Early-Stage Venture Developing a Software Platform to Augment Human Memory Wins NovaUCD’s 2021 Student Enterprise CompetitionDublin, 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.
Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe has been named a Mellon History Teaching Fellow in Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, a Harvard research institute.Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe, Associate Professor in APEP, has been named a Mellon History Teaching Fellow in Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, a Harvard research institute. The fellowship is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is designed to enable award holders to enhance the teaching and learning of their home institutions.
UCD project aiming to make dairy farms climate neutral awarded €2m Future Innovator PrizeA UCD farming project aiming to achieve net-zero emissions has received €2m in SFI funding to help it deliver climate-neutral dairy farming by 2027. Farm Zero C is a project lead by Professor Kevin O’Connor and Dr Fionnuala Murphy that is using Shinagh Farm in County Cork to studied how renewable energy, livestock feed, and planting different types of grasses and clovers can boost biodiversity and soil health, while also reducing how much methane gas animals produce.
UCD Professor Orla Feely inaugurated as President of Engineers IrelandEngineers Ireland has inaugurated Professor Orla Feely, UCD Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact, as the professional body's 129th President.
Professor Feely, from the UCD School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, assumed the role in a virtually ceremony during the organisation's AGM on Thursday, 3 June.
Conferring CeremonyThe College of Engineering & Architecture Conferring Ceremonies will take place on Tuesday 15th & Wednesday 16th June 2021.
The proceedings will take place virtually.
UCD’s Masters in Engineering Management (MEM) announces a big reduction in the requirement for on-campus attendance.The new blended format is a meaningful response from the UCD College of Engineering and Architecture to the time pressures professional learners face, but without compromising the quality of the learning experience.
The MEM will still be designed for industry-based professionals on a part-time basis over two academic years, but the new format will see students on campus for one Friday per month. In the intervening weeks, classes will be delivered online on Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings*.