086_WEST_LOGO_REVThe West region is a hub for members across all sectors of engineering and who are based in Galway, Mayo or Roscommon. It represents many sectors of the industry, including third level education, local authorities, central government, contractors, companies, researchers and many more. The region provides CPD and social networking events for engineers of all grades and disciplines.

The Gaeltacht region of Galway and Mayo is also included in the West region and welcomes participation "as Gaeilge" with an annual  Leacht as Gaeilge.

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How remote and virtual laboratories aim to equip students for hands-off learning

As engineering lecturers prepare for the new year in third level, Engineers Ireland's Academic Society hosted a free webinar recently on the topic of Remote and virtual laboratories – equipping students for hands off learning.

Iron sulfides as biofilter media support nitrogen and phosphorus removal based on autotrophic denitrification

Maintaining the quality of water is a global challenge in this era of rapid industrialisation and urban growth, writes Yan Yang, RPS Group, and Xinmin Zhan, Ryan Institute/MaREI, NUI Galway.

Innovative Galway engineer spreading solutions during COVID-19 crisis

http://www.dcra.ieConsultant physician and professor of medical device technology at NUI Galway, Derek O'Keeffe, has been collaborating with colleagues to develop innovative solutions for coronavirus while, all the time, working as a doctor throughout the emergency.

Focus on biomedical – current status and future trends

Engineering education in Ireland is currently, and quite rightly, experiencing a resurgence, as evidenced by the most recent (2019) CAO point for engineering courses across the country, writes Prof Peter McHugh.

A-STEP 2030 project presents picture of skills needed to solve SDGs

Communication and technical skills will still be the most important attributes required of engineers in the future, according to a study by the A-STEP 2030 Erasmus+ funded project, writes TU Dublin's Una Beagon.

Engineering education online – the future is now

Engineers are taking free online courses to gain new knowledge to address challenges in their work and to improve their employment prospects, writes Brian Mulligan.


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