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Image for TU Dublin Researchers Announced as SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme Recipients

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Image for TU Dublin Report Provides Blueprint to Encourage Entrepreneurship in People with Disabilities

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Image for TU Dublin Research Centre secures three nominations at Irish Laboratory Awards

14 Jan, 2020

TU Dublin Research Centre secures three nominations at Irish Laboratory Awards

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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

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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.