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Study seeks 100 Irish households for indoor air quality studyJuly 3, 2019

Researchers from the School of Physics at NUI Galway are seeking to recruit 100 households to measure indoor environmental air quality within Irish homes that have been built to be highly energy efficient, by deploying remote sensors within the homes

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New round of tariff suspension/quota schemes announcedJuly 3, 2019

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has announced a new round of the tariff suspension/quota schemes and is calling for applications from manufacturers in the chemicals, microelectronic and related sectors
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Condition of Irish housing a serious concern – engineersJuly 1, 2019

Engineers Ireland publishes 100 actions to future-proof Ireland’s built environment in its State of Ireland 2019 report. A total of 52% of engineers believe Ireland’s infrastructure is not in good condition and lacks capacity for future development, while housing is given a ‘D’ grade, denoting serious concern and requiring immediate action

 

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‘Construction 2050’ – stakeholders call for new policy frameworkJuly 1, 2019

Construction stakeholders believe that the Construction 2020 initiative should be reinforced in order to fully achieve its ambitions, aimed at supporting the construction sector’s adaptation to key emerging challenges and to promote the sustainable competitiveness of the sector

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Engineers to play central role in Climate Action PlanJuly 1, 2019

Engineers Ireland, the professional membership body for engineers in Ireland, has welcomed the ‘Climate Action Plan 2019 To Tackle Climate Breakdown’ which contains more than 180 priority actions aiming to provide the public with a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future

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A-STEP 2030 – attracting diverse talent to the engineering professions of 2030July 1, 2019

How can we better prepare engineers to meet the needs of society in this rapidly changing world? What skills will they need to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and how can we develop programmes to enhance those skills? These questions were posed by TU Dublin academics at a recent Engineers Ireland event