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DCU research leads to ​first corneal stem cell transplant conducted in Ireland

DCU research leads to ​first corneal stem cell transplant conducted in Ireland

01 September 2016

THE FIRST LIMBAL stem cell  transplant in Ireland was performed  recently by Mr William Power, conhsultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin. While...

VC backed tech firms created over 1,600 jobs per annum acc. to DCU Report

VC backed tech firms created over 1,600 jobs per annum acc. to DCU Report

01 September 2016

Venture capital backed firms created 20,000 high level jobs since 2003, adding 3,672 jobs between 2013 and 2015, according to an economic impact study by DCU Business School launched in Dublin this evening. The report...

Innovation awards: Reproinfo helping to get cows pregnant

Innovation awards: Reproinfo helping to get cows pregnant

30 August 2016

Senior software engineer Tarik Chowdhury, Reprodoc founder Dr Dan Ryan and John Mallon, chief technical officer. Photograph: Conor McCabe Modern farming is run on hard-nosed business practices. Everything comes down...

€1m funding available from Enterprise Ireland to international entrepreneurs and recent graduates

€1m funding available from Enterprise Ireland to international entrepreneurs and recent graduates

29 August 2016

Why start up in Ireland? Two Competitive Start Fund competitions for start-ups open on Wednesday 24th August, 2016 Two Competitive Start Fund (CSF) competitions – the International Entrepreneurship CSF and the...

DCU research shows River Liffey is a major carrier of pollutants

DCU research shows River Liffey is a major carrier of pollutants

12 August 2016

The River Liffey in Dublin is a major carrier of pollutants into seawater, scientists have warned. Researchers at Dublin City University say the ongoing use of fossil fuels presents a...

Invent DCU based Cruatech is minding employees in an increasingly hostile world

Invent DCU based Cruatech is minding employees in an increasingly hostile world

11 August 2016

Keeping track of staff can be a big challenge when companies have people dotted all over the world – travelling in hostile territories, operating alone in the field, working in...

EPA facilitation assists Irish researchers in securing €7 million in EU funding for Environmental Research

EPA facilitation assists Irish researchers in securing €7 million in EU funding for Environmental Research

09 August 2016

The EPA will host its 2016 National Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 Information Day on 7 October, in the Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin. The purpose of this event is to advise...

DCU research is fighting chronic pain

DCU research is fighting chronic pain

04 August 2016

Botox Fighting chronic pain Many know botulinum toxin as the cosmetic chemical Botox, but it turns out this compound can also be used to fight chronic pain. Prof Oliver Dolly ...

DCU researcher senses marine change in extreme conditions

DCU researcher senses marine change in extreme conditions

03 August 2016

The whole world’s a lab for DCU researcher Dr Margaret McCaul, who is working on sensor technologies for marine environments. Claire O’Connell reports. If you think...

Artificial intelligence is dead: long live data analytics

Artificial intelligence is dead: long live data analytics

29 July 2016

Artificial intelligence fires the human imagination. Tales of man-made intelligence are peppered throughout literature and cinema history, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to the earliest science fiction...