For some years now, since the economy recovered, we have heard repeatedly about a shortfall in the numbers of computer graduates.

They say it is a bad idea to look a gift horse in the mouth. I am not sure whether this is because the bestower of the gift might be offended, or some(...)

Three Park Place, Upper Hatch Street, Dublin 2

After almost 35 years at Wilton Park in Dublin 2, IDA Ireland is to relocate to a newly developed global headquarters at at Three Park Place on Upper (...)

The Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Our attitude to science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) has completely transformed over the past decade. As the last recession started to bi(...)

Aaron Dunne from DCU pictured show an VR machine to Antonelle Ferrecchia EU Programme manager for Insight.

Science education has come a long way. Before the primary school’s last major revision, almost 20 years ago, science education was patchy at best whil(...)

Ires Reit chief executive Margaret Sweeney:   Ires’s €40m acquisition of 128 apartments at the Hampton Wood development in Finglas is expected to generate a gross yield of 6.25 per cent.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

MONDAY Indicators: Irish retail sales (Apr); German import prices (Apr). TUESDAY Results: Kainos, Frutarom, HP. Indicators: Irish overseas tra(...)

We already see applications of  intelligent technology on our smartphones with digital assistants, machine translation and face recognition, but this is only the very start

The industrial revolution was a major turning point in history. Until the advent of steam engine technology, economic growth and wealth-creation were (...)

Barry O’Sullivan president of the American Chamber of Commerce, Peng Lim of Xilinx and Laura Mahoney chief executive of the Royal Irish Academy at the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards. Photograph: Julien Behal

Tech firm Xilinx, Science Foundation Ireland’s Connect Centre for Future Networks, and Irish environmental firm Oxymem were the overall winners of the(...)

When it comes to research and development, Ireland is investing less than the EU average. Photograph: iStock

When it comes to research and development, Ireland is investing less than the EU average. And yet many sectors are forging ahead with R&D. So who (...)

The SFI Centres for Research Training programme will launch in 2018 with the aim of delivering postgraduate research and training programmes with a focus on employability, professionalism, and sectoral and international mobility. Photograph: iStock

While competition for qualified researchers is intense, this is not necessarily a sign of a skills shortage, according to Ibec head of education Tony (...)

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Plans to develop new cannabis-based treatments for some of the most common forms of epilepsy have been announced by a team of Irish scientists. The i(...)

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