In the news : School of Engineering

Read the latest news from across the Faculty.


Cheap and simple eye test for early detection of heart conditions

Cheap and simple eye test for early detection of heart conditions

31 October 2019

Further funding secured to explore the commercialisation of SAFEWATER technologies

Ulster University researchers have been awarded £840,000 further funding from the UKRI’s Global Challenges Research Fund to explore and develop pathways to market for IoT devices that can detect faecal contamination of drinking water. The project

17 October 2019

Ulster University partners with Shaanxi University of Science and Technology to establish Ulster College in Northern China

Ulster University partners with Shaanxi University of Science and Technology to establish Ulster College in Northern China

9 September 2019

Ulster University celebrates outstanding academic impact with three National Teaching Fellowships

Ulster University celebrates outstanding academic impact with three National Teaching Fellowships

5 August 2019

St Mary’s College runaway success in awards recognising future of engineering in UK

St Mary’s College runaway success in awards recognising future of engineering in UK

8 July 2019

Professor James McLaughlin of Ulster University named among Nation’s Lifesavers

Professor James McLaughlin from Ulster University has today been recognised for his exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy.

16 May 2019

Ulster University tackles global water challenge with easy-to-use smart devices

Ulster University tackles global water challenge with easy-to-use smart devices

22 March 2019

Ulster University tackles superbugs using research and evidence-based interventions

Ulster University tackles superbugs using research and evidence-based interventions

18 November 2018

Industry and education join forces to inspire future engineers in Northern Ireland

HM Government Envoy for the Year of Engineering Stephen Metcalfe MP visits Northern Ireland to see the innovative projects inspiring budding engineers across the country

29 October 2018

Chancellor of the Exchequer visits Ulster University Magee Campus

Chancellor of the Exchequer visits Ulster University Magee Campus

3 August 2018

Ulster Engineering Graduates receive Global Design Awards

MECHANICAL Engineering Graduates from Ulster University are being awarded more than their degree certificates this week; as they celebrate the far-reaching recognition of the innovative engineering projects they designed during their studies.

5 July 2018

Ulster Students launch second successful business partnership ahead of graduating

ULSTER University Graduate Declan O’Brien is revolutionising the food and drink sector in Northern Ireland utilising the First Class Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering he will graduate with later today (Thursday).

5 July 2018

Chair of award winning student society named as Ulster University Student of the Year

Chair of award winning student society named as Ulster University Student of the Year

5 July 2018

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2018

On International Women in Engineering Day 2018, Catalyst Inc is celebrating two Ulster University academics that are Raising the Bar in developing innovative research within the Life and Health Sciences Sector.

27 March 2019

Ulster University led Internet of Things Network empowers SMEs to drive innovation

Ulster University led Internet of Things Network empowers SMEs to drive innovation

10 May 2018

£50m Randox Centres of Excellence launched in Northern Ireland

£50m Randox Centres of Excellence launched in Northern Ireland

22 February 2018

Engineering Student Conor secures national bursary

Ulster University Mechatronic Engineering student, Conor McCollum is one of 75 students from throughout the UK, selected to receive the Engineering Horizons Bursary from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).  

13 February 2018

Ulster University launches research centre to address the global challenge of safe drinking water

Ulster University launches research centre to address the global challenge of safe drinking water

7 February 2018

Ulster University leads on €8.2M cross border collaborative research centre to improve cardiovascular care

Ulster University leads on €8.2M cross border collaborative research centre to improve cardiovascular care

22 January 2018

2017 Knowledge Economy Report - Almost half a million jobs at risk from automation in next 10 years

2017 Knowledge Economy Report - Almost half a million jobs at risk from automation

18 January 2018

£6 million research project will pioneer safe water solutions for the developing world

Ulster University has announced it will be leading on a £6 million research project into low cost technologies for safe drinking water in developing regions.

24 July 2017

Ulster University's First Cohort of Engineering Students Graduate

Ulster University’s first cohort of engineering graduates pictured at the new Centre for Renewable Energy (CERE) at the University’s Magee campus.

11 July 2017

Honorary Graduate Professor Peter Sachs

Professor Peter Sachs

6 July 2017

Honorary Graduate Dr David Orr

Dr David Orr

4 July 2017

Honorary Graduate Dr Wendy Blundell OBE

Dr Wendy Blundell OBE

3 July 2017

Ulster University’s connected health research recognised at global competition

Ulster University’s connected health research recognised at global competition

8 May 2017

Ulster University is first UK university to roll out revolutionary Internet of Things technology

Ulster University is first UK university to roll out of revolutionary Internet of Things technology

25 August 2017

Northern Ireland: Post Brexit

Ulster University, in partnership with CBI, IoD, Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Queen's University, has published an open letter seeking clarity from the Prime Minister on how Northern Ireland will be represented in the

29 March 2017

Ulster University showcases world-leading research transforming connected health sector

Ulster University showcases world-leading research transforming connected health sector

13 January 2017

Ulster University wins landmark €23 million of EU cross-border funding for research and innovation

Ulster University has won €23 million of highly competitive European funding via the EU’s INTERREG VA programme

5 January 2017

Ulster University hosts major all-Ireland connected health conference

Ulster University hosts major all-Ireland connected health conference

5 December 2016

Ulster University researchers lead global fight against antibiotic resistance

Ulster University researchers lead global fight against antibiotic resistance

30 November 2016

Ulster University to play key role in global research to transform bone fracture healing

Ulster University to play key role in global research to transform bone fracture healing

15 November 2016

Ulster University to revolutionise implantable medical device care

Ulster University to revolutionise implantable medical device care

15 September 2016

Ulster University graduate develops pioneering animal feed system

Ulster University graduate develops pioneering animal feed system

6 July 2016

Renowned Formula One designer inspires Ulster University engineers

Formula One designer inspires Ulster University engineers

10 May 2016

Ulster University supports budding engineers to solve robotics challenge

Ulster University supports budding engineers

4 May 2016

Local industry supports the next generation of Ulster University engineers

Local businesses helping develop the next generation of engineers funding an Ulster University project

26 April 2016