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Community Based Learning With Second Year Chemistry Undergraduates - Piloting A Junior Scientist Badge With A Local Youth Service, Claire M. Mcdonnell Jan 2018

Community Based Learning With Second Year Chemistry Undergraduates - Piloting A Junior Scientist Badge With A Local Youth Service, Claire M. Mcdonnell

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We developed a pilot syllabus for a Junior Scientist badge for 8-12 year olds. It involved interaction between 16 of our students and 9 young people from St Michael's Youth Project in Inchicore over 5 weeks. The inspiration came from work in the USA to promote science to girls by supporting scouts towards obtaining a chemistry badge. This is one of a series of community based learning (CBL) projects implemented as the 'lab' component of a 2nd year Professional Skills module for chemistry at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT).


Community Based Research By Applying Chemistry, Claire M. Mcdonnell Jan 2018

Community Based Research By Applying Chemistry, Claire M. Mcdonnell

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Poster describing projects undertaken by Students Learning With Communities e.g. Road Safety Awareness - Breath and Urine Testing for Alcohol and Development of Roadside Drug Testing Methods; Long-term Study of Soil Quality for a Common Garden and Grangegorman site; Student Placements with Wells for Zoe Charity in Malawi; Development of a liquid soap product from waste food carrier oils with the Lifeline Project.


Chemical Sciences In The Community, Claire M. Mcdonnell Jan 2018

Chemical Sciences In The Community, Claire M. Mcdonnell

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Poster describing projects undertaken by Students Learning with Communities e.g. Students Learning with Communities in the School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, DIT; Safety Audits and Chemical Risk Assessments in Small Businesses; Interaction with Schools, St Michael's Youth Project and the General Public.


Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2015-2016., Learning And Teaching Technology Centre Dublin Institute Of Technology Jan 2016

Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2015-2016., Learning And Teaching Technology Centre Dublin Institute Of Technology

Annual Reports

No abstract provided.


Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2014-2015, Learning And Teaching Technology Centre, Dublin Institute Of Technology Jan 2015

Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2014-2015, Learning And Teaching Technology Centre, Dublin Institute Of Technology

Annual Reports

No abstract provided.


Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2013-2014, Teaching And Learning Technology Centre, Dublin Institute Of Technology Jan 2014

Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2013-2014, Teaching And Learning Technology Centre, Dublin Institute Of Technology

Annual Reports

No abstract provided.


Principles And Practices Of Bar And Beverage Management, James Peter Murphy May 2013

Principles And Practices Of Bar And Beverage Management, James Peter Murphy

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Murphy, J. (2013) The Principles and Practices of Bar and Beverage Management, Goodfellows Publishing Ltd, Oxford, England.

Principles and Practices of Bar and Beverage Management is a comprehensive text and resource book designed to explain the latest developments and new complexities of managing modern bars - be they stand alone or part of larger institutions such as hotels and resorts.


Principles And Practices Of Bar And Beverage Management - The Drinks Handbook, James Peter Murphy May 2013

Principles And Practices Of Bar And Beverage Management - The Drinks Handbook, James Peter Murphy

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Murphy, J. (2013) The Principles and Practices of Bar and Beverage Management - The Drinks Handbook, Goodfellows Publishing Ltd, Oxford, England.

The Principles and Practices of Bar and Beverage Management - The Drinks Handbook is an authoritative resource and comprehensive training guide, essential for all students, bartenders, sommeliers, mixologists, waiters and food and beverage practitioners the world over. Written and configured in an accessible and user-friendly style, packed with facts, explanatory illustrations and case studies it provides an in-depth knowledge of the products, plus the technical skills, practices and latest developments in the bar and beverage area.


Introduction To The Exhibition Of The Work Of Students Learning With Communities, Catherine Bates Jan 2013

Introduction To The Exhibition Of The Work Of Students Learning With Communities, Catherine Bates

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This exhibition showcases the work of over 1300 students working with over 100 community partners


Community Based Research By Applying Chemistry, Claire M. Mcdonnell Jan 2012

Community Based Research By Applying Chemistry, Claire M. Mcdonnell

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Students have been involved in several chemistry research projects with communities: breath and urine testing for alcohol with the Garda Road Safety Unit; a long-term study of soil Quality for a Grangegorman Community Garden; and work placements with Wells for Zoe, a charity based in Malawi, including soil and water testing, and development of teaching materials for science.


