Dr Mary Shire, vice president research, University of Limerick. Photograph:  Sean Curtin

The University of Limerick (UL) has a long track-record of excellence in manufacturing industry collaboration. This is reflected in its success in est(...)

‘What we are doing in the universities is to support those people in developing solutions to challenges which are coming down the line,’ says Prof Kieran Hodnett

When most of us think about medicines, it is the finished products that come to mind: the shiny tablets or capsules that come in jars and packets. We(...)

Although never cut out (!) to be a surgeon, I have fond memories of being a surgical intern. For three months I worked with Prof Greg Shanik, Mr Dermo(...)

Courtney Love of American band, Hole, was an extremely divisive figure within the riot grrrl movement. Photograph: Toby Melville/PA

‘Because we girls want to create mediums that speak to us. We are tired of boy band after boy band, boy zine after boy zine, boy punk after boy(...)