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The Annual Teaching Awards BBQ

On 15 June the annual Teaching Awards BBQ took place outside Belfield House where awards were given to the best teaching assistants and lecturers in both schools for semester 2 2016/17

Mike Keaveney of Analog Devices Ireland presents three scholarship awards.

On March 9th Mike Keaveney of Analog Devices Ireland and an Engineering Director & Analog Devices Fellow, gave a talk entitled “Electronic Engineering – The Key to an Exciting Career” as arranged by UCD's Electronic and Electrical Engineering Society. Mike was accompanied by Rachel King of the HR department at ADI.

Stimulating the brain to treat Parkinson’s disease

Prof Madeleine Lowery is modelling the brain, nerves and muscles in a bid to improve technology to treat tremors in Parkinson’s disease. She spoke to Claire O’Connell.

UCD’s “engineering visionary” honoured by Irish Academy of Engineering

Professor Tony Fagan has been awarded the 2016 Parsons Medal for Engineering Research for his role in the improvement of global communication technology. The Parsons Medal is awarded by the Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE) to those of exceptional ability who have achieved excellence in engineering.

Eight UCD research projects awarded Science Foundation Ireland funding grants

Research projects at University College Dublin have received eight of the 40 awards granted in the latest round of funding from Science Foundation Ireland. The awards are allocated under the Starting Investigator Research Grant (SIRG) and Career Development Award (CDA) Programmes. With grants ranging from €450,000 to €877,000 over four years, the projects will support nearly 100 researchers from seven countries.