Engineering Education

Engineering Education – ‘Best in Class’ 2017 Award

This award recognises innovation in Irish engineering education which demonstrates a real impact on student learning coupled with an actual or planned contribution to the economy. The award will be presented to the third level education institute which has demonstrated excellence in the field of engineering education. This can be through new pedagogical approaches across an entire school of engineering or a particular degree programme (or part)  which adopts new techniques that benefit learning by students, benefit to the community, student engagement and retention etc.

Congratulations to each of the shortlisted third level institues:
  • Innovative and New Product Multidisciplinary Laboratories Development by the Department of Mechanical, Biomedical and Manufacturing Engineering and Department of Management and Enterprise, Cork Institute of Technology
  • Creating Holistic Engineers to solve the Grand Challenges of the Future Organisation by the College of Engineering and Built Environment, Dublin Institute of Technology 
  • Innovation in Engineering Education and Outreach by UCD School of Civil Engineering, University College Dublin
  • CIVIL @ UL: Learning Actively, Engaging Creatively by the Civil Engineering Programme, University of Limerick
The winner of the Engineering Education Award - 'Best in Class 2017', will be announced on Friday, 10th November 2017.