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The Creative Engine project – innovation and creativityDecember 2, 2019

The Creative Engine partners aim to help organisations embrace innovation and develop new ideas, and to ensure that engineering learners are equipped with the knowledge required to boost their employability opportunities, entrepreneurial capability and ability to become leading engineers, write DCU's K Martins, A Morrissey and JG Carton
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The role of technical engineering experts in construction disputesNovember 18, 2019

Engineering experts are often engaged in construction disputes involving defects and collapses to opine on both the cause of a failure and the technical aspects relating to whether or not the structure was designed and constructed in compliance with the relevant legal requirements, writes Sean Brady
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Alliance of engineering and politics: Naomi Long interviewNovember 4, 2019

As an engineer with an interest in politics, I have occasionally wondered whether governments could be run better if the people trained to solve problems were in charge, asks Ken Mitchell, as he interviews engineer/politician Naomi Long
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My engineering life Q&A: Joe WalshOctober 21, 2019

He could easily have been a farm manager but his first love is construction and airports; his mentors include Michael Corless and Sir John Egan, while he admires the Shawshank Redemption's Andy Dufresne; he's excited about digital engineering and the progress to 7D; and his two Irish Water Spaniels and Aussie Rules keeps him grounded
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Crossing No 46: River Barrow’s latest iconic bridgeSeptember 9, 2019

The River Barrow bridge – a key part of the N25 New Ross bypass scheme – has an ambitious design which sets it apart from the bridges that have gone before and, in time, the 46th crossing will become one of the most recognisable structures in the country, writes Mary Bowe