Fourth Year Computer Applications Student Wins Intel Galileo Competition

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Congratulations to Laura Browne, winner at the first ever Intel Galileo 3rd Level Technology Competition on Friday 1st May.  This competition was open to all 3rd level undergraduate students in all Ireland and Laura, a Computer Applications student, stormed to overall victory.

The competition invited students to create projects based on the Irish designed Intel Galileo bard.  The Intel Galileo board is the first in a family of Arduino – certified development and prototyping boards based on Intel architecture and specifically designed for markets, students, educators and DIY electronics enthusiast.

ComputeTY Wins President’s Award for Engagement 2015

PresidentsAward2015The School of Computing were celebrating another award at the Helix recently when they received the President’s Award for Engagement.  The ComputeTY team, Dr. Jennifer Foster, Gary Conway and Christine Stears were delighted to have been chosen as the overall winners out of a pool of 40 nominees.

The award recognises outstanding contributions by staff and student to the engagement mission of DCU.  Engagement is defined widely to embrace civic engagement, public engagement, enterprise engagement, sustainability engagement and student engagement.

Outstanding Doctoral Research Award for CNGL/ADAPT Researcher

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Dr Zhengwei Qiu has won a top award for his PhD thesis titled "A Lifelogging System Supporting Multimodal Access". His work was chosen, by the editorial team of Journal of Documentation, as the winner of the 2014 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in the Information Science category.

Among the prizes included in this award are a €1,500 cash prize and the prospect of publication in the Journal of Documentation.

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