Are Irish prisons working? Is Ireland’s asylum system fit for purpose? Final-year DCU journalism students conducted in-depth investigations into these two major questions in Irish public life. Working with School of Communications Journalist-in-Residence, Ursula Halligan, and Chair of the BA in Journalism, Declan Fahy, students worked in teams to produce a set of original multi-media articles on these pressing, but under-reported, public affairs topics.
Belfast based MOF technologies have agreed to license and commercialise two new materials created at the University of Limerick to try and combat greenhouse gasses.
The numbers of CAO first preference applications for Engineering in DCU has risen despite a decrease of 5 per cent in first preference Engineering applications nationally.
In the Mezz, on couches worn out by students of DCU past and present, an informal talk was held about female engagement in politics. Its attendance counted twice as many men as women.