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BioSimulytics team members (l-r) Dr Christian Burnham, Professor Niall English, Peter Doyle and Paul Kilroy-Glynn.

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Unprecedented success for UCD in ERC Advanced Grant 2021 competition

The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the recipients of its 2021 Advanced Grants competition. The funding worth €624million will go to 253 leading researchers across Europe. Their work is set to provide new insights into many subjects.


UCD Engineers Among NovaUCD’s 2022 Innovation Awardees

Dublin, Ireland, 30 March 2022, NovaUCD has today announced the recipients of its annual innovation awards which highlight successes made in areas of knowledge transfer, consultancy, entrepreneurship and the promotion of an innovation culture, by members of the UCD research, innovation and start-up community.

The first annual SCBE Seminar Day

The first annual SCBE Seminar Day was held on Monday 7th March 2022. The Seminar Day showcased the research projects undertaken at the School and acted as an opportunity for staff, postdoctoral researchers and students to network.
The SCBE Best Research Award went to Apostolos Tsopanoglou and the SCBE Seminar Day Best Presentation was awarded to Burcu Akkoyunlu.

Opportunity Open Wide for Nanobubble Generator Developers

The chance discovery of a novel, safe and cost effective way to generate within a liquid tiny bubbles of gas invisible to the naked eye (nanobubbles) by two alert and inquisitive researchers in the School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering has the potential to transform a panoply of industrial sectors worldwide.

2020 MacElroy Energy Research Bursary

The MacElroy Energy-Research bursary for 2020 has been awarded to Matteo Giberti (electricity demand-supply matching for wastewater treatment) and Devasanthini Devaraj (natural-gas-production economics). Both projects, and associated essays, have displayed the requisite high level of technical maturity and advanced, creative thinking in the general energy research space at the core of SCBE's energy-research activity.
SCBE thanks once again the far-sighted generosity of Prof. MacElroy in setting up the postgraduate energy-research bursary. The third call for the annual bursary has been made in November 2020, with closing in February 2021, and the announcement of the winners in Spring 2021.