Chemical Sciences In The Community, Claire M. Mcdonnell Jan 2012

Chemical Sciences In The Community, Claire M. Mcdonnell

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Students in the School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences have been involved for many years in collaborative projects - from giving talks in schools to running workshops for children in youth projects, and from conducting chemical risk assessments to hosting science showcases – with a wide range of community partners.


Tourism Heritage And Culture Trains In Kilmainham And Inchicore, Dublin., Catherine Gorman Jan 2012

Tourism Heritage And Culture Trains In Kilmainham And Inchicore, Dublin., Catherine Gorman

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Students on this project liaised with local community members in order to develop a number of themed posters and two videos focusing on their ideas for the development of Heritage and Cultural trails in the Inchicore and Kilmainham areas of Dublin.


Tourism: Destination And Product Marketing Planning: Glasnevin Trust Museum, Glasnevin, Dublin., Catherine Gorman Jan 2012

Tourism: Destination And Product Marketing Planning: Glasnevin Trust Museum, Glasnevin, Dublin., Catherine Gorman

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The objective of this project was to produce a tourism marketing plan for Glasnevin Trust Museum, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland. Tourism students worked with the Trust to develop possible plans.


College Awareness Of Road Safety (Cars) And Dit Civil Engineering Students, Valerie Fenton Jan 2012

College Awareness Of Road Safety (Cars) And Dit Civil Engineering Students, Valerie Fenton

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The aim of this project was to raise awareness of the vulnerability of road users such as pedestrians and cyclists, in collaboration with the Garda Road Safety Unit. Civil Engineering students and Tourism Marketing students collaboratively researched user behaviour at inner-city junctions, and developed and costed proposals to improve the design of the junctions.


Gaelic 4 Girls: A Partnership Approach To Dit Student And Local Community Development, Sinead Mcnulty Jan 2012

Gaelic 4 Girls: A Partnership Approach To Dit Student And Local Community Development, Sinead Mcnulty

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This is a collaborative project between Dublin Institute of Technology, the Ladies Gaelic Football Association and Dublin City Council, providing students with the opportunity to qualify as gaelic football coaches and referees, and providing girls in inner-city clubs with coaching by DIT students.


Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2011-2012, Learning And Teaching Technology Centre, Dublin Institute Of Technology Jan 2012

Dit Teaching Fellowships Reports 2011-2012, Learning And Teaching Technology Centre, Dublin Institute Of Technology

Annual Reports

No abstract provided.


Lego Sumo Wrestling: Electrical Engineering Students Teach Programming To Children In Ballymun, Gavin Duffy Jan 2012

Lego Sumo Wrestling: Electrical Engineering Students Teach Programming To Children In Ballymun, Gavin Duffy

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Engineering students from DIT teach in the Aisling Projects in Ballymun where they work with children in programming Lego Mindstorms robots.


Light Therapy Treatment Using Quiet Motors And Remote Control, Gavin Duffy Jan 2012

Light Therapy Treatment Using Quiet Motors And Remote Control, Gavin Duffy

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A final year Electrical Engineering student worked with Camphill Community to develop a quiet motor system to adjust the blinds in a light therapy treatment room for people with cerebral palsy.


St. Brigid's Nursery- Second Year Architecture, Patrick Flynn Jan 2012

St. Brigid's Nursery- Second Year Architecture, Patrick Flynn

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Poster with details of students' project on locating a nursery school in inner city Dublin. St Brigid’s Nursery school is currently located in Mountjoy Square. The second year architecture students explored the possibility of designing a new custom built nursery school on the existing site and a number of new locations in the North East inner city. The sites were chosen in conjunction with Dublin City Council


Second Year Architecture Community Based Project, Patrick Flynn Jan 2012

Second Year Architecture Community Based Project, Patrick Flynn

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Project based in the town of Monasterevin, Co. Laois, where students worked with local community members to develop proposals for the civic realm and the overall town strategy. Students also collaborated with members of Men Alone In No-man’s land (MAIN) to develop a concept design for a ‘manshed’ as a possible base for the men’s group, as part of the Monasterevin scheme.


Bsc Spatial Planning And Environmental Management Public Spaces Survey, David O'Connor, Dublin Institute Of Technology Jan 2012

Bsc Spatial Planning And Environmental Management Public Spaces Survey, David O'Connor, Dublin Institute Of Technology

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Poster displaying Public spaces survey. As part of the module on Data Collection and Analysis, in March 2010, 2nd year BSc Spatial Planning and Environmental Management students carried out an ethnographic survey of four key public spaces within the LifeLine catchment. Using a mixture of questionnaire survey and observational data, students measured usage levels, behavioural patterns and user opinions about the spaces.


