Posts Categorized: IT Sligo News

IT Sligo Gives Prince Of Wales A Royal Welcome

Dr. Marion Dowd, senior lecturer in pre historic Archaeology, Professor Vincent Cunnane, President of IT Sligo, Ray MacSharry, Chairman of the governing body at IT Sligo, with  H.R.H Charles, Prince of Wales, on a visit by H.R.H Charles, Prince of Wales, to IT Sligo, Ballinode, Sligo, yesterday.
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Cave archaeology, the Environment,  IT Sligo’s enduring Anglo-Irish links, and a celebration of the 21st century student generation were key themes during the visit by His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, to IT Sligo on Wednesday. Hundreds of students and staff gathered to welcome Prince Charles during an hour-long visit which included a visit to IT Sligo’s new €17 million MacMunn Science… Read more »

New Springboard Opportunities For Jobseekers At IT Sligo

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IT Sligo is offering a large number of free places to jobseekers in Science, Technology and Engineering. These courses are being offered as part of Springboard+ 2015, which was launched nationally on the 7th of May. The courses are tailored to meet key growth areas such as the Biopharmaceutical Science, Information Technology, Quantity Surveying, Project… Read more »

New Landmark Study of Ireland’s Caves

Head of the School of Science at IT Sligo, Dr Jerry Bird talking to Dr. Marion Dowd at the official launch of her book 'The Archaeology of Caves in Ireland'  at IT Sligo. 
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An IT Sligo archaeologist has written the first book to explore the archaeology of caves in Ireland. The landmark work is the culmination of more than 10 years research by Dr Marion Dowd, who lecturers in Prehistoric Archaeology. Published by Oxbow Books, Oxford, “The Archaeology of Caves in Ireland” is also the first to examine… Read more »

‘Engineering Expo’ Links Talent And Job Prospects

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A celebration of student innovation at IT Sligo has opened doors to engineering jobs for some students graduating later this year. The inaugural ‘Engineering Expo’, which included a careers fair, showcased nearly 80 projects and was a hugely successful networking event for engineering students and employers in the region, according to academics who organized the… Read more »

Performing Arts Fourth Year Acting Graduation Show

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Performing Arts Fourth Year Acting Graduation Show The 39 Steps (Adapted for stage by Patrick Barlow in 2005) Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have the thrilling, riotous and unmissable comedy, The 39 Steps. Performed by the fourth year actors of IT Sligo’s BA in… Read more »

SciFest2015@ITSligo – Showcasing Science

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A wealth of talent and ingenuity will be on display when post-primary students across the region compete for honours at SciFest2015@ITSligo on Wednesday, May 13th. With many awards at stake, including prestigious trophies and the possibility of international recognition, they will be demonstrating and championing the merits of 90 projects and attending special laboratory demonstrations… Read more »

Engineering Expo showcases IT Sligo student excellence

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Students from IT Sligo’s School of Engineering & Design will showcase their award year projects at the Institute’s inaugural Engineering Expo on Thursday, May 7th. A huge variety of projects will be on display from an oyster shell crusher, pneumatic go-kart, mini robot to an automated rain water harvesting system, a study on hydraulic fracking… Read more »

Concrete Idea lands William national award

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An IT Sligo post-graduate researcher, with an idea on how to make stronger, environmentally-friendly concrete, has won an Irish Independent/Higher Education Authority Making an Impact Award for 2015. William Wilson (pictured right) was one of two students to each receive €2,500 after being selected from five finalists at an event in The Helix, Dublin City University. Ruairí Robertson from… Read more »

‘Backing Brave’ event to celebrate regional enterprise

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Some of the country’s most exciting and successful companies are to share their knowledge and experiences at a special event celebrating regional businesses at IT Sligo this Thursday (April 29th). Founding members from Sligo company Verus Precision and Donegal Rapeseed Oil will inspire an audience of business people and start-up owners by telling their success stories,… Read more »

Marketing Conference to explore a ‘Brand’ new world

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IT Sligo invites to you its annual Marketing Conference next Thursday, April 30th. ‘A Brand New World’ is open to students, staff and the wider business community. This year’s theme is on branding and will allow participants to examine the practical aspects of branding, learn how to build and maintain a successful brand, and identify the… Read more »