Entries by Adam Goodall

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Ulster University Magee medical school to open in Londonderry in 2021

A new medical training school in Londonderry has been given the go-ahead. Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill confirmed the graduate medical school at Ulster University’s Magee campus will open in September 2021. The only medical school in Northern Ireland at present is at Queen’s University in Belfast. The deputy first minister said the school will […]

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Hypixel Studios To Establish Headquarters In Derry~Londonderry

Hypixel Studios, the videogame developer behind upcoming title Hytale, will establish its headquarters in Derry~Londonderry as part of its acquisition by US-based developer and publisher Riot Games. Hypixel Studios was established in 2018 as a spin-off of Hypixel Inc, the creators of one of the world’s most popular independent game servers, with a leadership team including Derry~Londonderry […]


Derry City and Strabane District Council Launches 100 Day Consolidation Programme to assist businesses during Covid-19

Derry City and Strabane District Council has announced another initiative to help local businesses navigate the current economic difficulties casued by COVID-19. The 100 Day Consolidation Programme, which is part of Council’s ongoing Business Boost initiative, will provide businesses with their own set of cashflow projections for the next 100 days, that will highlight their short-term […]

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Derry City and Strabane District Council Continues To Offer Remote COVID-19 Support To Local Businesses

Derry City and Strabane District Council has this week launched a range of initiatives designed to support local businesses affected by the challenges presented by the ongoing COVID-19 emergency. With new regulations that will see the closure of many local businesses coming into force today, Council is encouraging local companies to explore their options in […]

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Hawthorn Heights awarded ‘Exemplar’ status by InterTradeIreland

InterTradeIreland’s Fusion programme has awarded “Exemplar” status to five businesses across the island, two of which are Northern Ireland based. The Fusion initiative supports business development by collaborating companies with a research institution and a graduate project manager, funded by InterTradeIreland. The graduate then works directly with the business to deliver new products or improved […]

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Princess Anne opens Ulster University’s new Spatial Computing and Neurotechnology Innovation Hub.

On 17th Jan 2020, The Princess Royal visited Ulster University’s Magee campus to officially open the new state-of-the-art Spatial Computing and Neurotechnology Innovation Hub (SCANi-hub). The SCANi-hub uses cutting edge technology to determine the body and brain’s responses to stress, fatigue, achievement, awareness, error and threats in complex training and performance assessment scenarios simulated in […]