Prof Séamus Martin was  named  Boyle Medal laureate. The award includes the medal and a cash bursary of €20,000.

A biochemist who leads a research team looking at the process of cell death and inflammation has been awarded the 2014 RDS Irish Times Boyle Medal (...)

Prof Odom delivered a talk on evidence-based programs for students with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) at the sixth annual National Council for Special Education Research Conference held today at the Croke Park Convention Centre. Photograph: Getty

Responding to interventions touted to benefit the treatment of autism in children, such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy, medicinal marijuana and aquatic (...)

Among the highest priority items in David O’Sullivan’s new job are negotiations aimed to secure a trade agreement between the EU and US.

Irishman David O’Sullivan has formally taken up his new role as European Union ambassador to the United States after presenting his credentials to pre(...)

An adult bedbug, known as Cimex lectularius. Photograph: Piotr Naskrecki/Reuters

Pest control experts have warned bed bugs are becoming a growing problem in Dublin hotels , hostels and apartment buildings.A small number of students(...)

Metal-organic framework (MOF) material  are highly crystalline porous materials made up of 3D networks of zinc-oxygen clusters connected by organic molecules. Uses of MOFs include gas separation, gas purification, gas storage, or as catalysts.  Photograph: Science Photo Library

Metal Organic Frameworks. What do those three words together conjure up in your mind?If you’re not a science graduate, perhaps the 1980s cartoon Jayce(...)

Frozen storage at sperm bank: Irish law has failed to keep up with scientific progress in human reproduction

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in a landmark case concerning the legal motherhood of a child born through a surrogacy arra(...)

Minister of State for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan will  highlight the Government’s commitment to diaspora engagement and in particular, the role that schools, colleges and universities play in engaging with their alumni.  Photograph: Getty Images

When we leave education, the relationships we have built over years with schools, colleges and universities end abruptly. Institutions struggle to (...)

New Trinity College Study finds that elite athletes wrap their identity up in their sporting personality to the detriment of their mental health

Elite athletes who suffer from depression frequently have an “unhealthy and dysfunctional relationship with sport”, new research has claimed. Dr Steve(...)

Dublin’s Science Gallery has signed an agreement with the Indian state of Karnataka to establish a learning visitors’ centre in Bangalore. File photograph: Frank Miller

The parent company of Dublin’s Science Gallery has signed an agreement with the Indian state of Karnataka to establish a learning visitors’ centre in (...)

 Goldman Sachs partners typically earn a base salary of about $900,000
Photograph: Bloomberg

Irishmen Fergal O’Driscoll and Colin Ryan have joined 76 other employees in being inducted into the elite partnership of the global investment bank Go(...)