A new scientific paper looks at 50 extreme-wave events in Irish
waters, from a 67-metre Mayo monster to Galway Bay’s freak 12-metre wave The new article out this week in Natural Hazards and Earth Systems Sciences
describes historical extreme-wave events in Irish waters,
stretching out to the Continental Shelf and back in time to the turn of the last
ice age. Read all of Claire O'Connell's article in the Irish Times.
For all DT261, DT212 and DT299 first year students. A useful resource for assignments and class debates is Sense about Science. The resource has a database of over 5,000 scientists, from Nobel prize winners to postdocs
and PhD students. They work in partnership with scientific bodies, research
publishers, policy makers, the public and the media, to change public
discussions and awareness about science and evidence. Have a look and see what you think....
Digital day is the official first step on a road to a Digital Masterplan for the
city region, a plan which will be a platform and framework for the city regions
digital future.Basecamp for Digital Day is the Mansion House. A ‘pop up’ event space
will be created in the forecourt of the Mansion House and events include:
- DubLinked – an open data showcase on enabling data-driven innovation
- eCommerce demonstrations
- Electric Ireland e-Cars
- TechSpace – editing and displaying video interviews with citizens in at public WiFi locations
- Intel displaying current digital research in the area of Smart Technology
and Intelligent Living
- Onsite digital survey (open to the public with real time display of citizen
- ‘The Vibes of Ireland’ – twitter visualisation – A
- Soundwave.me displaying what music local Dubliners are listening to.
- DIT HotHouse – Promoting innovation and technologies
- Walk Dublin App – find out about an App that helps you navigate the city
- Disaster Tech Lab – Rapid response wireless communication services for use
in disaster hit areas
Addgene is a non-profit plasmid repository
dedicated to helping scientists around the world share high-quality plasmids. Their collection of over 18,000 plasmids has been contributed to by research labs
around the world. To find out more and see their molecular biology references and special collections see their website.