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Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN project coordinated by Civil Engineering in UCD

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) proposal TRUSS (Training in Reducing Uncertainty in Structural Safety), coordinated by the School of Civil Engineering in UCD, was favourably evaluated by the Research Executive Agency and invited to grant preparation in September 2014. The 2014 ITN call was very competitive with 1161 proposals being evaluated, out of which 121 have been retained, for a success rate of about 10.5%...

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Enhancing Performance through a Competitive Team Tournament

This project aims to develop highly efficient group activities that will help students to meet their learning outcomes in traditionally difficult subjects. A form of cooperative learning known as Team Game Tournament (TGT) is employed for this purpose. TGT enhances learning via the establishment of a tournament where the class is divided into teams that play against each other...

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Luke Prendergast wins “Best Paper” in Geotechnics at CERI 2014

UCD student, Luke Prendergast, won the Best Student Paper award for Geotechnics Research at the Civil Engineering Research in Ireland (CERI) Conference, held in Queen’s University, Belfast on August 28th and 29th, 2014. His paper was entitled “The effect of scour on the dynamic response of an offshore wind turbine”....

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5th annual conference of Irish Transport Resarch Network

The Irish Transport Resarch Network held its 5th annual conference at the University of Limerick this year. Congratulations go to Sarah Rock, PhD student in UCD, who was awarded the prize for best paper at the conference for her paper "Transport Inequity & Disadvantage in Celtic Tiger Dublin" ...

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Welcome to 1st year Engineering Students

On Wednesday the 3rd September, the School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering welcomed the new first year engineering students to UCD. The students were addressed by Dr. Mark Richardson, the Head of School, Dr. David Fitzpatrick, the Dean, and ...

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Graduates of the ME in Structural Engineering with Architecture

Engineering degrees were conferred at the ceremony on the Monday 1st september (10.30 am) followed by a reception at 11.30 am in the O'Brien Science Centre - East Atrium. The 2014 class of Structural Engineers with Architecture at the event is pictured in the photo.