Research & Enterprise
IUFoST 2016 World Congress of Food Science and Technology
The Institute of Food Science and Technology of Ireland (IFSTI) will host IUFoST 2016, the 18th World Congress of Food Science and Technology in the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 between 21st – 25th August 2016. IFSTI is a professional body representing the interests of Irish food scientists and food technologists.
I-Cubed DIT Incubator for Start-ups
Applications are now being accepted for the I-Cubed DIT Start-up Incubator. The closing date for applications is by 12 noon on Friday, 20th May 2016.
2016 Docklands Innovation/DIT Student Enterprise Competition
Team Feathergrip, students of Product Design scooped first place and a €2,500 cash prize at the competition Grand Final in DIT Bolton Street. Team members Darragh Sheridan, Karl Martin, Ciaran Brennan and Darragh Caffrey impressed the judges with their presentation of Feathergrip – a device that enables a person with an impaired grip to be able to hold a personal smart device for a prolonged period.
‘Research Through a Lens’
The Irish Research Council have recently launched a Twitter photo competition called ‘Research Through a Lens’ The competition is open to all researchers based in eligible Higher Education Institutions and Research Performing Organisations in Ireland until 5pm on Wednesday 17 February.
Minister for Health Leo Varadkar TD welcomes launch of new book by DIT Lecturer James Murphy
Health Minister Leo Varadkar TD welcomed the ‘Responsible sale and service of alcohol for the tourism, hospitality and retail industries’ book by DIT Lecturer James Murphy at a special ceremony held at the Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology.
Innovation 2020: Excellence Talent Impact
On 08, December 2015 the Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English TD, together with the Taoiseach and the Minister for Jobs, published Innovation 2020, Ireland’s 5-year strategy for research and development, science and technology. This innovation plan is a key element of the Government’s overall jobs strategy, Enterprise 2025, aimed at building a new economy based on exports and enterprise, and delivering full employment on a sustainable basis.
€1.5 million ERC grant awarded to DIT researcher Dr. Mary Rogan
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the award of 291 Starting Grants to researchers across Europe. Dr. Mary Rogan, Assistant Head of School of Languages, Law and Social Science in DIT, has been awarded funding of €1.5 million under the grant scheme for her project entitled Prisons: the Rule of Law, Accountability and Rights.
First Wind Trials of New Wind Measurement Device in Ireland Since 1846
A new three-dimensional anemometer - the Urchin - developed by the Energy Resource Group at DIT Kevin St was deployed on the 30th of September 2015 at Baldonnel Aerodrome in a Joint Met Éireann/DIT wind trial.
Horizon 2020 Draft Work Programmes 2016/17
The EU has opened access to the Horizon 2020 Draft Work Programmes 2016/17
Fundamentals of Machine Learning for Predictive Data Analytics
John D. Kelleher, DIT Lecturer and a founding member of DIT’s Applied Intelligence Research Center has just published this book which describes four approaches to machine learning.
New Irish hardware startup launches Scriba a unique digital stylus for iOS devices!
A groundbreaking new stylus for Apple mobile devices that has been designed and developed in Ireland launches crowdfunding platform Kickstarter.
RESEARCH NEWS Latest edition...
This issue of Research News celebrates the tenth anniversary of DIT’s FOCAS Research Institute. Located close to DIT Kevin Street, FOCAS is a state of the art research facility hosting microscopy and spectroscopy technologies for a range of research groups and activities.
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