William Malcolm, senior privacy Counsel at Google, at the conference in NUI Maynooth on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Google has said offering transparency about legal and policy-related access requests for its users’ data “is something we are really committed to” a(...)

Political leadership in Ireland to tackle vested groups in the area of climate change was absent while an appetite to seriously address greenhouse gas(...)

Ross O’Neill of Neuromod Devices with a Mutebutton

For some it’s a high-pitched drone, for others a whooshing, hissing or buzzing. The layman’s name for it is “ringing in your ears”. The medical term i(...)

Business students learn the arts of critical thinking, research, analysis and communication: students following the markets in the trading room in UCD’s business school
Career Guide: Business

What do the health industry, science and engineering, creative arts, law, media, teaching, social work and the charity sector have in common? They (...)

Mechanical engineering student Michael Harrinton displays his Fast Scan System designed for EMC at the 29th Cork Mechanical, Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering Exhibition in the Nexus Hall, Cork Institute of Technology

The first engineers invented the wheel. Today, they continue to bring scientific ideas to life, inventing and maintaining the varied products and tool(...)

Ina Woods, Lab Manager of the RCSI Physiology & Medical Physics Department

Have you always wanted to be a doctor, nurse or dentist? Maybe you made up potions in your make-believe pharmacy? Or perhaps it’s an idea you’ve only (...)

Russell Library in Maynooth University: general law degrees
Career Guide: Law

Not all law graduates go on to become lawyers or solicitors: it is a surprisingly general degree which can lead to a range of career options. L(...)

Aisling Cassidy, graduate in Visual Merchandising, at the DIT Graduate Exhibition, LIFT OFF

For some people, creative arts is more than a career choice: it’s a vocation. Visually-minded artistic types are spoilt for choice, although as many(...)

Teacher training practice at St Patrick’s Teacher Training College, Drumcondra, Dublin
Career guide: Teaching

Whisper it: bad teachers may be on their way out. Quietly, those working in the profession acknowledge that, while there are many excellent experience(...)

Humanities and social science building, NUI Galway

Languages, history, politics, social work, information studies, psychology, maths: humanities and social science is a very broad church, encompassing (...)