In the News : Engineering Research Institute
News coverage from the Engineering Research Institute at Ulster University.
Northern Ireland Advanced Composites and Engineering Centre (NIACE) relaunched
15 October 2021
The aim of the project is to involve people living with dementia in development and testing of the products
30 September 2021
Ulster University shortlisted for The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide: the ‘University of the Year.’
17 September 2021
The Allstate NI and Ulster University partnership has flourished over a number of years.
11 August 2021
The consortium will develop new technology for medical devices, communication and data storage.
22 July 2021
Poojith Kamireddy Chengalreddy graduates from Ulster University this summer with an MSc in Data Science (Applied Research).
8 July 2021
Ulster University is now on the countdown to moving into the £363.9million campus, identified as one of the biggest academic capital builds across the UK and Europe
6 July 2021
The Multimodal Video Search by Examples (MVSE) project aims to transform how we search large video archives
21 May 2021
The latest Quarterly House Price Index report reveals a strengthened housing market, exhibiting sustained demand and ongoing steady price increases despite the pandemic and lockdown periods.
11 May 2021
Today marks the launch of Belfast-THRI(VES), a pilot, practical research project between Ulster University and Belfast City Council (BCC) to support BCC and both the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) and Department for Communities (DfC) to better
10 May 2021
It's NI Apprenticeship Week and Ulster University is celebrating its success as NI's largest provider of Degree and Graduate Apprenticeships
28 April 2021
The project tests accuracy and reliability of sensors in measuring spinal movement.
13 April 2021
The InspireD App enables people living with dementia to create a digital memory book to store photographs, videos and sounds
1 March 2021
Professor Joan Condell is leading a team compiling a report on technology solutions during COVID
8 January 2021
Shvan Haji Karim graduates with a PhD in Computer Sciences and Informatics
18 December 2020
Professor Damien Coyle awarded prestigious Turing AI Acceleration Fellowship
27 November 2020
Ulster University and Belfast City Council have come together in a research partnership to make a practical and tangible impact on the climate change emergency.
26 November 2020
Digital platform for creatives to harness traditional stories using modern technologies
9 November 2020
The Faculty of Computing, Engineering, and the Built Environment recognised the success of its students who have been working on placement over the past year. The three winners received a prize of £500 each from the Faculty for their innovative
5 October 2020
The group advised on development and roll out of the new StopCOVID NI app
1 August 2020
Jyotsna Talreja Wassan graduates with a PhD in Computer Science
31 July 2020
Courtney Gallagher graduates with first class honours in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
23 July 2020
Developed by researchers from Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Ulster University, the app is available for use 24/7
7 July 2020
The online courses will upskill and retrain people whose jobs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
6 July 2020
Multi-disciplinary team of Ulster experts help secure £33m grant to build zero emission ferries
26 June 2020
Have you tested positive or think you've had COVID-19? Ulster University wants to hear from you
18 June 2020
Ulster University researcher Dr Magda Bucholc has created a Covid-19 data tracker charting Covid-19 related positive cases, tests completed, and deaths in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
9 June 2020
The app checks for COVID-19 symptoms and provides advice
25 May 2020
An Ulster University team has been integral to a new Europe-wide initiative aimed at reducing the anxiety of patients suffering from Alzheimer or post-traumatic stress disorders.
14 May 2020
UU playing its part in reducing food wastage across Europe in €4.8m project
1 May 2020
Dr McConville is printing protective face shields for frontline healthcare workers during the pandemic
30 April 2020
Ulster University is playing a fundamental role in the Certification-D EU project which plans to develop and market innovative and trustworthy products for people with dementia.
10 March 2020
The latest Quarterly House Price Index report indicates a confident market with continued annual and quarterly price increases
24 February 2020
Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded a major grant of £2.1million for a state-of-the-art computing facility, which will allow researchers to use high performance computing (HPC) technology to address some of
18 February 2020
Computer programmers of all backgrounds participated in a 12-hour hackathon
12 February 2020
Computing students from across Pakistan competed to win a scholarship to study at Ulster University at the Pakistan Science Fair Award.
4 February 2020
The project which will develop and implement a “train the trainer” programme in hydrogen safety for first responders throughout Europe
22 January 2020
21 January 2020
Fresh from Ireland’s historic hockey Olympic qualification success Megan Frazer graduates today
17 December 2019
Mature student Eoin McGonagle graduates today following a busy year of juggling family life with academic studies.
16 December 2019
Layering minute amounts of Manuka honey between layers of surgical mesh acts as a natural antibiotic that could prevent infection following an operation, new research has shown.
4 December 2019
Ulster University research indicates optimistic housing market in NI
12 November 2019
Ulster University researchers explore the potential of electric vehicles
6 November 2019
Northern Ireland’s largest IT company Allstate has today opened a new state of the art computing lab at Ulster University’s Magee campus, representing a major investment in educational resources for the North West region.
5 November 2019
Cheap and simple eye test for early detection of heart conditions
31 October 2019
Ulster University has today announced a new strategic relationship with Dell Technologies and NVIDA at the Big Data Conference in Belfast.
