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2017 NUI Awards names two UCD Engineering Students

The National University of Ireland is pleased to announce that in 2017, it will have granted awards to a value in excess of €1 million to NUI students, graduates, staff and institutions. Two UCD Engineering PhD students were among the recipients.

UCD Engineer named as IT & Tech Professional of the Year at the Irish Early Career Awards 2017

The Irish Early Career Awards ( has named UCD Engineering PhD student Colin Keogh as the IT & Tech Professional of the Year for 2017 at their annual awards. The Irish Early Career Awards 2017 winners were announced at a gala dinner on the 2nd of November in the Mansion House Dublin celebrating the achievements and contribution of outstanding young professionals in Ireland at the early stages of their careers.

Barry Brophy Interview on Tubridy Show with Dave Fanning on New Book ‘Awful Presentations’.

Lecturer Barry Brophy – based in the school of mechanical engineering, who lectures technical communication across UCD – guested on the Ryan Tubridy show last week to talk about his new book, ‘Awful Presentations – Why We Have Them and How to Put Them Right’. Stand-in host Dave Fanning is known for his quick-fire so it was a breathless conversation that covered a lot of ground.

Technology for all: towards truly inclusive design

How can we make sure that technology is designed to suit all the people who might use it? And how can we build technology that helps users with specific needs, such as People With Disabilities, People With Autism Spectrum Disorder, people with medical conditions such as Obesity, or Alzheimer’s Disease and, more generally, marginalised groups in society?

IRC Images of Research

Congratulations to our doctoral student Pierre Jolivet, whose image has been selected to feature on the Irish Research Council website.