Circular Economy and Recycling Technologies Courses

Circular Economy and Recycling Technologies Courses

What is Circular Economy and Recycling Technologies? Recycling is the action or process of converting waste into reusable material. Recycling begins at the end – the ‘get rid’ stage of a product’s lifecycle. The circular economy, however, goes right back to the beginning to prevent waste and pollution from being created in the first place. In […]

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Technology

Technology

What is Technology? Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry. Students interested in careers in technology will study science, engineering, and the practical application of both.  What 3rd Level Courses are Available? Universities and colleges in Ireland are offering courses in the following subject areas: Engineering – the study […]

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Engaging with science, technology, engineering and maths

Engaging with science, technology, engineering and maths

Last Thursday, April 17, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton launched a three-year plan designed to get more students involved in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subject areas. But how does this plan aim to incentivise students to take up STEM subjects, and why is doing so important? Science Foundation Ireland’s […]

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Popularity of technology and science courses continues to grow

Popularity of technology and science courses continues to grow

The growth of Ireland’s knowledge economy looks set to continue according to the Higher Education Authority’s (HEA) analysis of the latest CAO preferences, as reported by the Irish Times. The major subject areas in terms of first preference applications were technology (20 per cent of all first preference applications), science (7.5 per cent), computing (6.6 […]

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