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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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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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