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Science Foundation Ireland 2018 Science Awards recognise key leaders in the Irish Research Community

The winners of the prestigious 2018 Science Foundation Ireland Awards were revealed at the annual SFI Science Summit on November 12th. Joined by over 350 leading members of the Irish research community, Science Foundation Ireland is celebrating their researchers’ contributions to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

John Carey is announced as the 2018 UCD Alumni Award Winner in Engineering & Architecture

Thank you to all the Schools and individuals who submitted a nomination this year. The competition was strong across all 10 categories and John Carey was chosen as the Engineering and Architecture awardee. John was presented with this prestigious award at the Alumni Awards Ceremony in the O’Reilly Hall, 9 November 2018.

Intel awards bursaries and employee mentors to 16 UCD graduate students

Intel has reconfirmed its strategic partnership with University College Dublin awarding bursaries to sixteen graduate students in Science, Engineering and related fields.
Alongside €3000 to support their academic studies, each awardee will be linked with an Intel employee mentor to provide them with guidance and advice on career development.

Shire Announces UCD Scholarship for Masters in Biopharmaceutical Engineering

Dublin, Ireland, 3 October 2018 Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), the global biotechnology leader in rare diseases, is delighted to announce its support of an academic scholarship programme for student’s undertaking the Masters in Biopharmaceutical Engineering in University College Dublin (UCD).

Biochemical Engineering alumnus set to chair new HSE oversight Board

University College Dublin graduate and former charity chief Sir Ciarán Devane has been appointed the new Chairperson of the HSE Board.
The Biochemical Engineering alumnus was selected for the role following a public appointments service campaign to identify potential candidates.

UCD Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering Student wins Young Engineers Talking Engineers Competition 2018

Katie Kilcoyne, Final Year Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering student 2017-18, won the Young Engineers Talking Engineers Competition 2018, at the Engineers Ireland HQ on Clyde Road. Katie, representing UCD, spoke on the theme 'Engineering our Future'.

ISPE Annual Seminar

The ISPE Ireland Affiliate held its 2018 Annual Meeting, including a National Seminar and Gala Dinner, in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork, on April 26 2018.

Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering Students on Internships

Two students from the UCD School of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering featured recently in Silicon Republic interviews, reporting on their internship experiences.