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DIT & Purdue sign new Memorandum of Understanding

Dublin Institute of Technology’s President, Professor Brian Norton, visited Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana along with a DIT delegation and signed an agreement with Purdue President Mitch Daniels. This agreement will expand on collaborative efforts between Purdue and DIT for more than ten years.

Deadline Extended to June 14th!

We know it's a busy time of year for many of you. With exams and assignments all due at once, it might be hard to consider doing anything else right now. That's why we're announcing that the Deadline for The Undergraduate Awards 2016 programme has been extended to Tuesday 14th of June 2016. You have four weeks remaining to submit your best coursework to the UA programme. Submit work you have already done and make your coursework go further.

Ghostly molecules lead to scientific advancements at UC Berkeley

Chemists at University of California, Berkeley have been surprised recently as their new technique for taking snapshots of molecules with atomic precision showed up chemicals that shouldn’t be visible. Due to reactions taking place often within a trillionth of a second, the steps in these reactions are expected to happen much too quickly for scientists to observe.

Alumni Questionnaire: Organising Your Study Space

Happy Friday, everyone! It's the end of another week and that means more results from our alumni questionnaire. Since a lot of students are in the middle of exams right now, this week's topic is organising your study space. The alumni came back to us with many different options for the perfect study session along with some reliable favourites.

Tips for 2016 UA Submissions

We’ve already given you the tips from our alumni about how to finalise your UA submissions. Now we’re going to give you a few pointers from the UA team!

Alumni Questionnaire: Beating Procrastination

It’s week two of our alumni questionnaire results and this week we’re tackling procrastination. At this time of year, procrastination is the last thing students need and the alumni came back to us with their tips for getting through it to finish those assignments.

Alumni Questionnaire: Finalising UA Submissions

The questionnaire results are in! We surveyed our alumni and we’re going to bring you some of the interesting information we found out over the next few weeks. This week it’s all about our favourite tips from our alums on how to finalise your submissions for the Undergraduate Awards.

Submissions and Anonymity

Let’s talk about anonymity. Many undergrads are entering work that they’re proud of to UA as we approach the June 14th deadline and we’re excited to have those submissions coming in. It’s always such a shame when we see great quality work that can’t advance to our judges because of a lack of anonymity. So we’re going to give you some brief guidelines to make sure your work is anonymous.

Trinity College Dublin team creates new cell language

Very exciting work happening over in Trinity College Dublin this week! Scientists working in Trinity’s School of Biochemistry and Immunology have made groundbreaking moves in a study which combines several different disciplines, including “linguistics, enzymology and mathematical modeling”.

UA Highly Commended Entrant Awarded Uversity Scholarship

UA is delighted to announce that our 2015 Highly Commended Entrant, Laura Cummins, has been awarded a scholarship at Uversity. Laura has been award the Creative Impact Scholarship to enrol at Uversity's 2016/17 Master of Arts in Creative Process.