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# engineering - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Not-so-Leaning Tower of Pisa anymore as landmark straightens slightly

An engineering professor said that the 57-metre monument had straightened by four centimetres.

# engineering - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Across the way: 11 of Ireland's most breathtaking bridges, in photos

Century-old stone bridges in Cork and contemporary designs in Dublin city.

# engineering - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads

The researchers believe this might be because countries with less gender equality often have little welfare support.

# engineering - Monday 5 February, 2018

The Limerick billionaires behind Stripe are opening a Dublin engineering hub

But one of the Collison brothers has warned about the dangers of the city’s housing crisis.

# engineering - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Meet the Irishman who gave the green light to the Golden Gate Bridge

An archive of papers belonging to the NUI Galway graduate have gone on show this week.

# engineering - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?

In terms of infrastructure, that is.

# engineering - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution

A new project will see the construction of vessels more than 50 metres in length using fibre materials.

# engineering - Saturday 11 March, 2017

A female engineer: 'It's important that we respect the natural differences between men and women'

We can encourage more and more bright young women into engineering, writes Professor Laoise McNamara.

# engineering - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Without the budget of Google, these Waterford students created a self-driving car

Instead, it required a lot of imagination to complete it in 12 weeks.

# engineering - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

The top five highest-paying business jobs in Ireland are...

The positive employment stats seen in Ireland in recent times are set to continue according to a new jobs guide for 2016.

# engineering - Sunday 19 July, 2015

We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age

My inner space nerd was delighted to be accepted onto the European Space Agency’s workshop for primary school teachers.

# engineering - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

A closer look at the women cryptographers who were instrumental in the Allied war effort against the Nazis.

# engineering - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Stereotypes could be holding students back from embracing STEM courses CAO

Stereotypes could be holding students back from embracing STEM courses

New research shows students biggest concern is fitting in at third-level.

# engineering - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Women now have 1.7 million more reasons to get involved in science

Ten women have been awarded funding by Science Foundation Ireland.

# engineering - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Here's how you revamp a 400-year-old university

If you have €600 million handy.

# engineering - Saturday 13 September, 2014

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Former undisputed Irish handball king aiming to reclaim his throne

Paul Fitzpatrick catches up with Irish handball star Eoin Kennedy, who is aiming to win back what he once owned.

# engineering - Sunday 6 July, 2014

The female engineers of the future just spent two weeks making robots

It’s a hands-on, sparks-flying, metal-welding way to produce more female scientists and engineers in Ireland.

# engineering - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Opinion: Have a positive impact on Ireland’s society and economy – choose a STEM career

Leaving Cert students: consider courses in science, technology, engineering and maths. They’ll give you transferable, mobile skills that are needed in almost every sector.

# engineering - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Dragons' Den inventor in row with employer over trolley key

Ray Shannon pitched the Trolkey on the TV programme, but his employer has taken issue with his development of the product.

# engineering - Friday 16 May, 2014

Engineering recruitment firm announces 56 new jobs for Cork

The €16 million investment will see the staff hired over the next 18 months.

# engineering - Friday 21 March, 2014

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Here's the life-changing robot designed for Joanne O'Riordan in action

The prototype was unveiled at Trinity College Dublin earlier this afternoon.

Trinity College engineers have built Joanne O'Riordan a robot

She will meet Robbie at a reveal ceremony later this afternoon.

# engineering - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration?

Misconceptions about science, technology, engineering and mathematics are dissuading girls from taking them as subjects – doing a disservice to them and wider society, writes Dr Kirsten Foy.

# engineering - Friday 25 October, 2013

Irish company to recruit 70 engineers after winning €16m contract in Abu Dhabi

Kelly Steel Engineering is to build a 3,500 tonne baggage handling facility at Abu Dhabi’s new Airport.

# engineering - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

# engineering - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Rare 1970s photos turn up of the building of Disney's Space Mountain

The oldest operating rollercoaster in Florida was a feat of engineering at its time – and still looks impressive.

# engineering - Monday 16 September, 2013

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia

Italian engineers are expected to begin the operation this morning with flotation tanks to be attached to the underwater side of the vessel.

# engineering - Monday 8 July, 2013

Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India

Staff buried under debris as “very old” building with cracks in walls gives way in Secunderabad.

# engineering - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Stainless steel: 100 years rust-free

‘Unstainable steel’ became a hit in 1913 – and just look what we’ve built from it since.

# engineering - Sunday 16 June, 2013

A Hong Kong company wants to build a €30bn canal across Nicaragua

That’s the plan ‘n’ anyways.

# engineering - Monday 27 May, 2013

Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse in the US

Although it’s rare, some bridges deemed to be fine structurally can still be crippled if they are struck hard enough in the wrong spot.

# engineering - Saturday 4 May, 2013

This amazing feat of engineering happened exactly 100 years ago

The key to the success of the Panama Canal – the 12km-long Culebra Cut – was completed this month in 1913. Its overseeing engineer died just months later.

# engineering - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Good news! 150 new jobs for Cork

Recruitment for engineers with varying levels of experience is to begin immediately.

# engineering - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Irishman killed in Mozambique died "as a result of a serious assault"

Initial reports indicated that the 32-year-old had been shot.

Inventions wanted: Digital Irish dancing shoes, 'keepy uppy' counter

Some of Ireland’s brightest technical, design and artistic minds are coming together in Dublin to brainstorm solutions for unusual requests.

# engineering - Sunday 27 January, 2013

'Hybrid wing' plane uses half the fuel of a standard aeroplane

It could improve commercial aircraft efficiency within a decade.

# engineering - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage

Emutex has launched a scholarship and internship for third level undergraduate students, after having to go abroad to hire seven out of 10 people in 2012.

# engineering - Monday 10 December, 2012

Google doodle honours world's first 'computer programmer' Ada Lovelace

Today’s Google doodle celebrates the 197th birthday of Ada Lovelace, the 19th century mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron.

# engineering - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game

Gigantic fun and games at New York engineering and inventor festival.

# engineering - Saturday 15 September, 2012

If only humans had the legs of grasshoppers...

…they would be twice as strong, say Trinity College Dublin researchers.

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