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Author: Andrew Maguire

IWD2018: Women in Engineering

March 8th is International Women's Day, and it's perhaps fitting that in 2018 it coincides with significant steps being made in a number of important movements. The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, and the issue of the gender pay gap, have been making headlines for  months; today...

#100years

Morning television viewers on Tuesday might have noticed that BBC Breakfast was a bit different; it was presented entirely by female anchors and reporters, as one of several tributes that marked one hundred years since women were first allowed to vote. The show was met...

Northern Ireland Sporting Success

Mark Allen is the 2018 Masters Snooker Champion, after defeating Kyron Wilson to lift one of snookers Major Trophies for the first time. The Masters, which takes place every twelve months at the Alexandra Palace in London, is an invitational event which pitches the top...

#WOW Trending Stories

Way out West takes a look at some of the stories that have been making the headlines and filling up our newsfeeds today. #BlueMonday It’s the third Monday of January, which for a few years now has been dubbed Blue Monday and referred to as the most...

Cyber Security

Cyber security has become one of the world’s major potential threats, both to individuals and leading companies and businesses. Last year the ransomware attacks hit banks, hospitals, and companies in 150 countries. Huge organisations were compromised, including FedEx in the US, Renault factories in France...

Sports Psychology

In the ever changing world of sport, one of the major innovations of recent years has been the growing introduction and influence of sports psychology. High profile individuals have thrived because of it, teams have turned to it ahead of major tournaments, and in the...

#Budget2017

It’s touted as the biggest single event of the year affecting your finances, so it's no wonder that over the last twenty-four hours the main talking point has been the Budget 2017, which was delivered yesterday by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond. With issues such...

Global Entrepreneurship Week

With everything modern technology has to offer, and the incredible levels of communication and information access that we now take for granted, there's no doubt that entrepreneurship is a viable option to more people that ever before. Despite this, there are countless definitions and interpretations of...