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Meeting requirements for a doctoral degree

All TRUSS ESRs are enrolled in a PhD programme at one of the academic beneficiaries. Therefore, in addition to the [...]

TRUSS workshop in London

If you are in London on Wednesday 24 May, join us for a half-day TRUSS Workshop (1.30 – 6pm) at [...]

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 [...]

Presentation at TRL by TRUSS researcher

As part of the secondment activities, the ESR is commonly asked to give a presentation about his research to local [...]

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 [...]

Second TRUSS training week

The 2nd TRUSS ITN training week was held in Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC) (Spain) from Monday 16th to Friday [...]

Latest Arup Ireland technical news

In page 3 of the Technical News issue 100 (January 2017) by Arup Ireland, it is possible find an article about [...]

TRUSS at TCD Open Day

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) held an Open Day on Saturday, 10th December 2016, from 9 am to 3.30 pm. The Department of [...]

TRUSS supervisor and ESR on Irish national television

Nationwide is a television programme shown in Ireland each Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening at 19:00. Produced by RTÉ Cork, and broadcast on RTÉ [...]

Mid-term review meeting

The MidTerm Review (MTR) meeting was held in Ove Arup and Partners Ireland, Dublin, on the 1st and 2nd December [...]

Attendance to ROSE workshop during secondment

Secondments often provide an opportunity of exposing Early Stage Researchers to other projects. When on secondment at Greenwood Engineering in Denmark, [...]

TRUSS in Science Week Ireland: 13 -20 Nov 2016

Science Week Ireland is an annual event dating back to 1996 that has grown into a programme of over 800 events scheduled [...]

Best paper presentation at ICRSS 2016

Guang Zou, ESR5, was awarded a "Best Paper Presentation" prize at the 18th International Conference on Reliability and Structural Safety [...]

Sharing findings with international and local communities

Here, our ESR 8, Barbara Heitner, reports on her findings to the research community using two different means of presentation: a [...]

Interviews to fellow in Italian magazine and newspaper

The journalist Eugenio Milizia interviewed ESR9, Matteo Vagnoli, at the beginning of August 2016, for Casentino Più, a mainstream monthly Italian magazine. In the [...]

Training in finite element modelling of composite materials

Sofia Antonopoulou (ESR1) is carrying out sophisticated finite element modelling to gather a better understanding of the impact of braided [...]

TRUSS at national civil engineering research conference

With 119 full peer-reviewed technical papers, 5 keynote papers and over 180 delegates registered for the Civil Engineering Research in [...]

Brochure introducing TRUSS ITN

The brochure provides a summary of the objectives of each individual research project in addition to the overall goals of TRUSS ITN. A printed [...]

ESRs at SHM, prognostics and management forums

Three Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) were present in European conferences organised jointly at the Euskalduna Conference Center in Bilbao (Spain) from 5th [...]

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 [...]

Annual plenary meeting in ENSA

The annual plenary meeting of TRUSS was hosted by ENSA in their premises of Maliaño (Cantabria, Spain), on the Thursday [...]

TRUSS at structural health monitoring workshop

Four Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) and two main supervisors from TRUSS attended the 6th workshop on Civil Structural Health Monitoring (CHMS-6). António Barrias [...]

Attendance to Microlise transport conference

Federico Perrotta (ESR13) together with his supervisor Dr Tony Parry attended the Microlise Transport Conference 2016 which took place on [...]

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 [...]

Gathering expertise in structural reliability theory

Guang Zou (ESR5) and Giulia Milana (ESR6) are attending the course on "Theory of Structural Reliability" imparted at the Department of Civil and Environmental [...]

ESRs networking with IABSE association and COST action

In March 2016, UPC Barcelona welcomed members of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) for Day 2 of [...]

On how to manage and share references

There are a number of popular bibliography management software tools such as Endnote, Mendeley, RefWorks or Zotero, among others. Endnote Online is [...]

Industrial training on the latest technology

An essential component in the training of TRUSS fellows is gathering expertise during visits and secondments to industrial partners that [...]

TRUSS ITN acknowledged in Spanish newspaper

TRUSS is mentioned in the Technology Section of ‘El Diario Montañés’ newspaper published on Thursday 17th December 2015. El Diario Montañés (http://www.eldiariomontanes.es/) [...]

NDE and safety courses at Lloyd’s Register

Giulia Milana, TRUSS Early Stage Researcher hosted by Lloyd’s Register has attended training courses on non-destructive examination and field safety imparted by [...]

First TRUSS training week

University of Nottingham hosted the first network-wide training week organised by TRUSS. It was held in the Coates and NTEC buildings [...]

Training on standards, materials & welding in ENSA

In addition to the training received directly from his supervisors, ESR2, Alberto González Merino, has access to periodic seminars imparted [...]

Talk on building a successful academic career

TRUSS aims to enhance career prospects in both industry and academia. A seminar on how to build a successful academic [...]

Outreach in Willow Park Junior School

TRUSS participation in Willow Science Week 2015 (9th to 12th November) served the purpose of inspiring school children and motivating them to [...]

ESR receives training towards qualifying as drone pilot

Research by TRUSS fellow, Siyuan Chen, from UCD, involves the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) for monitoring infrastructure safety (project ESR14). An [...]

Extending technological advances in road profiling

In theory, there are multitude of algorithms that could be successfully applied to structural health monitoring and damage detection if [...]

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Posters in research exhibition at Earth Institute

TRUSS fellows attended and presented posters from their projects in the exhibition organised by the UCD Earth Institute on the Wednesday 30th [...]

TRUSS in 27th EAIE conference

Dr. Jennifer Brennan from Irish Universities Association, Ireland and Przemyslaw Jankowski, from the European Commission, Belgium were the two speakers [...]

Article about TRUSS reaching 24,000 engineers in Ireland

The objectives of TRUSS have been published in the Website (www.engineersireland.ie), Newsletter and Journal of Engineers Ireland in the issue of [...]

Participation in ‘Future of the Doctorate’ conference

Dr. Aoife Ahern (WP3 leader) and Prof. Joan Ramon Casas (WP2 leader) from TRUSS attended "The Future of the Doctorate" [...]

MSCA ITN 2014 – Info Day ‘A focus on implementation’

The project coordinator of TRUSS, Dr. Arturo González, attended the first H2020 ITN Coordinators’ Info day that took place on [...]

Outreach at Saint Joseph’s College, Garbally Park

Pictured is Professor Eugene OBrien of University College Dublin (centre) with Careers Guidance Councillor Roisin McSharry and Engineering teacher Paul [...]

Call for applications to TRUSS opened now

TRUSS is looking to recruit 14 Early Stage Researchers (PhD students) to join the project in August or September 2015 [...]

Kick-off meeting in Dublin

The TRUSS kick-off meeting took place on Tuesday February 17 from 9.30am to 4.15pm in the premises of the UCD [...]

Favourable Evaluation of TRUSS proposal by the REA

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) proposal TRUSS was favorably evaluated by the Research Executive Agency and invited to [...]