28 Apr, 2021
Leaf No Waste Progresses to the Seed Phase of the SFI Future Innovator Prize
Leaf No Waste at TU Dublin is one of four teams to make it to the Seed Phase of the Food Challenge under the SFI Future Innovator Prize Programme. The initiative is competing with three other food-based research projects for a €2 million prize fund.
28 Apr, 2021
The next-generation tools that will help us in a post-Covid world
In a piece originally published on RTÉ Brainstorm, Dr Andrew Kavanagh, a lecturer in the School of Food Science and Environmental Health at TU Dublin, explores the next-generation tools that will help us in a post-Covid world
20 Apr, 2021
World Intellectual Property Day, 26 April 2021
Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) is celebrating World Intellectual Property (IP) Day 2021 on Monday, 26 April 2021, with an event highlighting how a strong IP strategy can help build competitive and resilient SMEs and help bolster Ireland's reputation as a Global Innovation Leader.
14 Apr, 2021
TU Dublin Research Showcase with VIRal
Following on from the recent TU Dublin Open Labs Anniversary event, TU Dublin Hothouse is delighted to announce a new series of events showcasing research across the university.
13 Apr, 2021
SFI Frontiers for Partnership Awards now open!
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) has announced the introduction of the SFI Frontiers for Partnership Awards. a component of the SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme.
20 Apr, 2021
Convene Transforming University and Enterprise Engagement
Led by Technological University Dublin, working in conjunction with the UCD Innovation Academy, Convene has now set out on its transformative work agenda of creating a shared learning platform at the intersection of enterprise, education and research in Dublin.
6 Apr, 2021
TU Dublin Researchers Receive New Foundations funding from Irish Research Council
Three Researchers at TU Dublin - Professor Una Hunt, Dr Deirdre McQuillan and Dr Emma Howard - have received funding from the Irish Research Council's New Foundations Scheme.
10 Mar, 2021
TU Dublin Leads €3.5m European Project to Create Training Programmes for Human-Centric AI Systems
A training project led by TU Dublin aims to ensure that Artificial Intelligence (AI) products developed by European innovators are human-centric – that is, that such products collaborate with humans rather than replacing them.
3 Mar, 2021
ARROW@TUDUBLIN LEADS OPEN RESEARCH AGENDA
As Ireland’s public policy objective is to transition to an Open Research ecosystem, TU Dublin is leading the way. Downloads from Arrow @TU Dublin, the University’s publicly accessible research repository, have just reached a remarkable 10 million.
3 Mar, 2021
TU Dublin Develops VR Training Programme for BioPharmaChem Skillnet
BioPharmaChem Skillnet has launched a Virtual Reality Training programme in Aseptic Techniques for Biomanufacturing. .
3 Mar, 2021
PhD Students Sought for Spatial Skills Research Project to help close the gender gap in STEM
TU Dublin is seeking applications from current students and graduates of various Masters programmes in Cognitive Psychology, Early, Primary and Post Primary Education Teacher Education, Linguistics, Art, Design, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
2 Nov, 2020
TU Dublin Researchers Announced as SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme Recipients
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, has today announced that two TU Dublin projects will receive funding of almost €1.2m supporting frontiers research through Science Foundation Ireland.
30 Oct, 2020
The psychology behind voting for Donald Trump or Joe Biden
Ahead of the US election on Tuesday, Dr Kevin Cunningham, a lecturer in Politics and Chair of the MA in Journalism course at TU Dublin, says there are several psychological explanations behind why we decide who to vote for a candidate or party.
28 Oct, 2020
How 6 more weeks of lockdown will test the nation's unity
Catherine Kelly, an associate lecturer within the Humanities Department at TU Dublin, says it may be hard to persuade an exhausted and sceptical public with little trust in government to follow public health directives.
23 Oct, 2020
Minister Harris Announces Funding for 5 PhD and Postdoctoral at TU Dublin
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has today announced funding for research for five PhD and postdoctoral researchers at TU Dublin under the Irish Research Council’s Government of Ireland programme.
22 Oct, 2020
Minister Harris and Minister English welcome report ‘Leading the Way’ by Expert Group on Future Skills Needs
Minister for Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, and Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English, TD, have welcomed the publication a project report lead by academics and researchers at TU Dublin.
19 Oct, 2020
TU Dublin Researchers Receive Funding To Develop Walkability App
Researchers at TU Dublin and Walk21 International have received funding from the Alstom Foundation to develop a Walkability Auditing App, which will ask women to share their perceptions of walking in Dublin City to help understand its impact on their transport choices.
