part in a charity santa dash around DCU campus this week.

>>full text | 15th December 2011

CAO

Leaving Cert Students Receive the inaugural Scholarship Award from the Faculty of Engineering and Computing DCU.

DCU's Faculty of Engineering and Computing Inaugural Academic Scholarship Awards took place on 29th November at 7pm, in the R&E Building on campus.

>>full text | 8th December 2011

Yvonne Grotty

MEDEA awards for DCU's MSc in Education and Training Management students

Deirdre Flood and Paul Maher, students on DCU's MSc in Education and Training Management, were both successful in the recent MEDIA awards held in Brussels last week..

>>full text | 8th December 2011

Dr Sinead Loughran

DCU research features on front cover of International Journal of Cancer

A research article by two senior researchers in DCU's School of Biotechnology, Dr Dermot Walls and Dr Sinead Loughran, will feature on the front cover of December's International Journal of Cancer (IJC).

>>full text | 6th December 2011

Raising and Giving

Football successes - Congratulations to our DCU teams

A hugely successful week on the pitch for three of our football teams winning All Ireland league titles at different levels, an unique triple success at University level in one week.

>>full text | 5th December 2011

Raising and Giving

'Through the Wormhole' - CLARITY research

A film crew from Discovery Channel visited DCU's CLARITY research centre this week to film interviews for series 3 of 'Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman'.

>>full text | 5th December 2011

Arts Bursary Programme 2011

Oliver Cussen presents the inaugural DAA Aviation Management prize

Oliver Cussen, Deputy Chief Executive and Company Secretary of the DAA was on campus to present the inaugural DAA Aviation Management prize to four students studying for a B.Sc in Aviation Management with Pilot Studies at DCU

>>full text | 1st December 2011

Arts Bursary Programme 2011

The Twelve Business Days of Christmas: 24 new jobs created by DCU's LINK Start-ups

Each business day from 1st to 20th December, a team of staff and students from Dublin City University will launch 12 new internet startup businesses

>>full text | 1st December 2011

Arts Bursary Programme 2011

'Women After Beijing': speaker Gertrude Mongella, Secretary General of the UN Beijing World Conference on Women

Seminar to take place Wednesday 30 November at 6pm Irish Aid centre O Connell St Dublin.

>>full text | 30th November 2011

Arts Bursary Programme 2011

DCU graduate publishes LA Commandments

DCU graduate Gillian Duffy has published her first novel, the LA Commandments.

>>full text | 30th November 2011

Arts Bursary Programme 2011

Transgender Awareness – talk by Vanessa Lacey

Ms Vanessa Lacey of the Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) presented a seminar on Transgender Awareness in Ireland in Dublin City University on the 29th November 2011. 

>>full text | 30th November 2011

Arts Bursary Programme 2011

A Luncheon to Launch the Arts Bursary Programme 2011

Yesterday, staff and students gathered in the Space (the Helix) and joined the Office of Student Life for lunch to launch the Arts Bursary Programme 2011.

>>full text | 29th November 2011

Sports Scholarships

'Please Talk' - Students' Union campaign

'Please Talk' is an initiative aimed at safeguarding the mental health of students in Irish schools and universities by getting students talking about any problems and issues that they may be facing in their lives.

>>full text | 29th November 2011

Sports Scholarships

National Procurement Awards 2011

The National Procurement Awards 2011 took place before a packed audience of the top echelon of Ireland’s procurement professionals, with Richard Curran of RTÉ's Dragons Den and Deputy Editor of The Sunday Business Post presiding over the glittering awards ceremony.

>>full text | 29th November 2011

Sports Scholarships

140 Sport Scholarships Awarded to Elite Athletes in DCU

140 sport scholarships were announced at a ceremony in The Helix, DCU on Tuesday the 22nd of November 2011.

>>full text | 23rd November 2011

Colum Kenny

Prof Colum Kenny donates family archives to DCU Library

Correspondence from Patrick Pearse, Roger Casement, Arthur Griffith and other patriots are among family papers and books that have been donated to Dublin City University.

>>full text | 23rd November 2011

Lorraine Twohill

Irish technologies to keep astronauts fit and healthy in space

Helping astronauts deal with ‘accelerated ageing’ and a lack of exercise in space are the focus of two European Space Agency research contracts awarded to Irish researchers announced by Seán Sherlock T.D, Minister for Research and Innovation.

