FOUR CORK STUDENTS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS AS PART OF JOHNSON AND JOHNSON’S WiSTEM2D PROGRAMME

Four female Cork students were presented with bursaries by global healthcare company Johnson and Johnson (J&J) as part of its WiSTEM2D Award Programme at a ceremony in University College Cork (UCC) this week. The acronym WiSTEM2D refers to Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design, and is part of J&J’s commitment to developing and implementing…

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., has announced 822,000 Irish passports issued in 2018

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., has announced that the Passport Service has reached yet another record-breaking year, with over 822,000 Irish passports issued. These figures are similar to 2017 figures and, during peak periods, more than 6,500 applications were submitted in a single day. The award-winning Online…

Tyndall welcomes €8 million in disruptive technologies innovation funding

One of Europe’s leading technology research centres, Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork, will be involved in four key industry projects worth several million following the recent announcement of the Disruptive Technologies Innovation Funding. Tyndall teams, in collaboration with industry partners, will be driving disruptive innovation on the key areas of connected health, smart…