Out Tuesday: Irish retail sales (Oct). Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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MONDAY Results: GameStop; Mallinckrodt. Meetings: Brave Business Conference (Davenport Hotel, D2). Indicators: US existing home sales (Oct). TUESDAY (...)

 Elizabeth Ring, Aoibhin Farrell and Deidre Flynn from Loreto Abbey Secondary School, Dublin explain their project How well do you know your food? at the 2015 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Record numbers of students have signed up for the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition taking place next January at the RDS. Half of all seco(...)

Analog Devices in Limerick. On Wednesday the company said it would close its defined benefit pension scheme and invest €190m in a new defined contribution scheme. (Photograph: Press 22)

Analog Devices has become the latest company to switchfrom a defined benefit (DB) or final salary based pension scheme to a defined contribution (DC)(...)

‘It was not at all surprising to read that a study of the Forbes list of the world’s wealthiest, just like previous studies of top chief executives, revealed their most common field of study, by some margin, was engineering.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

The tantalising headline caught my eye some weeks ago: “What degree should you study to become a billionaire? The result might surprise you.” But it w(...)

When law student Sinead Davies was anointed a scholar at Trinity College in April on the basis of her second term exam results, her first reaction (...)

Vodafone: results on Tuesday
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MONDAY Results: Babcock International; Urban Outfitters. Indicators: Japanese industrial production (Mar); Chinese house prices (April). T(...)

UCD is prioritising research into the Internet of Things, said college president Prof Andrew Deeks and Prof Staszewski (above) would strengthen UCD’s involvement in this sector, he added. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An internationally recognised expert in wireless technology is to take up a research professorship which includes five-year funding worth €5 million. (...)

Qantas: results on Thursday
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TODAY Results: Avid Technology; Harvey Norman. Indicators: German IFO – current assessment (August); US new home sales (July). TOMORROW(...)

Out Wednesday: UK retail sales (Apr).  Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

TODAY Results: Babcock International; Kabel Deutschland; Ryanair. Meetings: Eban congress (Dublin Castle, D2); Datalex AGM (Eastpoint Business Park, D(...)

Dublin-based IT services company Agile Networks has announced it is to double its workforce over the next 18 months, which will see the creatio(...)