September 22, 2017

DCU Institute for Future Media and Journalism (FuJo)

Launched in 2015, the DCU Institute for Future Media and Journalism (FuJo) is a pioneering initiative to advance the social and democratic values of journalism in the digital age. From researching online misinformation in a post-truth era and changing patterns of video consumption, to examining the representation of women in broadcast media, it explores the...
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Centre for Healthy Ageing (CHAnge)

Part of DCU’s wider Age Friendly University Strategy, the Centre for Healthy Ageing or ‘CHAnge’ project is DCU’s response to one of the biggest global challenges facing us – Ageing. Based at the DCU Glasnevin Campus, CHAnge has the potential to offer a comprehensive range of research and support services aimed at promoting healthy ageing....
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Centre for Family Business

In Ireland today, 75% of firms are small and medium sized family businesses, contributing more than 50% of GDP and national employment. The DCU Centre for Family Business (CFB) focuses on addressing the unique challenges that family businesses face from generational succession and the integration of family and non-family talent to inheritance and growth and...
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Age Friendly University

At DCU, we are committed to opening up every aspect of campus life to respond to the needs and interests of older adults. In 2012, we became the world’s first Age-Friendly University, recognising the need to meet the challenge and opportunities of a rising demographic both nationally and globally. Many other universities have followed our...
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CitySwifter is a transport technology platform that enables commuters and event attenders to crowd-source transport. It was set up in 2016 by three friends from Longford – Brian O’Rourke, Alan Farley and Seán Byrne. Brian O’Rourke explains how the UStart student accelerator helped: “We already had the broad concept and our core team in place...
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