The President of Maynooth University, Philip Nolan

President of Dublin City University – Professor Brian MacCraith The core objective of education today should be to enable students to flourish in the(...)

DNG partner Brian Dempsey was inaugurated as the new president of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers.  www.facebook.com/creativephotographyireland

At the recent IPAV conference in Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry, DNG partner Brian Dempsey was inaugurated as the new president of the members’ organ(...)

Japanese knotweed: the invasive plant species is devaluing properties substantially and costing home owners tens of thousands of euro to remedy. Photograph: Barry Batchelor

The rampant spread of an invasive plant species is devaluing properties substantially and costing home owners tens of thousands of euro to remedy. Jap(...)

The scale of contract cheating is difficult to estimate, though there have been about 1,000 cases of students in Ireland being disciplined for plagiarism since 2010

The Department of Education is planning to introduce laws to prosecute “essay mill” companies who offer to write students’ assignments in exchange fo(...)

Ed Duffy, Founder and CEO of Nines PV, and James Wright, head of the Department of Electronic Engineering at IT Tallaght: The addressable market opportunity for  dry etching production  is estimated at more than $1 billion. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

The future of solar technology may be closer to home than you think. Irish firm Nines Photovoltaics has invented a new process that will significantl(...)

HiveAlive helps bees fight disease by supporting their gut health

Seaweed has numerous well-documented health and beauty benefits for humans. But apparently it is also good for bees and the Irish-developed seaweed-ba(...)

 Dr Brendan Murphy: he was due to serve as CIT  president  until August 2019 under a five-year contract he signed in 2014. Photograph: Neil Danton

The president of Cork Institute of Technology has signalled he will step down from his position two years earlier than planned following concerns he (...)

Artist’s impression of the Juno satellite on its way to Jupiter

The planet Jupiter might be the second-biggest object in our solar system but we know surprisingly little about this strange, inhospitable world. W(...)

An artist’s impression of New Horizons which is set to get a close up look at Pluto. Photograph: PA

The world will get its closest look yet of dwarf planet Pluto on Wednesday when pictures from the US New Horizons space probe begin to reach Earth. S(...)

Artist’s concept of the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches Pluto

On July 14th, the Nasa space probe New Horizons will make its closest flyby over the dwarf planet Pluto and begin its first scientific observations(...)