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CAO Virtual Open Day Master Schedule

See below for schedule of talks, taster lectures and student sessions. To view the Live Virtual Open Day click dcu.ie/cao

Wednesday 17th June Master Schedule

To view the Live Virtual Open Day click dcu.ie/cao

Time

Wednesday 17 June

10.00am

An Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
Assistant Professor Tanya Levingstone

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

10.30am

Careers Focus

Director of Alumni Relations Ross Munnelly will lead a panel discussion with two graduates who have embraced the digital space in recent months. Young Journalist of the Year (2018) Amy Molloy will share her DCU journey while Conor McGraynor has played intercounty football for Wicklow GAA alongside his student life. This promises to be a very engaging discussion with a major emphasis on the student supports available at DCU.

11.00am

Student Perspective: 

Mary Walsh, Science Education

Jennifer O'Connell, Analytical Science

11.30am

Subtitling and Multimedia Translation

Dr Joss Moorkens

School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies

12.00pm

The language of 'war' and the Coronavirus pandemic

Dr Catherine Connolly

School of Law and Government

12.30pm

Transition to University

Annabella Stover

Deputy Director, Student Support and Development

1.00pm

Parents/Guardians Information Session followed by Q&A

Dr Claire Bohan

Director, Student Support and Development

1.45pm

Student Perspective

Seána McKeever, Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

2.00pm

Student Perspective

Louise McLarnon, International Relations

Orlaith Cullen, Bachelor of Civil Law (Law and Society)

2.30pm

Your Student Experience

DCU Students' Union

3.00pm

The physics of cancer research

Dr David Grimes

School of Physical Sciences

3.30pm

Computer Science in a Nutshell

Assistant Professor Murat Yilmaz

School of Computing

4.00pm

Student Perspective

Kate Goodman, Aviation Management

Laura Foody, Business Studies International


Thursday 18th June Master Schedule

To view the Live Virtual Open Day click dcu.ie/cao

Time

Thursday 18 June

10.00am

How to Engineer a COVID-19 Test
Assistant Professor David Kinahan

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

10.30am

Challenging global health problems: a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals

Professor Anne Matthews

Course Chair: BSc in Health and Society

11.00am

Language learning to language teaching

Dr Laoise Ní Thuairisg

Course Chair: BEd in Gaeilge, and  French or German or Spanish 

11.30am

Critical Thinking for Business

Dr Orla Feeney

Course Chair: BA in Accounting & Finance

12.00pm

Moot Court & Practical Legal Skills - An Introduction

Dr Aisling De Paor

School of Law and Government

12.30pm

Your Student Experience

DCU Students' Union

1.00pm

Parents/Guardians Information Session followed by Q&A

Dr Claire Bohan

Director, Student Support and Development

1.45pm

Student Perspective

Ellen Corr, Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)

2.00pm

What exactly is creativity and how can we stimulate it

Dr Ciarán Dunne

Course Chair: BA in Social Sciences and Cultural Innovation

2.30pm

Why Play is Powerful!

Marlene McCormack / Sandra O'Neill

Course Chair: Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

3.00pm

Student Perspective

Sinead McCrohan, Bachelor of Business Studies

Aisha Siwar, Economics, Politics and Law

3.30pm

Introduction to Algorithms: from Binary Search to PageRank

Associate Professor Kevin McGuinness

School of Electronic Engineering



Friday 19th June Master Schedule

To view the Live Virtual Open Day click dcu.ie/cao

Time

Friday 19 June

10.00am

Application of Artificial Intelligence to Banking Industry: Promises and Perils

Dr Malika Bendechache

School of Computing

10.30am

Careers Focus

Yvonne McLoughlin, Head of Careers at DCU will talk about DCU's graduate employability rate and introduce a panel discussion between two recent graduates. Abdul and Steph, will provide an insight into their work in the public and private sectors whilst outlining how their roles have adapted to meet the needs of digital skills in the last number of months. Steph, a former Irish International Athlete, will provide advice to students on how to balance elite sport and academic progression..

11.00am

Are the glory days of aviation in the past? Some reasons to think that maybe they are not!

Dr Cathal Guiomard

Course Chair: BSc in Aviation Management

11.30am

Student Perspective

Ciaran Butterly, Marketing, Innovation and Technology

Faith Dempsey, Mechatronic Engineering

12.00pm

Learning Innovation for Enterprise

Dr Roisin Lyons

Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, DCU Business School

12.30pm

Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person in Criminal Law

Dr Sophie Doherty

Teaching Fellow in Criminal Law, School of Law and Government

1.00pm

Your Student Experience

DCU Students' Union

1.30pm

Sporting life in DCU: Performance and Participation

Paul O'Brien, Interim Head of Gaelic Games

2.00pm

How to make polluters pay to save the planet? 

Dr Markus Pauli

School of Law and Government

2.30pm

Student Perspective

Ellen Maher, Bachelor of Religious Education (English)

Olivia Sneyd , BSc in Education and Training

3.00pm

Introduction to Biotechnology

Dr Michael Freely

Assistant Professor in Biomedical Sciences 

3.30pm

Everything you wanted to know about Design Thinking but were afraid to ask!

Dr Peter Robbins

Course Chair: BSc in Marketing, Innovation and new Technology Degree (MINT)