The new directors join as Twitter seeks new routes to growth. Photograph: Reuters

Twitter has appointed UK internet entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox and Pepsi’s chief financial officer Hugh Johnston as directors, as the messaging platfo(...)

Alan Hayes studied three years of civil engineering for a level 7 degree and is in his last of two years studying structural engineering at level 8

Deciding on a postgraduate course can be massively confusing. Unlike in school, where there’s no end of advice from parents, teachers and guidance co(...)

Prospective postgraduate students have a vast range of programmes to choose from in Ireland, abroad and online. Differentiating between what’s on offe(...)

Presbyterian Notes

Following last month’s Church in the Public Square conference on the enduring impact of 1916, to further public discussion on the subject the Council (...)

A senior AIB official said was not given a reason at the time of his suspension from the bank in 2012. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A senior official in AIB’s Galway business centre was given ten minutes to clear his desk and “frog-marched” from the building, the Employment Appeals(...)

Third Level Workplace Watch: temporary, part-time and casual staff protest at Maynooth University with a recruitment stall for a ‘Discount University’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Some lecturers say that they are being denied job security and have for years been relying on a few hours of teaching here and there. Many, if not (...)

The taxpayer last year funded Open University courses to the tune of over €135,000 for prison inmates to study the likes of creative writing, art – a(...)

The ‘Philae’ lander faces dangers as the comet becomes violently active. Photograph: ESA/EPA

The Philae lander stranded on the surface of a distant comet is down but not out. Its controllers back at the European Space Agency’s centre in Darms(...)

Fountains of lava, up to 60 meters high, spurt from a fissure in the ground on the north side of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland on September 2nd. Photograph: Reuters

Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano continues to rumble, threatening to blow its top and throw tonnes of ash into the atmosphere like the Eyjafjallajökull v(...)

Walt Disney World resort uses wearable technology to track staff movements

Wearable technologies are nothing new. The Google Glass consumer-oriented product allows owners to do many of the things they could do on their tablet(...)