Now that spring is here, many of us will be out in our gardens, preparing for summer. You may often have cut yourself while gardening and sometimes th(...)

The Irish Hospital Consultants’ Association has said highly trained doctors are being “driven out”. File photograph: Getty Images

Nine out of 10 medical students plan to leave or are “contemplating” leaving Ireland when they qualify, a new study involving the State’s six train(...)

Youth mental health is such a “buzz” phrase these days that it is hard to believe it was hardly discussed in Ireland just a decade ago. The eme(...)

Méabh Loughman’s health struggles as a child inspired her to do a master’s degree in electronic engineering in healthcare technologies (MEng HcT). The(...)

President Michael D Higgins said the fears and aspirations of those trapped in chronic job insecurity must be addressed  during his Edward Phelan lecture at RCSI. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Large swathes of the active populations of European countries are trapped in chronic job insecurity and their fears and aspirations need to be address(...)

Photo of Harold Browne for Saturday obits

Harold Browne, who has died aged 92, was an eminent surgeon and lecturer in anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). He was describ(...)

Prof Valeria Nicolosi: uses a form of 3D printing to make electronic components and advanced batteries.

Two Dublin-based scientists have received grants of €150,000 each from the European Research Council to help them bring their discoveries to market.Th(...)

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The gyms are full to capacity and there are joggers everywhere this time of year as people struggle to get fit. But what does it mean to be fit and(...)

NUI Galway professor of psychology  Gary Donohoe said the study in terms of numbers was enormous but had to be so in order to succeed.

Three research groups in Ireland have contributed to a major international study to understand how small differences in brain structure may contribut(...)

From left, at the stables of thoroughbred  ‘Annagh Haven’ in Oristown, Co Meath is Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Damien English, Prof Fergal O’Brien, deputy director of Amber and head of the tissue engineering research group in RCSI, and Laurence Mulvany, owner of the filly ‘Annagh Haven’ (pictured).

A promising young racehorse facing the prospect of being put down was rescued from death by a bone repair technology developed by scientists in Irelan(...)