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Thousands of pupils to take part in Tech Week

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National and secondary schools throughout Galway will take part in Tech Week, Ireland’s national festival of technology, next month between April 22 and 28. Ireland’s national festival of technology is aimed at sparking an interest in technology and related study and careers among students, parents and the public. This exciting week of events will see more than 100,000 students take part in a range of fun activities, including the finals of several national Tech Week events. School students will be challenged on their computational thinking skills at the National Bebras final in NUI Maynooth on Saturday, April 21, and coding projects will be showcased by school children in the Scratch Programming Final in UL on Wednesday, April 25. Speaking at the launch of Tech Week 2018, Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan said: “The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is delighted to support Tech Week through Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme. All young people love science and finding out how things work. Tech Week is aimed at stimulating children’s natural curiosity and encouraging them to explore, discover and develop their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. "It provides hands-on opportunities for young people to learn about how computing and related technologies are shaping every area of life. With the European Commission estimating that 90 per cent of tomorrow's jobs will require digital skills; we need to ensure that Ireland is at the forefront of this transformation. We must be a leader in developing and nurturing STEM talent.”

Mayo teams advance to Scratch Coding national finals

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Mayo students will next week take part in the national finals of the prestigious Scratch Coding competition. The popular coding competition will take place on Wednesday, in the Kemmy Business School, at the University of Limerick.

Director of the Irish Centre for High End Computing receives one of France’s highest honours

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One of France’s highest honours has been bestowed on an Irish-based technology expert. Professor Jean Christophe (JC) Desplat, Director of the Irish Centre for High End Computing (ICHEC), which is hosted by NUI Galway, has received the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Knight of the Order of Academic Palms).

Sum-thing good — MathWorks to establish sales and service centre in Galway

Galway received another jobs boost this week when it was confirmed that announced that MathWorks, the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists, is to establish a shared sales and services centre in Galway.

GMIT to hold open morning this weekend

A go-kart demonstration, featuring electric cars built from scratch by third year mechanical and energy engineering students in GMIT, will be among the highlights at the institute’s open morning, taking place this Saturday from 10am to 12.30pm.

Ford triples autonomous vehicle development fleet

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Ford is tripling its fleet of Fusion hybrid autonomous research vehicles this year – making the company’s fully autonomous vehicle fleet the largest of all automakers – and accelerating the development and testing of its virtual driver software in both urban and suburban environments.

Ford triples autonomous vehicle development fleet

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Ford is tripling its fleet of Fusion Hybrid autonomous research vehicles this year, making the company’s fully autonomous vehicle fleet the largest of all automakers and accelerating the development and testing of its virtual driver software in both urban and suburban environments.

Ford triples autonomous vehicle development fleet

Ford is tripling its fleet of Fusion hybrid autonomous research vehicles this year – making the company’s fully autonomous vehicle fleet the largest of all automakers – and accelerating the development and testing of its virtual driver software in both urban and suburban environments.

Globetrotting professor touches down in Mayo for cycling adventure

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Andy Hopper, Professor of Computing Technology at Cambridge University, flew his single engine six seater Cessna Centurion 210 aircraft from his farm strip in Cambridge, UK, together with his bicycle, to Lough Conn Airfield at Cloghans on Saturday September 5 and spent the weekend cycling along the Wild Atlantic Way. 

 

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