Skin is the largest organ of the body, and makes up about 15 per cent of our body weight. Photograph: Getty Images

It is exquisitely tailored, smooth and beautifully finished yet hard-wearing, fully water-proof and breathable. It also has all the extras you migh(...)

International reach: the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Following a three-way pitch, Publicis D has won the advertising account for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI).It’s the college’s first a(...)

Chris Healy at  the UL Graduate Medical School in the clinical/anatomical Skills Education Centre

Maybe you’ve wanted to be a doctor, nurse or dentist since you were little. Maybe you made up potions in your make-believe pharmacy. Or it’s an area y(...)

Mark Ferguson, Director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland, photographed in the Science Gallery, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

More than €1.7 million in funding has been made available to support twenty new high-potenial industry-academia partnerships. The funding, whic(...)

Mark Ferguson, Director of of SFI Science Foundation Ireland, photographed in the Science Gallery, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

More than €1.7 million in funding has been made available to support twenty new high-potenial industry-academia partnerships.The funding, which is bei(...)

Professor John Fitzpatrick, who has died aged 65, was a medical doctor specialising in urology whose work had earned for him a global reputation. Fitz(...)

The main goal of the study is to produce information on online child abuse for law enforcement and industry that is ‘like a checklist’.

Irish researchers are to begin a study to gain a better understanding of online child abuse in order to help prevent such behaviour and protect childr(...)

EU commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn and Theresa Crotty at yesterday’s launch in Dublin. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

A major new research programme aimed at creating new technologies to enhance the lives of people with autism and intellectual disabilities has been la(...)

Get running: Irish running champion Catherina McKiernan sets the pace with Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland staff as they start a corporate running programme for staff to train for the Breast Cancer Ireland Great Pink Run. Photograph: Ray Lohan/RCSI Irish running champion Catherina McKiernan, centre, sets the pace with Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) staff as they start a corporate running programme to prepare staff for the Breast Cancer Ireland Great Pink Run. Photograph: Ray Lohan/RCSI

Does your workplace have a running club, a fitness programme or an exercise initiative? Share it at fitness@irishtimes.com, or facebook.com/irishti(...)

RCSI chief executive Cathal Kelly: while the new facility would enable it to take on additional students, this was only one factor behind the college’s decision to invest in the building.

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has received planning permission for the development of an €80 million state-of-the-art educational fa(...)