Posts Categorized: IT Sligo News

Nobel Prize Winner Launches Cross Border Collaboration

Dr. William C. Campbell, posing for selfies with Annie Spearman and Nina Nelu Nmoga at the launch of three new cross border programmes in biomedical sciences, a partnership between IT Sligo and Ulster University, by Dr. William C. Campbell, awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2015, at IT Sligo.
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21SEP16

One of Ireland’s most eminent scientists, Dr. William C. Campbell, awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2015, was at IT Sligo on Wednesday to launch three new cross border programmes in biomedical sciences, a partnership between IT Sligo and Ulster University. The 86-year-old Dr. Campbell, along with his colleague, Professor Satoshi Omura, was awarded… Read more »

Irish Nobel Prize Winner To Visit IT Sligo

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One of Ireland’s most eminent scientists, Dr. William C. Campbell, awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2015, will on Wednesday visit IT Sligo to launch new cross border programmes in biomedical sciences in partnership with Ulster University. Dr. Campbell, along with his colleague, Professor Satoshi Omura, was awarded the Nobel Prize for the development… Read more »

Grad Ambassador Declan Celebrates Golfing Glory

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One of IT Sligo’s new Graduate Ambassadors played a starring role in County Sligo Golf’s Club’s All-Ireland Senior Cup title success at Carton House last weekend. Declan Reidy was a member of the five-strong County Sligo team which beat Castle Golf Club (Rathfarnham) in Saturday’s final to claim the title for the fifth time in… Read more »

New Insurance Apprentices Begin Landmark Education Journey

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Ireland’s first ever Insurance Apprentices have started a ground-breaking Level 8 degree programme of study. The new Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship is a statutory apprenticeship, which has been developed jointly by the Industry’s education body, The Insurance Institute and Institute of Technology, Sligo. It was formally launched by the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton… Read more »

New GAA Sigerson Cup Manager For IT Sligo

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Leitrim native Padraig McGourty is the new manager of the IT Sligo senior gaelic footballers for the 2016/17 season. Padraig, who has managerial experience at both club and intercounty level, has had a deep involvement with the IT Sligo GAA club over the last number of years. He is a Lecturer in Computing and Statistics… Read more »

New Full-Time Students Begin IT Sligo Journey

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1,200 new first year students began their IT Sligo third level journey on Monday when they gathered on the Institute’s campus to begin Induction 2016. The new intake includes approximately 200 international students. Induction 2016 at IT Sligo is a two-day programme of events, which introduces the Institute’s new full-time undergraduate students to the campus facilities… Read more »

IT Sligo To ‘Light Up Orange’ This Weekend

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Something very exciting and special is happening across Ireland this Saturday September 10th, 2016 for World Suicide Prevention Day. Iconic landmarks and buildings throughout the island of Ireland are lighting up Orange to spread the message “It’s OK not to feel OK; and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help”. In addition, thousands of people across… Read more »

Undergraduate Award Makes Wayne’s World

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An IT Sligo student’s study of the bathing water quality at Enniscrone beach in County Sligo has won him a prestigious Undergraduate Award for 2016. Wayne Egan from Enniscrone in County Sligo graduated with a BSc Honours in Environmental Management (online). His final year thesis, assessing the impact of the Bellawaddy river on the microbiological… Read more »

New Head Of Environmental Science

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Dr Frances Lucy has been appointed as the new Head of Department of Environmental Science at Institute of Technology, Sligo. She succeeds Dr Billy Fitzgerald who has recently retired from the role. Dr Lucy is a native of Cork, and has been living in Drumkeerin, County Leitrim since she first joined the Institute in 1992…. Read more »

IT Sligo Appoints New President

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Institute of Technology, Sligo is pleased to confirm the appointment of Dr Brendan McCormack as President. The appointment was approved by the Institute’s Governing Body on Wednesday. Dr McCormack (58) succeeds Professor Vincent Cunnane who stood down earlier this year to take up a similar role with Limerick Institute of Technology. “It is a singular… Read more »