The summer university offers exciting projects in the subjects of : Biology, Environmental Science, Gaming, Visualization, Electronics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Human Centered Design, Economics, Social Science, Media & Journalism/Design.
Due to the nature of the project-based course, we only offer a limited number of places within each project! If you are interested in a project and have a different background than recomended, contact the projectleader in charge!
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Projects offered 2017 are published below, for 2018 the projects might change.
Fine Dust Measurement with this project, we would like to measure the fine dust concentration in ans around the city of Sligo and possible sources of fine dust.
Fight or Flight – Climate Stand or Climate Run!
Our climate is changing. How we live and where we live will have to change. How will we change?
Project ‘Fight or Flight’ explores the issues around how we adapt to change. We look at our changing weather, its impact on people from flooding and coastal erosion, and how we might cope. Should we fight or flight?
From idea to Sustainable Success How to map user needs and discover business opportunities? Where do user needs meet business goals? How do you uncover users’ frustrations and desires to create a great product?
This project shows and teaches in a practical robotic system the fundamental understanding and implementation of sustainability in designing a transportation system. Given is a simple task of transportation of tulips and flowers as you will find in Netherland.
The use of natural resources includes taking many different values into account, reflecting the three different aspects of sustainability; economy, environment and social values.
Sustainable Storytelling and Design
To develop a multimedia approach to telling/documenting stories surrounding sustainability. To explore engaging ways to communicate and inform about global challenges through visual/interactive media.