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  • Institutes of Technology Ireland | Archived News
    association with Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Co Council Blackrock Business Network The Media Cube IADT launch a creative competition in association with Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Co Council CALLING ALL TALENTED ANIMATORS AND WEB DESIGNERS BLACKROCK NEEDS YOU The search is on for talented animators and web designers following the launch of an innovative competition by 2FM DJ and film critic Dave Fanning The competition is to create an animation themed website for Blackrock town in County Dublin The winning entry will receive a year s office space rental free at the Media Cube in IADT The competition is being organised by Blackrock Business Network and the Media Cube IADT in association with Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Animators and web designers are invited to design a new website to promote the businesses of Blackrock and the upcoming Blackrock Animation Festival Speaking at the launch Rory O Neill Chairperson Blackrock Business Network commented We are delighted to have come together in partnership with The Media Cube and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council for this initiative This competition is aimed at animators and web designers As a business organisation we hope that the winners of this competition will go on to form their own successful business using the prize which is one year s free office space in the Media Cube We are delighted that Dave Fanning as a Blackrock resident and film critic could be here today to launch the competition and we would like to take this opportunity to wish all of the entrants the very best of luck We are delighted that Dave Fanning as a Blackrock resident and film critic could be here today to launch the competition and we would like to take this opportunity to wish all of the entrants the very best of luck Indeed we

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  • Institutes of Technology Ireland | Archived News
    industry Research and innovation activity across the Institutes Ontario Students Homecoming Study Programme Ireland Homecoming Study Programme About IHSP Programme Contact Us Developed in conjunction with Ext Joom com Archived News NEWS RELEASE Wednesday 16th December 2009 IOTI launches Research and Innovation Yearbook IOTI launches Research and Innovation Yearbook On Wednesday 16th December 2009 Institutes of Technology Ireland IOTI launched the IOT Research and Innovation Yearbook in Blackrock Castle Observatory

    Original URL path: http://www.ioti.ie//news-archive/441 (2016-02-11)
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  • Institutes of Technology Ireland | Archived News
    International Development between CIT and University of Pune UoP New International Development between CIT and University of Pune UoP The University of Pune UoP has extended its cooperation with one of Ireland s major higher education institutions Cork Institute of Technology CIT in the areas of joint PhD supervision and development of joint programmes up to and including taught masters and PhDs This initiative has been led by the Vice Chancellor of UoP Dr Raghunath Shevgaonkar who travelled to visit CIT with Dr Vasudha Garde Director International Centre at UoP at the beginning of this week As part of an intensive schedule for this visit Dr Shevgaonkar has reviewed at first hand CIT s educational facilities research centres business incubation hub and innovation ecosystem infrastructure He observed that UoP and CIT have complementary strengths in their respective approaches to research innovation teaching and learning Through the extension of our cooperation we hope to build an innovation ecosystem that is truly international in nature and fully aligned with the development needs of India and Ireland President of CIT Dr Brendan Murphy commented that UoP is recognised globally as a leading university It is well known for its leadership in the internationalisation of education and for its progressive educational policies and visionary outlook We are very satisfied with the quality of our engagement with UoP thus far and we look forward to creating new opportunities for both CIT and UoP in the future This extension of our cooperation provides a platform for our students staff and industry stakeholders to participate in an initiative which integrates education research and innovation in an international context The extension of the cooperation between the two institutions was marked by a formal ceremony on Monday September 27 2010 which was witnessed by His Excellency P S Raghavan

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  • Institutes of Technology Ireland | AIT Research Fellow Presented with Fulbright Award
    Fulbright Enterprise Ireland Scholar Dr Geever will undertake collaborative research with world leading experts while exploring the clinical applications of novel biomedical polymers Thirty one Fulbright Awards were announced by Minister for Diaspora Affairs Jimmy Deenihan TD and the US Ambassador to Ireland Kevin O Malley in Iveagh House on Wednesday Minister Deenihan commented The range of specialist knowledge amongst Fulbright awardees makes them a very strong group of representatives for Ireland This year s awards reflect the rapid global developments in digital technology Through the Fulbright TechImpact Awards and the Fulbright University of Notre Dame TechImpact Scholar Awards six awardees will explore digital advancement in areas including wearable sensing technologies app development and language learning resources Ambassador O Malley noted Year on year US and Irish Fulbrighters provide a fascinating insight into the direction of global research in a wide variety of fields This year we have seen a particular increase in research in the areas of health and technology The Fulbright programme provides a unique platform for international scholars to break new ground to collaborate with other world class researchers and to make a difference Director of Research Innovation and Enterprise at AIT Paul Killeen added his congratulations This is a fantastic honour for Luke and also for AIT The Fulbright Award is an endorsement of the excellent quality research being conducted at AIT and the global relevance of this work particularly in polymer science It also strengthens our relationship with Harvard and the Mayo Clinic which was forged through Dr Declan Devine s previous Marie Curie scholarship Chair of the Ireland United States Fulbright Commission for Educational Exchange Prof John Hegarty commented We are very thankful to the state agencies that sponsor Fulbright Awards including CRH plc Enterprise Ireland the Environmental Protection Agency the Marine Institute and