Breaking Barriers, Creating Connections: A Physical Environment Action Plan For The Northwest Inner City., David O'Connor Jan 2012

Breaking Barriers, Creating Connections: A Physical Environment Action Plan For The Northwest Inner City., David O'Connor

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Poster detailing spatial planning project on Northwest inner city Dublin. The project commenced with a community and cultural profile which examined the historical and socio-economic context of the study area. This was in order to gain an understanding of the area and its spatial planning context


Shopping Travel Behaviour In Dublin City Centre Survey., Dublin Institute Of Technology, David O'Connor Jan 2012

Shopping Travel Behaviour In Dublin City Centre Survey., Dublin Institute Of Technology, David O'Connor

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Poster displaying details of DIT School of Spatial Planning staff and students collaborating with the Irish Environmental Network and the Dublin Cycling Campaign to conceive and design this survey. All partners benefitted from the generation of information about shopper travel behaviour as well as about the perceptions of various interest groups. This information is being utilised to raise awareness of city centre environmental issues, ultimately leading to improved urban design which will benefit all city centre users.


Smarter Travel Survey., Dublin Institute Of Technology, David O'Connor Jan 2012

Smarter Travel Survey., Dublin Institute Of Technology, David O'Connor

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Poster displaying details of Smarter travel survey. Dublin City Council is seeking to have Drimnagh designated as a Smarter Travel town. Smarter Travel towns are areas where latest practices and investments in sustainable travel are piloted and reviewed. One of the initiatives being explored is a Personalised Travel Plan (PTP), whereby local people are encouraged to improve their travel behaviour via direct marketing. As part of UniverCities (part of the Creative Dublin Alliance) and Students Learning with Communities (SLWC) initiatives, DIT School of Spatial Planning agreed to carry out a survey of the local community to gauge interest in and ...


Early Development Of Professional Skills Benefits Students & Community Partners, Clare Corish, Daniel Mccartney Jan 2012

Early Development Of Professional Skills Benefits Students & Community Partners, Clare Corish, Daniel Mccartney

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Poster advocating Early Development of Professional Skills Benefits Students & Community Partners


Primary School Children's Vision Screening Project, Veronica O'Dwyer, Sandra Harrington Jan 2012

Primary School Children's Vision Screening Project, Veronica O'Dwyer, Sandra Harrington

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In the final year of the BSc in Optometry, students work with children in local schools to do vision screenings, supervised by DIT lecturers. This project enhances students’ experience of working with children, and ensures that any local children with eye problems are swiftly referred to a specialist.


Wells For Zoe, Malawi And Dit Students From Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates Jan 2012

Wells For Zoe, Malawi And Dit Students From Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates

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Since 2008 DIT students across disciplines have collaborated with Irish-Malawian charity Wells for Zoe. Students have spent up to three months in Malawi undertaking community-based projects on work placement modules, addressing the challenges facing local communities. In addition, DIT-based projects include pump design development and digital marketing projects.


Lifeline And Dit Students Of Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates Jan 2012

Lifeline And Dit Students Of Various Disciplines, Catherine Bates

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LIFELINE is a community-led project exploring the potential for transitional land use in the Grangegorman area of Dublin. DIT students across a wide range of programmes have been involved in collaborative work on this project since 2008/9, from Manufacturing and Design Engineering to Spatial Planning, and from Visual Communications to Nutraceuticals.


Cars: College Awareness Of Road Safety, Catherine Bates Jan 2012

Cars: College Awareness Of Road Safety, Catherine Bates

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This is a collaborative project with the Garda Road Safety Unit and the DIT Programme for Students Learning with Communities which involves students from different disciplines apolying their specialist subject skills to issues of road safety.


Ma In Public Relations: Foundation In Community Based Research, Catherine Bates, Edward Brennan Jan 2012

Ma In Public Relations: Foundation In Community Based Research, Catherine Bates, Edward Brennan

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The Foundations in Community Based Research module, the first of its kind in Ireland, allows MA students to work in small groups, each with a community partner, to design, plan, carry out and report on a piece of primary research which the community partner requires, with a focus on public relations research.