Issue 23

David Branigan and Benny Traynor win Student Union Elections

Congratulations to David Branagan and Benny Traynor who were elected as President & Vice-President respectively.

"Surface Tension: The Future of Water" and the 'Water Wear' exhibit to feature at the World Science Exhibition in New York.

Water Wear was a recent exhibit in the extremely popular Surface Tension: The Future of Water exhibition at the Science Gallery, TCD which ran for 11 weeks in October 2011. The exhibition has now been invited to participate at the prestigious World Science Festival in New York in May 2012.

Undergraduate Awards launches search for world's brightest students

THis week see the launch of the search for the world's top students by the Irish academic awards programme, the Undergraduate Awards, which will culminate in the most innovative undergraduate talent from across the globe convening on Irish soil in November for the three day UA Summit.

Students enjoy robotics demonstration

Tuesday, 27 March saw the return of former lecturer Liam O'Gogain to the School of Engineering together with his colleague Damian. They made a presentation and demonstration to very enthusiastic students and staff on robots and quadricopters.

DkIT Students Tackle Easter for St. Michael's House

As part of their final year project a group of students from DkIT have come up with a new idea to raise vital funds for St. Michael's House. The group of students are taking to the streets of Dublin next Saturday 7th April near the Aviva Stadium for the Leinster vs Cardiff Blues match.

Department of Applied Sciences hold retirement party

The Department of Applied Sciences recently held a party for retirees, Margaret Murray, Frank Murray, Sam Alwan and Iain Hovelt. Here are some photographs from the event.

Irish Cricket Star Kevin O'Brien to coach in DkIT

Fresh from the latest triumphs of the Irish Cricket Team's success in Dubai in the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup Qualifiers, Dundalk Cricket Club can announce that Kevin O'Brien will giving a coaching course with the club in the MPC Hall Dundalk Institute of Technology on April 14th from 10am to 1.