DIT Student wins prestigious international award

Posted: 26 September, 2014

Eight DIT students were shortlisted this year for the 2014 international Undergraduate Awards (UA) and the winners have now been announced.  DIT student Sinead McLoughlin has been declared the winner in the Design Category for her work entitled “Enclosure and Difference. How to Create an Architecture that is under Common Skies and before Divided Horizons”.  Sinead will now be invited to attend The UA Global Summit, which takes place across Dublin from November 19th-21st where she will meet the winners from the different categories identified by the Awards, and her work will now be published in The UA 2014 academic Journal.


The following DIT students were also shortlisted and Highly Commended, which places them in the top 10% in their respective fields worldwide:

  • Stephen Crowther  - Computer Sciences & IT
  • Geoffrey Duffy - Design
  • Niall O’Murchu - Engineering & Mechanical Sciences
  • Louise Ordinaire - Law
  • Maeve Tuohy - Medical Sciences
  • Cliodhna Walsh  -Design
  • Aisling Reddin - Visual Arts

The full shortlist can be found here 

The Undergraduate Awards is the only international pan-discipline academic awards programme in the world. Operating from Dublin, Ireland since 2008, the programme aims to recognize talented yet industrious students and connect them to each another so as to foster inter-disciplinary co-operation that transcends borders.

The 2015 Undergraduate Awards Programme has been launched and students can now register to save their place, or submit their work, on www.undergraduateawards.com

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