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# engineering - Thursday 22 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:27 PM 34,960 Views 22 Comments

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
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

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

Nov 7th 2018, 5:32 PM 1,500 Views 0 Comments

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
# Study
# Study

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

Feb 18th 2018, 10:30 AM 234,849 Views 89 Comments

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
# Expansion
# Expansion

The Limerick billionaires behind Stripe are opening a Dublin engineering hub

Feb 5th 2018, 11:35 AM 22,647 Views 49 Comments

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
# Michael M O'Shaughnessy
# Michael M O'Shaughnessy

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

Oct 15th 2017, 9:00 PM 20,020 Views 4 Comments

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'?
# Infrastructure
# Infrastructure

Why is everything in Ireland 'mediocre'?

Jul 23rd 2017, 7:00 AM 27,350 Views 69 Comments

In terms of infrastructure, that is.

# engineering - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution
# Fibreship
# Fibreship

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution

Jul 22nd 2017, 7:40 AM 15,401 Views 7 Comments

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'
# Women In Stem
# Women In Stem

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

Mar 11th 2017, 8:00 PM 1,914 Views 30 Comments

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
# Look No Hands
# Look No Hands

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

Jun 1st 2016, 2:48 PM 21,871 Views 17 Comments

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...
# Salaries
# Salaries

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

Jan 12th 2016, 6:03 AM 41,805 Views 13 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Jul 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 861 Views 11 Comments

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
# Codebreakers
# Codebreakers

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

Apr 22nd 2015, 9:15 PM 1,299 Views 31 Comments

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
# CAO

Stereotypes could be holding students back from embracing STEM courses

Dec 18th 2014, 9:00 PM 9,419 Views 30 Comments

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
# Research
# Research

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

Nov 5th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,967 Views 7 Comments

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
# Trinity College
# Trinity College

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

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:28 PM 13,454 Views 11 Comments

If you have €600 million handy.

# engineering - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Former undisputed Irish handball king aiming to reclaim his throne
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Former undisputed Irish handball king aiming to reclaim his throne

Sep 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 3,505 Views 1 Comment

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
# Stand Back
# Stand Back

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

Jul 6th 2014, 5:30 PM 9,858 Views 38 Comments

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
# Leaving Cert

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

Jun 3rd 2014, 1:00 PM 433 Views 38 Comments

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
# Trolleyed
# Trolleyed

Dragons' Den inventor in row with employer over trolley key

May 29th 2014, 6:39 PM 48,419 Views 0 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Engineering recruitment firm announces 56 new jobs for Cork

May 16th 2014, 2:48 PM 11,370 Views 11 Comments

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

# engineering - Friday 21 March, 2014

Here's the life-changing robot designed for Joanne O'Riordan in action
# GIMME THAT PEN
# GIMME THAT PEN

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

Mar 21st 2014, 5:22 PM 14,746 Views 12 Comments

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

Trinity College engineers have built Joanne O'Riordan a robot
# Robbie The Robot
# Robbie The Robot

Trinity College engineers have built Joanne O'Riordan a robot

Mar 21st 2014, 10:08 AM 14,328 Views 6 Comments

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

# engineering - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration?
# Girls Interrupted
# Girls Interrupted

Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration?

Feb 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 133 Views 29 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

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

Oct 25th 2013, 9:23 AM 16,088 Views 44 Comments

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
# Edit
# Edit

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

Oct 19th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,653 Views 7 Comments

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
# Ground Control
# Ground Control

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

Sep 22nd 2013, 5:00 PM 23,362 Views 28 Comments

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
# Shipwreck
# Shipwreck

Storm delays huge operation to raise Costa Concordia

Sep 16th 2013, 8:39 AM 6,935 Views 5 Comments

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
# India
# India

Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India

Jul 8th 2013, 1:45 PM 3,399 Views 2 Comments

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
# Oooo Shiny
# Oooo Shiny

Stainless steel: 100 years rust-free

Jul 7th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,188 Views 14 Comments

‘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
# Waterworld
# Waterworld

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

Jun 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,069 Views 26 Comments

That’s the plan ‘n’ anyways.

# engineering - Monday 27 May, 2013

Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse in the US
# Engineering
# Engineering

Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse in the US

May 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 12,965 Views 5 Comments

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
# Digging In
# Digging In

This amazing feat of engineering happened exactly 100 years ago

May 4th 2013, 5:00 PM 20,729 Views 19 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Good news! 150 new jobs for Cork

Mar 5th 2013, 6:00 AM 5,998 Views 9 Comments

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"
# Mozambique
# Mozambique

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

Feb 26th 2013, 6:54 PM 8,437 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,827 Views 2 Comments

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
# Pretty Fly
# Pretty Fly

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

Jan 27th 2013, 6:30 PM 21,749 Views 35 Comments

It could improve commercial aircraft efficiency within a decade.

# engineering - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage
# Jobs
# Jobs

Limerick company launches scholarship to fight skills shortage

Dec 27th 2012, 3:23 PM 6,650 Views 5 Comments

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
# Ada Lovelace
# Ada Lovelace

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

Dec 10th 2012, 9:04 AM 6,318 Views 19 Comments

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
# Game On
# Game On

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game

Oct 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 8,429 Views 2 Comments

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

# engineering - Saturday 15 September, 2012

If only humans had the legs of grasshoppers...
# Bendy
# Bendy

If only humans had the legs of grasshoppers...

Sep 15th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,113 Views 9 Comments

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

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