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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is a university-level institution in the South-East of Ireland with over 10,000 students and 1000 staff. WIT offers tuition and research programmes in various ...

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is a university-level institution in the South-East of Ireland with over 10,000 students and 1000 staff. WIT offers tuition and research programmes in various areas from Higher Certificate to Degree to PhD.

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  • School of Business has: 1,782 full and part-time learners897 academic staff7 administrative staff3 depts – Accountancy and Economics, Management & Organisation & Graduate Business

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  • Waterford Institute of Technology
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchWaterford Institute of Technology  The largest IOT in the country outside of Dublin  6,998 full time (of which 464 are sub-degree level) & 1,509 part- time students (2010/’11)  More than 2200 graduates each year  More than 60% students on honours degree level programmes  Annual Revenue EUR 90 million  1087 full time staff (academic, research, admin, managerial, technical & support)  480 full-time academic staff  6 Schools (Business, Education, Engineering, Health Science, Humanities, Science)  16 Academic Departments
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchFulltime Student Enrollments by School for 2010/’11 School of Business 1,103 1,339 School of Education 119 School of Engineering School of Health 1,304 Sciences 2,168 School of Humanities School of Science 965  14 Higher Certificate programmes  23 Ordinary Degree programmes  60 Honours Degree programmes  25 Taught Masters programmes  178 Students registered on Research Masters & PhD Programmes
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchSchool of Business Research Areas:  Business Education & Teaching Research  Enterprise Development & Regional Economy  Healthcare & Healthcare Economics  Finance Research  Rural Development Studies  Marketing Studies Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) Taught Masters Programmes: Master of Business Administration, MBS Management of Change, Master of Business in Accounting, Master of Business in Internationalisation, Master of Business Studies ( Economics & Finance, Management, HRM, Marketing, Corporate Admin) MSc in Business, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology, Postgraduate Diploma in Business in Enterprise Development, Higher Diploma in Business in Farm Financial Management, Higher Diploma in Business in Management, 1339 students (Undergraduate & Postgraduate) (2010/’11), 94 Staff (2009/’10)
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration Research School of Science Research Areas:  Telecommunications Software & Systems  Pharmaceutical & Molecular Biotechnology  Eco-Innovation  Health Informatics Research  Macular Pigment Research  Optics Research  Automotive Control  eLearning Technologies Research  Biomedical Research  Information Systems and Technoculture Taught Masters Programmes: MSc in Computing (Communications Software), MSc in Computing (Information Systems Processes), MSc in Computing (Multimedia and eLearning), Higher Diploma in Science in Applied Computing, Higher Diploma in Science in Business Systems Analysis, Postgraduate Diploma in Analytical Science with Quality Management, MSc in Analytical Science with Quality Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Management, MSc in Quality Management 1,103 Students (Undergraduate & Postgraduate) (2010/’11), 118 staff (2009/’10)
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration Research School of Engineering Research Areas:  South Eastern Applied Materials Research  Advanced Automotive Electronic Control  Advanced Manufacturing Technology  Construction Industry Research & Knowledge  Materials Characterisation & Processing  Microelectronics and Systems Research  Nanotechnology Research  Wireless Communications & Large Scale Simulation Taught Masters Programme MSc in International Construction Management (MScICM), MSc in Construction Project Management (MScCPM), M. Eng in Electronic Engineering, MSc in Innovative Technology Engineering, MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering 1,304 Students (Undergraduate & Postgraduate) (2010/’11), 113 Staff (2008)
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchSchool of Health Science Research Areas:  Health Behaviour Research  Sport and Exercise Psychology  Biomedical Research  Nursing Taught Masters Programmes: MA in Sport Psychology, Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing, MSc in Nursing, Higher Diploma in Social, Personal & Health Education (SPHE), MA in Social, Personal & Health Education (SPHE) 965 Students (Undergraduate & Postgraduate) (2010/’11), 68 Staff (2009/’10)
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchSchool of Humanities Research Areas:  Art, Design Theory & Practice  Content & Language Integrated Learning  Creative Writing and Research  Creativity & Culture Research  New Music  Newfoundland and Labrador Studies  Research, Creativity & Innovation in Tourism  Social and Family Research Taught Masters Programmes: MA in Second Language Learning & Teaching (Part-time), MA in Arts & Heritage Management, MA in Social Studies, Higher Diploma in Arts in Television Production, Higher Diploma in Arts in International Hotel Management 2,168 students (Undergraduate & Postgraduate) (2010/’11), 152 Staff (2010/’11)
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration Research School of Education Research Areas:  Continuing Professional Development of Teachers  Literacy Development Taught Master Programmes:  Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, MA Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, MA in Management in Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Science Education (Primary Science), MSc in Science Education (Primary Science) 1,509 Part-time Students, 119 Full-time Students (2010/’11) 29 Staff (2008/’09)
