At the launch of Randox’s expansion plan were Dr Peter FitzGerald, managing director of Randox Laboratories, Sir John Bell, chairman of the UK government’s Life Sciences Industrial Strategy Board and Alastair Hamilton, chief executive of Invest NI

Randox Laboratories plans to invest £50 million (€56.5m) to establish three new centres of excellence in the North that will focus on diagnosing life-(...)

Liam Casey of UCD in action against Declan Monaghan of DCU during the  Sigerson Cup quarter-final at DCU Sportsgrounds in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

UCD 0-16 DCU 1-9 UCD advanced to a semi-final showdown next week against Ulster University in the Sigerson Cup after a deserved victory at DCU Sport(...)

In relation to the Border, a number of potential solutions were discussed. The reality, of course, is that this will be subject to political will. Photograph: Brian O’Leary/

The ongoing lack of clarity around Brexit continues to create uncertainty for the Northern Ireland business community and this is likely to be the “ne(...)

Graduate conversion diploma: Prof Paddy Nixon, vice-chancellor of Ulster University; Dr Kevin Marshall, education lead with Microsoft Ireland; Una O’ Hare, managing director of Irish Times Training; Gerry Muldowney, education consultant; and Prof Jackie Mc Coy of Ulster University.

Irish Times Training has received funding of €500,000 from the Higher Education Authority to deliver a graduate conversion diploma in information comm(...)

Ulster University’s world class FireSert research centre: Efectis UK/Ireland Ltd’s mission  is to  enhance public safety and the competitiveness of industry through performance prediction methods  as well as  the development of new fire safe materials. Photograph: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University

The recent Grenfell Tower tragedy in London and the revelation that five recently built schools in Leinster had failed fire safety audits have brought(...)

PSNI chief inspector Robert Murdie said antisocial behaviour in the city on St Patrick’s Day   will not be tolerated this year

Debate rages as to whether the south Belfast area densely populated by students is called the Holyland or the Holylands, but what is unanimously agre(...)

Austin Gleeson in Fitzgibbon Cup action for WIT against Trinity at Santry on Thursday night. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dreadful weather conditions plagued the second round of fixtures in the 2017 Fitzgibbon Cup as UCC won the big clash of the day against hosts UCD in B(...)

Ulster University, in partnership with the University of Oxford and funded with €210,800 from the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, will investigate if microbubble technology can provide a similar boost alongside traditional radiotherapy treatments. File photograph: Getty Images

An Ulster University study is to investigate if new “microbubble technology” together with radiotherapy can improve treatment for pancreatic cancer su(...)

Ulster University’s Dr Declan McKenna, who led a study into  the treatment of prostate cancer. File photograph: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University/PA Wire

Scientists at Ulster University have discovered a new treatment that they described as “hugely significant” in the battle against prostate cancer. T(...)

Modern Nature, which produces stevia sweetener from the plant, above, benefited from BMSRI’s expertise in getting rid of the product’s bitter aftertaste and developing its shelf-life. Photograph: ISTOCK

A promising new cancer treatment being developed in collaboration with a leading Irish food company and a natural sweetener 300 times sweeter than su(...)

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