16 Oct, 2020
Dr Siobhán Doyle Wins DRI Early Career Research Award 2020
The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) has announced that Dr Siobhán Doyle is the winner of the DRI Early Career Research Award 2020.
6 Oct, 2020
A-STEP 2030 research outputs at Global Engineering Deans Council Industry Forum
Representatives from the A-STEP 2030 project joined the GEDC-Industry Forum community to present results from the project and to hear experiences, perspectives and expectations from the next generation of students and recent graduates.
5 Oct, 2020
Minister Harris awards funding of €20+ million to innovation projects led by TU Dublin
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, T.D. has today announced funding of €197 million under the Human Capital initiative for 22 projects in universities and institutes of technology.
9 Jan, 2020
TU Dublin awarded €2.1 million under Regional Enterprise Development Fund
Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) is delighted to have been awarded Regional Enterprise Development funding totalling €2,149,940 to develop The Collaboratory, an Industry Solutions Hub, focusing on Cyber Security, Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence.
2 Mar, 2020
TU Dublin Report Provides Blueprint to Encourage Entrepreneurship in People with Disabilities
A new report published by Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) today has highlighted the need for tailored supports for people with disabilities that want to start their own business.
3 Apr, 2020
All you need to know about working from home
More and more employees and companies will be remote working due to the coronavirus outbreak so where do you start? Maébh Coleman, Marian Jennings and Rowena Hennigan have written a guide with everything you need to know about working from home.
2 Apr, 2020
Maintaining trust within a virtual workspace
Colin Hughes, Head of the Graduate Business School, Technological University Dublin and Mark NK Saunders, Professor of Business Research Methods, Birmingham Business School, discuss the thorny issue of maintaining trust within a virtual workspace.
11 Mar, 2020
Prof. Neville Hogan Receives Prestigious SFI St Patrick’s Day Science Medal
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) has today presented the prestigious SFI St Patrick’s Day Science Medal at a celebratory event in Washington D.C., to Prof Neville J Hogan, a graduate of TU Dublin.
4 Mar, 2020
Long Way Home: Promoting Sustainability in Rural Guatemala
San Juan Comalapa is a municipality in the indigenous west-central highlands of Guatemala. Comalapa exists in a state of relative poverty, with no formal recycling or waste-management system.
3 Jun, 2020
From rainbows to fibre optic magnetic sensors
As a child growing up in China, Fangfang Wei, a PhD student at TU Dublin, was always fascinated with optical properties such as the colours of a rainbow, the polarisation of a pair of sunglasses or the beam of a light pen.
8 Jun, 2020
TU Dublin Project Secures Over €4m in Horizon 2020 Funding
Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) will coordinate an international research project which aims to enhance the spatial ability of young people and to help close the gender gap in STEM.
20 May, 2020
TU Dublin Raising Awareness of the Gender and Sex Dimension in Research
Researchers at TU Dublin are leading an international project, Gender for Excellence in Research (GenderEX), to stimulate the integration of the Sex and Gender Dimension in Research in Turkey.
14 Sep, 2020
How literary locations help us understand the world we inhabit
Dr Sue Norton, a lecturer of English at the School of Languages, Law & Social Sciences at TU Dublin, says places in poems and books can be satisfying at any time, but especially at times like these when we can't actually travel.
17 Sep, 2020
The public, private lives of Generation Z
Dr Rachel O Connor, Student Engagement and Experience Officer at TU Dublin, says new research finds that Generation Z students are comfortable with and expect the most private aspects of life to be a topic of debate.
25 Sep, 2020
Helping researchers discover new concepts about COVID-19
The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD announced on Thursday that Dr Muhammad Atif Qureshi, a Lecturer in the College of Business at TU Dublin and researcher with the SFI ADAPT Centre had received funding for a COVID-19 project.
24 Sep, 2020
TU Dublin Researchers to Develop Saliva-Based Covid-19 Test With Results Available In Just Minutes
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD has today announced that researchers at TU Dublin had been awarded funding to develop a saliva-based screening process which can detect COVID-19 in a matter of minutes.
17 Sep, 2020
TU Dublin Researchers Join Europe-wide EIT Food’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Safety Project
Dr Maria Chiara Leva is working with a team from the School of Food Science and Environmental Health, which includes Dr Orla Cahill, Dr Uma Tiwari, Mr Greg Bruke, Mr Fintan Moran and Ms Sara Boyd, on a project funded under the EIT Food’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Call for Innovation.
