Entries by Adam Goodall

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Houston Precision Engineering to invest over £2m and create over 40 jobs in Strabane

Donegal based manufacturing firm, Houston Precision Engineering (HPE) has purchased over three acres of land in Strabane Business Park to build a new factory which will lead to the creation of 41 new engineering jobs in Northern Ireland.   HPE provides high quality engineering services, focusing primarily on metal fabrication and precision machining services, to regional, national and international […]

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Derry City and Strabane District Council have announced a full Spring and St Patrick’s Day programme, adapted in line with COVID-19 guidance

As part of the visual arts programme, from March 8th ‘Full Hoist Always’, delivered by the Void Gallery, will see roadside billboards transformed by artist Locky Morris, focusing on a positive message around care and support in the current times.As part of the Inside Out programme, UV Arts will deliver ‘The People’s Art Project’ which […]

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School of Health Sciences Announces Magee Move

Ulster University’s School of Health Sciences undergraduate programmes are set to relocate to Magee from September 2022, bringing more than 800 students to the Derry campus. Professor Carol Curran, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences at Ulster University, said the Magee campus would best support the NHS’s emphasis on the development […]

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Ulster University students welcome City Deal

Students from Ulster University’s Magee campus have been reflecting on how the Derry and Strabane City Deal will benefit their studies and future careers. The £250m investment package, which reached a key milestone last month with the signing of its Heads of Terms agreement, includes the delivery of the School of Medicine at Magee, the […]

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Spotlight on Dr Taranjit Singh Rai Lecturer in Cellular Ageing at Ulster University’s School of Biomedical Sciences at Magee

Dr Taranjit Singh Rai is a lecturer in Cellular Ageing at Ulster University’s School of Biomedical Sciences at Magee, and Altnagelvin Hospital’s Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Centre (C-TRIC). Born in India’s Punjab state, Dr Rai has more than a decade’s experience researching ageing, cancer and ageing-associated diseases. He received a PhD from the PGIMER […]

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MetaCompliance eyes global expansion with investment from Tenzing

Private equity investor Tenzing will partner with local cybersecurity firm MetaCompliance to accelerate the organisation’s growth and drive product innovation. Founded in 2005, MetaCompliance employs more than 100 people, servicing clients in the UK, Europe and internationally with a mission to help customers keep staff safe online, protect their digital assets and avoid reputational damage. […]

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New Stateside acquisition for Learning Pool

Local company Learning Pool has announced the acquisition of US-based Remote Learner. Situated in Denver, Colorado, the LMS (Learning Management System) specialist has represented more than a million users for over two decades, with clients including recruitment giant Indeed, Royal Caribbean Group and Ultimate Kronos Group. Remote Learner is the fourth firm to join the […]

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Allstate NI scores Hattrick at Industry Awards

Allstate NI in the North West has added to its trophy cabinet after winning in three categories at the Contact Centre Network NI awards. The company’s largely Derry and Strabane-based Allstate Technology Support Centre (ATSC), which assists Allstate employees globally, received awards for Trainer of the Year and Contact Centre Manager of the Year at […]