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UCD Engineers Receive 2019 NovaUCD Innovation Awards

NovaUCD today announced the winners of its annual innovation awards. A total of 7 Awards, including the 2019 NovaUCD Innovation Award, were revealed during a virtual event, to highlight successes made in areas of commercialisation, consultancy, entrepreneurship and the promotion of an innovation culture, by members of the UCD community

Forbes ‘30 under 30 Europe' recognises two UCD graduates

Twins Conor and Ronan Burke, who both studied at the UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, were recognised in the publication's 'Technology' section for their company Inscribe.
Founded in 2017 by the Limerick brothers after they graduated, the company automates the process of identifying fraudulent documents.

Arup UCD Engineering scholarships 2019

Multinational engineering consultancy, Arup, has awarded 2019 scholarships to two UCD Master of Engineering students. Applications were sought from students entering the first year of the ME Electrical Energy Engineering, ME Mechanical Engineering, and ME Engineering with Business programmes. The 2019 winners were Dean Krutov, ME Electrical Energy Engineering, and Paul McGoldrick, ME Engineering with Business. The students were presented with their scholarship awards by Arup representatives John Leahy, Luke Stewart, and Seyma Dogan in UCD University Club on Monday 24th February 2020.

President Higgins honours SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, has today honoured ten recipients of the SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin.

Eight UCD Schools win Athena SWAN awards for gender equality commitment

Eights Schools at University College Dublin have won Athena SWAN Bronze awards for their commitment to gender equality.
Recognised for their efforts on gender equality, the UCD School of Medicine, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, and UCD College of Engineering and Architecture, made up of six Schools, received the honour.

CIGRE Young Member Showcase

The Young Member showcase is a major event in the NGN’s calendar and it is the largest CIGRE Ireland event dedicated to young members. It gives young members a chance to present their work in front of industry experts and to win a sponsored trip to next year’s Paris session!

Highly Linear Mixer-First Receivers and N-path Filters

In order to cover the ever increasing number of low-GHz radio frequency bands, highly reconfigurable CMOS radio receivers are wanted. As traditional SAW-filters limit reconfigurability and increase cost, research attempts are being made to enable SAW-less receivers.

UCD Researcher Awarded ERC Proof-of-Concept Funding for Parkinson’s Disease Project

Dublin, Ireland, 25 July 2019, A University College Dublin (UCD) researcher, Professor Madeleine Lowery, is among 62 European Research Council (ERC) grant holders who have today been awarded an ERC Proof-of-Concept or ‘top-up’ grant of €150,000 to explore the commercial or societal potential of their ERC-funded frontier research results.