Neuroscientist Áine Behan has devised a way of bringing neurofeedback training “to the masses” by developing a game that can be used in conjunction with a headset by children at home.

Neuroscientist Áine Behan has devised a way of bringing neurofeedback training “to the masses” by developing a game that can be used in conjunction wi(...)

Next step up the career ladder: investigate the vast range of conversion courses which can focus your academic and personal skills on a specific work sector

Conversion courses offer graduates the opportunity to change direction from their undergraduate studies to focus on a new area entirely. Such a degre(...)

Dr Fiona Ginty Principal scientist in the Life Sciences and Molecular Diagnostics Organization at GE Research Center (GRC) in NYC, working on a cure (...)

At The Irish Times Debate final, individual winner Clíodhna Ní Chéileachair and team winners Ross O’Mahony and Aaron Vickery (centre) are joined by adjudicator Prof Brent Northup of Carroll College, Montana. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Those opposing the proposition that 2016 should be the last year in which Ireland commemorates the Easter Rising were the big winners in The Irish Tim(...)

A team from the Solicitors’ Apprentice Debating Society of Ireland has won the final of The Irish Times annual student debate while the individual debating prize winner was Clíodhna Ní Cheileachair from UCD. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Those opposing the proposition that 2016 should be the last year in which Ireland commemorates the Easter Rising were the big winners in The Irish Tim(...)

The last semi-final of The Irish Times Debate 2015/2016:  Claire Ní Cheallaigh of the TCD Philosophical Society in full flight. Photograph: The Irish Times

The final of the Irish Times Debate, the annual student debating competition, takes place in Dublin this evening on the question of whether 2016 shoul(...)

RHA president Mick O’Dea, Prof Cathal Kelly, chief executive/registrar RCSI, Kevin O’Sullivan, editor of The Irish Times and Declan Magee, president of the RCSI announcing details of the new award. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A new €15,000 award will celebrate the contribution that art makes to the healing process. The award is being funded and organised by the Royal Colleg(...)

Secondary school students witness a live Caesarean section as part of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland’s transition year programme. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

‘If you think this is getting a bit bloody or gruesome, or you’re feeling faint, I suggest you step outside,” the gynaecologist warns. There is a s(...)

HydroxyColl can be used to improve bone structure for people suffering with osteoporosis

A fledgling Irish medtech company is looking to raise €15 million to develop and commercialise revolutionary technology that will allow doctors to rep(...)

The shortage of personnel in the health sector is so acute the HSE is actively recruiting for doctors and specialist nurses

As in the private sector, employers in the public sector are also increasingly on the hunt for staff. With the recruitment moratorium now ended, many(...)