DCU: one of a number of institutions that are altering their methods of assessment, in tandem with the rollout of ‘cut-and-paste’ detection software, to combat academic fraud. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A proliferation of online services for third-level students offering “pay as you go” essays has prompted universities to review their policies against(...)

Rob McGrath (left) and Alan Donnelly showcasing their start-up LayerLabz at the Intel Business Europe Challenge in Lithuania

When DIT product design student Alan Donnelly discovered he could make his own 3D printer out of salvaged printer and computer parts, an idea, and a b(...)

Only about 16 per cent of students in Ireland are part-time, according to Professor Mark Brown, director of the National Institute for Digital Learning. Photograph: AbsolutVision

DCU has unveiled a new plan for digital learning as the university seeks to expand its off-campus student population.However, it says, growth in the a(...)

A European Court of Human Rights ruling upholding a UK ban on paid political advertising will resonate in Ireland where similar rules apply. (...)