The Irish team comprises 47 student engineers, physicists, computer scientists and designers from DCU, Trinity, UCD, DIT, IT Carlow and Maynooth University.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A team of Irish students are putting the final touches to a pod which they hope will travel at a speed of 540km/h in Elon Musk’s Hyperloop test track (...)

Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director,  in conversation with Prof Brian MacCraith, president of Dublin City University. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The future of the European project is at stake, and its 27 member states must look to further integrate, particularly in the euro zone, the managing d(...)

Dr Amal Al Qubaisi, chairperson and speaker of the Federal National Council of the the United Arab Emirates parliament, received an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from DCU. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography.

The most senior female politician in the Arab world wasconferred with an honorary Doctorate in Philosophy at Dublin City University (DCU) on Thursday.(...)

From left: Yvonne Holmes, head of customer analytics and engagement systems, AIB; Bernard Byrne, chief executive, AIB; Professor Brian MacCraith, president, DCU; Professor Tomas Ward, AIB chair in data analytics, DCU. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/SON Photographic

Dublin City University has teamed up with AIB to appoint Ireland’s first chair in data analytics, with Professor Tomas Ward taking up the role. (...)

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde will visit DCU Alpha on June 26th. Photograph: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

The head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde is to visit Dublin next month to take part in a discussion on education and innovation. (...)

The president of DCU has called on policy makers to take action to help control the escalating rental cost of student housing. Professor Brian MacCrai(...)

Prof Brian MacCraith president of DCU: DCU is ‘acutely aware of the financial pressures that are placed on students and their families’. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The president of DCU is calling on policy makers to take action to help control the escalating rental cost of student housing. Professor Brian MacCra(...)

Patrick Brophy, a  DCU graduate, says his career has flourished despite being diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. He says  greater awareness of autism spectrum disorders  at third level is  a  good idea.

Patrick Brophy is part of the first generation of college students with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis who have entered third-level education f(...)

Plastic water bottles will be phased out of DCU by 2020. Photograph:  Andrew Parsons/PA Wire

Dublin City University has announced it is to become “plastic-free” by 2020 beginning with the immediate withdrawal from use of plastic cups at all it(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: said in his Budget speech last October that increased exchequer funding would allow for 1,800 additional staff to be recruited. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Doubts have emerged as to whether a Government promise to appoint an additional 1,800 frontline health service staff next year will be realised. Mini(...)

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