Centre Funding Call: David Kinahan

October 19, 2022

Centre Funding Call: David Kinahan

Earlier this year in May, the NCSR in conjunction with other Research Centres in DCU launched the Centre Funding Call,...

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NCSR Research Day: June 16 2022

May 31, 2022

NCSR Research Day: June 16 2022

The NCSR is delighted to announce our inaugural Research Day on June 16th 2022, which will feature a number of...

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Towards sniffing out skin disease: A wearable sensing approach that harvests the skin volatile emission

January 20, 2022

Towards sniffing out skin disease: A wearable sensing approach that harvests the skin volatile emission

Check out NCSR’s latest publication at the following link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214180422000022

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Centre Funding Call: David Kinahan

Earlier this year in May, the NCSR in conjunction with other Research Centres in DCU launched the Centre Funding Call,…
Research Day Programme

NCSR Research Day: June 16 2022

The NCSR is delighted to announce our inaugural Research Day on June 16th 2022, which will feature a number of…

NCSR PI Appointments

The NCSR is delighted to welcome a number of new PIs who have joined our Research Centre since the summer.…

Publications Feature

Publications Feature The Keyes Research Group have released several great publications over the past few months. NCSR PI Tia’s Keyes’…

MT180 winner

Ruben Arturo Arellano Reyes from the Keyes Research Group was awarded the prize in the best non-native speaker category in…

What are we publishing?

In the last 5 years, the NCSR has published its research according to this Treemap distribution (courtesy of Web of…

New Centre Director Appointed

The National Centre for Sensor Research is a state of the art research facility hosted on the DCU Glasnevin campus and which…

Field Test of Sensors at The Arctic

Research Scientists Dr Margaret McCaul and Sean Jordan working with Professor Dermot Diamond are travelling with Dr Alberto Ribotti and…

Ideas to Industries Forum

On 31st May, the NCSR hosted the forum ‘Ideas to Industry’ as part of a series of events linked to…

IC-ANMBES 2016

Congratulations to Insight/NCSR PhD student Danielle Bruen on being awarded a €400 bursary grant to travel to the International Conference…

Invent Commercialisation Awards

Congratulations to Insight/NCSR researchers Prof. Dermot Diamond, Dr. Larisa Florea, Dr. Colm Delaney and Mr. Probal Bose who had been…

In Our Time

Prof. Apryll Stalcup will be a guest on BBC Radio 4’s show “In Our Time”, Thursday 4th February 2016. She…

CASi 2016

CASi 2016   The 8th Conference on Analytical Sciences, Ireland will be held on 14th & 15th April 2016 in…

AmbiSense Wins at Cleantech Summit

AmbiSense was in attendance at the 2015 Cleantech Summit which took place in Rotterdam last week. The event showcased the…

Emerging Investigators Cover for PI

NCSR Principal Investigator Dr. Blainaid White has been featured on the cover of Analytical Methods themed issue Emerging Investigators.  

Benedetti Pichler Award 2015

Congratulations to NCSR Principal Investigator Professor Apryll Stalcup who been awarded 2015 American Microchemical Society Benedetti Pichler Award.   Benedetti Pichler  

Grant Request Success

Prof Dermot Diamond and his team under the Commonsense FP-7 project (Grant agreement no: 614155) have been successful in securing…

ACES: The European Dimension 2015

For the third year running NCSR has co-hosted the European Dimension workshop along with University of Wollongong’s ACES (ARC Centre…

Home/Sick Exhibition

Dr. Simon Coleman presented a brief introduction into the future potentials for sensor technologies for the development of home based…

DCU Fujitsu Innovation Awards

Congratulations to Ambisense, a spin-out company of Prof. Dermot Diamond’s which was joint winners in the Academic and Research Category.…

Leading Role for Director

Dermot Diamond has been appointed as leader of the Environmental Sensors working group of the European Sensor System Cluster (ESSC)…

Pittcon 2015

NCSR’s Postdoctoral Researchers Margaret McCaul and Isabel M Perez de Vargas Sansalvador recently attended Pittcon Conf & Expo 2015 in New…

Research Opportunities

Postdoctoral Researcher positions available, for more information follow the link below: https://ncsr.ie/news/opportunities/

NCSR alluded to in Cleantech Report

On the 5th November,  Minister Richard Bruton officially launched ‘Cleantech In Ireland – 2014’ , a report published by The…

Water: The Greatest Global Challenge

DCU’s Innovation Campus was the venue for the Water Institute’s recent conference – Water: The Greatest Global Challenge, 2nd Annual…

Congratulations Simon Gallagher!

Congratulations to Dr. Simon Gallagher who was conferred with a PhD on 5th November 2014. Thesis Title:  Thermophysical behaviour and applications…

MicroTAS 2014

PhD students Jennifer Deignan and Wayne Francis, and Dr. Larisa Florea participated in October 2014 to The Eighteenth International Conference…

NCSR PI featured in science publication

Professor Apryll Stalcup, Director of ISSC (Irish Science Separation Cluster) and NCSR Principal Investigator has been featured in the October…

Researchers Attend Symposium in Brazil

Prof. Dermot Diamond and Dr. Larisa Florea participated to SBPMat 2014’ XIII meeting of the Brazilian Materials Research Society organized…

Materials Seminar

A Materials Seminar recently took place in the Research and Engineering Building.  The seminar entitled Synthesis, Characterisation and Applications of New…

Congratulations Jennifer!

