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My Engineering life Q&A: Barry HylandJanuary 13, 2020

Barry Hyland, chair of the North East Region, Engineers Ireland, spent many hours in the career guidance counsellor’s office, where he struggled to analyse his type, interests and where his future career path lay - but he did know that he enjoyed the challenge of dismantling
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How to read the climate history of a bogJanuary 13, 2020

Bogs have survived warmer, colder, wetter, drier, stormier and calmer periods and these climate changes have left their mark on the surface, writes Maynooth University's Dr Lisa Orme

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The second coming of the electric carDecember 16, 2019

The government’s Climate Action Plan envisages a large role for electric transport, and John Hayes — a senior lecturer at University College Cork and an expert in the area — guides us through its origins and whether the technology can replace our petrol engines
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Heating by coolingDecember 16, 2019

Pablo Rodriguez-Fernandez resolves a fusion paradox to receive Del Favero Prize
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Why a focus on transport and mobility is keyDecember 2, 2019

The world around us is constantly changing and as we move through our lives, our needs change; what does not change is our fundamental need to be mobile – to get to the places we want to go, to see those that we want to see and to do the things we want or need to do, writes Dr Lorraine D'Arcy
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Four visions for the future of public transportNovember 18, 2019

The way people get around is starting to change, and as a professor of transport strategy I do rather wonder if the modes of transport we use today will still be around by the turn of the next century, writes Marcus Enoch
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Brexit, housing, environment – the key changes within Budget 2020November 18, 2019

The government's tax and fiscal policy for 2020 had, at its core, a priority to safeguard the continued economic growth of Ireland from the dangers of the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal, especially within the agrifood sector, the tourism industry and for vulnerable but viable businesses, writes Gerard Nagle

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Golden anniversary of engineering’s ‘gold standard’ commemoratedOctober 7, 2019

Past presidents, fellows, winners of our Chartered Engineer of the Year title, and leading academics in the field of engineering joined Engineers Ireland's Marguerite Sayers and Caroline Spillane for a commemoration evening to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the chartered engineer title
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Ocean renewables and blade design: An analysisSeptember 23, 2019

As EU countries increase the supply of renewables to meet the Paris climate agreement’s ambitious targets, it is of little surprise that significant investment (both public and private) has been made in ocean renewables, writes Edward Fagan
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Climate change abatement and ash dieback diseaseSeptember 23, 2019

The benefits of planting trees as a climate change abatement measure are widely reported in the literature, but rarely is there a mention of invasive alien tree diseases and the impact these are having on planting programmes, writes Dr Frances Giaquinto