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Smart Choice to Consider a Career in Computing

With the CAO decision weighing heavily on lots of students’ minds, we asked an independent guidance counsellor Róisín Kelleher to share her views on why Information and Communications Technology could...

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Game for Work?

A guest post by Dr. Aphra Kerr How many hours a day do you spend using media technologies? How many hours do you spend where it is simultaneous to other tasks like studying, travelling, shopping or...

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Career Stories: Alison Liddy, product development engineer

My name is Alison Liddy and I work with Cook Medical as a Product Development Engineer. I started with Cook Medical almost two years ago, following positions with Roche and Boston Scientific’s R&D...

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Changing career – your options in science

Judith Moffett from CPL Science explains the options if you want to move from a non-science job into the science sector, or are thinking of moving from one science area into another. The science...

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Guest post: A TY experience with software company FINEOS

Alison, a Transition Year student, has just completed a recent work experience placement with FINEOS, a software solutions company in Ireland. Here is an account of her experience! “I’ve just completed...

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Guest post: Michael Nolan, Materials Chemist, Tyndall National Institute

So what does a materials chemist do? Hi! My name is Michael Nolan. I work as a researcher in Cork’s Tyndall National Institute in Materials Chemistry, designing new materials on computer through...

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Investigating the world of 3D printing

Robohand: 3D printed prosthetic hand 3D printing is best known for cheaply and efficiently bringing to life custom designs of anything from one-of-a-kind jewellery to expensive machine parts, usually...

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Guest post: Coláiste Éanna CanSat Project

We are students from Coláiste Éanna taking part in the CanSat competition. We got together around early November and decided to enter the competition, where the entrants build a small satellite that...

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Career Stories: Paul Pierotti – Data Analyst, Accenture

My name is Paul Pierotti and I work for Accenture, a global management consulting and technology services company. I use mathematics and statistics, known as analytics, to solve real life business...

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Career Stories: Una O’Connor, Medical Physicist

It’s only 8.00am but in one hour patients will be arriving for their Nuclear Medicine scans, so I need to get those injections prepared. This is my first task of the day, combining pharmaceuticals...

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