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Rigorously trained and creative, engineers, architects and landscape architects are vital to achieve a knowledge-based, sustainable future. The UCD College of Engineering and Architecture is a key player in this future.

In collaboration with industry, the College carries out research, training and technology transfer. Our courses at undergraduate and graduate level are developing constantly to reflect our changing environment; offering students and researchers diverse and exciting opportunities to fulfil their study and career ambitions. The UCD Bachelor of Engineering and the UCD Bachelor of Architecture are consistently the first choice for Irish Leaving certificate students. The contributory factors to this popularity are as follows: World Rankings, Accreditation, Research and Internships.


UCD Student, Liam Farrelly, Wins 2015 Architecture Wood Award

Flexibility of wood was demonstrated by students throughout Ireland at the 2015 Third Level Student Wood Awards organised by the Wood Marketing Federation (WMF). Presented by Minister of State Tom Hayes early in July in the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, wood was researched for large-scale multi-storey buildings down to fashion accessories such as bow ties.

Presenting in the Dragon’s Den – Barry Brophy meets Bobby Kerr

Technical Communications lecturer Barry Brophy guested on Newstalk’s Down to Business to discuss the good and bad of pitch presentations with Bobby Kerr. The importance of designing an audience-centred, rather than a presenter-centred, communication was a key message.

wasteNOT announced as finalist by Minister Bruton to represent Ireland at the European ClimateLaunchpad Final

The national final of the ClimateLaunchpad competition took place recently at the event “A Green Space to Innovate” which kick started the “Sustainability Gathering 2015”.The ClimateLaunchpad programme is managed by Climate-KIC, the EU’s main climate innovation initiative. The three finalists wasteNOT, Boltz Secret Seeds and Agri Grow Lights were announced by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, and will represent Ireland at the European ClimateLaunchpad Final.

3D Printing Reveals Nature's Inner Structures

The delicate inner scaffold that makes it possible for a swan to fly has been revealed for the first time through the use of scanning technology and 3D printing at the University College Dublin (UCD).


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