The Business Informatics Group receive an award for outstanding contribution to the European Project

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The Business Informatics Group at DCU– School of Computing received an award for outstanding contribution to the European Project – TRICE: Teaching Research and Innovation in Computing Education. Team members from DCU include Markus Helfert, Ray Walshe, Howard Duncan and Thoa Pham, who coordinated a specific work package within this project. The work package focuses on promoting innovations through close cooperation between companies, research institutes or centres and universities. The team at the Business Informatics group, developed an information system for submitting and approving bachelor and master student projects and enabling collaboration with Industry. They also designed an innovative guideline for establishing joint educational programmes.

In addition, the team members received the best paper award at the E-Learning 2011 conferencefor their paper on an Integrated Programme for Inter-institutional Collaboration in Teaching and Research.