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Dublin City University has announced a new agreement which will see AIB and PwC extend their support for DCU’s Centre for Family Business to 2021. Pictured at an event in Huguenot House, St Stephen’s Green to announce the partnership extension are: (L-R) Catherine Moroney, Head of Business Banking, AIB; Paul Hennessy, Family Business Leader, PwC; Dr Eric Clinton, Director, DCU Centre for Family Business; Professor Brian MacCraith, President, Dublin City University. Credit: Julien Behal Photography.

AIB and PwC extend support for DCU’s Centre for Family Business to 2021

Dublin City University has announced a new agreement which will see AIB and PwC extend their support for DCU’s Centre for Family Business to 2021. The agreement will enable the Centre to expand its work to support Irish family businesses through research, events, publications and a new Connectivity Project, a peer-to-peer mentoring programme that will...
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Mathias Urban – Desmond Chair in Early Childhood Education

Professor Mathias Urban was appointed as the Desmond Chair in Early Childhood Education at DCU in 2017. The Chair was created thanks to the generosity of businessman and philanthropist Dermot Desmond. Mathias is a prominent name in the field of early childhood studies who is known for his research in international early childhood policy and...
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MDCCE and Presentation Sisters Partnership Announcement - Feature

New Partnership to Enable Adult Religious Education and Faith Development Research

DCU’s Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education and the Presentation Sisters have announced a three-year partnership to enable research into community-based adult religious education and faith development in Ireland today. Over three years from September 2018, a postdoctoral researcher based at the Centre will provide a broad picture of current provision in adult religious education...
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DCU Allergan Innovation Award 2017/18 - Francis Bates presents award to Arabelle Cassedy, a doctoral researcher in DCU's School of Biotechnology

Allergan Innovation Award Winner Wants to Improve Early Diagnosis of Heart Attacks

Arabelle Cassedy, a PhD candidate in Dublin City University’s School of Biotechnology, has been announced as the winner of the DCU Allergan Innovation Award for 2017/18. The award will provide Arabelle with a bursary of €5,000 to further her research to develop antibodies that allow for earlier and more accurate diagnosis of heart attacks in...
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Over €3 million raised to transform lives and society in 2017

In 2017, our incredible supporters helped us to raise over €3 million in new pledges for projects to transform not only the future of our students’ education, but also the future of our country and our society. Last year, you gave generously to a wide range of projects that included supporting young people from disadvantaged...
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Improving assessment in Irish education

US-based testing company Prometric committed almost €1 million to support assessment research at DCU which led to the appointment of Professor Michael O’Leary as Prometric Chair of Assessment and director of DCU’s new Centre for Assessment Research, Policy and Practice in Education (CARPE) in 2016. Under his guidance, the Centre has made a strong start...
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New Report on Monitoring Suicide Coverage

In March 2017, a team led by Dr Roddy Flynn of the Institute for Future Journalism and Media (FuJo) and DCU School of Communications made a successful bid to the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) to survey and analyse the operations of Headline, which monitors mental health and suicide reporting in Irish media. The...
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DCU Water Institute

Water supply is one of the greatest challenges facing global societies today. Population increase and economic growth in recent years have significantly impacted on our water needs. Based on a foundation of expertise in science, engineering and computer technologies, the DCU Water Institute is developing and applying innovative approaches to the specific challenges of water...
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GAA Education and Research Institute

The GAA has always been at the heart of Irish life. In a unique partnership, DCU will join with the GAA to develop Gaelic games at national level by establishing the GAA Education and Research Institute. The Institute will serve as a hub for research, innovation and education in areas such as player well-being, performance...
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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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