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NUI Maynooth to extend Campus Residences.

November 16, 2011

By Suzanne Cooper An Bord Pleanala recently granted permission to NUI Maynooth to extend their campus residences. They decided that the proposed development “would be in accordance with the proper planning and sustainable development of

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Slave auction raises €300 as Movember begins

November 16, 2011

By Sarah Bermingham It was Toxic Tuesday with a twist on the 1st of ‘Movember’ as DCU Style Soc, DCU Force Rugby and DCU ESoc launched their fundraising with a slave auction. Students enjoyed an

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Student Protest

November 15, 2011

By Aishling Phelan   The Union of Students in Ireland hopes that violent groups will not ‘hijack’ tomorrow’s student protest and does not want a repeat of last year’s chaos. Speaking to The College View

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RCSI

October 29, 2011

Frances Mulraney The Royal College of Surgeons last week defended it’s actions over the summer, when six Irish-trained doctors were jailed in Bahrain. The College claims that it’s use of a more “low-key below the

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Facebook use linked to higher grades

October 29, 2011

 By Frances Mulraney A study published in Computers in Human Behaviour last week, claims that certain types of Facebook may actually be corelated to higher grades. Reynol Juncom, a professor in Lock Haven University in

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UL student nominated for International Award

October 29, 2011

Catriona Hughes University of Limerick student Ronan Leahy has been nominated for the International James Dyson Award 2011. The Product Design and Technology student was shortlisted for the award following the creation of his product

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DCU based research organisation, Clarity,awarded EU funding

October 29, 2011

By Timmy Kelleher Dublin City University (DCU) based sensor technology research organisation, Clarity, has been awarded €2 million by the European Union (EU) to further develop its work. Clarity Centre for Sensor Web Technologies is

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DCU Car Park Prices face increase and opposition

October 29, 2011

By Grainne Coyne A proposed increase in fees for car parking on Dublin City University (DCU) campus faced criticism recently due to the lack of communication with car park administration. The changes will see an

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AIT award to doctorate level

October 29, 2011

by Adam Higgins Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) has been given permission to award its own degrees up to doctorate level. AIT had previously not been allowed to award its own doctorates but it now

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Trinity College nanoscience institute awarded from Intel

October 29, 2011

Róisín Treacy CRANN, the nanoscience institute in Trinity College which is funded by the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), received an award by Intel in recognition of their researchers work in helping the company to develop

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Gay Mitchell Visits DCU

October 18, 2011

By Eoghan Cormican He may be languishing at 9% in the polls, but there was no doubting the enthusiasm and energy radiating from Fine Gael’s presidential candidate Gay Mitchell as he made a whistle stop

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We made the Union cooler

October 17, 2011

 VP for Education Collie Ollie talks to the College View about Calvin Harris, criticism and nearly setting the house on fire by Ceile Varley Collie Oliver points out his thesis poster “sitting proudly” on the

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D.I.T and NUIG encourage more extra-curricular activity

October 12, 2011

Frances Mulraney This year D.I.T launch a new module, LEAD, to celebrate students’ extra-curricular activity. Not unlike the Uaneen module here in DCU, LEAD stands for lead, engage, achieve and develop and encourages students to

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UCC Placed Top of University Rankings

October 12, 2011

by Gillian Fitzsimons University College Cork (UCC) is this year’s Sunday Times Irish University of the year. The 166 year old institution topped the poll, followed closely by National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM). The

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Pub licences depend on CIT Christmas Day boycot

October 12, 2011

Ruth Ní Mhaonghaile Two bars in Bishopstown, Co. Cork are unable to renew their liquor licences, until they prove that they will have nothing to do with “CIT Christmas Day”, due to objections from Gardaí

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New College for Skibbereen, Co.Cork.

October 12, 2011

By Grainne Coyne A third-level horticulture college will be developed in Skibbereen in Co. Cork, it was announced last week. The location of Skibbereen Horticulture College was recommended by local resident David Puttnam last year.

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News in Brief

October 12, 2011

UL Hosts NASA Astronaut NASA astronaut, Shane Kimbrough, visited the University of Limerick (UL) last week to talk about his recent 16-day mission. During his latest mission Col Kimbrough recorded 12 hours and 52 minutes