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Learning Futures Labs

The pace of technological change is rapid and we must continuously innovate to teach and prepare students for tomorrow, today. Our Learning Futures Labs will use technological advances to move our students’ learning environment away from traditional lecture halls. Instead, we will develop classrooms with modern flexible furniture and the latest digital technology to foster...
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Pioneering Developments in STEM Education

This project will further the enhancement of DCU’s research centre for STEM education, an internationally recognised multidisciplinary team across DCU’s new Institute of Education and the Faculty of Science and Health. Led by a new Chair of STEM education, the project will establish new teaching labs, equipped to provide a state of the art teaching...
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Leaders in Knowledge Creation

At DCU, we are committed to maintaining and building our competitive position in terms of academic excellence and our international research profile. The Leaders in Knowledge Creation project enables us to attract and retain the best academic talent through promotion, retention and strategic appointments. Since the launch of Shaping the Future in October 2015, our...
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Ireland India Institute

As the world’s most populous country with a population of 1.3 billion people, and the world’s fastest growing large economy, with GDP growth of 7% in 2016, India has emerged as a global and regional power. Yet Ireland and Europe lack a knowledge base which is critical for future strategic engagement with the country. Through...
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DCU Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction (IICRR)

Launched by Hilary Clinton in 2012, DCU’s Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction has played an active and widely respected role in supporting the Northern Ireland peace process and in bringing the lessons from the Irish peace process to other regions in conflict, working with DCU’s leading experts on these regions to ensure that...
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DCU Institute of Education

Our future prosperity and the quality of our shared society rely heavily on the quality of our education system. DCU’s Institute of Education is the first faculty of education in an Irish university, created in 2016 following the incorporation of St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, Mater Dei Institute of Education and the Church of Ireland College...
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Historic Collections Research Centre (HCRC)

Through recording, preserving and valuing Irish history, the HCRC will be an internationally-significant resource in post-1948 modern Irish politics, culture and society. HCRC will acquire personal, corporate and social movement archives, which will be professionally catalogued and conserved to preserve their integrity. This new centre in the DCU Library will house research, digitisation, storage and...
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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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