Professor Hugh Brady will become the third Irish president of a Russell Group university when he joins Bristol. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Former UCD president Dr Hugh Brady has been appointed to lead the University of Bristol, ranked among the top 10 universities in the UK.Dr Brady, who (...)

Icon had turnover of $349.6 million (€252 million), up from $316.8 million in the same months last year.

Clinical trials group Icon has reported a 10 per cent rise in net revenue in the first quarter of this year.The company said it had turnover of $349.6(...)

Dr Trevor Parsons and Dr Viliam Holub, co-founders of UCD spin-out company Logentries, after receiving the NovaUCD 2013 Innovation Award.

UCD spinout Logentries is to create 20 new jobs in Dublin in the coming months. “Logentries, with offices in Dublin, Prague and Boston, is now looking(...)

University College Dublin had a busy and extremely productive week in China last week. The headline event of the visit was signing a deal to set up UC(...)

The city government of Yantai in northeast China will provide €300 million and a 300-acre campus to set up a University College Dublin campus in Yantai.

The city government of Yantai in northeast China will provide €300 million and a 300-acre campus to set up a University College Dublin campus (...)

Wwriter Colm Toibin with James Ryan, director of the creative writing programme at UCD and Pat Moylan, chairman of the Arts Council at the Arts Council offices in Dublin today where a new award to honour an outstanding Irish fiction writer was announced. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

The Arts Council has established a new award to honour an Irish writer of national and international distinction. The Laureate for Irish Fiction is su(...)

The higher-education institutions are going to have to cut another €25 million from their collective funding due to Budget provisions, but that is not(...)

University challenge

Both Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn and some university presidents have shown a refreshing realism in recent comments on aspects of Irish educa(...)

NUI Galway president Jim Browne.

International university ranking systems can be of value but they are also dangerous if too much weight is given to them, according to the president o(...)

University College Dublin rose 26 places in the latest rankings to 161st in the world. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The latest international university ranking has delivered a mixed performance for Ireland with Trinity College Dublin falling back 19 places while Uni(...)