Institute of Technology, Sligo’s newly refurbished School of Business & Social Sciences Building was officially opened in late November. Students, staff and invited guests gathered in the new facility which is being named after Constance Markievicz, one of Ireland’s most influential historical figures.


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Institute of Technology, Sligo’s newly refurbished School of Business & Social Sciences Building was officially opened in late November.

Students, staff and invited guests gathered in the new facility which is being named after Constance Markievicz, one of Ireland’s most influential historical figures, and who had a deep association with the North West.

 

 

 

 

 

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Advanced Science and Technology Building for Institute of Technology Carlow Announced by Minister for Education


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Advanced Science and Technology Building Announced for Institute of Technology Carlow by Minister for Education “very significant for our region and country”, says Institute president.

The announcement today by Minister for Education, Richard Bruton TD of an advanced science and technology building for Institute of Technology Carlow has been described by its president, Dr. Patricia Mulcahy, as “very significant for our region and country”.

Following the minister’s announcement of the major capital investment, …

Dr Felicity Kelliher has been appointed Chair of the Irish Academy of Management, which aims to promote the advancement of research, knowledge & education.


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Dr Felicity Kelliher is a Senior Lecturer in Management and co-chair of the RIKON research group, she feels honoured to be appointed this new role

Dr Felicity Kelliher has been appointed Chair of the Irish Academy of Management which aims to promote the advancement of research, knowledge, and education in the field of organisation and management studies on the island of Ireland.

Dr Kelliher is a Senior Lecturer in Management and co-chair of the RIKON research group at the School of Business, …

Professor John Cryan, Head of the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience will become the first UCC scientist to be awarded the Tom Connor Distinguished Investigator Award from Neuroscience Ireland.


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Professor John Cryan, Head of the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience and Principal Investigator in the APC Microbiome Institute, will become the first UCC scientist to be awarded the Tom Connor Distinguished Investigator Award from Neuroscience Ireland later today (August 28).

Professor Cryan will be presented with the award at NUI Galway during Neuroscience Ireland’s biennial meeting, which serves as a multidisciplinary forum for knowledge and expertise sharing, thereby facilitating excellence in neuroscience research in Ireland. …

Students and their families can slash their education bills by thousands of euros a year by studying at IT Sligo in Sligo, Ireland.


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Students and their families can slash their education bills by thousands of euro a year by studying in Sligo. A study shows student accommodations, food, transport and entertainment are vastly cheaper in the North West.

Most third-level institutions will provide approximate living costs on their websites. And close analysis of these figures shows that the cost of attending a course in different Irish towns and cities varies wildly.

And the biggest variant? …

Institute of Technology Carlow this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada


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Institute of Technology Carlow this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Top 100 World University ranked McMaster University in Canada that will see designCORE, the Institute’s design-led research hub, assist and facilitate a greater design-thinking approach by the Ontario-based university and help position McMaster at the very forefront of global research in the science of healthcare and aging.

An academic team from MIRA (McMaster Institute for Research on Aging), an institute of McMaster University, …

Graduates of WIT's Sustainable Energy Engineering will learn how to design new buildings to meet 2020's Nearly Zero Energy Building standards


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Graduates of WIT’s Sustainable Energy Engineering will learn how to design new buildings to meet 2020 NZEB (Nearly Zero Energy Building) standards

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has added five courses to the CAO’s ‘available places’ places for 2017 entry.

One programme from WIT’s School of Engineering has been added to the list, the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Sustainable Energy Engineering.

With a 100% graduate employment rate, the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Sustainable Energy Engineering is for individuals who have an interest in energy, …

University College Cork (UCC) scored top marks across 5 core areas ranked in the EU-sponsored U-Multirank published today. UCC received 13 ‘1’s and 13 ‘2’s.


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University College Cork (UCC) scored top marks across five core areas ranked in the EU-sponsored U-Multirank published today (Thursday, March 30, 2017).

U-Multirank is the most comprehensive ranking system internationally as it judges university performance on 35 indicators across five core areas which are marked from ‘1’ (very good) to ‘5’ (weak).  The areas ranked include Teaching, Research, Knowledge Transfer, International Orientation and Regional Engagement.   …

University College Cork has released a video focused on the many connections between its campus and Hogwarts from J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.


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University College Cork has released a video focused on the many connections between its campus and Hogwarts from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, clocking up thousands of views online.

Viewers are urged to ‘depart from Platform 9 ¾ at 11 a.m. sharp on the #Hogwarts Express to UCC…’, referencing where young wizards travel from at King’s Cross station in London to reach the British wizarding school, located in the Highlands of Scotland. …

Culinary students from IT Tralee’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Department were at the Catex exhibition in strength taking part in Chef Ireland.


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Culinary Students Achievements Celebrated At IT, Tralee

The Catex exhibition took place in Dublin last year is Ireland`s Largest Hospitality and Culinary Event. The Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Department were there in strength taking part in the Chef Ireland competitions which are organised by the Panel of Chefs of Ireland and endorsed by the World Association of Chefs Societies. The Catex exhibition provides an opportunity for Ireland’s most talented student chefs and hospitality students from colleges all across the country to go head-to-head in tightly fought contest across a broad variety of competitions.  …