Students Learning with Communities

 

Ongoing multi/interdisciplinary projects: 

College Awareness of Road Safety (CARS).  Click here to view poster. ‌ 

LIFELINE Project. Click here to view poster.

Wells for Zoe - Irish/Malawian collaboration. Click here to view poster

Chemical Sciences Projects in the Community - Click here to view poster

Community Based Research by Applying Chemistry - Click here to view poster

Design/architecture/engineering projects:

Manufacturing and Design Engineering Students collaborated with the LIFELINE Bí Project to design , build and test a practical bait-hive to attract people and scouting honey bees in North-West Inner City Dublin. Click here to view poster

Interior & furniture design students plan and design cafes in four locations across Dublin in collaboration with Crosscare. Crosscare Cafes poster.

Interior & furniture design students work with re-designing rooms in collaboration with the young people of St Michael's Parish Youth Project. Click here to view poster.

Architecture students produce designs with a local community in Monasterevin, and with MAIN men's group. Click here to view poster.

Product Design students and Enable Ireland - An Assistive Technology Project. Click here to view poster Also a related Participatory Design for Adaptive Assistant Technology project Click here to view poster

Interior and furniture design students work with older people from Dublin City Council accommodation on construction studies module.Click here to view poster.  

Interior and furniture design students work with older people from Dublin City Council accommodation on colour and perception module. Click here to view poster.

Civil Engineering and Hospitality and Tourism students collaborate to redesign a road junction, with the Garda Road Safety Unit. Click here to view poster.

Electrical Engineering final year student develops quiet motor system with Camphill Community. Click here to view poster.

Arts in Context, with St Michael's House. Click here to view poster

Product Design students work with Dyspraxia Association to develop concepts for universal design. Click to view poster.

Manufacturing and Design Engineering Students work with a range of community partners. Click here to view poster

Professional Design Practice Masters students carry out projects with local community groups. Click here to view poster.

First year students of the BA Interior & Furniture Design, as part of the Colour and Perception Module, worked with St. Michael's House and were challenged with designing a new dining and gardening area. Click here to view poster

Collaborative design project with Whitefriars Priory and Dublin City Council with DIT School of Architecture. Click here to view poster

Architecture Community Housing Project - Students were required to prepare a design for housing in the inner city. Click here to view poster

Environment/heritage/society projects:

Early Childhood Education students work with Home-Start Ireland.  Click here to view poster.

Hospitality Management and Tourism students research heritage sites with local community groups. Click here to view poster.

Planning and Environmental Management students engage in data collection and analysis on topical issues. Click here to view poster.

The School of Spatial Planning develops a RAPID Environmental Action Plan. Click here to view poster.

Spatial Planning Students work with Dublin City Council and Drimnagh Community Representatives to carry out a 'smarter travel survey' in Drimnagh. Click here to view poster.

 

Journalism/public relations/media/policy projects:

Great comments from the Irish Times on CLiC News! Click here to read the article.

Journalism students edit news website for local schools, with Computer Learning in Communities. Click here to view poster.  Latest News! Great comments for the "CLiC News" website for Primary School Children (Review February 2014). Click here to read review. 

MA students in Public Relations work with charities and NGO's to research the effectiveness of their PR.  Click here to view poster.

First year engineering students develop and run group fundraising activities to support OCD Ireland's activities. Click here to view poster.

First year computing students develop and run group fundraising activities to support Wells for Zoe's work in Malawi. Click here to view poster.

Law students carry out legal research with local NGOs. Click here to view poster.

Masters students in Applied Media Studies carry out a media literacy project. Click here to view poster.

 

Health-related projects:

‌Pharmacy Technician students work with the Irish Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare - they collaborate and deliver a 'Medication Safety in the Home' programme. Click here to view this poster.

Optometry students carry out on-site screenings with children in local schools and in Mozambique. Click here to view Dublin project poster. Click here to view Mozambique project poster.

Human Nutrition and Dietetics students (4th year) work with various community groups on their nutrition needs. Click here to view poster.

Human Nutrition and Dietetics students (2nd year) work with older people and Dublin City Council. Click here to view poster.

Human Nutrition and Dietetics students do thesis research on nutrition among community gardeners, with Lifeline Project. Click here to view poster.

Chemistry students conduct chemical risk assessments with schools and SMEs, research alcohol levels among young drivers, and test soil for heavy metals in community gardens. Click here to view poster.

Masters students in Food Safety Management work with Carmichael House. Click here to view poster.

 

Tutoring/access-related project with schools/young people (across DIT disciplines):

Electrical Services Engineering students work on energy saving projects with local school pupils. Click here to view poster.

Electrical Engineering Students work with the youth projects on a Robotics Project- RoboSumo Wrestling. Click here to view posterClick here to view poster.

Leisure Management students train local children in Gaelic For Girls through Dublin City Council sports clubs. Click here to view poster.

Chemistry and Engineering students undertake professional development projects with Dublin schools. Click here to view poster.  

Chemistry in the Classroom. Click here to view poster.

Pharmacy students tutor local second level pupils in biology and maths. Click here to view poster.

Environmental Health students give presentations on concepts of health in local schools. Click here to view poster.

Computer Science students teach computer and web based skills in schools. Click here to view poster.

Early Childhood Education students give drama workshops to local nursery children. Click here to view poster.

Second Year Biochemistry Students were tasked with developing a digital video concept that would engage and inform selected secondary schools and back to education groups. Click here to view poster