Trinity scientists awarded funding for brain health and dementia research projects

Trinity scientists awarded funding for brain health and dementia research projects

Three leading organisations including the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) based at Trinity College Dublin and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), the Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Society UK have joined forces to address the growing public health crisis of dementia. They have developed a unique funding programme – The Pilot Awards for […]

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UCD Graduate Open Evening 2019

UCD Graduate Open Evening 2019

Time: 20 February 2019 4:30 pm to 7pm Location: UCD Belfield Find out about your options for postgraduate study in UCD at their next Graduate Open Evening on Wednesday 20th February 2019. This will be an excellent opportunity to talk to UCD Alumni, Staff, Admissions, Fees, and Careers about taught and research graduate courses, in […]

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NUIG Hardiman PhD Scholarships 2019

NUIG Hardiman PhD Scholarships 2019

Are you planning on starting your PhD in September 2019? The Hardiman PhD Scholarships are fully funded for four years, with a stipend of €16,000 p.a. plus fees.  These programmes are for high-achieving dynamic individuals, with drive and passion, who have an appetite for the research world and creativity, who thrive on intellectual excitement, and who […]

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UCC scientists discover ancient butterfly wing colours

UCC scientists discover ancient butterfly wing colours

New research by scientists at University College Cork has revealed the wing colours of some of the oldest ancestors of modern butterflies and moths. The 180 million-year-old fossils, preserved in rocks and amber, would have had bronze to golden colours produced by microscopic ridges and grooves on the surface of their wing scales. These fossils extend […]

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IOP Communicator Award for UCD physics postgraduate student

IOP Communicator Award for UCD physics postgraduate student

One of the world’s leading scientific bodies, the Institute of Physics (IOP), has named UCD PhD student Lána Salmon as the winner of its Early Career Physics Communicator Award. The 23-year-old, from the UCD School of Physics, was selected as this year’s recipient for her work to promote science and break down stereotypes; doing so […]

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UCC Allumna rolls out new technology to protect global bee population

UCC Allumna rolls out new technology to protect global bee population

ApisProtect, a Cork-based innovator focused on helping beekeepers prevent losses and increase productivity, will create 25 new jobs and open its first US office after an investment boost of €1.5 million. The company, co-founded by UCC Electrical and Electronic Engineering alumna Dr Edwards Murphy, has closed a seed round led by Finistere Ventures, Atlantic Bridge […]

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Grand Finale of NUI Galway’s Threesis

Grand Finale of NUI Galway’s Threesis

Enjoy fascinating, bite-sized insights into incredible research. This free event is the grand finale of NUI Galway’s Threesis competition (Suitable for over -12s, all welcome). About NUI Galway’s Threesis The fast-paced event will feature a series of three-minute talks by some of the amazing researchers from NUI Galway. The contestants will share the story of […]

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Free NUI symposium on Foreign Language Learning

Free NUI symposium on Foreign Language Learning

Foreign language learning and Ireland’s ‘Languages Connect’ strategy: a symposium on perspectives for higher education Friday, 30th November 2018 10:30am-5:00pm, Mary Ryan Seminar Room, G27, O’Rahilly Building, UCC NUI has announced details of the first NUI symposium on Foreign Language Learning, taking place in University College Cork (UCC) on Friday 30th November 2018. Background The […]

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Mature Students: Discover Trinity 2018

Mature Students: Discover Trinity 2018

Do you want to discover Trinity? Experience a day as a mature student in Trinity by taking real lectures, meeting other matures, talking to academics and touring the campus. They are offering a wonderful programme available FREE during College Awareness Week. From Mon 19 – Thur 22 November, you can join their students on a […]

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UCD agricultural sciences ranked global top 20 by U.S. News & World Report

UCD agricultural sciences ranked global top 20 by U.S. News & World Report

Agricultural sciences at University College Dublin are among the best in the world, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. Now placed 19th globally, UCD is the only Irish university to make the global top 50 in the rankings for Agricultural sciences. It is also ranked 5th in Europe. Response “This ranking is an achievement we are […]

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DCU Open Days

DCU Open Days

Open Days November 16th and 17th 2018 **Booking Form: Please book using the link below** Guidance Counsellor/ School group registration Individual student registration Welcome guide DCU is now Irelands’ fastest growing university with 2017 seeing the completion of a significant transformation programme for the University, with the full incorporation of St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra (SPD), […]

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Seven universities launch ‘Save Our Spark’ campaign

Seven universities launch ‘Save Our Spark’ campaign

Ireland’s seven universities have launched a major campaign aimed at encouraging the public to demand that the Government tackles the funding crisis in third level education. State funding per third level student in Ireland at €5,000 is barely half of what it was a decade ago and a fraction of what it is in other […]

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Maynooth University: HELLIN Conference 2018

Maynooth University: HELLIN Conference 2018

Register now for HELLIN Conference 2018 ‘Transitions: Lifelong Learning and Higher Education’. Don’t delay as places are extremely limited. Date: Friday 7 December 2018 Cost: €120 – Standard Registration / €50 Student Registration Kickoff: Registration at 8.30am-9.15am. Welcome: 9.30am with President Prof. Philip Nolan. Adult Education Education is a highly personalised yet social phenomenon. Learning spans […]

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WIT’s Autumn Open Days

WIT’s Autumn Open Days

Date: 23 November, 2018 – 24 November, 2018 Time: 9:00 am – 14:00 pm Location: WIT Arena, WIT West Campus, Carriganore, Waterford Contact:  Schools’ booking For your chance to see all that Waterford Institute of Technology has to offer you, come along to one of WIT’s Autumn Open Days in the WIT Arena on Friday, […]

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Training in Focus: MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology

Training in Focus: MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology

Are you thinking of upskilling? In recent years developments in the coach education area have made it necessary for the development of psychological skills in young athletes and mental training to become a part of the delivery of coach education courses at all levels. If you want to take your career into the next level, […]

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Author Anne Enright joins UCD as Professor of Fiction

Author Anne Enright joins UCD as Professor of Fiction

Man Booker prize winning author Dr Anne Enright has begun her new role at University College Dublin as Ireland’s first Professor of Fiction. The Irish novelist started teaching classes with students from the UCD School of English, Drama and Film. “I love seeing a story take shape, whether in the workshop itself, or over the […]

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Nine Irish projects shortlisted to recieve European Innovation in Politics Award

Nine Irish projects shortlisted to recieve European Innovation in Politics Award

Nine impactful and diverse Irish projects have been shortlisted for this year’s Europe-wide Innovation in Politics Awards. They are among 80 finalists selected by a European Jury of 1,053 citizens. Organised by the Innovation in Politics Institute based in Vienna, the Innovation in Politics Awards aim to recognise ground-breaking political initiatives across Europe at any […]

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HEA competition for Communicating Research

HEA competition for Communicating Research

Does your research make an impact? Would you like to win €2,500 by proving it does? Then you have until 10am on Wednesday 7th November to make your case to the HEA for ‘Making An Impact 2018’. What is it? Five researchers, who in the opinion of an independent adjudication panel, have the most innovative […]

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Research Week at Maynooth University Kicks Off Today

Research Week at Maynooth University Kicks Off Today

Research Week is a celebration of research undertaken by Maynooth University’s professors, lecturers, postdoctoral researchers and undergraduate and postgraduate students across all faculties, institutes, and centres. When: Monday, October 8, 2018 – 09:00 to Friday, October 12, 2018 – 17:00 Where: Maynooth University About Research Week Maynooth researchers are taking on some of the most […]

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