DIT Graduate through to global semi-final of James Dyson Award
20 September 2012: DIT Graduate Ian Burnell has made it through to the global semi-finals of the James Dyson Awards seeing of competition from 500 entries. Ian has received the support of Dublin Fire Brigade for his invention – the enhanced emergency lighting barrier – for use by the emergency services to warn oncoming traffic. His invention will now go before an international judging panel consisting of esteemed designers and academics from various countries. The winner will receive €10,000.