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Symposium: Inclusive Teaching & Learning Case Studies in Engineering, Architecture & Affiliated Disciplines
Thursday October 14, 2021 16:00-18:00 online

You are invited to the launch of our publication: Inclusive Teaching & Learning Case Studies in Engineering, Architecture & Affiliated Disciplines. This publication is the first output from the Inclusive Teaching Pilot carried out collaboratively across the College of Engineering and Architecture. This pilot, an outcome from our Athena Swan process, has seen the development of inclusive teaching and learning principles for our disciplines through the work of many colleagues. At this event you’ll hear from the authors of our first set of case studies and also have the opportunity to hear from Professor Stephanie Farrell on inclusive pedagogy in Engineering.

Ireland’s first satellite measuring up at ESA for Space Week

Dublin, Ireland, 24 June 2021, NovaUCD announced that EOFIS, an early-stage student venture, which is developing a software platform to augment human memory, has been declared overall winner of the 2021 NovaUCD Student Enterprise Competition and a €5,000 cash prize.

UCD Silicon Quantum Computing Spin-Out Receives Multimillion Euro Venture Capital Investment

Equal1 Laboratories (Equal1), a University College Dublin silicon quantum computing spin-out company, today announced btov Industrial Technologies has joined Atlantic Bridge and other Equal1 investors in a multimillion Euro funding round. The funding, which will accelerate the introduction of the world’s most compact and cost-effective quantum computers, brings the initial capital invested in Equal1 to over €10 million.

Prof Orla Feely delivers Presidential Address to Engineers Ireland on Ireland’s industrial transformation

UCD Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact Professor Orla Feely gave her Presidential Address to Engineers Ireland at the association’s headquarters on 30 September. Entitled ‘Saints, Scholars and Engineers: How Engineering Transformed a Nation,’ her speech considered Ireland’s technological and economic revolution over recent decades, and the challenges to be addressed at this time of disruption.

New EU Research Project “Screen4Care”: Accelerating Diagnosis for Rare Disease Patients Through Genetic Newborn Screening and Artificial Intelligence

The international consortium aims to tackle the major hurdle for rare disease patients – the lengthy and convoluted diagnosis journey – via an innovative research approach based on two central pillars: genetic newborn screening and artificial intelligence (AI)-based tools.