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Prof Lizbeth Goodman named in the G100 Group of Global Leaders working for Women’s Equity and Transformational Change

SMARTlab/IDRC director Prof Lizbeth Goodman named alongside Nobel Laureates, Former Presidents and Ministers in the G100 Group of Global Leaders working for Women’s Equity and Transformational Change: Global Leader for STEM Education

Technical Communication lecturer Barry Brophy was featured in the Sunday Independent last weekend with an article on sports communication based on interviews with three of Ireland’s well-known sports pundits: Eamon Dunphy, Brian Kerr and Dermot Gilleece.

I hate to hear someone described as ‘boring’. It’s such a damning and unsympathetic judgement, and surely it’s relative? Do different people not find different people boring? Or ‘interesting’? What makes somebody interesting? Relative again? In regard to the sports analysts you find interesting; what makes them interesting? It’s not an easy question to answer...

Spotlight on Research: Cheryl L’Hirondelle

The prestigious Canadian Governor General’s Award for Artistic Achievement in Media and Visual Arts, was this year granted to IRC Enterprise Partnership Scheme Postgraduate, Cheryl L’Hirondelle. Honoured in recognition of her exceptional career both as a singer/songwriter, community-engaged artist and arts activist and her remarkable contribution as an Indigenous interdisciplinary artist, L’Hirondelle is a self-described ‘swift-flying songbird, interdisciplinary artist, PhD candidate and so much more, originally from the land now known as Canada. She holds an IRC EPS award for her PhD research, with Kíla, the Irish world music-group and record label as her enterprise partner and SMARTlab, Inclusive Design Research Centre of Ireland at UCD as her research base.

UCD Engineers Among Winners of NovaUCD’s 2021 Innovation Awards

Dublin, Ireland, 29 March 2021, Equal1 Labs, an engineering spin-out company, and Dr Paul Cuffe, UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, are among the recipients of NovaUCD’s 2021 Innovation Awards which were announced today.


The UCD College of Engineering and Architecture is very proud that two of its academics have been recognised for their sustained commitment to teaching excellence and student learning with the prestigious Teaching Excellence Award.

Conversations on Architecture Here and Now

The School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin. in partnership with the Embassy of Switzerland in Ireland is delighted to present Elli Mosayebi of EMI Architekten Zurich, in conversation with David Leech, David Leech Architects and Lynn Scarf, Director of the National Museum of Ireland at 19.30 GMT, 7th April 2021.