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ICONIC video available now

5th November 2018

We have published our new ICONIC video so that you can learn more about the project. Check it out below.

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ICONIC promoted at Advanced Engineering 2018

31st October 2018

ICONIC is showcased at Advanced Engineering 2018 at the NEC (Birmingham, UK) on 31st October and 1st November 2018, as part of the QUB Advanced Composites Research Group stand. Visit...

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ECCCS-1 promoted in EASN Newsletter October 2018

15th October 2018

The 1st European Conference on Crashworthiness of Composite Structures (ECCCS-1), organised by the ICONIC ITN on 19-21st November 2019 at QUB, was promoted in the October 2018 issue of the...

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Do you want to become the ICONIC Project Manager?

Do you want to become the Project Manager of ICONIC and have the opportunity to plan and deliver research activities while working at Queen’s University Belfast? You can apply now...

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Promotion of ICONIC work by CRF ESRs in Italy

9th October 2018

The two ICONIC ESRs hosted at Centro Ricerche Fiat S.C.p.A. (CRF), Ravin Garg (ESR 13) and Iman Babaei (ESR 14), promoted their ICONIC research work in a presentation and poster...

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2nd ICONIC Summer School and 4th ICONIC Project Meeting in Belfast

12th September 2018

By Sascha Serno

  All 15 ICONIC ESRs and two affiliated PhD students participated in the 2nd ICONIC Summer School at the impressive Graduate School of Queen’s University Belfast on 27-29th August 2018....

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Geoffrey Neale chosen for SAMPE Europe Student Symposium

23rd July 2018

ICONIC-affiliated PhD student Geoffrey Neale from UU was selected as one of seven finalists to attend the SAMPE UK & Éire (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering)...

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When state-of-the-art meets the classics – ECCM18 in Athens

5th July 2018

By Denis Dalli

  My name is Denis Dalli and I am an ICONIC-affiliated PhD student based at Queen’s University Belfast. The 18th edition of the European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM18), held...

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An ICONIC ESR attending ECCM18

By Bharath Ravindran

  I am Bharath Ravindran, ICONIC ESR 2 hosted at the University of Patras. Currently working in the first year of my doctoral studies, I attended the 18th European Conference...

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ESRs promoting ICONIC in Italy

20th June 2018

Four of our ICONIC ESRs, Monali Dahale (ESR 3 at Ulster University), Vivekendra Singh (ESR 7 at RISE SICOMP), Sachin Francis (ESR 12 at RISE SICOMP) and Karthik Ramaswamy (ESR...

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3rd ICONIC Project Meeting on 3-4th May 2018 in Berlin

9th May 2018

By Sascha Serno

  The ICONIC consortium came together once again to discuss the progress in our ITN. Ths time around, we met on 3-4th May 2018 for the 3rd ICONIC Project Meeting...

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ICONIC researchers present at the 21st Sir Bernard Crossland Symposium

30th April 2018

By Monali Dahale and Geoffrey Neale

  Two ICONIC members of the research group at Ulster University, Monali Dahale (ESR 3) and Geoffrey Neale (ICONIC affiliated PhD student), recently competed in the 21st Sir Bernard Crossland...

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ICONIC ESR Jazib Hassan is the MSCA ITN Fellow of the Week

20th April 2018

Our ESR 10, Jazib Hassan from the University of Limerick, is this week’s MSCA ITN Fellow of the Week. This is a great achievement for Jazib and highlights his impressive...

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Promotion of ICONIC ITN and EU Horizon 2020 MSCA initiative in India

11th April 2018

By Monali Dahale

My name is Monali Dahale and I am one of the ICONIC Early Stage Researchers, based at Ulster University in Belfast (UK). I travelled to my home country India in...

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Suhail Attar participating in STEM primary school outreach event in Belfast

7th March 2018

Suhail Attar, ESR 4 hosted at Queen’s University Belfast, participated in a STEM outreach event at the Stranmillis Primary School in Belfast (UK) on 2nd March 2018, organised by the...

