April 19, 2021
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By Erin Ní Ghacháin A total of €964,990 has been distributed to Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) to support research projects and students whose work has been severely affected by the pandemic. The funding, recently announced by Higher Education Minister Simon Harris, was warmly welcomed by WIT President Willie Donnelly. Prof. Donnelly said: We are […]
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Students at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) can take part in a laptop loan scheme. WIT has received €522,000 from a  €15m fund allocated by Higher Education Minister Simon Harris “to ensure equality of access to education”. The institute will have a limited number of laptop units available to lend to eligible students whether they […]
The Government has promised to improve CervicalCheck Screening and get a tribunal into the scandal up and running, following a scathing attack over the weekend from cancer campaigner and WIT staff member, Vicky Phelan. In an article in the Sunday Independent, Ms Phelan said she wanted “action, change and accountability” over the CervicalCheck scandal. Writing […]
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A group of engineers at Waterford Institute of Technology have developed a virtual reality programme which it hopes will make it easier for kids and those with autism to understand the risks and safety measures associated with Covid-19. Amazingly,  the Virtual and Augmented Reality team in Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG) developed the majority […]