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Talk about being a researcher as in TRUSS to Master students

On Wednesday 8th November 2017, the Masters in Civil Engineering at Escuela Politecnica de Mieres (University of Oviedo, Spain), hosted a series of presentations, composed mostly of research projects by students in their last year, as requisite for their Master degree. The event, titled "I Jornadas de Investigacion, Desarrollo e Innovacion en Ingenieria Civil" (JIDIIC2017), was [...]

ESR assists students at UCD Summer High School

Daniel Martinez (ESR12) and Loreto Manriquez (TRUSS PM) participated in an outreach activity hosted by UCD Civil Engineering School at 10.30 am on the 27th July 2017. The activity is part of a series of interactive workshops within the UCD High School Summer Program, that was managed by the postdoc researcher Abdollah Malekjafarian, who has collaborated in [...]

Open day activity of the UPC’s doctoral school

The open day at the doctoral school in UPC is an activity mainly attended by masters students where Antonio Barrias (ESR11) and JJ Moughty (ESR10) talked about their PhD program experience. The aim is to clarify the pros and cons of a PhD, and entice possible students who would like to follow this path after the [...]

TRUSS at engineering research showcase in Nottingham

The University of Nottingham's 2017 annual Engineering Research Showcase was held on Thursday 4 May in room A09 of the Engineering and Science Learning Centre (ESLC). A full day of events, starting from 10am, was attended by about 150 people, mostly students and staff at the Faculty of Engineering. It consisted of posters, workshops and a keynote [...]

Seeking to encourage girls in civil engineering

Sofia Antonopoulou (ESR1), Giulia Milana (ESR6) and Loreto Manriquez (TRUSS project manager) joined Dr. Aoife Ahern (WP3 leader and UCD Head of Civil Engineering School) for an outreach activity in Mount Anville Montessori Junior School (Dublin, Ireland) on Monday 13rd February 2017 from 8.45 am to 9.30 am. Mount Anville is a Sacred Heart Montessori Junior School [...]

ESR participates at “Fly, Scan, Print” open day

ESR14, Siyuan Chen, participated in the organisation of the free event "Fly Scan Print" by U3D that took place on the Wednesday 22nd June 2016. Most of visitors were aged from 18 to 30, with a majority of college students. Also some parents brought their children to enjoy the activity. There was at least 150 people that attended the exhibition [...]

Blogs by all early stage researchers available

All 14 TRUSS Early Stage Researchers have now launched their individual blogs that are being updated on a continuous basis. Blogging is employed here to disseminate and maximize the impact of each research project; to reach the general public and other researchers by sharing experiences and information and; to promote discussion via the comments section or the personal [...]