14 Sep, 2020
People with intellectual disabilities research Covid-19 experiences
PEOPLE with intellectual disabilities have been hit hard by the closure of their day services and workplaces during the Covid-19 crisis.
17 Aug, 2020
Minister Harris Announces Two Enterprise Partnership Scheme Awards for TU Dublin
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has today, 17 August, announced an investment of €4.3 million in 50 enterprise-focused research awards under the Irish Research Council’s Enterprise Partnership Scheme.
18 Aug, 2020
All over your face: the fashion industry and face masks
Kerry Meakin, a lecturer in Visual Merchandising and Display at TU Dublin, asks can the fashion industry help to turn face masks into a must-wear accessory?
3 Apr, 2020
Vitamin D can help build resistance to respiratory infections, including Covid-19
Researchers from Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) and Trinity College Dublin (Trinity) have said that taking Vitamin D supplements may enhance resistance to respiratory infections such as Covid-19, or limit the severity of the illness for those that do become infected.
6 Apr, 2020
RTE Brainstorm - How Dublin dealt with the 19th-century cholera epidemic
Fr Alan Hilliard, Co-ordinator of the Chaplaincy Service at TU Dublin, City, says there are many parallels between today's Covid-19 pandemic and the cholera outbreak of the 1820s and 1830s
9 Apr, 2020
RTÉ Brainstorm - How to understand the numbers behind the coronavirus
Elizabeth Hunter, a PhD researcher at the School of Computer Science at TU Dublin, says certain statistics allow us to model the spread of the disease to prepare for future outbreaks and respond to current outbreaks.
2 Jul, 2020
TU Dublin to Host AICS Conference 2020
The School of Computer Science will host the 28th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS2020) which take place online from 7-8 December 2020.
10 Dec, 2020
TU Dublin Partner in Horizon 2020 funded project SignON
TU Dublin is a partner in the SignON project, which has received Horizon 2020 funding of €5.6M.
16 Dec, 2020
TU Dublin partner in EU project to revise food security procedures for safe food delivery
The restaurant and catering industries have been negatively affected by the restrictions put in place to manage COVID-19, requiring new guidance for food companies on how to demonstrate that effective controls are in place to mitigate risks associated with COVID-19.
15 Dec, 2020
TU Dublin Hosts Inaugural Disruptive Thinking Conference
TU Dublin recently hosted its inaugural Disruptive Thinking (DiT) conference in collaboration with the University of Limerick, the University of Pau and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya on Tuesday, 16 December 2020.
16 Dec, 2020
Ten Key Points About Vitamin D Supplementation against COVID-19
A consortium of nutrition and dietary experts, including Dr Daniel McCartney of TU Dublin and Prof. Rose Anne Kenny of Trinity, has published a statement in the Irish Journal of Medical Science about Vitamin D supplementation and SARS-CoV-2 infection
12 Jan, 2021
Pioneering technique offers oral precancer diagnosis
A novel, non-invasive method for detecting precancerous oral lesions early could lead to more effective oral cancer treatments, as well as improved survival rates.
13 Jan, 2021
How do Judges Judge?
A law lecturer at Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin), Dr Brian Barry, has authored a book examining how factors beyond the law can influence judicial decisions.
15 Jan, 2021
TU Dublin researchers secure funding from HEA for two new Gender Balance Projects
Researchers from the School of Computer Science at TU Dublin have received funding from the HEA’s Gender Equality Enhancement Fund for two new research projects entitled 'TechMate and ‘pSTEM Role Models’.
1 Feb, 2021
Minister Harris announces €193 million investment in five world-leading SFI Research Centres
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD today announced an investment of €193 million in five Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres for six years.
4 Feb, 2021
What's actually in the Covid-19 vaccine?
Dr Ryan Craig, an Assistant Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the School of Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences at TU Dublin, has written a guide to the full list of ingredients in the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and what each one does.
11 Feb, 2021
UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science
A message from President Michael D Higgins marking the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, which takes place on Thursday, 11 February.
15 Feb, 2021
Minister Harris announces 15 teams will compete for the SFI Future Innovator Prizes of €2 million
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, today announced that two projects featuring TU Dublin researchers have been shortlisted as part of the SFI Future Innovator Prize.