The Biomedical engineering division is a group for Engineers Ireland members working in the MedTech sector. It provides opportunities for networking and knowledge-sharing in this fascinating, diverse and life-changing division of engineering.
The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.
When it comes to leadership and innovation, there is much that industrialised nations can learn.
From rapidly increasing the production of ventilators to producing testing kits, 3D-printing PPE, developing apps, robots and other supports, we recognise the winners and those who achieved highly commended status in the 'Contribution of engineering to the COVID-19 response' category, part of Engineers Ireland's Engineering Excellence Digital Series.
Efforts to achieve herd immunity against COVID-19 with a vaccine could be hampered by low levels of confidence in immunisation programmes in some European countries, warns Professor Heidi Larson, director of the Vaccine Confidence Project and an anthropologist at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Picture this: you’ve experienced no physical sensation beyond your wrists for years, then a doctor drapes a thin, flexible membrane over your hand and, like magic, you can feel the trickle of water through your fingers again.
Bats are in the limelight these days because they are rumoured to be the source of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that caused the coronavirus pandemic. But their ability to age without decrepitude or cancer, as well as fight off a multitude of infections, are giving us clues about how to do the same for ourselves, writes UCD zoologist and geneticist Professor Emma Teeling.
Being a member of the Engineers Ireland community shows your commitment to delivering excellence in engineering. As our member, we support your professional development and help you to expand your career at home and abroad.
Our committees arrange and host technical presentations, discussions, debate and social events in our regions and represent the group at liaison committee. If you are interested in being a part of this, please contact one of the team.