“The real drive behind the game is the global leaderboard. People can compete to get their name on the board”

The Royal College of Surgeons has launched a new gaming app for iPhone and iPad aimed at testing people’s medical knowledge to its limits.The SurgiQui(...)

Jamie Heaslip: could be in line to captain Ireland against Samoa. Photograph: Inpho

Rarely has a selection been so shrouded in question marks as Joe Schmidt’s first team announcement as Ireland coach today for Saturday’s opening Guinn(...)

Donncha Ryan, learning development manager at RCSI, at the college’s Surgical Skills Lab in Dublin. photograph: brenda fitzsimons

Technology has enhanced medical training immensely, helping future surgeons to hone their skills on virtual patients, practising common procedures and(...)

Ireland's Paddy Jackson kicks a penalty

The final whistle was greeted by an anguished groan that emanated from the bowels of a saturated Aviva stadium. It was a deeply unsatisfactory (...)