PhD: the Research & Distractions!

by Kevin Brosnan As I approach the end of my time as a PhD student I’ve started looking for the next career move and update my extremely outdated CV. As I reflect on what I have done over the past three years, I’ve noticed that they roughly break down into three over-arching categories Professional Development, Research and possibly too […]

Student Modelling Weeks

By Niall McInerney Study groups with industry can be an intimidating environment for early stage researchers. The unstructured nature of solving a real world problem in the company of Professors can be incredibly daunting, and often an MSc or early PhD student is not yet equipped with the skills necessary to contribute to the problems […]

Anisotropic meshes: challenging, but very practical

By Natalia Kopteva http://www.staff.ul.ie/natalia/ Being a theoretical numerical analyst, I’d like to think that our theoretical findings may be practical. After all, according to Ludwig Boltzmann, “nothing is more practical than a good theory”, so there is hope. Being a theoretical numerical analyst within the MACSI group, I manage to occasionally help my colleagues with […]

Welcome to Limerick!

MACSI are delighted to be the featured node for the next couple of weeks where we will have posts on industry projects, the ECMI Math for the Digital Factory meeting takes place in Limerick next week (21-23rd March), the mathematics of batteries, and why distractions during your PhD are sometimes a good thing! First up is […]

Open position: MACSI Research Manager

TITLE OF POST: MACSI Research Manager LOCATION: University of Limerick REPORTS TO: Project Leader CONTRACT TYPE: Specific Purpose SALARY: A salary commensurate with experience and expertise will be offered to the successful candidate SALARY SCALE : €35,407 – €52,087 p.a. or the salary scale €47,347 – €65,000 p.a.     JOB DESCRIPTION QUALIFICATIONS: Education or […]