NEWS & EVENTS
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 among the topics discussed.
A research group led by Dr David Browne will be the coordinator on a European Space Agency (ESA) project. Solidification experiments will be conducted on an unmanned rocket launching from Sweden this October.
Dr. Eoin O’Cearbhaill and Prof. Eoin Casey will form part of a consortium aimed at developing new treatments for diabetes. The DRIVE (Diabetes Reversing Implants with enhanced Viability and long-term Efficacy) consortium involves 14 partners from seven European countries and will create 13 jobs in Ireland.
The Master of Engineering with Business, under its director Dr Eamonn Ambrose, received the award of Postgraduate Course of the Year-Engineering at the 2015 GradIreland Awards.
Dr. Eoin O’Cearbhaill has been awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship for 2 years on a project entitled “MICROPOD - MICROPOrous Devices for next-generation therapeutic delivery”.
Dong Quan, whos is working on a PhD under Prof. Alojz Ivankovic , won the Peebles Award for Graduate Student Research. His paper was titled "Damage behavior of core shell rubber particles toughened epoxy adhesives using J-CDNT test", and the work has applications in the automotive and aerospace industries.