DCU launches ENRICH framework for graduate students to build skills

  Monday evening saw the launch of DCU’s ENRICH framework for research students by DCU president, Prof Brian MacCraith. The framework is an exciting initiative designed to foster an enterprising mind-set and enterprise readiness among DCU’s graduate researchers. It encourages students to identify, target and obtain a range of skills which augment their research skills, and ensure they are well…

Student Perspective: IBM Brazil Intern – Shen Wang

DCU are very lucky to be partnered with IBM in offering some of our PhD students the opportunity to undertake a summer internship at the IBM Research Brazil laboratories.  In the past these prestigious internships had only been offered to students undertaking research at elite universities in the USA – and DCU is the first…

New Viva Guide for DCU Researchers

We are delighted to have finalised the new ‘Thesis Submission and Oral Examination’guidebook for DCU research students who are in the final stages of their studies. The guide pulls together essential information for students at the submission stage, as well as offering guidance around preparation in the weeks leading up to the viva examination. We hope that…

Tell it Straight 2016

Tell It Straight is DCU’s annual competition specifically designed to encourage postgraduate research students to communicate their research and its potential impact to a non-specialist audience in a concise, dynamic and innovative way utilising current technology.  Tell it Straight – The Final – 2016 took place in April on the St. Patrick’s Campus.  The competition was opened by…