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3D printing competition invites you to ‘Shape the Future’ for a sustainable world

(Dublin, July 31st) -- What does sustainability mean to you? Efficiency? Recycling? A better way of living? I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing, and science engagement specialists Gallomanor are running a nationwide competition to turn an idea for sustainability into 3D-printed reality.

UCD Researcher Awarded ERC Proof-of-Concept Funding for Parkinson’s Disease Project

Dublin, Ireland, 25 July 2019, A University College Dublin (UCD) researcher, Professor Madeleine Lowery, is among 62 European Research Council (ERC) grant holders who have today been awarded an ERC Proof-of-Concept or ‘top-up’ grant of €150,000 to explore the commercial or societal potential of their ERC-funded frontier research results.

Professor Da-Wen Sun tops the World Ranking in ESI Highly Cited Papers

The Essential Science Indicators (ESI) database from Clarivate Analytics has been updated as of 11 July 2019, to cover a 10 year and 4 months period, 1 January 2009 – 30 April 2019, and a total number of 68 papers published by Professor Da-Wen Sun have been designated by ESI as “Highly Cited Papers”, ranking Professor Sun on the 1st place in Agricultural Sciences in the World.

UCD leading €2.1m Horizon 2020 project to tackle climate change impact on food safety

University College Dublin is to lead a new €2.1 million Horizon 2020 programme aimed at training researchers to better evaluate the effects of climate change on food safety. Professor Enda Cummins, of the UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, is the Principal Investigator of the PROTECT Training Network.

UCD MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering

NIBRT announce collaboration with University College Dublin, to re-design the MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering
This two year part-time programme is designed to provide substantial coverage of the scientific, technical, management and regulatory issues associated with the biopharmaceutical industry. This programme will offer an internationally recognised, high quality flexible curriculum, which follows the latest developments in science and technology. This programme is suitable for Science and Engineering graduates currently working in the pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry who are looking to progress their career by obtaining a qualification which is highly relevant to the biopharmaceutical industry

Timber and Harbours: Insights into Sustainability in Design & Construction

The built environment evolves across time. In that time, the materials used in construction are worn down both by the environment and through persistent use, leading to the replacement of materials and the evolution or demolition of buildings. The energy used and carbon emitted during the manufacture of materials used in buildings is understood as ‘embodied’ energy and carbon, which is a measure of the impact that these materials have had on our environment.