Beachgoers relax  on a  in Eastbourne in England during a heatwave. A new report warns that global warming could increase vulnerability to life-threatening heatwaves more than 10-fold in parts of Europe by the end of the century. Photograph: Phil Cole/Getty Images.

Global warming could increase vulnerability to life-threatening heatwaves more than 10-fold in parts of Europe by the end of the century, a new repor(...)

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(...)

Andrew Kingston, Peter Duffy, Brendan Finucane and Daniel Rosehill just off the Start-up Express from Cork for the Dublin Web Summit. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Tough love from managing director of start-up accelerator Techstars Nicole Glaros did nothing to dampen the spirits and mood of entrepreneurs aboard t(...)

University partnership: ASU president Dr Michael Crow (left) and DCU president Prof Brian MacCraith

After years of informal collaboration, last week Dublin City University announced a more concrete partnership with Arizona State University. Why? The (...)

How many students out there have ever seen chalk used in the delivery of education? For that matter, how many adult teachers remember having used chal(...)