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ADAPT Innovation shortlisted for QS Reimagine Education Award

Adapt LogoAn ADAPT designed platform, DCU FUSE, was recently shortlisted for the prestigious QS Reimagine Education Award under the Ethical Leadership Category. DCU Fuse, an innovative initiative rolled out in Dublin City University earlier this year was aimed at informing the direction of the University’s next strategic plan through a 24 hour public brainstorming session supported by technology developed by researchers at the ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology.

Reimagine Education is a significant international competition, rewarding innovative initiatives aimed at enhancing student learning outcomes and employability. Each year, over 1000 educational innovators from all the world submit their projects to 16 Award Categories. The Ethical Leadership Award, sponsored by the World Economic Forum, is presented to the project most successful in fostering and encouraging leadership among students, and ensuring that students are aware of the ethical implications of leadership.

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DCU Clinch Top 3 spots at Irish end of UKIEPC 2017

ukiepc 2017 winnersDCU related teams clinched the top three positions among the Irish university teams at the 5th annual UK & Ireland Intercollegiate Programming Competition held in the School of Computing on Saturday 21st October.

The CPSSD4 team of Conor Griffin, Darragh Griffin and Ryan Connell, came in 1st place on the Irish scoreboard with 8 out of 12 problems solved. Impressively, this put them in 23rd place out of 198 teams competing across the UK and Ireland.

The DCU secondary school AIPO team finished in 2nd place on the Irish scoreboard, made up of the students who recently travelled to Tehran for the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI). A tremendous result for these young men against the top undergraduates in the country.

Third place went to 2017 HashCode winners, Noah Donnelly, Cian Ruane and Ciara Godwin from CPSSD3 and CASE3.

Irish Teens Have Home Advantage as DCU Hosts the 2017 International Linguistics Olympiad

Eimer Kyle, one of eight students representing Ireland at IOL 2017

Today forty-four teams consisting of 176 students aged between 14-19 years, representing 29 countries, will compete in the International Linguistics Olympiad 2017 in Dublin. The International Linguistics Olympiad 2017 (IOL 2017) is being hosted by the Science Foundation Ireland-funded ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology and it will run from 31 July to 4 August in Dublin City University. Competitors will attempt over the 5 days to win a gold medal for their country and/or an individual medal for their problem solving skills.

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