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration Research International Education at WIT Over 880 international students WIT has over 120 academic partners 5 full-time members of staff in International Office Involvement in programmes which provide financial support for international developments and students (e.g. Erasmus Mundus and Asia link) School Students Business 220 Humanities 200 Engineering 60 Science 62 Health Science 60 Education 10
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration Research International Student Profile 0.55% 0.00% 0.55% 0.28% 4.14% Asia I - China, India, Pakistan 5.52% 6.91% Asia ii - Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailan d, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka Asia iii - Vietnam, Indonesia, Nepal, Phill ipines North America 82.87% Latin America Middle East Current International Students Europe(excluding CAO applicants and exchanges) Africa
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration Research Research Funding 2000/01 – 2009/10€25,000,000 Research Expenditure€20,000,000 Research Awards€15,000,000€10,000,000 €5,000,000 €0 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchTelecommunications SoftwareResearch Priority Area  TSSG positioned itself as Ireland’s leading software ICT research Centre securing more than €57 million in research funding (1996- 2010)  TSSG leading player in Europe in the area of the Future Internet through its funded research programme and its participation in EU Technology Platforms  Main thematic Research Areas:  Network Management  Integrated Services Infrastructure Management  Financial Information Systems  Data Mining & Social Computing  Security
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration Research Telecommunications Software Research Priority Area The Team:  130 full-time contract researchers  28 MSc (research), 5 PhD graduated; 21 PhD enrolled  Approx 50 peer reviewed publications annually  Strong Commercialisation culture Funded partnerships with IBM, Ericsson, Cisco, Alcatel- Lucent, O2, Telefonica, Vodafone, BT, Eircom, Oracle/BEA 60 jobs created in 14 ‘Spin-Out’ and ‘Spin-In’ companies linked to TSSG (since 2001)
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchPharmaceutical and Molecular BiotechnologyResearch Priority Area  Research Focus  Polymeric drug delivery technologies  Novel process technologies  Separation Science  Molecular Biotechnology (biotransformations and therapeutic molecules)  Team  20 academic staff  6 postdoctoral researchers  16 registered postgraduates  4 PhD graduates ‘08  Circa €5m research funding ‘07/’08  Applied research centre with active collaborations with pharmaceutical companies in the South East – Genzyme, Eirgen
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration Research Eco – Innovation Research Emerging Research Area Research activities at the EIRC focus on the innovative development of ‘high value- added products / processes from natural resources’ and ‘low environmental impact processing / growth methods’. Four thematic areas  Estuarine research  Molecular ecology  Forestry – biofuels / wood energy management  Sustainable agriculture Funding primarily from Environmental Protection Agency, Marine Institute, Coillte, Department of Agriculture, IRCSET, Strand 1 & 3
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchSouth Eastern Applied Materials (SEAM) ResearchCentreEmerging Research Area Provides technical and scientific support to industries on process and product development related issues Possess niche technologies (X-ray microtomography, Finite Element modelling & Microwave processing) and materials research capabilitiesTypical examples of Industrial ProjectsProject 1: Understanding the sticking behaviour of contact lenses in the anterior mouldClient: Bausch & LombImpact: (i) Assist in process improvement (ii) Minimised waste leading to increased cost savingsProject 2: Determining the root cause for frostiness exhibited by silicone rubber used inmedical device industriesClient: Boston Scientific Ireland LimitedImpact: (i) Assist in resolving a production issue (ii)Assist in new product design and development through better understanding of raw materials
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchSouth Eastern Applied Materials (SEAM) Research CentreTypical sector wise key clients of SEAM Medical Devices Industrial Technologies  Boston Scientific Ireland  Mincon  Abbot Vascular  Honeywell Turbo  Bausch and Lomb  Honeywell Engines  BD component  REXAM  Nypro Ireland  Renishaw Electronics  Lake region Medical  Betatherm Orthopaedics  Beru Borgwarner  Stryker orthopaedics  Western Automation  Stryker Instruments Precision Engineering Pharmaceuticals  Guehring  Genzyme  Schivo Group  Teva  Allied turned parts  Pfizer
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchBuilding Capacity Through Clustering &Collaboration Communications / Marketing / Tourism / Health related engineering Enterprise Development• Macular pigment • Advanced Materials • Marketing research • Optics • Entrepreneurship• Population health • Wireless • Social Care• Healthcare economics communications • Tourism• Biomedical research • Advanced manufacturing• Mental health technology• Health informatics
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchCollaboration based on innovation andexcellence Bausch & Lomb CiscoCambridge University EirgenCardiff University EricssonChinese National Academy Genzyme of Science IBMImperial College London IntelMemorial University Merck, Sharp & DohmeNorth Western University MotorolaParis VI TeagascTechnical University of Berlin Waterford Regional Hospital
  • Introduction WIT Campus Schools Collaboration ResearchFor further information please contact:International officeWaterford Institute of TechnologyCork RoadWaterfordIrelandEmail: international@wit.ieTel: 00353 51 302000Fax: 00353 51 302486