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  • Institutes of Technology Ireland | CIT hosts 30th Space Studies Programme 2017
    exactEarth The city has also been the host of international space related events like the National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA incubator innovation program SpaceApps and the European Space Agency s ESA CanSat competition for schools Irish companies and researchers have distinguished themselves in European Space Agency ESA programmes by developing innovative maritime services using satellite derived data in areas as diverse as marine renewables fisheries protection aquaculture and tourism ISU maintains a long standing relation with Ireland and has a considerable number of Irish alumni also thanks to the support of scholarship grants from Enterprise Ireland We are pleased to note that the space passion of a number of our alumni and the interest in space activities in Ireland have led to a great proposal to hold for the first time in ISU s history a session in Ireland We are much looking forward to this opportunity declared Prof Walter Peeters President of ISU CIT President Dr Brendan J Murphy stated CIT is delighted to host SSP 2017 and we look forward to an event that will live long in the memory and have a positive impact not only on the participants but also on our own faculty and students as well as companies and communities in the region SSP Director John Connolly states International Space University is delighted to bring its flagship Space Studies Program to Ireland for the first time and we are pleased to partner with the Cork Institute of Technology for what will be a memorable summer of National International and Interdisciplinary professional development Participants will be immersed in ISU s world class brand of space education while surrounded with the culture of the Emerald Isle the incredible facilities at CIT and majestic destinations like the Blackrock Castle Observatory Dr Niall Smith Head of Research

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  • Institutes of Technology Ireland | WIT Recruiting 15 PHD Scholars to join its Research-Informed Community
    WIT Recruiting 15 PHD Scholars to join its Research Informed Community Waterford Institute to Technology WIT is recruiting 15 PhD scholars across a range of disciplines as part of its prioritisation of research growth at the Institute and its commitment to developing a stimulating work environment for researchers The 36 month scholarships in the areas of business engineering science IT humanities and health sciences are funded under WIT s innovative PhD Scholarship Programme and will provide successful applicants with an annual stipend full fees and funding towards research costs According to Prof Willie Donnelly President at WIT WIT is a research informed institute Its vibrant research community is globally connected supporting collaboration with research institutes and industries around the world The core part of the research activity is the training of postgraduate students to PhD level Industry participation is an important part of the postgraduate programme and ensures that our graduates are industry ready This is a very exciting time for the Institute as we continue to grow our research capacity This Programme is designed to attract additional excellent young researchers to conduct research across a broad range of areas including health science humanities life sciences computer science and engineering The successful candidates will join a strong academic community working in state of the art research environments with opportunities to collaborate with our international academic and industry partners This environment ensures that our graduates are capable of playing a leadership role in the Irish economy on graduation WIT s research innovation and entrepreneurial eco system provides the essential foundation for the delivery of a world class Technological University in the South East continues Prof Donnelly Over the last ten years WIT has grown substantially its research activity in communications networks and services and pharmaceutical science and molecular biotechnology The Institute

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  • Institutes of Technology Ireland | €1.5M 'Horizon 2020' Success for CIT Research
    Horizon 2020 Projects in the ICT for Energy Efficient Buildings call 2015 They will receive approximately 1 5M from the EU funding program as part of the development of two international projects One of their successful proposals scored highest out of 40 international proposals with 3 in total being funded Dr Dirk Pesch Head of The Nimbus Centre said This is a hugely positive achievement for Irish Research simultaneously elevating the impact of Ireland on the European Energy stage and assisting jobs education and innovation at home The funding will continue to strengthen the research that is happening in Nimbus and CIT on the energy efficient buildings topic This contributes to creating a sustainable Europe for future generations The National Sustainable Building Energy Test Bed is located on campus at CIT and other Industry and Research projects using it are already underway The research will help improve Europe s energy efficiency reducing the gap between predicted and actual energy performances in buildings thereby improving carbon emissions and saving money The first successful project is called TOPAs Tools for Continuous Building Performance Auditing Dr Susan Rea Dr Alan McGibney and their team will develop tools and services to support continuous energy

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  • Institutes of Technology Ireland | WIT Collaborative Project Ranked Number 1 in First Horizon 2020 Funding Win
    see a consortium of seven academic and industrial partners working together to develop a wrist based device for portable heart monitoring is funded through the prestigious Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange RISE programme Philip Walsh project lead at WIT said We are investigating innovative solutions for a wrist based device for ambulatory ECG monitoring that can be applied without surgical intervention Cardiac patients who present at A E departments with transient symptoms may require observation away from the hospital environment and existing wearable technologies for heart monitoring tend to be cumbersome and challenging particularly for geriatric and paediatric patients Mr Walsh explained WASTCArD is developing an alternative technology in the form of a small wrist based device that would allow continuous off site data capture without the inconvenience of currently used devices Prof Willie Donnelly Vice President of Research Innovation at WIT said This project is testament to the hard work put in by the researchers and their ability to collaborate on a problem that requires input from different disciplines WIT has a strong history of securing research funding from Europe and this latest project is a great example of the North South cooperation model encouraged by research programmes like Horizon 2020 To have achieved the highest ranking in this Horizon 2020 competitive funding stream is an incredible achievement by the CTRG team and their partners and highlights the international quality and impact of the transdisciplinary and translational research activities underway within the Department of Engineering Technology said Albert Byrne Head of the Engineering Technology Department at WIT My warmest congratulations to Philip and the entire CTRG team The consortium led at WIT by CRTG co founders Philip Walsh and Austin Coffey secured the 350 000 for the three year programme designed to facilitate inter

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