25 October 2019
Ulster University is playing a fundamental role in the Connected Culture and Natural Heritage in a Northern Environment (CINE) project. This €2 million Interreg Northern Periphery Area funded project aims to transform people’s experience of
24 October 2019
Maths Week honour for university lecturer and maths author
18 October 2019
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 hosts cross-sector intelligent innovation workshops
16 October 2019
Ulster University partners with Shaanxi University of Science and Technology to establish Ulster College in Northern China
9 September 2019
Ulster University brings leading conference in human-media interaction to Belfast
5 September 2019
Ulster University research indicates subdued housing market in NI
2 September 2019
Ulster University celebrates outstanding academic impact with three National Teaching Fellowships
5 August 2019
Ulster University is playing a fundamental role in the TrailGazers project which examines the contribution that investment in walks and recreational infrastructure makes to the local economy.
2 August 2019
With research* showing that IT talent continues to be in hot demand in Northern Ireland, an innovative summer camp is this week working to help develop the sector’s future talent.
31 July 2019
Ulster University Researchers have developed the world’s first biologically motivated, computational model that can quantify decision uncertainty and explain its effects on change-of-mind during decision-making processing. This could potentially
22 July 2019
St Mary’s College runaway success in awards recognising future of engineering in UK
8 July 2019
Internationally recognised scientist honoured by Ulster University
5 July 2019
The Power of the PhD at Ulster
3 July 2019
Ulster University Doctoral College has held its final of the Three Minute Thesis competition for its second year
31 May 2019
Professor James McLaughlin from Ulster University has today been recognised for his exceptional contribution to keeping the nation healthy.
16 May 2019
Ulster University celebrates excellence in research and business
9 May 2019
Belfast office market continues to outpace UK and European counterparts despite Brexit uncertainty
1 May 2019
40 school pupils from around Northern Ireland will have the chance to sample life with a leading IT business as part of a summer initiative to develop future computing skills.
16 April 2019
Researchers at Ulster University have secured a number of projects amounting to over £1million to explore the use of Artificially Intelligent Chabot’s to support those living with mental ill health.
15 April 2019
Ulster University tackles global water challenge with easy-to-use smart devices
22 March 2019
Northern Ireland housing market remains resilient despite political and economic uncertainty
7 February 2019
Ulster University launch creative learning space on the Coleraine campus
25 January 2019
Ulster University has developed an off-grid energy access project in Botswana, which has the potential to transform standards of living for people in Sub-Sahara Africa.
17 December 2018
From stay at home mum to data scientist
10 December 2018
An Ulster University invention using wearable technology has today been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs for its potential to significantly impact on people’s lives.
6 December 2018
New UKAS accredited testing facility set to transform fire safety in construction industry across island of Ireland
4 December 2018
Ulster University tackles superbugs using research and evidence-based interventions
18 November 2018
Northern Ireland housing market slows but remains sustainable
6 November 2018
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
Ulster University’s placement and graduate training charter has secured endorsement from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The pilot project trialled in collaboration with construction employers across Northern Ireland
24 October 2018
Ulster University’s prominence in the field of Data Analytics and artificial intelligence has been further boosted today through a significant donation to establish the Dr George Moore Chair in Data Analytics. This position will play a pivotal
17 October 2018
Ulster University will be providing more opportunities at doctoral level for students as part of the University Alliance’s Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) following a multi-million Euro award from the European Union.
11 September 2018
Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University today co-hosted a research excellence showcase event at the Ulster Museum.
6 September 2018
Universities working together to deliver City Deal projects that make a difference
27 August 2018
Northern Ireland housing market continues to perform strongly
8 August 2018
Novosco and Ulster University join forces to address tech skills shortage
30 July 2018
Chancellor of the Exchequer visits Ulster University Magee Campus
25 July 2018
Honorary graduate: Sarah Friar
10 July 2018
5 July 2018
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
Dr Alan Livingston CBE
5 July 2018
Chair of award winning student society named as Ulster University Student of the Year
5 July 2018
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
Sibling Success at Ulster University Summer Graduation
3 July 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.
21 June 2018
Roma Downey officially opens new multi-million pound teaching centre at Ulster University
20 June 2018
Ulster University hosts Three Minute Thesis competition
8 June 2018
Ulster University and Innovation Ulster welcome the acquisition of former portfolio company BittWare by Molex
6 June 2018
Fundraising for Mind Your Mood surpasses £20,000
11 May 2018
Ulster University expands 15 year Chinese strategic partnership
10 May 2018
Ulster University led Internet of Things Network empowers SMEs to drive innovation
9 May 2018
Innovative partnerships recognised at Ulster University’s Impact Excellence Awards
4 May 2018
Ulster University hosts prestigious brain mapping conference at Magee
30 March 2018
Ulster University brings major computing conference to Belfast
22 March 2018
Ulster University showcases world-class research and innovation on international stage
21 March 2018
Kainos invest in future tech talent in partnership with Ulster University
15 March 2018
Ulster University celebrates University Mental Health Day
1 March 2018
Education alliance to benefit cross border education provision and opportunities
23 February 2018
£50m Randox Centres of Excellence launched in Northern Ireland
22 February 2018
Northern Ireland housing market records modest yet sustainable growth levels
19 February 2018
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
7 February 2018
Ulster University Opens New £11m Teaching Facility at Magee Campus
29 January 2018
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
18 January 2018