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WITS News 4 August 2020

  • 4 August 2020



  • 6 August 2020.The first webinar of the TIGER in STEM series will be presented by Dr Jess Wade entitled "Chiral materials and their application in electronic devices", 4-5pm (BST) on the 6th of August. More information and tickets available here.
  • 29-30 October 2020 Future Human, Dublin and Online. This is the World's first major Hybrid tech event! Online tickets now available. Future Human returns as a live event in 2021.

Nominations open

  • 12 August 2020. Nominations for the Royal Irish Academy, Academy Gold Medal in the Life Sciences close. The Academy Gold Medals are awarded to individuals who have made a demonstrable and internationally recognised outstanding scholarly contribution to their fields. They aim to identify and recognise inspirational figures in order to celebrate the achievements of higher education in Ireland and to inspire future generations. Details of eligibity and the nomination procesdure are here.
  • Diversity in Tech Awards 2020 now open for nominations. There are 18 categories and the closing date for nominations is 26 August 2020. Nominate now! The awards are in association with Microsoft for Startups. The awards will be hosted online on 10 November 2020.
  • Irish Research Council Researcher of the Year Awards 2020 now open for nominations until 25 September 2020. The Irish Research Council Researcher of the Year Awards are open for submissions. Now in their fourth year, these awards will commend the very best of our current awardees or alumni working in academia, industry, civic society or the public sector. There are three categories of awards, Researcher of the Year, Early-Career Researcher of the Year and the Impact Award. Impact Award (Category 3) nominations are welcomed directly from the community, so if you are aware of IRC alumni making a significant contribution, in their chosen field, to industry, civil society or the public sector, please fill out a nomination form and send it in to rotya@research.ie.

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