>>full text | 21st November 2011

Lorraine Twohill

Congratulations to DCU graduate, Lorraine Twohill - Google Brand Genius

Dublin City University is delighted to congratulate DCU graduate and VP of Global Marketing for Google, Lorraine Twohill, on being named 'Grand Brand Genius' by Adweek.

>>full text | 18th November 2011

bdi

Government-supported research to build on 15,000-job, €680million-a-year localisation sector

SFI research centre created technology used at 2010 FIFA World Cup to automatically translate tweets into global languages.

>>full text | 18th November 2011

bdi

Covidien to invest in DCU's Biomedical Diagnostic Institute

Medical devices group, Covidien, has announced plans to invest in an innovative R&D project with the Biomedical Diagnostic Institute (BDI) of Dublin City University.

>>full text | 17th November 2011

Brian McCraith and Michael D Higgins

President Michael D Higgins presents 2012 National School Film Awards

President Michael D Higgins attended the 7th annual Fiche Film Festival awards held in the Helix today. The ceremony was attended by representatives from 24 national schools from around the country.

>>full text | 17th November 2011

Adam Bermingham

CLARITY student wins Irish Software Association award

Adam Bermingham, a PhD student working under the supervision of Professor Alan Smeaton, has won this year's Irish Software Association award for a student project with the greatest commercial potential.

>>full text | 17th November 2011

Maura Meehan, Karen Hayes and Freddie Kavanagh (seated) with DCU lecturer Orla O'Reilly and their service-based mentor, Ethel Galvin

Service Improvement with Cooperative Learning

On Monday 27th June 2011 at the School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University twelve students celebrated their achievement of successfully completing a module entitled Service Improvement with Cooperative Learning.

>>full text | 17th November 2011

Micky Whelan

DCU Iolite Gala celebrating 21 years of Access

In celebration of the achievements of the DCU Access Programme over the last two decades, the Dublin City University Educational Trust was proud to host the DCU Iolite Gala on Wednesday, 9th November 2011.

>>full text | 14th November 2011

Graduation 2011

Graduation 2011 Photo Gallery

View photo gallery from Graduation 2011 ceremony

>>view gallery

Micky Whelan

Graduation Chancellor's Medals 2011

Medals presented to David McMullin and Paul Conroy

>>full text | 9th November 2011

Nursing Fair

DCU Nuring Fair, Wednesday 16th November, 2-5pm

The first ever DCU Nursing Fair will be taking place in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences on Wednesday 16th November, 2-5pm.

>>full text | 2th November 2011

Linda Byrne

DCU graduate, Linda Byrne, completes the Dublin Marathon in under 2:37

DCU graduate, Linda Byrne, completed the National Lottery Dublin Marathon in 2:36.21, inside the Olympic A standard of 2:37.

>>full text | 2th November 2011

DCU Iolite Gala - Celebrating 21 years of the DCU Access Programme

2011 marks the 21st Anniversary of the Dublin City University Access Programme, the first and the largest programme of its kind in Ireland.

>>full text | 29th October 2011

Research Conference

Undergraduate Research Conference

Last Wednesday, October 12th, DCU hosted over a hundred undergraduate students from all over the country at "Research in the Real World", the Dublin Regional Higher Education Alliance's 2nd Annual Undergraduate Research Conference.

>>full text | 26th October 2011

Economic Recovery

The University and Economic Recovery: The Role of Technology, Enterprise and Learning Approaches

The conference on "The University and Economic Recovery: The Role of Technology, Enterprise and Learning Approaches" will take place on October 25-26th in the Helix at DCU.

>>full text | 25th October 2011

Willie Walsh

International Rules - DCU students and graduates selected

DCU's Michael Murphy has been selected to play in the forthcoming International Rules series due to take place in Australia. Michael, who captains the Donegal county team, is a third-year student on the BSc in Physical Education and Biology.

>>full text | 21th October 2011

Entrepreneur Award

DCU grad Joe Hogan and Niall Norton win 'Entrepreneur of the Year 2011'

Joe Hogan and Niall Norton were last night presented with the Ernst and Young 'Entrepreneur of the Year 2011' award

>>full text | 19th October 2011