Jennifer Deignan of the Adaptive Sensors Group won best poster recently at the ISPE (International Symposium on Polymer Electrolytes) 2014…

Hamilton Scholarship Symposium 2014

The 2014 Hamilton Scholarship Symposium recently took place in the R&E building.  This year’s students presented posters from their projects…

NCSR Director admitted to RIA

Dermot Diamond has been admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy continuing a 229-year Academy tradition of recognising…

3D Bioprinting Symposium 2014

L-R Prof. Gordon Wallace, Dr. Ruth Adler, Minister Seán Sherlock, TD, Prof. Dermot Diamond, Dr. Stephen Daniels Minister for Research…

OrgBIO Kick­ Off Meeting

Dr. Larisa Florea and PhD student Alexandru Tudor attended the OrgBIO Kick­off Meeting (10-11 April 2014) organized at Centre of…

Pavel Nesterenko Visits NCSR

Prof. Pavel Nesterenko, from the School of Chemistry at the University of Tasmania, Australia, visited the NCSR recently.  Prof. Nesterenko…

Water, Water, everywhere

Professor Dermot Diamond was recently invited to give a guest lecture at the Royal Society of Chemistry, London.  The current…

MariaBox Project

Scientists at the Marine and Environmental Sensing Technology Hub (MESTECH) are participating in the European project MariaBox (“MARINE environmental in situ…

Hamilton/Beaufort 2014

Applications are now being received from Summer 2014.  A list of project descriptions and application form can be found here.

Postdoctoral Researcher Larisa Florea Awarded Front Cover

Insight and NCSR Postdoctoral researcher Larisa Florea has recently been awarded a front cover article in Chemical Communications for her work entitled “Self-assembled solvato-morphologically controlled photochromic crystals”. Click here…

Professor Diamond Visits Brazil

NCSR Director Professor Dermot Diamond recently visited Brazil on a research visit organised to develop and strengthen existing links with…

SmartOcean Forum 2013

SmartOcean Forum 2013 The fourth SmartOcean Forum was held on 5th and 6th November in Belfast.  The purpose of the…

ACES: The European Dimension

The month of September saw Industry professionals, Academics, Researchers and Students from Australia and Ireland attend the one day ACES…

New Publication for Clarity – July 2013

New Publication for Clarity – July 2013 ‘Fully integrated portable wireless centrifugal micro-fluidic analysis system for colorimetric detection’, has been…

ATWARM Summer School

The Third and final ATWARM Summer School was held in DCU last week. Sixteen fellows of the Advanced Technologies for…

Rosse Medal Award – March 2013

Congratulations to Daniel Kirby who won the Institute of Physics Rosse Medal for communicating postgraduate research on the March 22nd.…

March on Technology – Spring 2013

Fiona Regan and Chris Bean In the second ‘March on Technology’ series the Marine and Environmental Sensing Technology Hub (MESTECH)…

NCSR in the News – Spring 2013

Congratulations to Prof. Harry Holthofer who was recently featured on Chinese television channel CCTV. Harry was interviewed about his strong…

NCSR Visits Brazil – May 2013

NCSR Visits Brazil – May 2013 A multi-disiplinary team from the Schools of Biotechnology and Chemical Sciences at DCU visited…

NCSR at COIL 5 – April 2013

Members of the Adaptive Sensors Group attended the fifth Congress on Ionic Liquids in Portugal from the 21st -25th April…

President’s Research Award 2013

Congratulations to Prof. Greg Hughes, an NCSR PI who was a winner of the President’s research award this year. Prof.…

LiPos Project 2013

The Living Photonics (LiPhos) project is a European Commission funded project of which Prof. Jens Ducree is a partner. LiPhos…

Shave or Dye 2013

Congratulations to Stephen Roche and Brian Murphy, who volunteered to have their hair shaved into mohawks in aid of this…

Poster Competition

Congratulations to Deirdre Cogan, who won second place in the poster competition at the Water, Wastwater and Environmental Monitoring conference…

February Seminars 2013

Dr. Róisín Owens presented a seminar entitled Organic Electronics: a New Tool for Unlocking Biology in the NCSR on 27th…

BDI in the News – January 2013

Research carried out by Dr. Simon Dunne, School of Nursing/ Biomedical Diagnostics Institute (BDI) features in an article Patients like…

Farewell Michael – January 2013

On Tuesday January 29th the Biomedical Diagnostics Institute (BDI) bid a warm farewell to their Director, Professor Michael Berndt. Professor…

Movember – 29th November 2012

During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in Ireland and…

Cover Article – 8th January 2013

A research article by NCSR researchers, Larisa Florea, Dr. Fernando Benito-Lopez and Prof. Dermot Diamond, entitled “Polyaniline coated micro-capillaries for…

Cover Article – 3rd December 2012

A feature article by NCSR researchers, Larisa Florea, Prof. Dermot Diamond and Dr. Fernando Benito-Lopez has been featured on the…
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