DCU News

DCU to introduce MA in Choral Studies

November 14, 2018

“Ireland is absolutely buzzing with choirs at the moment, and we hope to provide a great course for conductors and composers to upskill and get all the expertise and background knowledge to give them confidence in their art,” said Blunnie.

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Irish businesses falling behind in AI

October 31, 2018

Humans are crucial in the development in AI, with research indicating that companies that put an emphasis on emotional intelligence have better success in adopting AI.

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Up to 70,000 removed from waiting lists without consultation

October 31, 2018

The figures obtained from GPs and shared by Donnelly reveal that 69,836 patients were cut from waiting lists as part of a “validation exercise” after staff inquired that they were “ready, willing, suitable and available” to attend.

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Changes in public transport fares announced

October 31, 2018

Currently over 70% of Dublin Bus payments are made by Leap card. The hopes are that in the coming years this number will increase, and cash payments will be streamlined out of the system completely.

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Dr Nicky Bertollo wins innovation award for drug and vaccine patches

October 31, 2018

Dr Nicky Bertollo has won the 2018 University College Dublin (UCD) Allergan Innovation Award for the innovative potential within his research to develop a new microneedle patch design to improve drug and vaccine delivery of the skin, giving him a research bursary of €7,000 to allow him to bring his novel microneedle patch design to the next stage of development.

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Maynooth and China announce joint college

October 31, 2018

The college is expected to have 300 graduates each year at full capacity and Maynooth are currently recruiting 13 lecturers as well as administrative staff to take part in this international partnership which has been assisted by Enterprise Ireland.

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EU and Singapore strengthen ties

October 31, 2018

The EU and Singapore have signed three Agreements: the EU-Singapore Trade Agreement, the EU-Singapore Investment Protection Agreement and the Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation, according to a press release by the European Commission.