Proposed design for the UCD Confucius Institute: the institutes are designed to promote Chinese language and culture

The brochure for UCD’s planned €7.4 million Confucius Institute could not be more enthusiastic. “A landmark modern building,” it reads. “Prominent lak(...)

Wayne Byrne, managing director, and Dr Eoin Syron, technical director, with the Oxymem team.  Photograph: David O’Shea

It’s been an eventful 12 months for last year’s overall winner of The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards. Oxymem, which took the top hono(...)

Social media and the city: when accumulated and geo-localised, social media can be used by big data analysts in practical ways, such as improved urban planning and public sentiment analysis

“Lovin’ this sandwich.” “Aargh, can’t sleep!” “The toilets in this restaurant are filthy.” This is the kind of dull commentary frequently tweeted by p(...)

The lightwell feature in the headquarters of the Irish Georgian Society in the City Assembly House on South William Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Following the accelerated urbanisation of the boom years that allowed excessive building in inappropriate locations to go unchecked, efforts to take a(...)

The satellite  is fitted with the largest camera ever launched into space

Parameter Space, a new University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company, has secured an €800,000 contract with the European Space Agency (ESA).The pur(...)

Founded by Dr Emmeline Hill (above) in partnership with Irish trainer and breeder Jim Bolger in 2009, Equinome is headquartered at NovaUCD

UCD spin-out company Equinome has announced plans to open an office in the US with the creation of 10 new jobs.The company, which specialises in equin(...)

Derry City 0 UCD 1UCD boss Aaron Callaghan heaped praise on his players following last night’s shock victory over FAI Cup finalists, Derry City, at a (...)

Students on UCD campus in Belfield . Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Allied Irish Banks is to partner University College Dublin in a new initiative aimed at translating scholarship into social and economic innovation.Th(...)

The latest QS rankings, one of the big three international league tables, shows Trinity College Dublin remains Ireland’s top university although it dropped from joint 61st place to joint 71st.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish universities lost some more ground to Asian competitors in the latest university rankings published today.The QS rankings, one of the big three (...)

Direct bus services to UCD Belfield cover routes near those schools which send the highest proportion of students to the university. In contrast, there are no direct bus routes in west Dublin, where schools with the lowest rate of progression to UCD are located. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A lack of adequate transport links to west Dublin is hindering access by disadvantaged students to universities, according to a study undertaken in U(...)