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Neil Campbell Wins Wood Awards for his 3rd year project

University of Ulster, Queen’s University Belfast and GMIT Letterfrack win architecture,engineering and design awards


The objective of the awards is to encourage students to explore functional, aesthetic and design aspects of wood and wood products. Since the awards were established in 2006, students have produced innovative projects using home-grown as well as imported timber.

This year, nine students made it to the shortlist, representing universities and institutes of technology from Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Belfast, Lurgan, Bray and Limerick.

University of Ulster and Queen’s University Belfast won the architecture and engineering competitions, while the award for best design project went to GMIT Letterfrack.


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Adrian Long - James Alfred Ewing Medal (left), Phil Donald - Warren Medal (centre) and David Orr - ICE Gold Medal (right)
Wood Award 2011

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Institute of Concrete Technology and Queen’s University of Belfast


The MoU between Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) and Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) was signed in Belfast on Thursday,

25th August by Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Ellen Douglas-Cowie of QUB and

Professor Peter Hewlett President of ICT. The purpose is to recognise the status of

ICT in relation to three modules of the University’s Civil Engineering

Degree course that, if completed successfully, will open up the way for

students to become affiliate members with designatory letters, AffICT.