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Workshop: Crash behaviour of composites, 13-14th September 2018, Chalmers University of Technology

16th January 2018

You are cordially invited to register your interest in the upcoming workshop on crash behaviour of composites to be held 13-14th September 2018 at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg...

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Promotion of ICONIC ITN and EU Horizon 2020 MSCA programme in Trinidad and Tobago

10th January 2018

By Geoffrey Neale

  My name is Geoffrey Neale and I am an ICONIC affiliated PhD student based at Ulster University in Belfast (UK). I travelled to my home country of Trinidad and...

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Workshop on micromechanics, modelling and failure of composite in Turin (Italy)

8th January 2018

By Manish Hassan Nagaraj, Ravin Garg and Iman Babaei

  We are three of the 15 ICONIC ESRs, Manish Hassan Nagaraj (ESR 15 hosted at Politecnico di Torino – POLITO), Ravin Garg (ESR 13 hosted at Centro Ricerche Fiat...

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Promotion of ICONIC ITN and EU Horizon 2020 MSCA programme in Pakistan

19th December 2017

Jazib Hassan, our ESR 10 hosted at the University of Limerick in the Republic of Ireland, travelled to his home country Pakistan in December 2017. During his trip, he gave...

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An ESR travelling to the FiBreMoD autumn school in Paris

3rd November 2017

By Luís Filipe Tavares Portela Vasques Varandas

In October 2017 I was able to escape the windy Northern Ireland weather to attend an autumn school in Paris (France), provided by another Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Network...

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Breaking the Wall of Crash Protection in Lightweight Vehicles at the 1st MSCA Falling Walls Lab in Brussels

30th October 2017

By Jazib Hassan

‘I am proud that the EU’s Marie Skłowdowska – Curie Actions (MSCA) have funded more than 100,000 fellows so far.  This is a great achievement for our programme which trains...

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ICONIC at the 7th EASN International Conference

2nd October 2017

ICONIC Coordinator Prof. Brian G. Falzon and ICONIC supervisor Dr. Giuseppe Catalanotti from Queen’s University Belfast travelled to Warsaw (Poland) on 26-29th September 2017 to participate in the 7th EASN...

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Travelling to sunny Greece for the 1st ICONIC Summer School and 2nd ICONIC Project Meeting

21st September 2017

By Sascha Serno

In early September 2017, twelve of our 18 ICONIC ESRs and affiliated PhD students, ICONIC Coordinator Professor Brian G. Falzon, ICONIC supervisors Dr. Peter Martin and Dr. Giuseppe Catalanotti, and...

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Crash Test Technology International reports on crash test simulation software developed in ICONIC

18th September 2017

The September 2017 edition of the magazine Crash Test Technology International highlights the innovative crash test simulation software developed in the ICONIC ITN and by the research group of ICONIC...

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ICONIC featured in the September 2017 edition of the EASN Newsletter

14th September 2017

The progress in ICONIC was featured in the September 2017 edition of the newsletter of ICONIC’s partner organisation EASN (European Aeronautics Science Network). The EASN Newsletter is distributed to more...

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ICCM23 to take place in Belfast in 2021

24th August 2017

We are delighted to announce that the ICCM (International Conference on Composite Materials) committee has announced that ICCM23 will take place in Belfast in 2021. This is a fantastic result...

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1st ICONIC Project Meeting at Politecnico di Torino (Italy), 4-5th May 2017

22nd May 2017

By Sascha Serno

We recently ran our 1st ICONIC Project Meeting at Politecnico di Torino in central Turin (Italy) from 4-5th May 2017. This meeting followed on a workshop on 2nd May and...

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EASN and Bernal Institute Newsletters highlight ICONIC work

2nd May 2017

In the April 2017 edition of the newsletter of ICONIC’s partner organisation EASN, the work within the project has been highlighted. In the same month, the Bernal Institute Newsletter featured...

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ICONIC featured in BBC Newsline Northern Ireland and Belfast Telegraph

2nd February 2017

ICONIC was featured in a short video clip during BBC Newsline Northern Ireland on 1st February 2017. On the same day, a newspaper article in the Belfast Telegraph highlighted the...

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